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.

Blue Man Arrested

San Luis Obispo police received calls Saturday night that a blue man was walking in the middle of the street near downtown.  Police found a man whose face was blue, acting strangely. The man told police he was homeless and he suffered from insect bites from lice, mosquitoes and possibly crabs. To relieve the itching, he…

Atascadero City Council Meets Tonight

Tonight, the Atascadero City Council to meet at the Rotunda. They’ll consider placing sewer service charges on property tax rolls. They’ll also consider assessments for Apple Valley, De Anza Estates, Woodridge, the Downtown Parking and Business Improvement Area and the Atascadero Tourism Business Improvement District. The meeting can be heard live on KPRL beginning at…