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Death Penalty Moratorium 3.14.2019

California governor Gavin Newsom announces he will not carry out executions of condemned inmates during his term in office. 737 Californians awaiting execution on death row. San Luis Obispo county district attorney Dan Dow posts on Facebook, “governor Newsom is unilaterally refusing to enforce the will of the people of California.” Dow says, “The death…

North County Weather 3.13.2019

Sunny today, and windy, NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour, highs in the mid 60’s. Tonight, clear, NE winds 5-10 mph, lows in the mid 30’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs in the mid 60’s. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies through next Monday. Highs into the low 70’s this weekend. A chance of rain…

In Sports 3.13.2019

Templeton’s Ashley Daugherty threw another no-hitter yesterday. Her third consecutive no-hitter lasted 9 innings. That’s how long it took for the Eagles to beat St. Joseph softball team in Santa Maria. Two freshmen scored the winning runs in the top of the 9th, Alex Dahlen and Alani Mott. They scored on a bunt by Megan…

Double Murder 3.13.2019

Today, the double murderer of Heritage Ranch goes back to court. 31-year-old Daniel Rodriguez Johnson to be arraigned in San Luis Obispo superior court on two counts of murder, carjacking, evading a peace officer, theft of a law enforcement vehicle, resisting arrest, brandishing a weapon and willful cruelty to a child. Rodriguez Johnson was arrested…

Paso Schools 3.13.2019

The Paso Robles school board approves certification of the second interim financial report. Chief Business Officer Brad Pawlowski says, “It’s not too bad, but it may not be this good in the future.” Pawlowski told the board at last night’s meeting that even if the district cuts another $800,000 in the next fiscal year, the…

North County Weather 3.12.2019

Sunny today and windy, NNW winds 20-30 miles per hour, highs in the mid 60’s. Tonight, clear, NNW winds 15-25 mph, lows in the mid 30’s. Tomorrow, sunny, highs in the mid 60’s. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies through next Monday. Highs into the low 70’s this weekend. A chance of rain one…

In Sports 3.12.2019

The Paso Robles softball team hosts the Atascadero Greyhounds at Paso Robles High School, if the field is ready. Coach Billy Tidwell says after all the storms the Paso Robles outfield has standing water. He says they well assess this morning if the game can be played at Paso Robles High School this afternoon. It…

Joe Callero 3.12.2019

Cal Poly’s basketball coach receives a $137 thousand dollar buyout of his contract. That’s to pay for the remaining year on his contract. The university did not renew the coach’s contract. Athletic director Don Oberhelman says, “We had several years of not improving.” The Mustangs finished the season with a record of 6-24. They were…