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Jimmy Paulding 7.30.2018

The man who gave supervisor Lynn Compton a run for her money, is now running for Arroyo Grande city council. Jimmy Paulding lost the race to the incumbent by fewer than 100 votes. Now he’s taking his progressive politics to Arroyo Grande. He says he’ll bring a strong vision for the future, and be someone…

Planning Commission 7.30.2018

The Paso Robles planning commission will consider a request by Justin Vineyard and Winery to build a new 100-thousand square foot wine storage building at their facility on Wisteria Lane. They are asking to remove 13 native oak trees. Justin Winery is owned by Stuart Reznick. The commission will also consider the rehabilitation of a…

Lake Nacimiento 7.30.2018

A law suit over the release at lake Nacimiento. Residents at the lake say they’re raising money to take legal action against Monterey county. They’re upset at the release of water at the lake. The lake has dropped from 56 to 27% of capacity this year. Residents upset about the impact on recreation. Many can’t…

Fire 7.30.2018

A small brush fire near Franklin ponds in Paso Robles yesterday, quickly brought under control by aircraft before it could spread beyond a few acres. The threat underscores the need for people to be prepared for wildfires. Chris Elms of Cal Fire tells KSBY people should have an evacuation plan. The important things are the…

Mid State Fair 7.27.2018

AT THE MID STATE FAIR LAST NIGHT, BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS ON THE FRONTIER STAGE. LUKE BRYAN ON THE CHUMASH GRANDSTAND LAST NIGHT. THOUSAND TURNING OUT TO SEE THE TALENT AT THE MID-STATE FAIR THIS YEAR, BUT THAT INCLUDES LOCAL TALENT LIKE HILLARY AND KATE. THE SAN LUIS OBISPO DUO PLAYED FIVE TIMES AT THE…

Rocket Launch 7.27.2018

Photo Credit: Missile Defense Agency DID YOU SEE THE ROCKET LAUNCH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING? A SPACE X ROCKET BLASTED OFF FROM VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE AROUND 4:39 WEDNESDAY MORNING. IT CARRIED A CARGO OF 10 COMMERCIAL COMMUNICATION SATELLITES. IT LIT UP THE SKY, DESPITE FOG ALONG THE COAST EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

Phone Tax 7.27.2018

THE GOVERNOR IS PROPOSING A PHONE TAX TO UPGRADE THE 911 SYSTEM IN CALIFORNIA. JERRY BROWN SAYS THE 911 SYSTEM NEEDS AN OVERALL. THE TAX WOULD ELIMINATE AN EXISTING TAX ON IN-STATE PHONE CALLS AND REPLACE IT WITH A FLAT FEE ON CELL PHONE LINES, LANDLINES AND OTHER CONNECTED DEVICES CAPABLE OF CONTACTING 911. THE…

Planning Commission 7.27.2018

AFTER 25 PEOPLE SPOKE AGAINST THE PROPOSAL, THE SAN LUIS OBISPO CITY PLANNING COMMISSION APPROVES A CONTROVERSIAL 4-STORY DEVELOPMENT ON FOOTHILL BOULEVARD. THE PROPOSAL INCLUDES 78-RENTAL UNITS, COMMERCIAL SPACE AND 155 PARKING SPACES ON 1.3 ACRES. IT ALSO INCLUDES A MECHANICAL PARKING LIFT AND HOUSING FOR MORE THAN 300 STUDENTS. DESPITE 25 PEPOLE SPEAKING IN…

DUI In Atascadero 7.27.2018

THE ATASCADERO POLICE DEPARTMENT IS CONDUCTING A DUI, DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT THIS EVENING. THE LOCATION HAS NOT BEEN IDENTIFIED, BUT THE CHECKPOINT WILL OPERATE SOMEWHERE IN THE CITY LIMITS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF SIX THIS EVENING AND ONE EARLY TOMORROW MORNING. OFFICERS WILL BE LOOKING FOR SIGNS OF ALCOHOL AND OR DRUG IMPAIRMENT. THEY WILL…