McDonald and Scaggs to play at Vina Robles

Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs will perform this summer in Paso Robles. The two artists will perform August 16th at Vina Robles Amphitheater.
McDonald performed with the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan.
Scaggs was a solo performer who was sang lead with the Steve Miller Band.
Tickets are on sale now.

Three Cuesta College Alumni Honored

Cuesta college honors three outstanding alumni at the annual awards luncheon. Among them, former San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Frank Meacham. Meacham attended Cuesta in the early days of college. Other honorees include Ted Emrick, who is an artist who operating his own studio in Los Osos. Also, Jim Gregory, who is a retired teacher…

Brolin Awarded at SLO Film Festival

Josh Brolin, who grew up in Templeton, received the King Vidor award from the San Luis Obispo Film Festival. Former honoree Jeff Bridges presented the award. Other recipients include Ann-Margret, Morgan Freeman and Peter Bogdanovich. Brolin tells those assembled at the Fremont Theater Saturday night that his roots are here in the North County. photo…

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Cal Coast News Still Up and Running

Despite the $1.1 million dollar libel verdict, Cal Coast News will continue to operate. The internet news source, which is best known for publishing scandals, may appeal the libel verdict against its owners. The judgment was handed down Thursday. It found that Karen Velie and Daniel Blackburn libeled a hazardous waste contractor who operated in…

Possible DUI Crash Claims Life on Highway 41

A fatal crash Friday night on Highway 41 near the Cholame Y, where James Dean was killed. Cal Fire extricated two injured people trapped in one of the vehicles using the Jaws of Life. An ambulance took a person to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center. A CHP helicopter airlifted the other. The crash took place…

Founders Community Bank Under New Ownership

If you bank with Founders Community Bank, you may notice a difference today. Over the weekend, banking with Founders transferred to the new owners- Premier Valley Bank and Yosemite Bank. Some bank customers say they were not aware of the changeover until they tried to log on and learned they were locked out of their…

Update on Big Sur Bridge Demolition

The middle section of Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge collapsed Saturday. The north section of the bridge is scheduled to be demolished today.
The bridge was damaged by erosion beneath it. It means Highway One is closed for the next 9-12 months just south of Big Sur.

Mid-State Fair Board Members Reappointed

Chris Darway and Dee Lacey have been reappointed to the Mid-State Fair Board of Directors. Darway is from Arroyo Grande. He’s served on the board since 2005. He’s the owner of Darway Farms. He is chairman of the San Luis Obispo Farm Supply Company Board of Directors. Dee Lacey is from Paso Robles. She’s been…