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Condor Release 10.19.2020

Seven condors raised in captivity at the San Diego Zoo were recently relocated to a holding pen in the mountains above San Simeon. The juvenile condors are expected to remain in the holding pen to get acclimated before they are released into the wild by mid-November. The birds are named, Pee Chee, Teech, Wahs-Ack, Moorsh,…

Murder Suspects in Paso 10.19.2020

Paso Robles police have identified two suspects in that murder which took place Thursday afternoon at the north end of Spring street. They’re identified as 21-year-old Jose Campoverde, and 20-year-old Cayetano Osegueda, police call them “persons of interest” in Thursday’s deadly shooting. Police say the victim of the shooting in the parking lot at J…

Protesters 10.19.2020

On Friday, San Luis Obispo county district attorney’s office filed criminal charges against six people involved in the black lives matter protest that blocked highway 101 in San Luis Obispo. One man is charged with smashing the back window of a vehicle stuck on the freeway by the protest. Glass from the window struck a…

Caldwell & Carbajal Debate 10.19.2020

  Saturday afternoon, congressman Salud Carbajal debated challenger Andy Caldwell in a televised debate. The event was virtual, with each candidate Zooming into the broadcast moderated by TV anchor Scott Hennessey. During the debate, Caldwell repeatedly attacked Carbajal’s performance in congress, including his giving Nancy Pelosi a proxy and returning to Santa Barbara. Carbajal attacked…

Opening Monologue 10.19.2020

If you like fall, you’re going to enjoy this week in the north county. Cooler temperatures. Leaves beginning to change color. And a few pumpkins popping up on porches in preparation for Halloween. The air quality impacted some by a 200-acre fire burning near Fort Hunter Liggett. They’re calling it the Coleman fire. It’s burning…

North County Weather 10.16.2020

Sunny skies today, highs this afternoon near 100. SW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Overnight, clear to partly cloudy skies, lows in the low 50’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 90’s. WSW winds 5-10 miles per hour. The long range forecast calls for sunny skies through the weekend. But a cooling trend…

Lemur in SF Zoo Disappears 10.16.2020

Police say someone broke into the San Francisco Zoo and stole a ring-tailed lemur. The 21-year-old male lemur named Maki was discovered missing shortly before the zoo opened to visitors on Wednesday morning. Investigators found evidence of a forced entry to the lemur enclosure. They processed the scene for evidence. They’re asking for tips from…

Thanksgiving 10.16.2020

What are your plans for Thanksgiving? That’s the next big American traditional holiday to be impacted by the coronavirus paranoia. Dr. Anthony Fauci says yesterday and I quote, “We’ve really got to double down on fundamental public health measures.” He advises Americans to rethink their usual plans for Thanksgiving gatherings. Here in the north county,…