Kern County Struggles with Retirement Benefits

Kern County is struggling to pay its employee retirement benefits. The bill goes up another $1.8 million dollars next year. Retirement costs facing Kern County have inspired supervisors to increase the annual contribution rates for their employee retirement system. The supervisors expected to increase those rates at their meeting tomorrow. According to the Kern County…

Road Work to Begin Throughout Paso

Now that spring has arrived, the city of Paso Robles Public Works Department is renewing work on city streets. Ditus Esperanza tells KPRL work will begin soon on River Oaks Drive by North River Oaks; Stoney Creek Road at Creston Road; Charolais Road south of Creston Road; a portion of Brahma Street; Niblick Road by…

Atascadero Hosts Another Eagle Ranch Meeting

Atascadero is holding another open house this week on the Eagle Ranch development environmental impact report.  The Open House will be Wednesday from 4-6 in the afternoon at the Atascadero Lake Pavilion.  The city will conduct a public comment meeting Thursday at the City Council Chambers in the Rotunda.  That meeting will be held at…

SLOStringer Memorial Service to be Held

A memorial service for SLOStringer will be held on Wednesday. The service is open to the public. It will be held at 11:00 Wednesday morning at Mountainbrook Church in San Luis. That’s the church on the hill above the KSBY TV’s office. The address is 1775 Calle Joaquin. It’s just off Los Osos Valley Road.…

Fundraiser for Hermitage Priests to be Held

The recent rain and wind storms have cut off a group of Catholic priests at the Camaldoli Hermitage near Big Sur, Jackie Beato of Templeton is raising money to help the Camaldoli Hermitage. Tomorrow evening, there will be a concert and soup dinner at Mission San Luis Obispo tomorrow night. The concert and soup dinner…

SLO Symphony Hires New Director

San Luis Obispo Symphony has a new executive director. She’s Catherine Lansdowne, who recently located from Texas. Landsowne replaces the symphony’s interim general manager, Francie Levy. Levy replaced Edmund Feingold, who was fired in 2015. Feingold was accused of moving donations made to the symphony for youth music education to general operations. He had been…

SLO PD Report on St Patrick’s Day Weekend

San Luis Obispo Police releases a report on arrests during St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Seven people were arrested for driving under the influence. Twelve others were arrested for other alcohol related infractions including public intoxication and public urination. Another seven were cited for violations of the Excessive Noise Ordinance. The arrests were about the same…

SLOStringer Family Raising Funds

The outpouring of support for SLOStringer has inspired his family to create a GoFundMe page in his honor. Matthew Frank died earlier this week when he crashed his car off 101 near Santa Margarita while enroute to report on a fire in Atascadero. His family is unsure what the purpose of the fund will be.…

Paso Schools Now Offer Online Classes

On Tuesday, March 21st, the Paso Robles School District approved a program to offer courses online. Paso Robles the first district in the county to offer an Online Academy. The Edgenuity online curriculum to give students in the middle and high school years an alternative to attending public school. 14 classes offered for middle school…