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Other Stories This Wednesday 6.09.2021

San Simeon pier is partly closed for a safety study by state parks. There may be some structural issues with the pier, which was built in 1957. They’re looking into it. In Cambria, the Pinedorado Festival returns this Labor Day weekend. The Cambria Lions club making that announcement this week. Pinedorado is one of the…

Paso Robles School Board 6.09.2021

The Paso Robles school board met for more than five hours last night at the district office. Daniel Lewis is getting a new principal. He’s Michael Morganthaller, who moved to the area recently from Kern county. Morganthaller will fill the job as principal at Daniel Lewis middle school. Meanwhile, another principal resigns this week. More…

Yellow Tier For SLO County 6.09.2021

San Luis Obispo county health officers announce that the county is moving into the least restrictive tier in governor Gavin Newsom’s spectrum of state control. The county dropping into the yellow tier. It means more indoor business operations are allowed with some modifications. Monterey county entered the yellow tier on June 2nd. Santa Barbara county…

Atascadero City Council 6.09.2021

Atascadero city council received a flood of emails and phone calls after a call to action was announced by protect Atascadero. Amanda Hawkins encouraging people to call the city council after the ribbons and flags she and others in her group put up at the police station were taken down by city officials. The response…

Salinas Riverbed Fire 6.09.2021

Another fire in the Salinas riverbed in Paso Robles last night. Around 9:30, Paso Robles fire dispatched to a vegetation fire within the Salinas riverbed in the area of 101 and 46 east. Within four minutes, fire engines arrived at the scene to find a quarter acre fire burning in thick brush and trees. They…

In Sports 6.07.2021

The NCAA baseball play-offs are underway. Stanford and UC Irvine will play today in Palo Alto with the winner advancing to the super regionals. UCLA was eliminated in Lubbock, Texas. UCSB eliminated in Tucson, but Arizona advances. Oregon plays LSU today in Eugene. Oregon State plays Dallas Baptist in Dallas. The winners each advance to…

UFO or UAP 6.07.2021

Later this month, the federal government may release a report on unidentified flying objects. They’ve changed the name, however. They now call them ‘Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon.” Or UAP. The report says it found no extraterrestrial link to the sightings of UAP. But some may of the Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon be coming from another country. Late…

California Mid-State Fair 6.07.2021

Despite the late start, there will be a Miss California Mid-State Fair pageant this year. The deadline is this Friday. Patti Lucas organizes the Miss California Mid-State Fair pageant. She says there are changes this year. She says all the information is on the mid-state fair website. That’s simply, https://www.midstatefair.com/. This year the Miss California…

Graduations in SLO County 6.07.2021

This is the season for graduation ceremonies. Atascadero high school had commencement exercises Thursday afternoon for 240 seniors. 36 will attend Cal Poly next year. Just over 100 will go to Cuesta. About 25 others are attending UCLA, uc Santa Cruz, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis and several other California universities. Paso Robles…