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Black Lives Matter 8.07.2020

Black lives matter in the news on several fronts today. San Luis Obispo police want county prosecutors to charge 20-year-old Tianna Arata and other organizers for law breaking which occurred during a demonstration in San Luis on July 21st which blocked traffic on 101 for about 40 minutes. Eight charges against her, including four felonies.…

Homeless Camp 8.07.2020

The homeless camp at Borkey Flats on North River road is up and operating. Paso Robles mayor Steve Martin said the city owns the land and will play a major role in the operation of the facility. ECHO will also be involved. Paso Robles mayor Steve Martin answering KPRL’s questions about the operation at Borkey…

Adam Hill Dead at 54 – 8.07.2020

San Luis Obispo county supervisor Adam Hill is dead. A neighbor in Shell Beach heard a gunshot and called police. Hill’s body was found in his home, dead. Initially, police said he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Now they are saying there’s no gun and they’re not saying how he died. Hill previously attempted…

North County Weather 8.06.2020

Mostly sunny today, high’s in the low 80’s. WSW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Overnight, mostly cloudy with lows in the low 50’s. WNW winds at 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds, highs in the mid 80’s. WSW winds 15-25 miles per hour tomorrow afternoon. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies…

In Sports 8.06.2020

Former Cal Poly second baseman Mark Mathias singled in his first major league at bat yesterday. Mathias was recently called up by the Milwaukee Brewers. Mathias played for Cal Poly and coach Larry Lee from 2013 to 2015. In 2014, he led the Big West with a batting average of .386. Mathias is the 18th…

SLO County Airport 8.06.2020

San Luis Obispo county regional airport and ACI Jet selecting a new name for the street connecting ACI Jet’s new headquarters to the airport itself. The name for the street, Aviadores Way, which is Spanish for aviators. Some prefer, via Aviadores. It was selected for its contribution to protecting and preserving the unique history of…

Santa Barbara Teacher 8.06.2020

Another teacher arrested for having sex with a student. Santa Barbara police arresting a teacher from Oxnard on suspicion of having sex with a minor. Police say 40-year-old Michael Ian Flesher is suspected of crimes in both Oxnard and Santa Barbara. Investigators say Flesher is employed as a high school teacher in Oxnard, which granted…

Kanye West 8.06.2020

One new development in the presidential election. Rapper Kanye West has filed to run for president in the state of Wisconsin. West will run as an independent in Wisconsin. On Tuesday, he submitted the required 2,000 signatures to get his name on the ballot. West and running mate Mitchell Tidball listed themselves as candidates of…

Tommy Gong 8.06.2020

The November election is only three months away. San Luis Obispo county clerk recorder Tommy Gong says the planning for this unusual election in California began back in March right after the primary. He says voters will be receiving mail-in ballots several weeks before the election.

Fiber Optics 8.06.2020

Paso Robles city council approved a resolution to apply for a grant to install 13 miles of fiber optics in the city. Assistant city manager Sarah Johnson Rios says the city would get a good return on its investment leasing space on the fiber optic line to internet companies The city council voted unanimously to…