Launch of Atlas V – 9.22.2017

The scheduled launch of an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg air force base was postponed because of a glitch in a battery. The launch will not occur before Saturday so the United Launch Alliance Engineers can replace a faulty battery on the booster. The launch could occur at 10:36 tomorrow night. The rocket stands 20…

San Miguel Mission 9.22.2017

Mission San Miguel, the jewel of the California missions celebrates its 220th anniversary Sunday with a day long fiesta. The mission is called a jewel in part because it’s the only California mission with the original painting on the interior walls of the mission. Salinan Indians painted the walls under the direction of Esteben Munras,…

Sports 9.21.2017

The Templeton Eagles football team finally plays a home game tomorrow night. The Eagles put up 71 points against the Cabrillo Conquistadors in Lompoc last Friday night. Tomorrow night, they host the Santa Ynez Pirates in the first home game of the season for the Eagles. The Templeton Eagles volleyball team plays tonight at Santa…

Obituary 9.21.2017

One sad note this morning. Jose Victor Fernandez Perez died recently in Zacatecas, Mexico. Perez opened La Mexicana restaurant in Atascadero over 20 years ago. He opened a second La Mexicana in Paso Robles. He also opened Las Comadres Lavanderia in Paso Robles with a family friend. He helped his son open Marina’s Cocina in…

San Luis Obispo City Council 9.21.2017

San Luis Obispo city council approves 720 new homes near the San Luis Obispo airport. The homes described as working class homes, selling from $350 to 650 thousand dollars. The Airport Land Commission opposed the development because building homes next to an airport usually results in its closure of the airport. The San Luis City…

Cal Poly Arrests 9.21.2017


Drug and alcohol arrests at Cal Poly up sharply last year. University police made 23 off-campus liquor-related arrests last year. In 2015, there were only three. Another 35 arrests occurred on campus, up slightly from the year before. In 2016, there were 37 drug related arrests, up from 16 the previous year.