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Contour Airlines 6.27.2019

Contour Airlines is adding direct flights between San Luis Obispo and Las Vegas. The airlines will fly direct four days a week beginning on October 17th. The plane carries 37 passengers, but contour removed seven seats to give passengers more leg room. The introductory price for a flight from San Luis to Sin City is…

Bynum 6.27.2019

The Atascadero man accused of the fatal stabbing in Shandon June first made his first court appearance yesterday. 26-year-old Kejuan Guy Bynum is charged with the murder of Christopher Vento Wilson of Paso Robles. Bynum faces several enhancements for allegedly using a knife and violating his parole. He previously served time in state prison for…

Diablo Closure 6.27.2019

A new study by UC Berkeley indicates closing the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant will reduce economic activity in San Luis Obispo county by $801 million dollars. The study was mandated by senate bill 968. It found the closure of Diablo would have less impact than previous estimates. An earlier estimate put the figure at…

Monterey Bay Power in Atascadero 6.27.2019

Monterey Bay Community Power won over the cities of San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay and Paso Robles. At the rotunda Tuesday night, JR Killegrew of Monterey Bay Community Power pitched Atascadero city council. Killigrew says Monterey Bay Community Power calculated the cost savings for Atascadero, and the savings is in the millions for the city…

Weather 6.27.2019

Forecasters say we’ll enjoy sunny weather through the fourth of July, but high temperatures will remain in the upper 80’s and low 90’s. Forecasters say next Monday, we’ll see temperatures up around 93, otherwise, high temperatures will hover just below 90 through next week. Winds from the NW will continue for the next few days…

PG & E 6.26.2019

PG and E is negotiating with lenders in bankruptcy court. Among the proposals to resolve a $30 billion dollar compensation package plan for wildfire victims, plans to re brand PG and E with a different name. The proposed name is the Golden State Power Light and Gas Company, GSPL & G. The bondholders say they’d…

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Suspect 6.26.2019

An Atascadero man charged with murder yesterday for a fatal stabbing in Shandon. 26-year-old Kejuan Guy Bynum allegedly stabbed to death 23-year-old Christopher Vento Wilson on June first. When deputies arrived, they found Wilson being treated by Cal Fire paramedics. He died later at a local hospital. Bynam’s mother told the Tribune that her son…

Mountain Lions 6.26.2019

Conservation groups are concerned about mountain lion populations in the state. The center for biological diversity and the mountain lion foundation filing a petition to get the mountain lion listed as threatened or endangered under California’s endangered species act. Listing the lions as threatened or endangered would stimulate protections under the California environmental quality act.