Air Quality 8.01.2018

Air quality may be impacted today by the large fires burning elsewhere in California. The Carr fire in Shasta county has burned more than 110 thousand acres. The Ferguson fire near Yosemite in Mariposa county has burned 57 thousand acres. Currently, winds are pushing the smoke east, but meteorologists say those patterns could change, which…

Parking in Paso Robles 8.01.2018

Two public forums today on parking in downtown Paso Robles. Mayor Steve Martin says the intent of these two forums today is to get input from local business people and others residents. One forum is at eight Wednesday morning. The other is at six Wednesday evening. Both parking forums to be held at Park Cinema.…

Planning Commission 8.01.2018

Last night, the Paso Robles Planning Commission approved a request by Justin Vineyard and Winery to build a new 100-thousand square foot wine storage building at their facility on Wisteria Lane. They vote unanimously last night to recommend the city council allow Justin Winery to remove 13 native oak trees from their Wisteria Lane facility…

Alex Trebeck 7.31.2018

Alex Trebeck says he may retire from Jeopardy when his contract expires in 2020. The former north county resident tells Fox news that’s there’s less than a 50-50 chance that he’ll return after 2020. The 78-year-old game show host has already recommended his potential successor. He suggests Alex Faust, the 28-year-old play-by-play announcer for the…

Twitter Convention 7.31.2018

For the first time in its history, Twitter is hosting a conference for all its employees, from all over the world. Twitter has 35 international offices. This week, 5,000 tweets are convening in the San Francisco built to accommodate 2500 employees. Those from other countries are expressing disgust for the hypodermic needles littering the streets…

Box Cutter Attack 7.31.2018

Two Santa Maria men sentenced to state prison for assaulting a co-worker with a box cutter in rural Arroyo Grande. Brothers Hector Tinoco Augstin and Jonathon Tinoco, 20 and 24 years old respectively, accused of the assault in March. Under a plea deal, they both pleaded guilty on June 18th. Tinoco gets two years in…

Shed Fire 7.31.2018

In Santa Margarita late yesterday afternoon, a shed caught fire at the home of Jody Matthews. She says she was preparing to celebrate her birthday with Brent McGregor when she learned of the fire. Brent McGregor suffered a medical emergency while fighting the fire with a garden house. He’s now hospitalized. Santa margarita fire responded…