Sheriff’s Debate 4.12.2018

Supporters of Ian Parkinson packed the supervisors chambers at the county government center for a debate between the sheriff and challenger Greg Clayton, who retired as a San Luis Obispo police officer 25 years ago. Those attending the debate said that Greg Clayton is a one issue candidate. On most issues he agreed with the…

Georgia Brown 4.12.2018

Another blunder by the Paso Robles school district administration. KSBY TV reporting that school children at Georgia Brown elementary school went unsupervised Monday. Playground monitors who were supposed to provide yard duty supervision during lunch break were ordered to attend a meeting about yard duty. The kids were completely unsupervised in a dangerous neighborhood. School…

Beechwood Development 4.12.2018

A packed house at the Virginia Peterson elementary school yesterday for a discussion of the Beechwood specific plan. Maps of the specific plan hung around the multi-purpose room. Dick Mckinley of the public works department and Susan de Carli of the planning department answered questions from interested neighbors. The proposal calls for 915 homes between…

In Sports 4.11.2018

The Atascadero Greyhounds baseball team beat the Paso Robles Bearcats 1-0 in eight innings last night. Those teams play tonight at Atascadero. Game gets underway at seven. Atascadero softball team beat Paso Robles 6-2 yesterday. Tempelton baseball team beat Cabrillo 7-2. Those teams play at four today in Santa Maria. Templeton softball beat Cabrillo 4-0.…

Yard Sale 4.11.2018

Are you ready for a yard sale? This weekend a big one to be held in Atascadero. If you’d like to participate, you need to contact the city of Atascadero or Joy Playground. The yard sale this Saturday. Today is the last day to register if you’d like to participate and get your address on…

Border Troops 4.11.2018

National guard troops are now patrolling the US Mexico border, to stop the flow of illegal immigrants. At least 1600 armed troops from Arizona, New Mexico and Texas have been deployed. In Texas, the governor has pledged to put more than 1,000 guard members on the border. The only border state to not cooperate, California.…

Cal Poly Outrage 4.11.2018

Hundreds of Cal Poly students attended an emergency town-hall meeting Monday night to discuss alleged racially insensitive photos taken at a fraternity. One photo showed a man wearing all black clothing with his face and hair painted black. It was not the traditional black face with someone dressed as a minstrel. Another photo showed the…

Diablo Closure And Atascadero 4.11.2018

At last night’s Atascadero city council meeting in the rotunda, the council discussed participation in a study to ascertain the impacts of the closure of Diablo. City manager Rochelle Rickard gave some background on Diablo’s impact on the county. Rochelle said that more than 200 Atascadero residents worked full time at Diablo. Their combined income…

La Plaza 4.11.2018

Atascadero city council approves the La Plaza project for downtown. The project will transform a large section of the downtown business district. It will be built on the west side of El Camino Real from East Mall to Entrada avenue. The project includes a three story building with 37 residential units on the top two…