Tent City Marathon 3.07.2018

The city of Atascadero to host the first ever tent city marathon on March 25th to raise money for the Atascadero Printery Foundation. They’re trying to raise money to restore the historic brick building. According to Victoria Hartt of the foundation, it’s the first really big race for the north county. Participants can run one…

Wallace Case 3.07.2018

A plea agreement reached in the case of 73-year-old John Wallace, accused of felony conflict-of-interest. He pleads no contest to misdemeanors and will have to pay a $60,000 fine. Wallace was accused of channeling jobs to his engineering firm while serving as the head of two local special services district. He was facing two felony…

Supervisors 3.07.2018

San Luis Obispo county supervisors refused to allow the formation of the newly formed Estrella-El Pomar and Creston water district. The new water district asked the county to relinquish control of the groundwater under their property. The county refused. The vote was 3-2, with supervisors Gibson and Hill casting the dissenting votes. The county will…

Urgency Ordinance 3.07.2018

Paso Robles city council unanimously approves an urgency ordinance to allow medical marijuana providers to continue operating in the city. Susan di Carli of the planning department tells the council the new ordinances will bring the city in compliance with regulations the state enacted effective January 1st. The council unanimously approved two urgency ordinances. Medical…

Farmers and Steel Prices 3.06.2018

Farmers have a lot on the line in discussions about potential U.S. tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, according to an analysis by the American Farm Bureau Federation. If the U.S. imposes the tariffs and steel-producing nations retaliate, farmers worry agricultural products could be affected. The analysis says about one-third of California farm exports go…

Taxes 3.06.2018

If you need to get your taxes done, there’s one option in the north county which is free.

Call the senior center in Paso Robles or Atascadero to make an appointment. Or if only Saturday works for you, call the Paso Robles library.