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Bicyclist Struck by Car 9.29.2020

An accident involving an adult bicyclist closed the north end of Spring street in Paso Robles for about an hour yesterday afternoon. Sgt. Ricky Lehr tells KPRL the bicyclist rode into the path of a vehicle. Spring street between 24th and 28th was closed from about 5:30 to 6:30 yesterday afternoon while Paso Robles police…

Weather and Dolan Fire 9.29.2020

Sunny and warm today in the north county. High temperatures expected to reach 100 this afternoon. Tomorrow is going to be warmer. Up around 103. Then up around 104 Thursday before a cooling trend begins. By Saturday, high temperatures will be back under 100 degrees. And we’ll see temperatures in the mid 80’s next week.…

North County Weather 9.28.2020

Mostly sunny skies today, highs this afternoon near 100. Overnight, clear skies, lows in the mid 50’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, Highs near 101 The long range forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the week. High temperatures hovering near 100 for about five days. A cooling trend begins Saturday.

Ed Steinbeck 9.28.2020

One sad note this morning. Former Paso Robles city councilman Ed Steinbeck died recently after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. Steinbeck served four years on the Paso Robles planning commission before serving on the city council. Steinbeck died earlier this month in Indianapolis, where he lived with his daughter and her family.

Bader & Scalia 9.28.2020

Congress is expected to work this week, then they take a vacation. Most will not return until after election day November 3rd. The senate will return next month, however, to consider the president’s nominee for the US supreme court, Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Barrett once clerked for Justice Antonin Scalia, which raises some interesting ironies.…

Body Found In Black Lake 9.28.2020

A Santa Maria woman charged with murder in connection with a dismembered body found at a golf course in Nipomo. The body parts were discovered in the lake at Black Lake Golf Resort in Nipomo. 38-year-old Kimberly Machleit charged with murder. 37-year-old Donald Anderson has been charged with being an accessory to the murder. Anderson…

Active Shooter 9.28.2020

We learn more about 38-year-old Christopher Straub, the active shooter was killed in a shoot-out with sheriff’s deputies on Theater drive last Thursday morning. Straub was sentenced to two years in prison in 2008, but paroled in 2009. He was sentenced again in 2010 to two years for possession of a firearm by an ex-felon.…

Fire and Weather 9.28.2020

The weather will be hot in the north county through Friday. High temperatures will hover near 100 through Friday, then drop into the low to mid 90’s on Saturday. Next week, highs will be in the 80’s. Because of the high temperatures and potentially strong winds, PG and E shut off power yesterday to about…

Life In The Red Tier 9.28.2020

Life in the red tier. Did you notice a little difference past weekend in the north county? Restaurants serving a few customers indoors. Kennedy Club Fitness and other clubs allowing some people to work out on the weight machines indoors for a change. San Luis Obispo county sheriff Ian Parkinson says he enjoys the move…