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Other Stories This Friday 6.12.2020

Bars and wineries may reopen this weekend in San Luis Obispo county. Gyms may open soon as well. Two more events canceled. The Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festivals are canceled this year. The good news…. Yosemite national park is open again. There are some changes, but the park is open again. For more information, go…

Sidebar Stories 6.12.2020

The entire active shooter event raises other questions about the people living in the Salinas river bed. Is it wise for a city to allow people to live anonymously in the river bed close to downtown? What are the health and safety risks to the entire community? Mason Lira had two pistols stolen recently in…

Opening Monologue 6.12.2020

The manhunt for the active shooter ends yesterday afternoon after an 18 hour stand-off. San Luis Obispo county sheriff Ian Parkinson speaking at a news conference yesterday at the county sheriff’s substation in Templeton. SHOOTER SHOT 6.12.20 The active shooter event ended in a hail of bullets yesterday afternoon near the river bed south of…

Weather 6.11.2020

Was it hot enough for you? The high temperature in Paso Robles was 100, although some areas of the north county recorded hotter temperatures. 93 in Santa Margarita 97 in Templeton 98 in Atascadero It reached 96 degrees in San Luis Obispo. And at the San Luis airport, a high of 97 set a new…

Murder in Paso Robles 6.11.2020

A fatal shooting, and an ambush of sheriff’s deputies early yesterday morning in Paso Robles. Sheriff Ian Parkinson talked about the events at a news conference yesterday afternoon at the sheriff’s department north county substation in Templeton. Sheriff Parkinson also talked about the condition of the deputy.  He said the deputy is in serious but…

JC Penny 6.09.2020

Currently bankrupt, JC Penny announced plans to close more than 150 stores, including its store in Paso Robles. As a nonessential retail store, JC Penny was forced to close its store because of the pandemic. On May 15th, the company filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection. The company is hoping to emerge as a smaller…

Protest in San Luis 6.09.2020

Another protest in downtown San Luis Obispo yesterday. It began around 4:30 yesterday afternoon and lasted until around 6:30. Organizers said they are asking San Luis Obispo county to divert county spending away from law enforcement toward mental health and community non-profits. The current county budget is showing a deficit of about $56 million dollars…

Men on Roofs 6.09.2020

More discussion tonight about men who stood with rifles on the roofs of their businesses in Arroyo Grande during a recent protest for black lives matter. John Hacklmean operates The Pit martial arts studio. He tells KSBY the intent was to protect his property. He says he heard rumors that protesters were being bused in.…