SoCal Climber Cited For Ascending Morro Rock

A climber makes it all the way to the top of Morro Rock yesterday. This time he’s from Southern California, not Fresno. The climber was met by safety officials when he descended the rock. He was cited and received an expensive ticket, although the amount of the ticket was not revealed. He said his name…

SLO Mayor Leads Community Walks

San Luis Obispo Mayor Heidi Harmon is walking the streets of San Luis Obispo to foster community, build relationships and encourage an active lifestyle. Tuesday, the Progressive mayor led the first of what she says will be about 30 walks throughout San Luis Obispo neighborhoods. She says she wants people to get to know their…

War Memorial Stadium Now Has Artificial Turf

About 200 Bearcat fans showed up yesterday for a ribbon cutting for the new artificial turf installed at War Memorial Stadium in the off-season. The new synthetic grass will save the school district more than four million gallons of water per year. A number of luminaries showed up, including Mayor Steve Martin and City Councilman…

Familiar Phone Scam Returns To SLO County

The state and local police departments are warning people that a familiar phone scam has returned to San Luis Obispo County. Victims are called by a person who says he or she is from a local law enforcement agency. He says that the victim missed jury duyy, received a citation and how has a warrant…

North County Rape Case Again Ends In Mistrial

A North County rape case again ends in mistrial. For the second time, jurors deadlock on whether a Paso Robles man raped his then-girlfriend’s intoxicated aunt. Rian Mabus is 32. He’s accused of raping a 41-year-old Tehachapi woman after a night of drinking during a family get together on Labor Day Weekend in 2014. The…

Atascadero City Council Meeting Report

The Atascadero City Council approved a Draft Resolution at their meeting last night placing sewer service charges on property tax rolls. They also approved assessments for Apple Valley, De Anza Estates, Woodridge, the Downtown Parking and Business Improvement Area and the Atascadero Tourism Business Improvement District.