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Man who tore down American flags arrested

Paso Robles Police arrested a man who took down flags displayed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday for battery of a police officer and resisting arrest. On Monday at about noon, numerous 911 callers told emergency personnel a... (Continue reading)

Arnold: Being governor cost me $200 million

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger told an Austrian newspaper reporter that serving seven years in Sacramento cost him at least $200 million. [Reuters] “But I’m not sorry. It was more than worth it,” Schwarzenegger went on to say. The Hollywood... (Continue reading)

Brown targets state-funded mandates

Talk about Gov. Jerry Brown’s plans to repair the budget through realignment has focused on his proposed elimination of redevelopment agencies, a prospect that has local governments like Atascadero worried that the scrapping of its redevelopment agency could stymie plans... (Continue reading)

Deputies search for alleged child molestor

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a Nipomo resident suspected of several counts of child molestation. Deputies describe Marcos Saldana Hernandez as 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing about 220 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.... (Continue reading)

Medical marijuana rally, event photos

Medical marijuana advocates protested against “aggressive” raids on local medical cannabis delivery services at a rally on Jan. 11, in front of the San Luis Obispo County Courthouse. One outraged speaker, who first noted how budget cuts are impacting our... (Continue reading)

New horoscope signs, a new you

Just yesterday you were an emotional, loyal homebody, born under the sign of the crab. And then today, according to an astronomer, you are an independent, social, talkative Gemini. [MinnesotaStarTribune] How did this happen? According to Parke Kunkle, a board... (Continue reading)

Hearst vs. Fiscalini: The prequel

Recent news coverage of the shooting of the three Hearst Ranch zebras suggests an undertone of dislike between ranchers David Fiscalini and Stephen Hearst. This current battle is nothing new to people who have followed the two families over the... (Continue reading)

California schools rank 30th in nation

California schools received a C grade and ranked 30th in the nation in an annual education survey released Tuesday. [CaliforniaWatch] The annual Quality Counts report, published by Editorial Projects in Education Research Center, is based on surveys sent to the... (Continue reading)

Outrage continues over shooting of Hearst Ranch zebras

The national media is picking up the local story of the three zebras who wandered off Hearst Ranch on Jan 5, only to be shot and killed by two ranchers. [LA Times] Two of the three zebras showed up on... (Continue reading)

California man arrested for threatening to kill a congressman

A California man accused of threatening to kill Seattle Congressman Jim McDermott (D-WA) following the tax cut debate has been arrested and is expected to make his initial appearance today at 3 p.m. in federal court in Riverside, California, according... (Continue reading)