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Window Smasher Arrested 11.05.2020

A 32-year-old man arrested in connection with the windows being broken early Tuesday morning in downtown Paso Robles. The unidentified man arrested on suspicion of felony vandalism and violating probation. He was arrested late Tuesday night. The Paso Robles police took reports of rocks thrown through windows at three businesses on Spring street. And another…

Jordan Cunningham 11.05.2020

One local race which looked decided now appears to be up in the air. As off mid-day yesterday, assemblyman Jordan Cunningham had a 4% lead over challenger Dawn Addis. Cunningham with 51% of the vote. Dawn Addis with 49%. It’s unlikely that the tally in that race will change, but with 11 thousand votes remaining…

Opening Monologue on Elections 11.05.2020

The ballot counting continues at the county elections office in San Luis Obispo. The question is, how many ballots remain to be counted? As of midnight on Tuesday night, county elections counted about 118 thousand ballots. The ballots that remain to be tallied include vote-by-mail ballots that were received Tuesday, and those that were postmarked…

Paso Robles City Council 11.04.2020

Paso Robles city council held a virtual meeting Tuesday night. Fire chief Jonathon Stornetta provided an update on the Covid-19. He says San Luis Obispo county remains in the second tier. The red tier. The county will remain there until at least November 10th. And finally, at the conclusion of the meeting, mayor Steve Martin…

Vandalism in Paso Robles 11.04.2020

Vandalism early yesterday morning in Paso Robles. Four businesses had windows smashed sometime overnight. Those impacted were on the 400, 1200, 1700 and 1900 blocks of spring street. Large windows were smashed by vandals sometime overnight. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Paso Robles police department.

Election 11.04.2020

Atascadero’s mayor was reelected. Mayor Heather Moreno, re-elected by a wide margin. She received 43% of the vote, to Jerry Tanimoto with 35%. Josh Donovan 21%. For Atascadero city council, Charles Bourbeau was re-elected. He’s joined on the council by Mark Dariz with 24.5%. In the city of Paso Robles, incumbents Steve Gregory and Fred…

North County Weather 11.03.2020

Sunny skies, highs this afternoon in the upper 80’s. NNW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Clear skies overnight, lows near 43. Tomorrow, sunny with highs in the upper 80’s. NNE winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunshine and temperatures in the mid 80’s to the low 90’s until Friday. High temperatures…

Radio’s 100th Anniversary 11.03.2020

Today, the national association of broadcasters celebrates radios 100th anniversary. It was on election day 100 years ago that radio station KDKA first reported on election results. It may be the first official commercial broadcast, but a radio station in San Francisco already celebrated its 100th anniversary. KCBS in San Francisco was known for many…

Whale Capsized Kayakers 11.03.2020

Port San Luis harbor officials say two women are lucky to be alive. That’s after a humpback whale capsized their kayak in Avila Beach yesterday. The incident occurred yesterday afternoon near the Cal Poly pier. Julie McSorley says she went out Sunday and took pictures of the whales. She convinced a friend to join her…

CHP 101 Accident 11.03.2020

The California Highway Patrol identifies the man killed in that strange accident last Thursday evening. You may remember, a tire came off a fifth wheel trailer, flew across the median and struck a vehicle in the southbound direction. It killed 82-year-old Peter Mays of San Miguel. He was in a Jeep Cherokee driven by his…