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Amber Alert 12.17.2019

In Cambria, an alert citizen yesterday spotted a suspect in an amber alert kidnapping. The citizen recognized the suspect at the Shell gas station and called the sheriffs department. Then a group of citizens delayed the man at the gas station until authorities could arrive. Tony Cipolla says some citizens physically restrained the suspect until…

Fire in the Riverbed 12.17.2019

Yesterday morning, fire crews responded to a report of a fire in the Salinas riverbed near the intersection of highway 46 and highway 101. Smoke from the fire was visible from the freeways, but the size of the fire has not yet been determined. Paso Robles police say that a pile of trash was burning…

Weather 12.17.2019

Forecasters say it will be a little cooler today than yesterday, but late tonight and early tomorrow morning, we may get some showers. About a 40% chance of rain overnight. Tomorrow clouds and sunshine, but only a 20% chance of rain tomorrow in the north county. The long range forecast calls for a 50% showers…

North County Weather 12.16.2019

Sunny today, highs in the upper 50’s. Partly cloudy overnight, lows in the low to mid 30’s. Tomorrow, mostly cloudy, highs near 60. The long range forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the week. Highs in the mid 50’s to low 60’s. A 70% chance of rain early wednesday. Then, we may get rain…

Babe Ruth’s Bat 12.16.2019

At an auction Saturday in Laguna Niguel, the bat Babe Ruth used to hit his 500th home run sold for more than $1 million dollars. That home run came on August 11th, 1929 in a game against the Cleveland Indians. Ruth was the first of 27 major league ball payers to reach that mark. SCB…

Vine Street Clothing 12.16.2019

A big sale for a local clothing designer today and tomorrow in Templeton. Kristi Reeves says she began working with clothing design when she was young. She studied clothing design at the Fashion Institute of LA and worked for several other companies before starting Vine Street Apparel. More than 500 retail stores across the country…

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Fire in San Simeon 12.16.2019

You may see smoke and flames near San Simeon and Montana de Oro this week. California state parks will conduct prescribed burns at Montaña de Oro and Hearst’s San Simeon state parks. Cal Fire and the Air Pollution Control district are helping with the controlled burn. Burning is expected to happen today and Friday, from…

Surfer Rescued 12.16.2019

A northern California college student was rescued after becoming stranded in the rough surf near Cambria yesterday afternoon. KSBY reports the Coast Guard received a 911 call reporting a fatigued surfer being swept toward the rocky shoreline near Moonstone beach around 1:30 yesterday. The coast guard sent a helicopter from Humboldt Bay to rescue the…

AG Wreaths 12.16.2019

Over the weekend, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 982, and Boy Scout Troop 4560 laid hundreds of donated wreaths on the graves of Veterans buried in two cemeteries in Arroyo Grande. It’s part of a National Wreaths Across America event that places wreaths on Veterans’ graves at thousands of cemeteries across the US. The purpose…