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In Sports 9.17.2018

The Paso Robles Bearcats beat Pioneer Valley 21-7 Friday night in Santa Maria. The Bearcats improve to 2-3 for the season. They take on Sanger next Friday night at War Memorial stadium. Sanger is 3-1. The Atascadero Greyhounds lost to Redwood high school in Visalia, 48-14. The Greyhounds fall to 0-4. They travel to Santa…

Santa Barbara Teen 9.17.2018

A Santa Barbara teenager driving home from school saw a purse in the road, so he stopped to check it out. 16-year-old Rhami Zeini discovered ten thousand dollars in cash inside the purse. There was no identification. He took it to the sheriff’s department and they located the owner of the purse. The woman who…

Donut Shop 9.17.2018

If you’re looking to put on some pounds, a new donut shop has opened in San Luis Obispo which calls itself a “do-it-yourself donut shop.” The downtown Donut Factory on Higuera street allows people to choose their own donut flavor, icing, toppings and drizzle. There are about 29 to choose from. The toppings include butterfinger,…

Rocket at Vandenberg 9.17.2018

A Delta II rocket blasted into space early Saturday morning from Vandenberg air force base on board, a Cube Sat from Cal Poly. The satellite is about the size of a softball. One of the Cube Sats includes the damping and vibrations experiment…or DAVE. Which Cal Poly students are utilizing. It studies the behavior of…

Statue at SF City Hall 9.17.2018

In San Francisco Saturday, a 19th century statue was removed from its historic spot by city hall. The statue depicts a native American at the feet of a Spanish cowboy, or vaquero, and a catholic missionary. Some said the statue was racist. Native American activists have lobbied for its removal for decades. Saturday, they removed…

Paso Robles City Council 9.17.2018

The Paso Robles city council to talk about allowing original and vintage art murals to go up on private buildings downtown. The change in policy would require a zoning ordinance amendment. The city will also discuss a six-year street repair plan for the proposed half cent sales tax measure. That city council meeting gets underway…

PG & E Open House 9.17.2018

Tonight, PG and E will conduct an open house at their energy center near the turn off to Avila beach to let the public know that it may be necessary in the event of extreme fire danger to turn off people’s electric service. That’s from 6-8 tonight at the PG and E energy center off…

Reservoir Canyon Fires 9.17.2018

Two fires in Reservoir Canyon yesterday knocked out power to Cal Poly Sunday morning. The fires burned about 51 acres yesterday. The first began around 8:30 near highway one and Reservoir Canyon near Cuesta Park. Cal Fire information officer Chris Elms says the animal hospital at Cuesta Park was not damaged. That fire was 90%…

Human Trafficking Summit 9.17.2018

San Luis Obispo county’s first human trafficking summit was held Saturday in Morro Bay. The event sponsored by the rotary club of Morro Bay and St. Timothy’s Women’s Guild. The keynote speaker was Christina Maricic, who says she was trafficked as a child while she was in the foster care system. Sheriff Ian Parkinson says…