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Vandenberg Air Base 2.04.2020

Vandenberg Air Force Base will conduct a missile test this week. It’s the first launch at Vandenberg since the base joined the United States Space Force. The launch of a Minuteman III missile is scheduled for tomorrow between 12:08 and 6:08 in the morning. Air Force officials say this will be the fist test launch…

Campaign Contributions 2.04.2020

The statistics released on campaign contributions for county elections. As you might imagine, the biggest race as far as donations goes is the district five supervisors’ race, between the incumbent, supervisor Debbie Arnold and her challenger, Ellen Beraud. Beraud’s financial report indicates she received $260 thousand dollars. Major donors include a marijuana investment company and…

Paso Robles City Council 2.04.2020

Paso Robles city council meets tonight. The council will discuss an agreement with RRM Design for city facilities space planning, including a new design for the city hall/library. Angelica Fortin and other library officials expected to be on hand tonight for the discussion on a design agreement with RRM to develop plans for an expanded…

Weather Intro 2.04.2020

Is it cold enough for you this morning? Temperatures dropping into the mid 20’s overnight. That will be the case again overnight tonight, so plan accordingly with your animals and plants. It should get down to about 24 overnight tonight. High temperatures into the mid 50’s in the afternoon hours. Temperatures will warm up later…

In Sports 1.31.2020

LAST NIGHT, THE TEMPLETON GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM BEAT MORRO BAY 32-27 THE ATASCADERO GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM HOSTING ORCUTT ACADEMY AT 6:30 TONIGHT. THE PASO ROBLES GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM PLAYS AT MISSION PREP TONIGHT AT 6:30 TONIGHT, THE PASO ROBLES BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM HOSTS MISSION PREP AT 6:30. THE BEARCATS COMING OFF A VICTORY OVER RIGHETTI…

Pona The Fossa Dies 1.31.2020

One sad note today, The Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero lost one of its most popular animals. Pona the Fossa died after a long life at the zoo. Zoo director Alan Baker says most Fossas live 12-13 years. Pona lived to be 20. Fossas are from Madagascar. They are the top predator on the island,…

Kristin Smart Case 1.31.2020

The San Luis Obispo county sheriffs department releasing a statement saying they’ve taken two trucks into custody as evidence in the investigation into the suspected murder of Krisin Smart. Smart disappeared 24 years ago. The last person to be seen with her was Paul Flores, a fellow Cal Poly student from Arroyo Grande. The sheriff’s…

Off Road Vehicles 1.31.2020

Today, those who enjoy riding off road vehicles on the Oceano Dunes are going to hold a rally in Sacramento to protest recent closures at the dunes. Hundreds of people are expected to convene at the capitol building. Recently, state officials closed SVRA, a 48-acre site that includes a popular camping area. It was fenced…

Debate 1.31.2020

Another day, another debate. Supervisor Debbie Arnold and progressive challenger Ellen Beraud faced one another last night at the county government center. About fifty people sat through the debate,which included questions posed by the League of Women Voters. Beraud was a no show for a debate Wednesday night in Templeton. She also failed to show…