Exodus from California

The exodus from California continues. Since the year 2,000, more people left California each year, than moved in from other states. The migration is most prevalent among lower income people. The reason is simple. The cost of housing. From 2005 to 2015, 1.7 million people living near the poverty line moved into the state, while…

Trial for Murder Suspect

Arraignment set for accused murderer Manuel Jesus Perez. Judge Jacquelyn Duffy sets a date of March 29th for Perez. He’s charged with murder and arson in connection with a homicide last summer in Grover Beach. A witness telling the judge that he heard Perez warn another person, “I told you to stay out of my…

Caveman Diet

Researchers analyzing the diet of cavemen in Europe are finding their food consumption included a lot of meet, but it depended on the location. In Belgium, they discovered a Neanderthal who ate sheep and wooly rhino that roamed around his home. In Spain they found a young male who sick who ate mushrooms, pine nuts…

Highway

Highway One may be closed just south of Big Sur until next year. Jim Shivers of Cal Trans saying that it’s going to take 9-12 months to replace the Pfeiffer bridge which went out just south of Big Sur. The roadway is closed north of Ragged Point because of a dozen rock and mudslides which…

Loud Booms

If you thought you heard some loud booms Tuesday night, those were coming from Camp Roberts. The California National Guard’s 217th EOD Company was removing unexploded ordnance to create a safer training environment for the troops. There were eight controlled detonations of the explosives between 5:15 and 6:15 Tuesday evening. Incidentally, if you are young…

Women’s Day

Several hundred women turned out for “A Day without Woman” in San Luis Obispo today. They marched from Meadow Park on the south side of town into Mission Plaza where they held a rally. The women held a moment of silence at the Mission. The event was held in conjunction with the United Nations International…

Morro Bay State Park

Morro Bay State Park reopens to campers today. The camp has been closed since storms knocked down trees and power poles back on February 17th. The loss of business at the campground estimated at about $36,000. The Morro State Park opening their doors to campers and visitors today.

SLO Rental Inspection Program

San Luis Obispo City Council votes unanimously to repeal the controversial long-debated Rental Housing Inspection Program. The Council voting Tuesday night to repeal the ordinance. 40% of housing in San Luis is rental housing, most of it for Cal Poly students. The owners often rent the bedrooms at $500-700 per student. Former Mayor Jan Marx…

New Buses in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo is showcasing three new buses which are environmentally friendly. The buses to go on display this afternoon from 4:30 to 5:30 at Mission Plaza. They were purchased as part of a one million dollar air quality-related grant. The buses have a modern look. Inside, there is Wi-Fi, sunroofs and hand sanitizers. But…

Chicago

The band Chicago is returning to Paso Robles. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band will play at Vina Robles Amphitheater. The band played at the intimate amphitheater in June of last year. They also played several years ago in the rodeo arena at the California Mid-State Fair. They will play September 2nd at…