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Flores Charges & Trial Date 10.21.2021

Yesterday, Paul and Ruben Flores pleaded not guilty to the charges against them, including murder. Superior court judge Craig Van Rooyen sets a trial date of April 25th. 44-year-old Paul Ruben of San Pedro is accused of murder in the disappearance of 19-year-old Cal Poly student Kristin Smart back in 1996. His father, Ruben Flores…

Pot Protest in SLO 10.21.2021

About 50 employees at a San Luis Obispo pot shop protested Tuesday over the closure of the Natural Healing Center in San Luis. The cannabis store was opened by Helios Dayspring, who has since admitted that he bribed public officials. He has admitted paying former supervisor Adam Hill $32 thousand dollars in cash for votes…

SLO Supervisors Vote 10.21.2021

San Luis Obispo county supervisors approve the drilling of 31 new oil wells in an oil field in Arroyo Grande. The vote Tuesday was 4-1, with supervisor Bruce Gibson casting the lone dissenting vote. Ironically, Gibson is a former Exxon Oil geologist. The vote Tuesday came after a two hour discussion of the proposal by…

Trips and Falls 10.21.2021

You’ve probably experienced this. You’re walking on a sidewalk in Paso Robles, thinking about other things, when your heel catches on a bump in the sidewalk. If you’re lucky, you catch yourself and regain your balance. If you don’t you may fall on the concrete and injure an elbow or smash your face on the…

Sit Out at Schools 10.21.2021

Monday’s statewide sit out at public schools had some impact in San Luis Obispo county. Jennifer Grenager is with Moms For Liberty. She says students weren’t the only ones to stay away from school on Monday. She says teachers and staff also stayed home. Grenager says there has been retaliation from school administrators. She says…

LGBTQ Forum at PRJUSD 10.21.2021

More than three hundred people, mostly students, crowded into the multipurpose theater at Paso Robles High School Wednesday night for LGBTQ forum. The student leaders introduced themselves and mentioned the pronouns by which they identify themselves. One student proclaimed the LGBTQ Forum a celebration of “Love and Unity” at Paso Robles High School a response…

North County Weather 10.20.2021

Sunny and a little warmer today, highs near 74 in Paso Robles. 72 in Atascadero. SSW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 51. Westerly winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 78 in Paso Robles. 75 in Atascadero. WSW winds 10-15 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls…

In Sports 10.20.2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs in the 8th inning to beat the Braves 6-5 and keep their hopes alive in the NLCS. In the bottom of the eight, with the Dodgers down 5-2, Cody Bellinger hit a three run home run. Then Mookie Betts knocked in the go ahead run. The Braves lead…

Riverview Lodge 10.20.2021

Have you noticed the work underway at the Riverview Lodge near the intersection of 101 and 46 west? It’s the old ranch style motel just north of Chili’s. The city sold that property to a group which resores old motels. The same group restored the Skyview motel on a hill overlooking 101 in Los Alamos.…