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In Sports 6.07.2021

The NCAA baseball play-offs are underway. Stanford and UC Irvine will play today in Palo Alto with the winner advancing to the super regionals. UCLA was eliminated in Lubbock, Texas. UCSB eliminated in Tucson, but Arizona advances. Oregon plays LSU today in Eugene. Oregon State plays Dallas Baptist in Dallas. The winners each advance to…

UFO or UAP 6.07.2021

Later this month, the federal government may release a report on unidentified flying objects. They’ve changed the name, however. They now call them ‘Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon.” Or UAP. The report says it found no extraterrestrial link to the sightings of UAP. But some may of the Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon be coming from another country. Late…

California Mid-State Fair 6.07.2021

Despite the late start, there will be a Miss California Mid-State Fair pageant this year. The deadline is this Friday. Patti Lucas organizes the Miss California Mid-State Fair pageant. She says there are changes this year. She says all the information is on the mid-state fair website. That’s simply, https://www.midstatefair.com/. This year the Miss California…

Graduations in SLO County 6.07.2021

This is the season for graduation ceremonies. Atascadero high school had commencement exercises Thursday afternoon for 240 seniors. 36 will attend Cal Poly next year. Just over 100 will go to Cuesta. About 25 others are attending UCLA, uc Santa Cruz, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis and several other California universities. Paso Robles…

Blue Ribbon Dispute in SLO 6.07.2021

A dispute over blue ribbons in San Luis Obispo. An investigator with the district attorney’s office was driving detective Luca Benedetti’s widow last week, when he saw a man with scissors removing blue ribbons tied to utility poles in the vicinity of the police station. The man was putting the ribbons in a 13-gallon trash…

Tommy Gong Resigns 6.07.2021

County clerk recorder Tommy Gong announces Friday afternoon that he’s resigning. He’s accepted a new position in the Bay Area, closer to his family. Gong has served as clerk recorder for six years. Prior to that, he worked under clerk recorder Julie Rodewald. He calls the new position the opportunity of a lifetime. The most…

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Opener For Monday 6.07.2021

June begins cooler than you may have expected. Mid seventies through Wednesday, then temperatures will sneak up into the mid 80’s Friday. Low 90’s Saturday and Sunday. Virtually no chance of precipitation in the next ten days. Regardless, fire season is upon us. The Tower fire backed up traffic on 101 near Cuesta grade over…

Humboldt State University 6.04.2021

Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing that Humboldt State University be transformed into another Cal Poly like campus. He is encouraging the campus become a magnet for science and engineering students. Newsom’s proposed budget would allocate millions of dollars toward renovations of the universities science and laboratory facilities.

Actors Needed 6.04.2021

Remember the casting call for actors to help the National Guard training at Camp Roberts? Ric Mondragon says the response has been so good, he’s interviewing people today and tomorrow at the Marriott in Paso Robles. 10-4 today and tomorrow for jobs, acting and doing special effects, at Camp Roberts and Fort Hunter Liggett. The…