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Dueling Demonstrations 8.25.2020

Two rallies to be held today in San Luis Obispo related to the arrest of 20-year-old activist Tianna Arata for leading a demonstration onto 101 and blocking traffic on the freeway for about 40 minutes. During the demonstration, Arata also whacked a vehicle which turned to avoid being trapped by the protesters. She was charged…

Fire Update 8.25.2020

The Dolan fire south of Big Sur continues to burn out of control, however, the weather turned out better yesterday than they anticipated. No lightning strikes, as forecast. Rennet says more resources are en-route. Again the Dolan fire along the coast south of Big Sur has burned 20,000 acres. It’s only 10% contained. The River…

North County Weather 8.24.2020

Mostly sunny today with highs near 90 in Paso. The upper 80’s in Atascadero. NNW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear then increasing cloudiness after midnight. Lows near 60, SW 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 80’s. SW winds increasing to 15-25 miles per hour tomorrow afternoon.…

Roadwork In Paso Robles 8.24.2020

Roadwork continues in Paso Robles. Most of the work on the north end of Spring street has been completed. A lot of the striping has been completed on Spring. But Ditas Esperanza, of the Paso Robles public works department, says more needs to be done. Friday, Ditas celebrated her birthday. Public works director Dick Mckinley…

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Nipomo Gunman Killed 8.24.2020

A gunman who opened fire in Nipomo Friday was shot and killed by a CHP officer. After receiving reports of an active shooter outside Vons, sheriff’s deputies and CHP officers arrived on the scene. In a new release issued later, the sheriff’s office said the suspect entered the Von’s gas station and fired shots before…

Demonstration for Dan Dow 8.24.2020

There will be a demonstration in support of district attorney Dan Dow tomorrow in San Luis Obispo. It will be held at the Fremont theater on Monterey, across the street from the county government center. It begins at 9:45 tomorrow morning. There is another demonstration in support of Dan Dow Thursday evening in the same…

Sheriff Steve Bernal 8.24.2020

At last night’s fire briefing, Monterey county sheriff Steve Bernal issued a strong warning to looters who may be sneaking into evacuation areas. He says deputies and local police departments will patrol evacuated areas looking for people who are not supposed to be there. Monterey county sheriff Steve Bernal, speaking last night at the briefing…

Another BLM Protest in Paso 8.24.2020

Another black lives matter protest Saturday evening in Paso Robles. The demonstration started around 6:00 in the downtown city park in Paso Robles. Police chief Ty Lewis said about 30 people took part in the demonstration. The demonstrators sang black lives matter songs with slogans like “I can’t breath.” And phrases about so-called “racist cops.”…

Opener with Fire 8.24.2020

Clear sunny skies today in the north county after some cloudiness in some areas this morning. Meanwhile the fires continue to the north of us. Cal Fire’s Nick Truax is incident commander of the River and Carmel fires. At a news conference held last night, Truax describes that fire south of Salinas. He said it’s…

Brass Bash in Atascadero 8.21.2020

lla The Atascadero summer concert series continues with a virtual concert tomorrow evening on KPRL. Terrie banish is with the city of Atascadero, she say Brass Bash should be entertaining at six tomorrow night on KPRL. Man years ago live concerts on the radio were not uncommon. There used to be live big band concerts…