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Serial Rapist 7.16.2018

A Bay Area man arrested for preying on women by posing as an Uber driver. 37-year-old Orlando Vilchez Lazo of San Mateo picked up women waiting for rides outside bars in the Bay Area. He was arrested on multiple charges. Commander Greg Mceachren of the San Francisco police department says Lazo waited outside bars late…

Wildfire Yosemite 7.16.2018

A wildfire at Yosemite forces evacuation of about 50 people near Savage trading post and closes highway 140. A firefighter from Mariposa was killed battling the blaze. He’s identified as heavy equipment operator Braden Varney from the Madera-Mariposa-Merced unit of Cal Fire.

Atascadero Car Plunge 7.16.2018

A car plunged 50 feet down a steep embankment in Atascadero yesterday. The driver trapped inside the vehicle. The accident occurred on Escondillo road around ten yesterday morning. When the Atascadero fire department arrived, they worked to free the woman. Then, they used a rope system to get her up the hill. The victim was…

Sales Tax Forum 7.16.2018

Tonight, a public forum on the proposed one per cent sales tax to be held at Flamson middle school. The city of Paso Robles is considering a one per cent sales tax measure to fund projects that were delayed or cut over the past ten years. Specifically, road work. Tonight, the city is hosting an…

Concerts in the Park 7.13.2018

The San Francisco based band Dirty Cello played at concerts in the park last night in Paso Robles. Linda Plescia says it was a beautiful night for a concert. Sound Investment next Thursday night at the downtown city park in Paso Robles. Tomorrow night in Atascadero, the Martin Paris band will perform at Saturday in…

Other Stories 7.13.2018

That Grover Beach man whose dog killed a neighbor is challenging a one half million dollar settlement. The former police officer from the San Joaquin Valley had recently moved to Grover Beach. His police-trained dog broke through a fence and attacked an elderly woman. 64-year-old David Fear came to her rescue. He was viciously attacked…

Sales Tax Forum 7.13.2018

The city of Paso Robles is considering a one per cent sales tax measure to fund projects that were delayed or cut over the past ten years. Specifically, road maintenance. Monday night, the city is hosting an informational forum at Flamson school to get input on the proposed 1% sales tax. It’s part of the…