Bronze Tiger

The bronze tiger statue did not return to the front of the Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero. The tiger was scheduled to be returned to the flamingo enclosure on Friday. That was cancelled because of the rain. The 1700-pound statue was removed to get a facelift and make-over. The total cost of the make over…

Salud Carbajal

Congressman Salud Carbajal will host a town hall-style public meeting this week in Arroyo Grande. The town hall to be held tomorrow night from 6-7:30 in the Georgie O’connor board room at the Lucia Mar Unified School District Office. The congressman has been critical of the Trump administration, particularly the president’s stand on restricting travel…

Misty Blake

An Atascadero family to conduct a blood drive Saturday to help their five year old daughter in her fight against acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a fast-acting blood and bone marrow cancer. The blood drive on Saturday in Atascadero is a way the family can repay Central Coast Blood Bank for all the blood and platelets they’ve…

Pot in A-Town

How do you feel about the recreational use of marijuana? The City of Atascadero wants to know, so they’re scheduling three meetings to discuss the use, sale and production of recreational pot. The first meeting is tomorrow evening from 5-8 at the City Council Chambers in the Rotunda. Another from 9 until noon Saturday at…

Paso Robles City Council

Tonight, Paso Robles City Council will consider approval of the city’s share to build a $14 million dollar county Animal Shelter. Last week, the Atascadero City Council voted 3-1 to approve spending $1.9 million dollars- that city’s share of the facility to be built near the sheriff’s department. The current Animal Shelter was built back…

Supervisors

Today, San Luis Obispo County Supervisors to get an update on current storm conditions. The county will also receive and file a presentation on the county’s retirement plan by pension trust. Today’s San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting gets underway at 9:00 at the County Government Center in San Luis Obispo. Supervisor John…

Monsoon

A wet and windy President’s weekend in the North County left hundreds of PG and E customers without power. The hardest hit areas, however, were in the hills surrounding Arroyo Grande. Corbett Canyon experiencing high winds which knocked down 120 trees and interrupted power in that area. About 560 homes were without power since Friday…

President’s Day, Weather

Another wet and wild day today in the North County. Rain is likely, and the wind continues, too. Friday, the wind knocked down trees and that interrupted power to many people. In Shandon, the school superintendent called KPRL Friday to advise parents school was closing early. Shandon school superintendent Teresa Taylor said that Shandon schools…

Supervisors

Tomorrow, San Luis Obispo County Supervisors to get an update on current storm conditions. The county will also receive and file a presentation on the County’s retirement plan by Pension Trust. The board will also discuss the appointment of Dan del Campo as District One representative to the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission. The…