Barney Schwartz Park 1.31.2018

Ribbon cutting this afternoon at Barney Schwartz Park for a new playground area that has recently been completed. The play space encourages high-energy activities with climbing areas, log tunnels, spinners, swings and slides designed for children. Mayor Steve Martin and parks supervisors Julie Dahlen will speak. There will also be milk and chocolate chip cookies.…

Murder in California Valley 1.31.2018

The two shooting victims in California Valley are father and son. 70-year-old Edward Chavez Mendoza and 37-year-old Eduardo Mendoza Jr. both found dead from gunshot wounds. The Sheriff’s department says there does not appear to be any outstanding suspects. Since 2012, deputies have responded to the home in the California Valley nine times. Four of…

A Hearing on the Dunes 1.30.2018

Today at the county supervisors chambers, a hearing on the Oceano Dunes. No regular supervisors meeting. Today, they’re going to get staff input and public input about what to do about particulate pollution allegedly kicked up by ATV’s operating on the Dunes. Last July, supervisor Lynn Compton made it clear how she felt about the…

Gold From Gold Rush 1.30.2018

Gold bars from the California gold rush will go on display at the Long Beach convention center. The display includes more than 3 thousand gold coins, 45 gold bars and more than 80 pounds of gold dust recovered from the wreckage of the SS Central America Steamship. The ship transporting the gold from California sank…

Paso Robles Police 1.30.2018

Paso Robles police identify that 68-year-old man killed while crossing Spring street. He’s Frank Stephen Yackle of Paso Robles. He was struck and killed while crossing Spring street last Friday. Yackle was declared dead at the scene. The Paso Robles police department is encouraging anyone who witnessed the accident to contact the police department. Or…

California Valley Murder 1.30.2018

Two men murdered in the California Valley. Sheriffs deputies responding to the shooting yesterday, just before noon. They find two bodies at a home on arrow bear trail. The property is listed with the county as a marijuana grow operation of up to 280 plants. No word if pot is currently being grown there, but…