Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Local News

Al Moriarty is Out of Jail and Living in Washington State


The 82-year-old investment tycoon from Grover Beach owes just over 10 million dollars to about 170 victims for his investment ponzi scheme.  He is scheduled to begin making payments to victims next month. According to Assistant District Attorney Lee Cunningham, the total payment is $475 dollars a month. Moriarty met with KSBY-TV at his home near Seattle and with a …

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Street Violence Santa Maria Leaves Three Dead


Street violence in Santa Maria leaves three more dead.   One man who disappeared one month ago remains man missing. A 15-year-old student at Pioneer Valley High School stabbed to death Monday afternoon on the 1600 block of East Donovan road.  19-year-old Israel Gaspar Cruz and a 14-year-old boy arrested for murder with gang-enhancement charges. Just before ten Monday night, two …

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San Luis Obispo Jobless Rate Rises


San Luis Obispo jobless rate in December up slightly to 4.5%.  It was 4.4% in November. But one year ago in December, it was 5.1%. The average for all of California was 5.8%. Imperial County reported the highest at 19.6%, many of whom are seasonal agricultural workers.

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Wine Tasting Season is Upon Us


This time of year is great time for locals to go wine tasting in the Santa Ynez Valley, Edna Valley and Paso Robles. Paula Taylor-Campbell is with Graveyard Vineyards in Paso Robles.  She says it’s quiet in many wineries, so tasting customers got undivided attention.  She says whether you visit wineries yourself, or take a wine tour with companies like …

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County Supervisors to Meet Today


Today, San Luis Obspo County Superivsors will consider an amendment to the contract with CAPSLO to expand services to include veterans’ families in San Luis Obispo County. The board will also ratify a resolution naming attorney John Spatafore San Luis Obispo Citizen of the Year.  Spatafore has volunteered countless hours to address the homeless issue in the city. He also …

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East Coast Requesting Snow Shovelors


Because of the incredible amount of snow dumped on the east coast, emergency officials are asking for native New Englanders to return this week to help shovel snow.  They’re asking California transplants to sacrifice a week to help their former neighbors dig out of the snow.  They’re offering $13 an hour to experienced snow shovelors. If you grew up on …

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The Fifth Annual Prep Expo


Are you prepared for a storm here on the central coast? Do you have the necessities you need to live without power or phone service? Do you have food, water and other things you need to handle a natural disaster? Coming up March 12th at the Alex Madonna Expo Center… The 5th Annual Preparedness Expo brought to you in part …

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Fuel Prices Dropping


How are you doing at the gas pump? The average retail gasoline prices have dropped 10 cents per gallon in the past week. According to Gas Buddy’s daily survey, the average in california is $2.67 a gallon. The prices ranges from $2.36 in Modesto, to what ever you’re paying locally. Gasoline inventories are the highest the us has seen since …

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Missing Hikers Found Safe


Three hikers missing in Big Sur found safe and sound. The three left early Saturday from Stockton, but did not return home Saturday night as planned. Police found their car in the Big Sur area and began searching for them. The three men in their early 20’s were discovered safe and sound in the Big Sur area.

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Neighborhoods Asking Cal Poly to Cap Enrollment


A familiar message from San Luis residents to Cal Poly officials –  put a lid on Cal Poly enrollment. Several neighborhood associations gather more than 80 signatures on a petition asking Poly to cap enrollment and build dorms to accommodate two thirds of those attending the university. The petition signed by 84 residents sent to Cal Poly and San Luis …

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