Cal Poly 3.15.2018

At Cal Poly, several dozen people gathered on campus to hold hands in protest of gun violence. An email from the college republican club called the protest a little temper tantrum.

The president of the club accused the demonstrators of co-opting the tragedy to push for more gun control.

Student Protests 3.15.2018

The day for the student walk-out and protests in support of the Florida shooting victims did not go as planned at some north county schools yesterday. Some students and educators were upset by the fact class time was interrupted for the assemblies and walk out orchestrated by the administration. Paso Robles schools superintendent Chris Williams…

Jaime Umphenour, host

Sound Off – Wed 3/14/2018

Jaime Umphenour, hostJaime 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.

In Sports 3.14.2018

The Templeton eagles baseball team beat Lompoc 17-2 yesterday afternoon in Templeton. The eagles scored 8 runs in the fifth and 4 in the sixth. They improve to 5-0 for the season. The braves fall to 4-3. This afternoon, weather permitting, the Atascadero greyhounds host Stockdale of Bakersfield in their season opener. It’s the debut…

Bounce House 3.14.2018

Atascadero is getting a new super-bounce house. A former mattress store on El Camino Real to become Hop’s Bounce House- 6,000 square feet of bounce house and party rentals. The facility will include various types of bounce houses for children and toddlers. Owner David Shepherd says there’s one for every age. The bounce house will…

San Francisco Police Officer Fired 3.14.2018

Back in December, a rookie San Francisco police officer on only his fourth day on the job shot and killed a carjacking suspect. Yesterday, he was fired. Officer Chris Samayoa fatally shot 42-year-old Keita O’neil on December first. O’neil was accused of assaulting a California lottery employee and stealing a van that belongs to the…

Woodstock’s Pizza 3.14.2018

A fire late Monday night in San Luis damaged the roof above Woodstock’s Pizza at the corner of Osos and Higuera streets. The fire was reported shortly after ten. Crews arrived and evacuated the restaurant. 3-4 foot flames torched the roof of the old building. The fire was knocked down around 10:30 Monday night. The…

Tractor Trailer Rig Accident 3.14.2018

A tractor-trailer rig collided with a pick-up yesterday on highway 46 east near Jardine road. The crash occurred around 11 yesterday morning. A pick-up towing a trailer loaded with garbage made a left turn from Jardine road onto highway 46 east. The driver identified as 41-year-old Rafael Palacios of Atascadero. His truck traveled across the…