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Tommy Gong 5.31.2018

Tommy gong tells KPRL that only US citizens will vote in next week’s election. He says precautions are in place to prevent illegal immigrants from voting. Voting illegally is fraudulent, and the county will prosecute violators, which could lead to deportation. The primary election is next Tuesday.

Gibson 5.31.2018

San Luis Obispo county supervisor Bruce Gibson denies he had any conflict in interest when he voted on vacation rental regulations in Cayucos. Gibson voted despite the fact he lives down the street from the houses in questions. He denies those vacation rentals impact his own property value. Critics say he should not have voted…

Olsen Chandler Ranch 5.31.2018

It’s been on the books for decades. Last night at Virginia Peterson Elementary school, about 60 people turned out for an re-introduction to the proposed Olsen Chandler Ranch development. Residents had a lot of questions about the development, water and traffic. The project manager is Mike Naggar. He tells KPRL, the specific plan development is…

In Sports 5.30.2018

Templeton high school girls softball team lost to JW North of Riverside in the semi-finals of the CIF playoffs yesterday afternoon. The final score was 8-3. Athletic director Lindsay Campana-Franklin says it’s not fun to lose for the first time after winning 25 consecutive games, but the team had a remarkable season. Junior Ashley Daugherty…

Teen Cooking 5.30.2018

Does your teenager want to learn to cook? The Wellness Kitchen in Templeton offering a free four-week course to a few teens at their kitchen off Las Tablas road. Evan Vossler is chef at the Wellness Kitchen. Call the Wellness Kitchen in Templeton for more information. It’s a free class, but it’s small and it…

Tesla 5.30.2018

Yesterday, a Tesla sedan on autopilot crashed into a police vehicle in Laguna Beach. Fortunately, there was no officer in the police cruiser at the time of the crash. The Tesla driver suffered minor injuries. The accident occurred just after eleven yesterday morning on Laguna Canyon road. The automaker has stated that the system is…

Starbucks 5.30.2018

North county Starbucks closed early yesterday for racial bias training. That’s after two African American men were arrested in Philadlephia after the visited a Starbucks store. They didn’t buy anything. They just sat down and waited. When the manager asked them to leave, they refused, so she called police. Police asked them to move on,…

State Senate 5.30.2018

The California state senate approves a bill that would raise the age for buying rifles and shotguns from 18 to 21. It would also prevent people from buying more than one long rifle each month. The senate vote was 23-10. That sends the bill by democratic senator Anthony Portantino of La Canada-Flintridge to the assembly.…

Fire in Cambria 5.30.2018

A fire in Cambria early yesterday injured a woman. The unidentified woman has been transported to Bakersfield for treatment at the Grossman Burn Center at Bakersfield Memorial hospital. Firefighters believe the woman lived alone in the home. They say they ran into difficulty reaching her next of kin, which is why her name has not…