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Fort Hunter Liggett Fire 10.03.2018

A wildfire at Fort Hunter Liggett burned about 200 acres yesterday. The fire was located in a training area of the army base off Nacimiento-Ferguson road. It began around 12:30 yesterday afternoon. Crews from Fort Hunter Liggett, Cal Fire and Los Padres national forest fought the fire. It was expected to be fully contained by…

Emergency Alert 10.03.2018

Around 11:38 today, a tone will sound on 225 million electronic devices across the country as the federal emergency management agency conducts an emergency alert test. If it sounds on your cell phone, you’ll get a text that reads, “Presidential alert. This is a test of the national wireless emergency alert system. No action is…

Police at Two Schools 10.03.2018

A threat to two schools in San Luis Obispo determined to be bogus. A teacher at Laguna middle school received an email which threatened to “shoot up the school”. That was at about 4:40 Monday afternoon. The email mentioned a middle and high school but did not mention specific schools. Police tracked down the email…

Ditus 10.03.2018

Weather permitting, road work continues today on Sherwood road in Paso Robles. Ditus Esperanza says they’re wrapping up the paving, but there’s still work to be done on that stretch off Creston road, between the Food For Less shopping center and Quail Run Estates.

Drug Injecting Site 10.03.2018

Despite a veto by governor Jerry Brown, the mayor of San Francisco is pledging to open a supervised drug injection site. Mayor London Breed says a supervised drug injecting site will save lives and taxpayer money. She says it will also clean up San Francisco streets littered with used syringes and slumped-over drug addicts. She…

Governor Brown’s New Laws 10.03.2018

Over the weekend, governor Jerry Brown signed into law a plethora of bills that are now being sorted out by legislative analysts. Many reduce penalties for crimes committed in the state, while others increase scrutiny of law enforcement. For instance, one new law automatically erases or reduces marijuana related convictions now that pot is legal…

Downtown Parking 10.03.2018

Downtown parking, it wasn’t on the agenda, but the city council got an update from parking consultant Julie Dixon. Dixon is working with the city of Paso Robles to address parking management issues in downtown Paso Robles. The community stakeholders meeting is next Thursday, October 11th.

Paso Robles City Council 10.03.2018

At last night’s Paso Robles city council, several people honored for their work in the recent trial over water rights. Also honored for their work on the issue, Mike Mazer and public works director Dick Mckinley. Martin telling the council of Dick Mckinley. Public works director Dick Mckinley and city staffers Mike Mazer and Christopher…

Rain 10.03.2018

Thunderstorms expected today in the north county. Forecasters are saying we have an 80% chance of rain today, 20% tomorrow. Predicted rainfall amounts range from a quarter inch to an inch and a half. Meanwhile, the water level at lake Nacimiento has dropped steadily. It was 55% last spring. It’s now about 13% of capacity.…