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Election Integrity in SLO 5.05.2021

For several hours late yesterday, citizens called in to the San Luis Obispo county supervisors meeting to weigh-in on election integrity. The testimony lasted for hours. The majority supported the county supervisors addressing alleged election issues. Ultimately, the supervisors voted on a proposal to improve elections in the county. John Peschong tells KPRL early this…

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Opener For Wednesday 5.05.2021

A seven hour San Luis Obispo county board of supervisors meeting yesterday, three big issues. Election integrity, which we’ll get to in a minute. The vaccine passport, also coming up. And the supervisors decision on a 3-2 vote to send a letter to the state opposing the Shandon-San Juan water district’s application to access water…

In Sports 5.04.2021

Former Paso Robles stand-out Bailey Gaither signs a contract to play with the Green Bay Packers as a drafted free agent. Gaither played at San Jose state, which is coached by former Cal Poly coach Brent Brennan. Coach Brennan played wide receiver for the UCLA Bruins before becoming a coach. At San Jose State, Gaither…

Bear Kills Woman in Durango 5.04.2021

A bear killed a Colorado woman walking her dogs in Durango. A man returned home to find his girlfriend’s two dogs outside their Durango home. Their leashes were still on. He found his girlfriend’s body nearby about an hour later. The 39-year-old woman had been killed by a bear while walking her dogs. The woman…

Boat Capsizes 5.04.2021

A boat carrying illegal immigrants headed for San Diego capsized Sunday. Three people were killed, and 27 other injured. Seven people were pulled from the ocean. Three of those people drowned. One man was rescued from a cliff. 22 others made it to shore on their own. More than 35 people were crowded onto a…

Nipomo Marble Shooter 5.04.2021

A Nipomo man who shot marbles at passing cars with a slingshot may get 15 years to life in prison. 54-year-old Charles Keneth Lafferty was charged in connection to more than 70 alleged attacks over nearly a year, along freeways in Monterey and San Benito counties. This occurred between February of 2019 and January of…

SLO Co Covid Update 5.04.2021

The San Luis Obispo county health department out with its report of new coronavirus cases over the weekend. The total for Saturday, Sunday and Monday, three. Three new cases reported. One on Saturday. Another on Sunday. And a third new case reported Monday. Since March of last year, 21,196 county residents have tested positive for…

Supervisor 5.04.2021

San Luis Obispo county supervisors have two other hot agenda items. They’re taking input on a proposed vaccine passport for county residents. Then, county clerk recorder Tommy Gong will discuss the integrity of elections in the county, and the use of the Dominion computer which is being used by the county elections office. COLAB’s Mike…

Eric Gorham Running For Supervisor 5.04.2021

Another north county man announces he’s running for supervisor in the 5th district,. Eric Gorham making the announcement on KPRL. Eric Gorham is a fifth generation San Luis Obispo county resident. He says he’s been involved in politics for many years in the north county. Most recently with the water issue. Eric Gorham announcing yesterday…