Articles Tagged With ‘KSBY’

KSBY sold to Scripps in 15 station $521 million deal

E.W. Scripps Co. has agreed to pay $521 million to buy 15 stations including KSBY in San Luis Obispo from Cordillera Communications, the company announced Monday. The sale requires federal regulatory approval. [Cal Coast Times] If the acquisition is approved,... (Continue reading)

Parent company puts KSBY on the market

Local NBC affiliate KSBY is up for sale following a decision by its parent company to place all of its stations on the market. [TV News Check] Cordillera Communications, a subsidiary of Evening Post Industries, has a portfolio of more... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria chief admits to fabricating news, local press angry

Santa Maria Police Chief Ralph Martin has admitted to fabricating a story about two Guadalupe men being arrested for identity theft, a tale local media subsequently reported. Martin said he made up the story in order to save the lives... (Continue reading)

Jeanette Trompeter leaving KSBY

Jeanette Trompeter announced Thursday on Facebook plans to vacate her news anchor position in March, five years after she returned to KSBY. Trompeter co-anchors the evening news Monday through Friday with Dan Shadwell. Trompeter currently is also the co-owner of... (Continue reading)

Former KSBY anchor Rick Martel dies

Longtime San Luis Obispo County broadcaster and performer Rick Martel died Tuesday. He was 83-years-old. Martel, who had been suffering from poor health for the past few years, spent 15 years as an anchor at San Luis Obispo television news... (Continue reading)

KSBY back on DirecTV in time for playoffs

DirecTV and KSBY’s parent company announced Saturday that they have settled their contract dispute and reached a multi-year agreement in time for DirecTV viewers to watch the NFL playoff game between the Baltimore Ravens and the New England Patriots. KSBY,... (Continue reading)

KSBY and DirectTV at impasse

After a contract dispute between KSBY and DirecTV could not be reached, DirecTV stopped carrying KSBY as of Thursday at midnight. “Both sides have made considerable compromises to try to come to terms, but fundamental differences remain on several key... (Continue reading)

Hill overtaking Ferrara in A.G. mayor race

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A spectacular political upset may be brewing in the colorful race for the mayor’s seat in the village of Arroyo Grande, with write-in candidate Jim Hill gaining substantial ground Thursday on longtime incumbent Tony Ferrara as county... (Continue reading)

Jury finds KSBY employee largely at fault for own death

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo jury determined Wednesday morning that a woman struck and killed by a car near a Pismo Beach hotel in 2011 was largely at fault for her own death. The jury awarded the family... (Continue reading)

Vegetation fire comes close to KSBY studio

A vegetation fire at a San Luis Obispo homeless encampment threatened the KSBY television studio Sunday afternoon. The fire broke out around 4:30 p.m. at a camp between Calle Joaquin Road and southbound Highway 101. Gusting 10 to 15 miles... (Continue reading)