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Crabs 7.09.2018

Photo courtesy of Todd Street The shells of thousands of small red crabs litter the beaches of Montana de Oro. The tuna crabs washed up last week. Department of Fish and Wildlife Lt. Todd Tognazzzini says the red crabs appear on local beaches every few years. The last notable sightings were in 2003 or 2004.…

Camp Roberts 7.09.2018

Camp Roberts is still looking to hire 100 temporary employees to help with National Guard training this summer. They held a job fair Tuesday, and only 24 people attended. The jobs will run for about four weeks. Pay starts at $16.58 per hour. To apply, go to tadpgs.com. They need a lot more people beginning…

Sexual Assault 7.09.2018

San Luis Obispo police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a woman in her home early Sunday morning. The assault occurred on Los Palos drive near Los Osos Valley road. The woman told police she awakened to find a strange man in her bedroom. He threatened her with a sharp object, then sexually…

Fire In Northern California 7.09.2018

A wildfire at the north end of California burned timber and brush near the Oregon border. One person died in the flames. The fire threatened 300 homes near Hornbook, which is a small town about 14 miles south of the Oregon border. Several buildings were burned. In southern Oregon, officials warned hikers and other outdoor…

Holiday Fire 7.09.2018

Over the weekend, the Holiday fire in Goleta destroys 13 homes, and a total of 28 structures. It burned just over 100 acres, but was 80% contained yesterday. Officials expect full containment by Wednesday. It started Friday in the 1500 block of Holiday Hill road. Sun-downer winds and triple digit temperatures spread the fire. The…

Sales Tax Forum 7.09.2018

The city of Paso Robles is considering a one per cent sales tax measure to fund projects that were delayed or cut over the past ten years. Specifically, road maintenance. City manager Tom Frutchey tells KPRL, roads in Paso Robles are deteriorating and additional moneys are needed to repair them. One week from tonight, the…

Atascadero Election Workshop 7.09.2018

The city of Atascadero is holding a public forum, entitled…”The nuts and bolts of running for public office”. It’s Wednesday at the Rotunda. A good opportunity to learn about running for office. The city clerk will explain the election process. This year, Atascadero residents will elect a new city mayor and two council members, and…

Flower Urn 7.09.2018

At the Veterans Memorial in Atascadero, someone stole a flower urn around ten Saturday night. The urn was donated to the memorial to honor a fallen loved one. Colonel Bill Hatch notified the Atascadero police department and made a report. Security cameras photographed the thief and captured the license plate of his car.

Hot Weekend 7.09.2018

Was it hot enough for you over the weekend? Yesterday, temperatures ranged from 104 in Atascadero to 106 in Paso Robles, 102 in Shandon and Santa Margarita. Over in Cambria, Tom Banish at Black Hand Winery says it wasn’t as hot as the north county. He says a breeze off the ocean made weather much…