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Bison 3.03.2020

At Yellowstone National Park, rangers are capturing bison that are migrating outside the park. Those will be held for possible slaughter as part of a population reduction program. The annual operation began Sunday. So far, they’ve captured about 6 bison. Park officials want to reduce the bison herds by about 900 animals. That’s to shield…

John’s Video Palace Closing 3.03.2020

John’s Video Palace is closing in Paso Robles. The video rental store in the Walmart shopping center next to Golden One Credit Union is selling its entire inventory of videos. John Taft of Video Palace, closing his doors forever next month. He’s selling off his entire inventory of more than 5,000 DVDs and that one…

A & W Roof Collapse 3.03.2020

The A & W in Atascadero closed yesterday when part of the roof collapsed. Workers were repairing the roof near the drive-in around 9:10 yesterday morning when it collapsed. A worker fell during the collapse and injured his ankles. He was not transported by emergency vehicles from the site of the accident. City officials red-tagged…

Paso Robles City Council 3.03.2020

Paso Robles city council meets tonight. The council will get updates on the riverbed clean up, and the downtown parking program. The council members will also discuss 2020 community development block grant funding. The list includes 104 thousand dollars for 17th street infill sidewalk and ramp project. And 12 thousand for ECHO homeless services. Tonight’s…

Election Day Today 3.03.2020

Today is primary election day. Polls are open until eight tonight. County clerk recorder Tommy Gong says new laws allow you to register today if you have not registered to vote. You can do that at the recorders office in San Luis or Atascadero until 8 tonight. In the north county, two elections for county…

In Sports 3.02.2020

The Paso Robles Bearcat baseball team won two games over the weekend. Friday, they beat Dos Palos 6-5, Saturday, they beat Bakersfield 9-2. Against the drillers, two Bearcat pitchers combined for a no-hitter. Junior Jakob Wright threw five innings. He struck out eleven, and allowed no hits and no runs. Sophomore Tanner O’Farrell gave up…

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Other Stories This Monday 3.02.2020

Author and political activist Angela Davis spoke Saturday at Cal Poly. The avowed Marxist spoke at the 18th annual Change the Status Quo social justice leadership conference. About 700 people turned out to hear her speak. Santa Margarita’s Ancient Peaks Winery will host a series of Spartan obstacle course races at its vineyard in Santa…

Leap Day Babies 3.02.2020

Five Leap Day babies born in San Luis Obispo county Saturday. Cristina Torres Leon gave birth to a baby boy at Twin Cities hospital at 8:18 on February 29th. The other four were born at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, including twins born to Jennifer and Aaron Hein. They were born…

Friend of the NRA 3.02.2020

Coming up this Saturday, March 7th in Paso Robles, the annual Friends of the NRA dinner. Tickets are on sale now. The event starts at 4 pm at the Paso Robles Event Center. You can get tickets from any of the Friends of the NRA. Tickets available at Dan’s Outfitters & Gun Shop, 842 Paso…