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Amber Alert 8.09.2019

An amber alert was canceled after a Paso Robles boy is found safe and sound in San Luis. According to the San Luis Obispo police department, Ami Magana was officially arrested by Paso Robles police last night. According to San Luis police, Magana was located near Monterey street and highway 101. A press release issued…

Stabbing 8.09.2019

Police say four people are dead, two are wounded after a series of southern California stabbings. 33-year-old Zachary Castaneda of Garden Grove was arrested. He’s a known gang member. Santa Ana police say Castaneda reportedly went on a deadly stabbing spree and killed at least four people in Orange county wednesday. Two men were stabbed…

Debbie Arnold 8.09.2019

The supervisors race in the fifth district is heating up between supervisor Debbie Arnold and former Atascadero city council woman Ellen Beraud. Money is pouring in from progressives in Sacramento to get Beraud elected. Supervisor Lynn Compton says this 5th district which stretches from San Luis to Atascadero has evolved over the years. It now…

Winemakers’ Cookoff 8.09.2019

Forecasters say the weekend will be mostly sunny, but cooler than we’ve seen. Highs today near 90. Tomorrow in the upper 80’s. Perfect weather for tomorrow’s Winemakers’ Cookoff at the Paso Robles Event Center. The 21st Annual Winemakers’ Cookoff is tomorrow evening at the Paso Robles Event Center. To get tickets go to winemakerscookoff.com.

North County Weather 8.08.2019

Sunny today, highs in the low 90’s. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows in the low 50’s. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs near 90. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through the weekend with cooler temperatures.

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Other Stories This Thursday 8.08.2019

The US census bureau plans to hire about 1800 census takers in San Luis Obispo county for the count in 2020. The pay rate is $20 per hour. For more information go to 2020census.gov. A mountain lion spotted twice recently near Cuesta college at San Luis Obispo campus. Monday and Tuesday evenings, the cougar was…

Governor Newsom 8.08.2019

Governor Gavin Newsom announces a plan yesterday to channel money secured from banks in 2012 to Californians who may be facing evictions and foreclosures. That’s after the state supreme court rules that the governor misspent $331 million captured from a major bank in a national mortgage settlement in 2012. State government received $410 million. $331…

Parking in Downtown 8.08.2019

Beginning next week, you need to pay to park in downtown Paso Robles. Commander Davis of the Paso Robles police department explains the program to Paso Robles city council. There will be 34 parking kiosks. Only a few of them take cash. The rest take debit or credit cards. Again, you don’t have to get…

STR’s 8.08.2019

The discussion continues in Paso Robles about the city council vote Tuesday night to allow several hundred short term vacation rentals to continue to operate in the city. Although the mayor and the council flip-flopped on the issue, first imposing a ban on STR’s in R-1 residential zoning, and then allowing it. The mayor says…

Riverbed 8.08.2019

We learn Tuesday night at the Paso Robles city council, the clean up of the Salinas riverbed in Paso Robles begins. Fire chief Jonathon Stornetta explained the plan to Paso Robles city council. The fire chief says the work begins this week. Chief Stornetta says there are also efforts underway to stop the squatters in…