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Morro Bay Hotels 8.23.2018

Paso Robles is not the only city getting new hotels. Two new hotels going up on the Embarcadero in Morro Bay. They, however, are boutique hotels. Not nearly as big as the hotel under construction down the hill from Joe’s Place on Spring street. In Morro Bay, the Off The Hook building at 833 Embarcadero…

ECHO 8.23.2018

ECHO’s homeless shelter in Atascadero is holding a big fundraiser this weekend. It’s called the Long Walk Home. Registration to walk is at 9:30 Saturday morning. The walk begins at 10:00 am. For more information about the Long Walk Home, visit their website Echoshelter.org.

Orchard Supply Closing 8.23.2018

Lowes announces it’s closing Orchard Supply Hardware in Paso Robles by the end of the year. Lowes is closing all 99 of its Orchard Supply Hardware stores in California, Oregon and Florida to concentrate on its core home improvement business. Nothing concrete on the closing date locally, but the Paso Robles Orchard Supply Hardware is…

Gino Lopez 8.23.2018

The murder trial continues in San Luis Obispo superior court in the case of a driver who caused a fatal accident while driving under the influence on the Cuesta grade. 23-year-old Gino Lopez of Arvin caused a crash on the grade in April of 2016 that killed a 16-year-old girl from Wasco. Emily Reyes graduated…

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Jerry Greer 8.23.2018

Nine years ago, 71-year-old Jerry Greer was shot to death at his home in Templeton. For years, investigators could not identify a suspect. Now, the sheriff’s department says his son, Brian Greer of Paso Robles, is a person of interest. Brian Greer is a retired state correctional officer who worked at Soledad state prison. Sheriff’s…

In Sports 8.22.2018

The Templeton Eagles girls volleyball team beat Santa Ynez 3-1. The Eagles dropped the first game 25-21, but beat the Pirates in three straight, 25-17, 25-13 and 25-20. The Eagles remain undefeated at two and 0. Last year they finished 25-4. Tonight the Atascadero Greyhound girls volleyball team hosts Pioneer Valley. The Atascadero girls tennis…

ICE Detainee 8.22.2018

In southern California, a man arrested while taking his pregnant wife to the hospital in San Bernardino is one of three men wanted in an arrest warrant for a murder in Mexico in 2006. Joel Arrona-Lara is wanted in connection of the murder of Miguel Angel Morales Rodrigues, alias, โ€œel Garcia.โ€ The murder occurred in…

Mollie Tibbets 8.22.2018

Yesterday, Iowa’s division of criminal investigation makes an arrest in the murder of a 20-year-old college student who was kidnapped while jogging in a rural area near her home town of Brooklyn, Iowa. The suspect is 24-year-old Christian Rivera, an illegal alien. Rivera is charged with murder in the death of Mollie Tibbits. Investigators say…