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State Park Officials 5.25.2021

State park officials are planning some prescribed burning at Hearst San Simeon state park near Cambria this week. They’ll be burning a 10-acre plot and about five brush piles that are near the area of highway one and Moonstone drive. The intent is to reduce potential fuel for wildfires. The burning is scheduled to begin…

Car Chase 5.25.2021

A car chase which began in Paso Robles Sunday night, ends in Kings County with the swat team shooting to death an armed man near Devils Den road in rural Kings County. The pursuit began near Paso Robles Sunday night. At seven that evening, the CHP in Paso Robles requested assistance from the Kings County…

Atascadero City Council Meeting 5.25.2021

The Atascadero city council meets tonight, virtually. The council will conduct three public hearings. The first is about the proposed increase to sewer rates. Under Prop 218, if the council does not receive a majority protest, the sewer rates will increase July first. The council will also discuss Chapter 17 of the municipal code, related…

Public Hearing for PRJUSD 5.25.2021

A public hearing this evening at the Paso Robles school board meeting to map out districts for the next election.. Rather than being elected at large, the trustees will be elected from districts which are now being drawn. It’s a similar exercise to what Paso Robles city council recently went through to bring the board…

North County Weather 5.24.2021

Sunny with highs near 90. NNW winds this afternoon 10-15 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 52. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 87. This week, sunny skies with highs in the mid 80’s. Then it will cool off again this weekend, down to the upper 70’s.

In Sports 5.24.2021

50-year-old Phil Mickelson wins the PGA Championship in South Carolina, to become the oldest golfer to win a major. Lefty finished six under par, two strokes ahead of a pair of golfers who tied for second. Each of whom were right handed. The Cal Poly baseball team took three out of four games against the…

Indiana Jones Hat For Sale 5.24.2021

The hat worn by Harrison Ford in the movie “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” is up for sale. It’s included in an auction with entertainment memorabilia. June 29th the hat will go up for sale. It’s expected to draw $150-250 thousand dollars. It’s one of 1300 items on the auction block. Other items…

Nooses Removed 5.24.2021

A shooting range operated by the Chorro Valley regulators hosts a wild west-themed shooting events. Competitors dress in old west outfits and shoot guns patented in the 1800’s. Outside the range, rope nooses hung to enhance the western theme. But they were recently removed from a building where they hung off highway one, because some…

Pimp Gets 15 Years To Life 5.24.2021

A Sacramento man gets sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison for trafficking a 17-year-old girl. Lucion Lee Edward Banks sat quietly as the young woman accused him of beating her and forcing her to be a prostitute. She is now under a guardianship in the San Luis Obispo county child welfare system.…