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Pardon For Fire Victims 12.26.2018

A man and woman who lost their home in the Paradise fire saying they’re humbled to receive pardons from gov. Jerry Brown for old drug offenses. Heather Steels Burnett says the pardons were bright spots in a difficult period for her family. On Monday, governor Brown on Monday cleared her conviction for intent to make…

Population 12.26.2018

Over the past year, the population of San Luis Obispo county grew by 690 people. That’s measured from July of 2017 to July of this year. That’s about one quarter of one per center. As a whole, the state is losing more people to other states. About 160,000 more people left California than those who…

Rainfall 12.26.2018

The north county received a fraction of an inch of rain overnight on Christmas eve and Christmas morning. Paso Robles airport measuring just under a tenth of an inch. Same for Atascadero. The south county got more rain. The Irish Hills west of San Luis receiving three quarters of an inch of rain, which ought…

In Sports 12.24.2018

The Oakland Raiders may play their final game at the Oakland coliseum today, but we don’t know for sure. In 2020, the Raiders move to Las Vegas. Where they play next year is still up in the air. They might return to the coliseum for a final year. They may play in San Francisco at…

Foxy The Fox 12.24.2018

An Arroyo Grande group is raising money for a memorial for Foxy, the fox who became a popular character in the Village last year. Foxy played with neighborhood dogs, hung out with the Village’s roosters, and was spotted running and playing throughout the Village of Arroyo Grande. People loved Foxy, but a woman complained that…

Yosemite Shutdown 12.24.2018

Despite the federal shutdown, Yosemite and other national parks remain open. Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks are also open during the shutdown. At Yosemite, entrance stations will remain open, but unstaffed. The Yosemite medical clinic will remain open during its normal operating hours, but visitor centers will be closed. All national park service programs…

Thefts 12.24.2018

Early Saturday morning, sheriff’s deputies pulled over a car on highway 101 north of Paso Robles near Wellsona road and discovered nearly $20 thousand dollars of stolen items. The stolen items came from Victoria’s Secret, Lids and American Girl. They included toys, clothing and make-up. Burglary tools were also discovered in a search of their…