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Lyft Driver 11.09.2018

The San Luis Obispo county sheriff’s department arrests a Lyft driver from Lompoc for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman. 51-year-old Jason Fenwick is accused of sexually assaulting the inebriated woman after he drove her to her home in Nipomo. She allegedly called Lyft because she was too drunk to drive home. According to the sheriff’s…

Wildfires 11.09.2018

Wildfires raging to the north and south of us. In Ventura county, 101 was closed south of Camarillo because of a wind-driven vegetation fire. Evacuations were ordered in the Hill Canyon area of Santa Rosa Valley. The fire burned 8-10 thousand acres. It jumped highway 101, which forced closure of the 101 freeway between Wendy…

Demonstrations 11.09.2018

About thirty demonstrators marched through downtown Paso Robles last night to support the Mueller investigation and protest the President’s firing of US attorney general Jeff Sessions. The group walked around the downtown city park carrying placards attacking the president’s decision to terminate his attorney general. Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the San Luis Obispo county…

Elections Update 11.09.2018

The ballot counting continues at the government center in San Luis Obispo. A few races decided yesterday, but San Miguel CSD still undecided. In Cambria, Cindy Steidel and Donn Howel elected to the Community Services District board of directors. Howell narrowly defeated incumbent Aaron Whartan. Howell had 25.9% of the vote. Wharton, 24.5%. Paso Robles…

Veterans Day 11.09.2018

Veterans Day weekend in the north county. A dinner for north county veterans Saturday evening at the Elks Lodge in Atascadero. North county Veterans are encouraged to call the Elks Lodge if they’d like to attend. (805) 466-ELKS. Then on Sunday at eleven, the Faces of Freedom in Atascadero will conduct a Veterans Day ceremony.…

High School Football 11.08.2018

The second round of CIF-central section playoff action tomorrow night. Four central coast teams advancing to the second round. Arroyo Grande has a tough challenge against Buchanan out of Clovis. San Luis Obispo will play San Joaquin Memorial out of Fresno. The private catholic school is undefeated at10-0. Righetti will take on Frontier out of…

Warming Station 11.08.2018

Last night, ‘Paso Cares’ warming station opened for the first time this winter season. The warming station will remain open through Saturday night. They will continue to check the weather regularly, and based on long-term forecasts, may be open through the end of November. Later today, they’ll make the next decision on how long to…

Murder in Grover Beach 11.08.2018

Police make an arrest in that stabbing murder in Grover Beach. On October 25th, police officers conducting a welfare check at a condominium found the body of 64-year-old Athena Valentiny. She had been stabbed to death. Valentiny worked as a nurse at the California Men’s Colony correctional institute. District attorney Dan Dow has filed charges…