Confederate Flag 4.02.2018

A progressive act of protest in Oceano over the weekend lands a Seattle resident in jail. 20-year-old Mitchell Davis allegedly set fire to a confederate flag attached to the rear of a pick up. The truck was parked in the parking lot of a restaurant at 649 Pier Avenue in Oceano. The victim told police…

Cal Fire 4.02.2018

Cal fire is looking to buy new fire fighting helicopters. The new black hawk helicopters would replace the Vietnam era Huey helicopters. The black hawk helicopters would allow firefighters to battle fires at night. The issue is the cost. They run about $24 million for each helicopter. That’s up from a low bid of $11.4…

Paso Robles City Council 4.02.2018

Paso Robles has a new police chief. Commander Ty Lewis will take over July 15th, when chief Robert Burton retires. Lewis will be confirmed at tomorrow night’s city council meeting. Lewis started with the Paso Robles police department in 2002. Previously, he worked in law enforcement in Porterville and Bakersfield. He was promoted to sergeant…

In Sports 3.30.2018

The Templeton Eagles softball team beat Santa Maria 2-1 yesterday to remain undefeated. So far this season, the Eagles are undefeated at 8-0. The undefeated Templeton softball team plays next week at a tournament in Santa Maria. They’re ranked 4th in the CIF division five, #83 in the state, and # 403 in the nation.…

Farmers Market 3.30.2018

The biggest of north county farmers markets is tomorrow in Templeton.

Robin gable of the north county farmers market association says you’ll find a lot of products at the farmers markets in Paso Robles on Tuesday, Atascadero Wednesday and Templeton on Saturday. Templeton hosts a farmers market tomorrow morning at the downtown city park.

Stornetta 3.30.2018

It’s official, Jonathon Stornetta is the new fire chief in Paso Robles. Stornetta has been interim chief since October. He will be the permanent head of Paso’s emergency services department. Stornetta joined the fire department in 2001 as a firefighter and paramedic. Over the years, he also served as a paramedic, fire captain and battalion…

Fremont Hall 3.30.2018

Fremont Hall at Cal Poly will remain closed for the 2018-2019 school year. The red-brick dorm was closed in February of last year after heavy rainfall caused the hill above the dorm to become unstable. The universities facilities management and development crew did extensive remediation work on the hillside, but they’ve decided to keep the…