Student Walk-Out 3.08.2018

San Luis Obispo county schools preparing for a potential student walkout and protest against gun violence March 14th. That’s one month after a disturbed young man shot up a high school in Florida, while the security guard stood outside the building for four minutes listening to the gun fire. School districts in San Luis Obispo…

Pioneer Museum 3.08.2018

Wire and thread. A free open house at the pioneer museum from 5-7 today. You can see the Swift Jewell barbed wire collection and the opening of their quilt show. The show is free from 5-7 today. It’s a thank-you from the pioneer museum to the residents of the north county.

Earthquake 3.08.2018

An earthquake shook Cayucos just after midnight, early this morning. The tremor’s epicenter was about eight miles north of Cayucos. It struck at 12:08 this morning. Measured 3.1 on the Richter scale. No damage or injuries reported. There was also an earthquake yesterday on the eastern edge of San Luis Obispo county, near the Kern…

Weather 3.08.2018

More rain headed our way. Increasing clouds today with a 20% chance of rain late tonight. A 20% chance of rain tomorrow. 90% chance of showers on Saturday. The clouds will clear Monday, and then more rain is expected Wednesday and Thursday of next week. 70% chance of rain next Wednesday. Forecasters are predicting we’ll…

Tent City Marathon 3.07.2018

The city of Atascadero to host the first ever tent city marathon on March 25th to raise money for the Atascadero Printery Foundation. They’re trying to raise money to restore the historic brick building. According to Victoria Hartt of the foundation, it’s the first really big race for the north county. Participants can run one…

Wallace Case 3.07.2018

A plea agreement reached in the case of 73-year-old John Wallace, accused of felony conflict-of-interest. He pleads no contest to misdemeanors and will have to pay a $60,000 fine. Wallace was accused of channeling jobs to his engineering firm while serving as the head of two local special services district. He was facing two felony…

Supervisors 3.07.2018

San Luis Obispo county supervisors refused to allow the formation of the newly formed Estrella-El Pomar and Creston water district. The new water district asked the county to relinquish control of the groundwater under their property. The county refused. The vote was 3-2, with supervisors Gibson and Hill casting the dissenting votes. The county will…