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Napa County Sheriff 2.25.2019

A Napa county sheriff escapes an ambush by an illegal who had twice been deported. The incident occurred a week ago, but the video from the officers body cam finally released by the sheriff’s department, and it’s chilling. Deputy Riley Jarecki approaches a car parked facing the wrong way on the shoulder around 11 Sunday…

Threat at Paso Robles School 2.25.2019

A social media threat by a student caused Paso Robles school officials to send out the following message. Parents: Late on Sunday night we were informed of a social media post (snapchat via student’s phone) that had a picture of a weapon with a written threat. Local authorities were contacted immediately and all parties took…

Power Outages 2.25.2019

A power outage late Saturday impacted about 360 PG and E customers around highway 41 Saturday night in Atascadero. The accident caused by a car crashing into a PG and E power pole. PG and E crews worked on the outage yesterday afternoon. Most have power back on today. You’re advised to keep a flashlight…

Weather 2.25.2019

Did you enjoy the sunshine over the weekend? More sunshine today, and then increasing clouds late tomorrow. Showers likely early Wednesday continuing Thursday. Then another storm arriving late Friday. Showers expected Saturday, clearing Sunday. Sheriff Ian Parkinson says county residents have responded to the storms this year, and were prepared. More wind and rain expected…

In Sports 2.22.2019

The Paso Robles high school baseball team plays its home opener this afternoon. The Bearcats are hosting St. Joes of Santa Maria. That game gets underway at 3:30. Coach Jonathon Thornhill says conference play does not start in the mountain league until March 20th. Templeton baseball plays at Arroyo Grande at 3:30 this afternoon. Atascadero…

Roadkill Law 2.22.2019

A bill introduced by democratic state senator Bob Archuleta would amend state law to allow drivers in California that fatally strike and kill an animal to retroactively apply for a wildlife salvage permit. That’s so they can take the roadkill home to eat it. Archuleta says more than 20,000 deer alone are hit by motor…

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Other Stories This Friday 2.22.2019

San Luis Obispo mayor Heidi Harmon is encouraging mayors across the US to promote a boycott of Amazon. She says the Valentine’s day break-up with New York city is the perfect time for US to break up with Amazon and rekindle our relationship with local small businesses. Before running for mayor, Heidi Harmon campaigned for…

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Sarah Hale 2.22.2019

21-year-old Sarah Hale pleads not guilty yesterday to charges related to the death of a Paso Robles man. Hale entered the plea at her arraignment yesterday in San Luis Obispo superior court. She’s accused of killing 21-year-old Jose Montes Guillen of Paso Robles. Guillen jumped on Sarah Hale’s car to prevent her from driving away…