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Bail Set 5.09.2019

One million dollars bail set for the Oakland man who opened fire on a crowd early Sunday morning at the Oceano Dunes. 19-year-old Francisco Orozco of Oakland remains in custody. Superior court judge Dodie Harmon raised the bail to one million dollars. He faces attempted murder charges as well as five felony charges of assault…

Counterfeit 5.09.2019

Paso Robles police say there’s an increase in counterfeit money circulating in the north county. One man bought a pair of socks from the Alliance Board Shop with a counterfeit one hundred dollar bill. He was described as a man in his mid to late 20’s with a medium build. He was last seen getting…

Monterey Bay Community Power Collective 5.09.2019

Tuesday night, the Paso Robles city council received more information about the collective. Collective promoter JR Killegrew says it’s a partnership with PG and E. Killegrew says he’s also meeting with the county supervisors. The city council took action, by taking no action. The issue comes back before the council on May 21st. There’s a…

Weather 5.09.2019

Forecasters say we’ll see sunny skies after cloudy skies this morning. Increasing clouds tonight with about a 50% chance of rain late tonight. We may get some thunderstorms tomorrow morning. About a 50% chance of rain tomorrow. There’s also about a 20% chance of showers Saturday afternoon. Then mostly sunny skies through Tuesday. Meanwhile, at…

North County Weather 5.08.2019

Mostly sunny, highs in the mid 70’s, SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, partly cloudy, lows near 50. Tomorrow, partly cloudy in the morning hours, with sun and wind in the afternoon, highs near 70. SW winds 20-30 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through Thursday. A 60% chance…

In Sports 5.08.2019

All three north county high school softball teams advanced in the 1st round of the playoffs. The Templeton softball team beat St. Joseph 2-1 yesterday at Vineyard athletic park. Senior Ashley Daugherty struck out 12 St. Joseph hitters. The Eagles will take on Tulare Union Thursday afternoon in Templeton. The Paso Robles high school softball…

Other Stories This Wednesday 5.08.2019

San Francisco approves a ban on credit-only stores. The vote copies similar laws in Philadelphia and New Jersey banning paperless only payment. Critics say that credit-only stores discriminate against low-income and transient people who may not have access to credit cards. Job openings rose 4.8% in March. There are now 1.2 million more open jobs…

Bike to School 5.08.2019

Today is Bike to School Day in San Luis Obispo county. Peter Williamson coordinates the event. He says Bike to Coffee is coming up this weekend. Free coffee on Saturday if you bike to Dark Nectar Coffee in Atascadero, Merry Hill Coffee in Templeton, The Loading Chute in Creston or Spearhead Coffee in Paso Robles.

Hit and Run 5.08.2019

A Creston man is facing felony and misdemeanor charges for allegedly creating a story about his truck being stolen, after it was involved in a hit and run accident in Atascadero. Richard Gonzalez is charged with leaving the scene of an accident, falsely reporting a theft, giving false information to a police officer and make…

Paso Robles Schools Superintendent 5.08.2019

The Paso Robles school district names a new superintendent. He’s Dr. Curt Dubost, currently, superintendent for the San Miguel school district. Dubost previously served as superintendent of the Templeton school district. The Dubost family arrived in the north county in the 1880’s. Curt Dubost was born in Paso Robles. He received his bachelor’s degree with…