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Oceano Dunes 11.19.2019

At an air pollution control district meeting in Arroyo Grande yesterday, the new director of California state parks announced plans to close a small section of the Oceano Dunes by the end of the year. The intent is to comply with orders to reduce air pollution. The APCD hearing was called because local regulators allege…

Paso Robles City Council 11.19.2019

Paso Robles city council meets tonight at the library conference room. The council will consider approving a $144 thousand dollar contract with a bay area sign company for the Wayfinding Signs Project. The intent is to help visitors and particularly, those staying in short term rentals, to find their way around town. The council will…

Fatal Crash on 46 East 11.19.2019

A fatal car crash occurred on 46 east near Buena Vista drive in Paso Robles yesterday morning. Around 9:20, two cars collided on 46 east. The involved vehicles are a 2002 Buick and a 2001 Ford Ranger. The driver of the Buick died in the crash. He’s an 83-year-old man from Coronado. He was reportedly…

North County Weather 11.18.2019

Sunny today with highs in the mid 80’s. WNW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, clear skies with lows in the low 40’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, cut cooler. Highs tomorrow in the mid 70’s. NW winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend, a chance of rain…

In Sports 11.18.2019

The Templeton Eagles lost to Robert F. Kennedy high school of Delano, 28-21 Friday night at Templeton high school in the quarterfinals of the CIF playoffs. The Eagles end the season with a record of 9-2. Coach Don Crow says it’s tough to end a great season with a loss. Many of the Eagles return…

Dog Rescued 11.18.2019

A dog rescued after falling off a cliff in Santa Barbara is now ready for adoption. Lucas the dog barely survived the fall. He was discovered in the sand after lying motionless for six hours with two broken legs and hip damage. A city of Santa Barbara surveillance camera captured his fall near Thousand Steps…

Hiker Injured 11.18.2019

A 62-year-old man was rescued by helicopter from Bishops Peak in San Luis after he fell near the top of the mountain and inured himself. Just before noon yesterday, the man was near the top when he fell 15-20 feet. When first responders arrived, the unidentified man was sitting up and was conscious. He had…

A vigil for Kristin Smart 11.18.2019

Hundreds of people turned out yesterday for a candlelight vigil for Kristin Smart, the Cal Poly student who was murdered on Memorial Day weekend in 1996. What inspired the vigil was a podcast done by Chris Lambert. Lambert says the murder always fascinated him, even as a child growing up and seeing the billboards with…

Paso Robles City Council 11.18.2019

Paso Robles city council meets tomorrow night at the library conference center. On the consent agenda, the council will consider approving a $144 thousand dollar contract with a bay area sign company for the Wayfaring Signs Project. The council will also discuss a memo of understanding with Travel Paso and the 6th District Agricultural Association…

Bank Robber Arrested **UPDATE** 11.18.2019

PASO ROBLES POLICE DEPARTMENT **********UPDATE********** PRPD has located both vehicles and Michael Wallravin(picture below), who is the registered owner of the truck. He was booked into SLO County Jail for robbery. PRPD still has two individuals of interested and is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the two, William Weldon Chandler(no picture) and Billy Benjamin…