Boerner Arrested Wednesday

36-year-old Christpher Shawn Boerner arrested Wednesday. The Paso Robles man wanted for a week on drug charges. He was booed at the San Luis Obispo County Jail on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance for sale and felony cruelty to a child. Back on March 29th a probation search turned up two firearms, 3 ounces…

Atascadero Woman Charged with Elderly Abuse

An Atascadero woman is charged with abusing two elderly relatives. 27-year-old Ashley Ann Croom is charged with two counts of felony elderly abuse. Each charged carries a sentence which could impose between two and four years in state prison. Croom was arrested March 22nd. Initially, the abuse was described as physical. Her next court hearing…

LAFCO Approves New Water District

The Local Agency Formation Commission votes 5-2 yesterday to allow 168 landowners to form the Estrella-El Pomar- Creston water district. Supervisor Debbie Arnold and Atascadero City Council member Roberta Fonzi cast the two dissenting votes. They were the only North County members to vote on the issue yesterday. The checkerboard district includes about 38,000 acres…

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Sound Off – THU, 4-6-2017

Jaime Umphenour is the host of “Sound-Off”, the longest running talk show on the Central Coast now in its sixth decade.  She brings to the show an eclectic range of guests from Authors to Artists, business owners to politicians, and everyone in between. Tune in to Sound Off every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

San Luis Obispo Now a “Welcoming City”

It’s not a “Sanctuary City”, but San Luis Obispo City Council passes a resolution calling it a “Welcoming City.” The intent is to welcome illegal immigrants, without losing any federal funding. A Sanctuary City refuses to cooperate with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. As a “Welcoming City”, San Luis Obispo won’t use city resources or…

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Fatal Crash

The CHP identifies the man killed in a five-car crash on Highway 46 Friday. He’s 68-year-old Jesus Acevedo of Bakersfield. A big rig driver lost control of his truck while heading east on 46 around 2:15 Friday afternoon.. It crossed the center divider and after clipping another vehicle, struck a GMC Sierra head-on. Acevedo was…

Templeton School District Starts New Program for High Achievers

The Templeton School District is introducing a new program for high achieving students. It’s called Academic Achievement Academy or Triple A. It’s a transitional kindergarten-grade 12 program designed explicitly to maximize a student’s educational outcomes. Participates are required to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 and an attendance rate of 95%. Interested families should contact…