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Kristin Smart Trial 05.05.2022

The Kristin Smart murder trial will be conducted in Monterey county with judge Jennifer O’Keefe presiding. San Luis Obispo superior court judge Crag Van Rooyen ruled to move the trial out of the area, citing years of publicity about the Kristin Smart case. Judge O’Keefe has served as a Monterey county superior court judge since…

Toro Creek Bridge Work 05.05.2022

Caltrans will start a project to demolish and replace the Toro Creek Bridge on northbound Hwy 1 north of Morro Bay beginning Friday, May 6th. Construction will begin with a 24/7 closure of the northbound and southbound left lane to install protective barrier for highway workers during the daytime hours. Travelers headed northbound on Hwy…

Caltrans Memorial 05.05.2022

Several hundred Cal Trans workers, many wearing their orange vests, convened at the District Five Headquarters in San Luis Obispo Wednesday morning for the annual ceremony to honor those who died working on the state’s roads and highways. Since 1921, 189 Caltrans workers have been killed while working on public roadways. District Five Director Tim…

North County Weather 05.04.2022

Sunny skies, highs near 87. SW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tonight, clear skies, lows near 45. NW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 83. Westerly winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies thru this week. Temperatures in the mid 80’s Friday and Saturday, then…

In Sports 05.04.2022

The Fresno State Bulldogs beat the Cal Poly Mustangs 5-3 last night in Fresno. The Mustangs rallied in the ninth. Former Bearcat Mark Armstrong one of several Mustangs to get on base in the ninth. They got one run, but that’s how the game ended. With the bases loaded in the 9th inning. The Mustangs…

Mother’s Day Flowers 05.04.2022

Mother’s Day is fast approaching. Which means this is a busy week for Sunny Sheldrake, who owns the Floral Parlor on Spring street in Paso Robles. So, after a long day’s work last year, Mother’s Day ended well for Sunny Sheldrake. Mother’s Day is Sunday in the north county.

Cambria Christmas Market 05.04.2022

The Cambria Christmas Market is returning. Yesterday, the San Luis Obispo county board of supervisors denied an appeal challenging the permit for the Cambria Christmas Market, meaning the event can be held in 2022 and 2023. The German-inspired market is held at the Cambria Pines Lodge. It features two million Christmas lights along with vendor…

Goleta Death 05.04.2022

Santa Barbara authorities release the name of the man who fell off the bluffs in Isla Vista last Friday. He’s 25-year-old Chase Alibrando of Santa Monica. The death appears to be accidental, however the final determination is pending toxicology.

City Population 05.04.2022

The California Department of Finance releasing new population data which indicates that fewer people are living in San Luis Obispo county cities. Greater numbers are living in the unincorporated areas. The number of people living in the unincorporated areas grew by just over 1,000 residents over the past year. But the cities of Atascadero, Arroyo…