De Leon 10.16.2017

State senate president pro term Kevin de Leon unveils plans yesterday to challenge incumbent senator Diane Fienstein. De Leon says the state has changed significantly over the past 25 years, and that changes the priorities and expectation voters want from their senator. Last year, senator Kamala Harris won the senate seat vacated by senator Barbara…

Atascadero Mural 10.16.2017

Yesterday, about one hundred people helped artist Heather Millenaar paint a mural on a building in downtown Atascadero. The mural depicts tent city, where early residents stayed while choosing a site for a home and while the house was being built. The mural was commissioned by developer Mike Zappas. The mural shows many strong and…

Johnny Cash Trail 10.16.2017

The city of Folsom has completed the second section of the Johnny Cash trail. The ribbon cutting held over the weekend. The first section of the 2.5 mile trail opened three years ago. The second section completes the biking section of the trail. It traverses prison property and links to other area trails. Folsom still…

Motorcycle Crash 10.16.2017

An unidentified couple killed in the crash of a 3-wheeled motorcycle on 101 in the Santa Ynez Valley. Around 8:00 yesterday morning, the CHP was dispatched to the crash on southbound 101 about a mile south of highway 154 interchange. The couple thrown from the motorcycle. The CHP is investigating the cause of the crash.

Cuesta Nursing Program 10.16.2017

Cuesta college is offering three information sessions to give members of the community insight into the three nursing programs at Cuesta. Tonight, a session will be held for those interested in Cuesta’s LVN to RN program. Next Monday, October 23rd for the RN program. Cuesta’s nursing program is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Paso Robles City Council 10.16.2017

The Paso Robles city council will consider a proposal to increase the salaries of the mayor and council members by 60%. Currently, the mayor and council receive $800 and $600 a month respectively. City staff says it works out to about $6 an hour. Only a modest stipend intended to cover expenses. The proposal would…

Scarecrow Festival 10.16.2017

The scarecrows are back in Cambria. Hundreds of them all over Cambria, Moonstone Beach drive and other sections of the community. Outside the Black Hand Winery tasting room, Lucia is stomping grapes. The scarecrow actually stomps on grapes. Bannish pouring his north county wine at the tasting room in Cambria yesterday, while his wife and…