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In Sports 12.27.2019

The college bowl season continues: The Pinstripe Bowl at 12:20 pits Michigan State against Wake Forest. At 3:45, the Texas Bowl features Oklahoma State and Texas A & M. In the Holiday Bowl, USC plays Iowa at five this afternoon. The Cheeze-It Bowl at 7:15 has Air Force taking on Washington State.

Redwood Fatal Fall 12.27.2019

A 200-foot redwood falls in Marin county, killing a hiker from Minnesota. The tree in the Muir Woods National Monument fell on Christmas Eve. A 28-year-old software engineer from Edina, Minnesota was pinned by the four foot trunk of the redwood and died at the scene. A woman hiking with him was injured by falling…

Rain Totals 12.27.2019

The storm which dumped snow in the sierra, closing interstate five at the Grapevine, also dropped measurable rainfall in the north county late Christmas Day. The official precipitation measured 0.76 inches in Paso Robles, which takes the city to six point three five inches of rain so far this season. Templeton received .0.74 inches. Atascadero…

In Sports 12.26.2019

Two Bowl games today; The Independence Bowl at one this afternoon features Louisiana Tech against Miami. The Quick Lane Bowl has Pittsburgh playing Eastern Michigan. Those games to be televised today as the bowl games continue during this college football bowl season.

Polar Bear Dip 12.26.2019

Although most of the holiday events are over, there’s a big one next week in Cayucos. The 40th Annual Carlin Soule Polar Bear Dip. Nadine Lily says you may want to come out this year. She says it’s a great way to start the new year. So that’s going to be next Wednesday, New Year’s…

Burning Man Suing BLM 12.26.2019

Burning Man officials are suing the US Bureau of Land Management over millions of dollars they say the BLM has overcharged them in fees over the past seven years for the Counter Culture Event in the desert in Nevada. BLM charges Black Rock City LLC three million dollars a year for a permit to hold…

Voter Registration 12.26.2019

When holiday discussion turned political yesterday, many north county residents talked about the voter registration notices they’ve been receiving from the county clerk recorder. The letters were not unique to San Luis Obispo county. They’ve been sent out in all counties. Randall Jordan of the republican party is asking San Luis Obispo county clerk recorder…