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Kanye West 8.06.2020

One new development in the presidential election. Rapper Kanye West has filed to run for president in the state of Wisconsin. West will run as an independent in Wisconsin. On Tuesday, he submitted the required 2,000 signatures to get his name on the ballot. West and running mate Mitchell Tidball listed themselves as candidates of…

Tommy Gong 8.06.2020

The November election is only three months away. San Luis Obispo county clerk recorder Tommy Gong says the planning for this unusual election in California began back in March right after the primary. He says voters will be receiving mail-in ballots several weeks before the election.

Fiber Optics 8.06.2020

Paso Robles city council approved a resolution to apply for a grant to install 13 miles of fiber optics in the city. Assistant city manager Sarah Johnson Rios says the city would get a good return on its investment leasing space on the fiber optic line to internet companies The city council voted unanimously to…

Pond Fire Update 8.06.2020

The Pond fire updated at seven this morning. They say the containment stands at 95%. They have reduced the acreage burned to 1962 acres. The fire started Saturday afternoon at Akta Creek road and Oak Creek place. That’s east of Santa Margarita and south of highway 58 One structure destroyed. One structure damaged. One injury…

Paso Robles Homeless Site 8.06.2020

The new homeless camping site is now open on north river road in Paso Robles. Paso Robles fire battalion chief Randy Harris says the facility will house 20 people at first, then expand if more people need a place to stay. Campers are being issued individual tents. Last night, four tents were standing there. The…

North County Weather 8.05.2020

Mostly sunny today, high’s in the mid 80’s. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, mostly cloudy with lows in the low 50’s. WNW winds at 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds, highs near 80. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour tomorrow. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through next week…

Pot Shops in SLO 8.05.2020

San Luis Obispo’s first recreational cannabis retail store is now open. The new pot shop is located on Higuera in the building which for many years was home to the Drum Circuit. Megan Organic Market is located on south Higuera near Ben Franklin’s sandwich company. Megan calls the area the “So-Hi” district, which is short…

Spring Street Roadwork 8.05.2020

Roadwork continues on the north end of Spring Street in Paso Robles, but most of the resurfacing is complete. Crews from Souza Construction are working on the manholes to level the road to allow easy access while maintaining a smooth surface. While that work continues in the center of Spring Street north of 24th Street,…

Paso Robles Arrests 8.05.2020

Paso Robles police recently arrested four people on suspicion of drunk driving. One person was in possession of illegal firearms. Two of the arrests occurred during the day. Two were at night. All four in a 24-hour period. Police confiscated an AK-47 and AR-15 from one driver. Two of the drivers had blood alcohol levels…