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Other Stories 8.08.2018

The fires in northern California have now burned nearly 600,000 acres. More than 13,000 firefighters are battling that fire. More than 2,300 national guard members are also in the fight. A Cambria man is arrested after injuring his grandmother. 46-year-old James Scott Rimbach surrendered to sheriff’s deputies at his family home on bridge street after…

Cal Fire Grant 8.08.2018

Cal Fire approves a $3.9 million dollar grant to prevent fires in the county. The grant goes to San Luis Obispo county fire safety council. The council has applied for grants previously, but the largest donation up to this point has been $500 thousand dollars. The money comes from Cal Fire at the state level.

Powerline 8.08.2018

Tuesday night at Winifred Pifer elementary school, about sixty community members attended a public forum to learn about plans by the California public utilities commission and PG and E to construct an overhead power line through Paso Robles. The power line would connect a proposed Estrella substation to the Paso Robles substation off Niblick road…

Parking 8.08.2018

The Paso Robles city council votes to follow the recommendations of parking consultant Julie Dixon. Based in San Diego, Julie Dixon works with cities throughout the county to address parking issues. The “Near Term” solutions include improved signage and outreach to encourage employees to park out of the downtown area.

Hearst Castle 8.07.2018

Every day at high noon, the Carolin bells ring at Hearst castle. The everyday routine at the state historical monument was interrupted recently when two enterprising tour guides discovered a small signature in a three hundred-year-old painting. Some investigative work by museum director Mary Levkoff revealed a long kept secret. The identity of the artist.…

Robert Redford Retires 8.07.2018

Robert Redford says he’s retiring. The 81-year-old actor making the announcement as his movie, “The old man and the gun” is set to be released next month. He says it will be his final role. He says he’s been acting for sixty years, and he’s happy to ”go out with something that’s very upbeat and…

Demi Lovato 8.07.2018

Demi Lovato released from Cedars-Sinai hospital over the weekend. The 25-year-old singer was hospitalized July 24th, after she was found unconscious from an apparent drug overdose. Two days before her drug episode, she had performed at the California mid-state fair. During the performance in Paso Robles, she forgot the lyrics to her new song, “Sober.”…