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Moon Rocks 6.28.2019

Fifty years ago, man landed on the moon. Those Apollo astronauts returned from the moon with hundreds of pounds of moon rocks. For the first time in decades, NASA is about to open some of those pristine samples and let geologists take a crack at them with 21st century technology. Some say it’s a fitting…

Saturday in the Park 6.28.2019

Saturday in the park returns to Atascadero lake park tomorrow night. Terrie Banish tells KPRL who’s playing tomorrow night at 6:30 at the bandstand by the lake. Crisptones will play classic rock beginning at six-thirty tomorrow evening at Atascadero lake park. The summer concert series is presented by Daylight Home, Lighting and Patio with stores…

Highway One 6.28.2019

Caltrans is revising and rearranging its work schedule on highway one, where they are repaving between Cambria and Harmony. That’s after a massive traffic tie-up Wednesday that held miles of cars in gridlock for an hour or more. No work will occur between 6:00 am Tuesday and 7:00 pm, Friday, July 7th. After that, all…

Gerrymandering 6.28.2019

The high court also rules yesterday that partisan gerrymandering of congressional and legislative districts is none of its business. That decision leaves state officials free from federal court challenges to their plans to shape districts to blatantly help their parties. One local example locally was congresswoman Lois Capps “ribbon of shame”, the 24th congressional district…

Supreme Court Ruling 6.28.2019

The US Supreme court rules against the Trump administration’s question on citizenship in the upcoming 2020 census. The ruling by chief justice John Roberts and the court’s four liberal justices sends that case back to a federal court for further consideration. The government must soon start printing materials to carry out the census, so it…

Another Tax 6.28.2019

Some property owners in downtown San Luis Obispo are upset about a proposed new tax on the property-based improvement district to pay for so called Ambassadors who will counsel homeless people about cleanliness issues in downtown. Some are upset that a minority group of 100 property owners should be taxed $400,000 to fund the services.…

Congressman Devin Nunes 6.28.2019

Congressman Devin Nunes will appear later today at a republican party fundraiser near Pismo Beach. The central valley congressman is a strong supporter of President Donald Trump. People in the south county democratic party say they are organizing a protest this afternoon, outside the fundraiser. In April a fundraiser scheduled in Fresno county was canceled…

Colonel Bill Hatch 6.28.2019

A ceremony to be held tomorrow morning to honor and remember Colonel Bill Hatch, who died recently after a battle with cancer. Colonel Hatch began his army career in 1968, when he reported to West Point. After graduating from the US military academy, Hatch commanded an Apache attack helicopter battalion that spearheaded the Iraqi republican…