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Wilder Blue Charges 7.30.2019

Felony charges have been filed against a northern California man in connection with a car crash in Paso Robles. 32-year-old Wilder Blue Barela faces charges of vehicular manslaughter without gross negligence and DUI with injury and personal infliction. He was arrested following the crash July 13th on Union road. A passenger from Los Altos was…

Active Shooter Drill 7.30.2019

There’s two major drills happening on the same- today in Arroyo Grande. AGPD will be doing an active shooter drill that may include loud noises, many vehicles, and the appearance of a major event at Arroyo Grande high school. That’s while, PG & E is doing their Public Safety Power Shutoff exercise to prepare for…

AG Exercise 7.30.2019

Pacific Gas & Electric is conducting a power shutdown drill today in the Arroyo Grande and Five Cities area. It’s part of PG and E’s Community Wildfire Safety Program. Power will not be disrupted during the drill, however, people in Arroyo Grande will see extra PG & E crews and contractor trucks in the area.…

PG & E Blackouts 7.30.2019

PG and E is talking with groups in the north county, trying to explain how the power shut- offs may work this summer and in the future. Recently, Eric Daniels of PG and E spoke to Paso Robles city council about their increased weather surveillance and camera’s which have been installed to monitor fire activity…

Save Templeton Fire 7.30.2019

A meeting last night at Twin Cities hospital related to measure A, the effort raises money for the Templeton fire department through a new parcel tax. Templeton fire chief Bill White explained mutual aid in the north county, and how that may change from the way Templeton fire department operates today. Chief White answered questions…

Cooling Trend 7.30.2019

The cooling trend continues today in the north county. High temperatures today will be in the mid 90’s, then we’ll see even cooler temps tomorrow. Only up into the mid 80’s tomorrow in the north county. Tomorrow night, we’ll see a black moon. It’s the second new moon this month. The moon will pass between…

Alex Alexiev 7.29.2019

One sad note this morning, Alex Alexiev died recently in his native Bulgaria. The Geo-Political analyst lived and worked in San Luis Obispo for 15 years, where he raised a family. Alexiev immigrated from Bulgaria and studied at UCLA. He went on to work for the Santa Monica based Rand Corporation and various Washington DC…

Estrella Warbirds 7.29.2019

Next week, the Estrella War Birds monthly dinner will feature the pilots and flight crew of Betsy’s Biscuit Bomber. They recently participated in the 75th anniversary of the Normandy invasion. Chief pilot Sherm Smoot and his crew will be on hand to share behind the scenes action. The public is invited to the event. Contact…

Other Stories This Monday 7.29.2019

At least three people are dead and more than a dozen injured after a man started shooting visitors at the Gilroy Garlic Festival yesterday. Officers responded within a minute of the shooting, which occurred around 5:30 yesterday afternoon. The shooter was shot dead. Police are looking for another suspect. A Scottish man who faked his…