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Salinas Man 4.25.2018

A jury in Salinas convicts a 20-year-old man of torturing and starving two children whose bodies were found in a storage unit. Gonzalo Curiel found guilty in the murder of a 7-year-old boy and his 3-year-old sister. He was also convicted of torturing their older sister in their Salinas apartment. Curiel’s former girlfriend, 42-year-old Tami…

Atascadero City Council 4.25.2018

Styrofoam back before Atascadero city council last night. At the previous meeting, opponents of Styrofoam spoke for more than an hour, before realizing that the issue was not on the agenda, so the council could not take action. Last night, the council addressed a proposed city-wide ban on Styrofoam. Councilmen Sturdeveant and Borbeau address the…

State Parks and Dunes 4.25.2018

A new compromise proposed at the Oceano Dunes. State parks agrees to reduce dust emissions at the off road vehicle park by 50% in the next five years. The proposal calls for returning the area to conditions shown in a 1930’s aeriel photograph. The county air pollution control district hearing board will get the details…

Paso School District 4.25.2018

A contentious meeting for the Paso Robles school district last night. First, the violence which occurred last month at Paso Robles high school. Parents at Georgia Brown school were also upset. They feel their children are not safe at the school. In recent weeks, school superintendent Chris Williams has reduced the number of lot monitors…

In Sports 4.24.2018

The Paso Robles softball team hosts San Luis Obispo this afternoon at 4:30. The Paso Robles baseball team plays at Righetti this afternoon. The Atascadero softball team plays at Righetti this afternoon. The Atascadero baseball team plays at Pioneer Valley. In the PAC 8 baseball standings. San Luis is in first with a record of…

Gavin Newsom 4.24.2018

Gavin Newsom will visit San Luis Obispo tomorrow. He will be at the San Luis Obispo city-county library from 2-3 tomorrow for a meet and greet. The event is being sponsored by the SLO county democratic party, SLO progressives, California nurses association and Cal Poly democrats. Newsom is the front runner in the gubernatorial race.…

Toronto Mass Murder 4.24.2018

While Canadian officials continue their investigation into yesterdays mass murder by van in Toronto, a connection to the central coast manifests in the suspects social media. Alex Minassian had apparently researched and chatted online about the Isla Vista killings in 2014. You may remember 22-year-old Elliot Rodger stabbed several Asian roommates to death, then embarked…

Chlamydia 4.24.2018

Chlamydia on the rise in San Luis Obispo county. The incidence of the sexually transmitted disease has tripled since 2011. The increase of Gonorrhea is up 600% since 2011. According to California health officials and the centers for disease control, the worse area in California for sexually transmitted diseases is Fresno, much worse than LA,…

Chris Williams 4.24.2018

Tonight, the Paso Robles school board will give superintendent Chris Williams his evaluation. The high point of his past year may have been last June, when he opened War Memorial stadium with its new artificial turf. At the dedication Williams talked about the first home game, scheduled August 25th against Lemoore. That game turned out…