Pioneer Museum 3.09.2018

More than 200 people showed up last night for the open house at the pioneer museum in Paso Robles. Pioneer museum president Melody Mullis says she was pleased with the big turn-out. Over at the barbed wire display, hundreds of types on display, including one type of barbed wire developed locally. The pioneer museum is…

Doc Gets DUI 3.09.2018

The Visalia physician who previously served as San Luis Obispo county’s medical examiner may keep his license for the time being, but he’s on three years probation. Dr. Gary Walter of Visalia was arrested for driving under the influence after striking a parked car with his vehicle on his way to an autopsy in San…

Bullet Train 3.09.2018

The new chief executive of the California high-speed rail authority says get ready for a bumpy ride. He says cost estimates are up. The delays are expected to increase as well. The rail authority to release its latest business plan today. The plan is to transport people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in under…

Water Rates In San Miguel 3.09.2018

Water rates in San Miguel may double. The San Miguel Community Service District conducting a special meeting at six this evening at the CSD office. Some residents upset about the increase. Rob Roberson is manager of the San Miguel Community Services District. He says operational costs have the water district operating on a $177 thousand…

Rain 3.09.2018

It may not be a March miracle, but the north county is getting more rain in the next week. Tomorrow almost an inch of rain is expected. Then another storm arrives Tuesday, and this is expected to drop almost an inch of rain over three days time. Rainfall totals remain about one quarter of the…

In Sports 3.08.2018

The CIF regionals continue for two winter teams. San Luis boys basketball team lost to Bakersfield Christian 58-56 in the regionals. That ends their season. The girls soccer team hosts sunny hills this afternoon in the second game of the regionals. The girls won their first game 1-0 Tuesday. Coach Brittney Viboch says the girls…

Annunciation Painting 3.08.2018

A pair of tour guides at Hearst castle identify the Spanish painter who created a large painting on display in Casa Grande. For decades, the artist was unknown. William Randolph Hearst bought the painting in 1927 from a firm in southern California. No one knew the name of the painter until tour guide Carson Cargil…

Kevin de Leon 3.08.2018

State senator Kevin de Leon will speak at the San Luis Obispo county democratic convention Saturday. De Leon is challenging incumbent senator Diane Feinstein in her bid for reelection. Although he’s the underdog, de Leon nearly won endorsement from the state’s democrats during a recent state convention in San Diego. Kevin de Leon will speak…

Charles Manson 3.08.2018

The remains of Charles Manson remain on ice in Bakersfield, but a ruling is expected soon on who can claim his remains. 83-year-old Charles Manson died November 19th at a hospital in Bakersfield. There’s a three-way dispute over his remains. One man claims he’s Manson’s son. Another says he’s a grandson. Also, a pen pal…