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In Sports 6.28.2018

The college world series underway in Omaha. With two out in the top of the ninth, the Arkansas Razorbacks failed to catch a foul ball which would have clinched the championship. The Oregon State Beavers hitter then singled in a run to tie the game, and the next hitter homered to score two more runs.…

Bridge In Avila Beach 6.28.2018

The bridge in Avila Beach which connects Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant to Avila Beach is at risk of collapse during an earthquake. Seismic retrofitting work on the bridge over San Luis Obispo Creek will begin after labor day. The bridge was built in 1967. A PG and E study in 2010 identified it as…

Victor Martinez 6.28.2018

A verdict in a Santa Maria murder trial. Victor Martinez found guilty of murder of a 64-year-old Santa Maria woman. Martinez had been arrested six previous times and had previously been deported to Mexico. He was found guilty of first degree murder of 64-year-old Marylin Pharis. Martinez was also found guilty of robbery, burglary, sexual…

Sheriff Ian Parkinson 6.28.2018

Now that he’s been re-elected to another four year term, sheriff Ian Parkinson says it’s time to get back to work on his number one goal, mental health issues. The sheriff re-elected by a wide margin in the recent election. Before being elected sheriff, Parkinson served with the San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay police…

Paso Robles School Board Budget 6.28.2018

The Paso Robles school board vote this morning to approve on the district’s budget for the next fiscal year, they’re holding a special meeting at eight this morning. Traditionally, the Paso Robles school district maintained a 10% reserve fund for the district. Because of rampant spending by superintendent Chris Williams, the reserve fund has dropped…

Home Depot 6.27.2018

Home Depot is hiring. The retailer hosting job fairs at its locations today from 4-9 today. That’s to hire overnight freight associates and other open positions. Those positions vary by the location. Home Depot has eleven different job postings in San Luis. And ten positions open in Atascadero. They range from cashier and customer service…

Fire Yesterday Morning in San Luis 6.27.2018

Homeless transients started a brush fire early yesterday morning in San Luis Obispo. San Luis Obispo city fire responded to a vegetation fire behind the Courtyard Marriott in San Luis at approximately 1:45 yesterday morning. Officials say one homeless man was trying to transfer propane from one bottle to another larger bottle when a vapor…

Paso Robles School Board Budget 6.27.2018

The Paso Robles school board received an executive summary on the budget for the next fiscal year, and it’s looking grim. The projected general fund ending fund balance for the current fiscal year is just over $2 million dollars. That’s less than half what was projected at the 2nd interim. The reserve fund, which the…