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Lemur 10.29.2019

A man who admitted stealing a ring-tailed lemur from a southern California zoo gets three months in federal prison. Aquinas Kasbar of Newport Beach was also ordered to pay more than $8,000 in restitution to the Santa Ana zoo. The 19-year-old man pleaded guilty in July to one misdemeanor count of unlawfully taking an endangered…

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Other Stories This Tuesday 10.29.2019

The Coast Guard rescues a man after his sailboat ran aground at Scorpion Anchorage near Santa Cruz island. A Coast Guard helicopter hoisted the man from the sail boat and transported him to Point Mugu. Efforts to tow the vessel were interrupted by large waves which broke the anchor line and caused the sailboat to…

Pedestrian Accident 10.29.2019

Yesterday morning, a 12-year-old girl was struck by a pick-up truck while crossing El Camino Real in downtown Atascadero. A dodge truck that was traveling southbound in the number two lane of El Camino Real struck the girl as she crossed El Camino in a crosswalk from East Mall. The girl was transported to a…

Fires 10.29.2019

To the north and south of us, wind-driven fires burn out of control, threatening thousands of homes. Stronger wind gusts are expected to arrive later today and tomorrow. North of San Francisco, the Kincade fire has forced more than 200 thousand residents to evacuate their homes between Santa Rosa and the pacific ocean. On the…

North County Weather 10.28.2019

Sunny today with highs in the mid 70’s. NW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Overnight lows in the mid 30’s. Sunny tomorrow with highs mid 70’s. NNE winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny weather this weekend. Temperatures back into the low 80’s Saturday and Sunday.

In Sports 10.28.2019

The Templeton Eagles beat Mission Prep 38-21 to capture the Ocean League Championship. The Eagles improve to 8-1 for the season. They’ll play a non-conference game Friday against Nipomo, and then advance to the CIF play offs. The Paso Robles Bearcats lost Friday to the Righetti Warriors 28-14. The Bearcats held the Warriors to only…

Wes Studi Wins Oscar 10.28.2019

Wes Studi of Santa Fe became the first ever Native American to win an Oscar at the 11th annual Governors Awards. The 71-year-old Studi grew up in Oklahoma. He spoke only Cherokee when he started school. After graduating from high school, he served as a combat soldier in Vietnam. He didn’t start acting until he…

Shark Attack 10.28.2019

A central valley man survives a shark attack off the coast near cambria. David Zamora was about two miles off Leffingwell Landing when a shark bumped his kayak and chomped down on it which knocked him into the water. Zamora was rescued by another boat in the area. He suffered no injuries in that shark…

Paso Robles City Council 10.28.2019

The Paso Robles city council meets tomorrow night at the library conference room. The council will discuss spending 98 thousand dollars on general plan housing element update preparing agreement with MIG Inc. The council will also discuss community facilities district goals and policies. No mention in the agenda of the Grandview apartments, which are scheduled…