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Sinton Family 10.18.2017

The Sinton family is preserving a 12,000 acre ranch near Pozo. The land going into an easement to ensure the land is preserved in perpetuity. Jim Sinton still lives on the family properties. He’s 101 yrs old. His ancestors bought Avenales Ranch in the 1870’s. The family has owned it for six generations. It is…

Naked Arsonist 10.18.2017

A 49-year-old immigrant arrested Monday night in connection with a grass fire he allegedly started near Talley Farms in Arroyo Grande. Ezequiel Cisneros was naked when he was arrested near the two acre fire. While trespassing on private land, he was arrested on suspicion of arson. He’s being held at the county jail. He faces…

Teen In Atascadero 10.18.2017

The teenager whose threats closed San Gabriel elementary school in Atascadero for two weeks is told by a judge to pay the school district 345 thousand dollars. Bret Stephen Landen to pay 235 thousand dollars in restitution, and an additional 110 thousand dollars for the security fence. He was convicted in April of 2016 of…

Pot Shops 10.18.2017

San Luis Obispo county supervisors voted in a straw poll to ban medical and recreational dispensaries and prohibit manufacturing of edible goods in unincorporated areas of the county. Pot industry representatives at yesterday’s hearing said they were shocked by the decision. They said the majority is “completely ignorant” about how the industry works. The straw…

In Sports 10.17.2017

Tonight, the Templeton girls’ volleyball team hosts Santa Maria. The Eagles have won 12 in a row. They’re 11-0 in conference and 19-4 overall. Paso Robles Bearcats host Atascadero tonight at six. The Bearcats are 5-6 in conference. The Greyhounds won their last four games. They’re 10-1 in league. That match gets underway at six.…

Money Raised For Congress 10.17.2017

In the 24th congressional district race, incumbent Salud Carbajal has more than a million dollars in his campaign chest. Justin Fareed raised just over two hundred thousand dollars through September 30th. He has 224 thousand dollars in his campaign chest. Micheal Woody has a total of $11,200 dollars. The election is 13 months away.

Michael Erin Woody 10.17.2017

Republican challengers stepping up to challenge congressman Salud Carbajal. Michael Woody is a civil engineer with a graduate degree from Harvard in public administration. Woody says he has a long family history in San Luis Obispo county. He is a card carrying Salinas Indian, and is related to many of the old pioneer families including…

Governor Jerry Brown 10.17.2017

In Sacramento, governor Jerry Brown signs legislation protecting women who work for government from wage discrimination. Assembly bill 46 allows female public employees to file claims in court or through the division of labor standards enforcement. The governor vetoes paid maternity leave for state teachers. Assembly bill 568 that would have granted teachers and other…