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Fire on the Central Coast 06.20.2022

Two separate fires close highways on the central coast over the weekend. Highway 166, at the southern border of the county closed in each direction because of a fire on Friday. On Saturday afternoon, a brush fire in San Luis Obispo slowed traffic on highway 101. That fire started on Elks lane, near the location…

Mayor Steve Martin 06.20.2022

Paso Robles mayor Steve Martin says he is running for re-election. For the city council races, this will be the second election when the individual council members run in their individual districts. But we don’t know how many incumbents are running. Mayor Steve Martin runs at large in the city of Paso Robles.

SLO County Elections Update 06.20.2022

The San Luis Obispo county clerk’s office counted about 10,000 ballots Friday. They still have about 26,000 ballots to count in the primary election. In the supervisors district two race, incumbent Bruce Gibson lost his lead. He led by over 500 votes. That’s gone. He needs 50% plus one to be elected in the primary.…

Juneteenth 06.20.2022

Several hundred people turned out Saturday at the Downtown City Park in Paso Robles to celebrate Juneteenth. The event celebrates the date June 19, 1865, when US Army General Gordon Granger informed slaves in Galveston, Texas that they were free. The Civil War had ended two months prior and the Emancipation Proclamation was passed by…

Opener For Monday 06.20.2022

After a relatively cool weekend, the north county will feel more like July this week. High temperatures reaching 98 tomorrow, then leveling off in the mid 90’s thru the week. Today is Juneteenth, a federal holiday proclaimed last year by congress, and the bill signed into law by president Joe Biden.

North County Weather 06.17.2022

Sunny today in the north county, but cooler, highs near 74. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear skies, lows near 47. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny skies after morning clouds but much cooler, highs near 78. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies thru…

In Sports 06.17.2022

The Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics 103-90 to win the NBA championships 4 games to two. The Warriors led by 15 at half time, and held on to win the decisive game last night in Boston. The Warriors will have a parade down Market street in San Francisco on Monday to celebrate their…

King Harris 06.17.2022

One sad note today, Long time central coast broadcaster King Harris died Tuesday night. The 75-year-old news man worked at TV stations in Monterey and Santa Barbara before working for a radio station in San Luis Obispo. King Harris, dead at the age of 75.

Atascadero Skate Park 06.17.2022

For many kids, it’s a challenge finding something to do during the summer months. One of the options is the A-town skate park near Colony park. Kevin Campion operates the indoor skate park in Atascadero. It’s $3 a day for the kids to enjoy the A-town skate park. It’s open seven days a week off…

Nitt Witt Ridge 06.17.2022

In this hot real estate market, one of the properties that languished was Nitt Witt Ridge in Cambria. The eclectic home on a hillside was built by Art Beal, who called himself Captain Nitwit. He built and decorated the home with junk he collected and repurposed. He died in 1992 at the age of 96.…