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Chicken Barbecue Postponed 8.25.2020

The drive through chicken BBQ scheduled today in Atascadero has been postponed two weeks. Emily Reneau tells KPRL the Kiwanis club is anxious to BBQ chicken for the event, because they do a great job. The drive-thru chicken BBQ in Atascadero is two weeks from today, but you can buy tickets online at atascaderochamber.org.

La Panza Ranch 8.25.2020

The 14-thousand acre La Panza ranch is for sale. The ranch is on east Pozo road in Santa Margarita. It’s the largest ranch for sale in our county, and one of the three largest for sale in California. It’s history is unique. It dates back to the 1860’s when it was owned by the founder…

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Other Stories This Tuesday 8.25.2020

No city council meeting tonight. Atascadero is on the summer schedule. Mayor Heather Moreno is encouraging residents to get in a good work out and have a healthy dinner. The Paso Robles planning commission meets tonight. It’s a virtual meeting beginning at 6:30. They will discuss a time extension for the Links Golf Course planned…

Nipomo Shooter Identified 8.25.2020

The sheriff’s department identifies the active shooter shot and killed by police officers Friday after he opened fire outside a Vons grocery store in Nipomo. He is identified as 42-year-old Scott Huffman of Bakersfield. Huffman fired at least 20 rounds into the parking lot near the grocery store, into the street and into the Vons…

Dueling Demonstrations 8.25.2020

Two rallies to be held today in San Luis Obispo related to the arrest of 20-year-old activist Tianna Arata for leading a demonstration onto 101 and blocking traffic on the freeway for about 40 minutes. During the demonstration, Arata also whacked a vehicle which turned to avoid being trapped by the protesters. She was charged…

Fire Update 8.25.2020

The Dolan fire south of Big Sur continues to burn out of control, however, the weather turned out better yesterday than they anticipated. No lightning strikes, as forecast. Rennet says more resources are en-route. Again the Dolan fire along the coast south of Big Sur has burned 20,000 acres. It’s only 10% contained. The River…

North County Weather 8.24.2020

Mostly sunny today with highs near 90 in Paso. The upper 80’s in Atascadero. NNW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear then increasing cloudiness after midnight. Lows near 60, SW 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 80’s. SW winds increasing to 15-25 miles per hour tomorrow afternoon.…

Roadwork In Paso Robles 8.24.2020

Roadwork continues in Paso Robles. Most of the work on the north end of Spring street has been completed. A lot of the striping has been completed on Spring. But Ditas Esperanza, of the Paso Robles public works department, says more needs to be done. Friday, Ditas celebrated her birthday. Public works director Dick Mckinley…

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Nipomo Gunman Killed 8.24.2020

A gunman who opened fire in Nipomo Friday was shot and killed by a CHP officer. After receiving reports of an active shooter outside Vons, sheriff’s deputies and CHP officers arrived on the scene. In a new release issued later, the sheriff’s office said the suspect entered the Von’s gas station and fired shots before…

Demonstration for Dan Dow 8.24.2020

There will be a demonstration in support of district attorney Dan Dow tomorrow in San Luis Obispo. It will be held at the Fremont theater on Monterey, across the street from the county government center. It begins at 9:45 tomorrow morning. There is another demonstration in support of Dan Dow Thursday evening in the same…