CalPERS 11.142017

The California Public Employees Retirement System would like someone else to tell you if your pension is in jeopardy. A three-day meeting for CalPERS begins today. CalPERS plans to propose a new law that would make public agencies notify their employees and retirees when a local government elects to quit the $343 billion dollar fund.…

Earthquake 11.14.2017

Did you feel an earthquake yesterday? Around 11:45 yesterday morning, a magnitude 4.7 earthquake shook the Salinas valley. The epicenter was about 13 miles east of Gonzales. Two smaller earthquakes struck an hour later in the same area. People reported feeling the tremor in the metropolitan areas of Santa Cruz, San Jose, San Francisco and…

APCD 11.14.2017

The San Luis Obispo county Air Pollution Control District is asking that a section of the Oceano Dunes be closed to off-road vehicles. They want to close off an area that allegedly causes the most dust pollution. Larry Allen is director of the APCD. He made the request at a hearing that began yesterday. The…

In Sports 11.13.2017

Paso Robles Bearcats lose Friday night in the first round of the CIF playoffs. Losing to Damien high school of La Verne 45-28, a private Catholic school with 600 students, all boys. Oaks Christian beat Arroyo Grande 42-13 Antelope Valley beat Righetti 39-18 St. Joseph beat Harvard-Westlake 49-44 Nipomo beat Camarillo 42-17 Santa Maria beat…

Morrissey 11.13.2017

LA proclaims Morrissey Day.

The artist who refused to perform recently at Vina Robles in Paso Robles because he said it was too cold, honored in Los Angeles Friday. He said he was very honored.

In the past few years, Morrissey has postponed or canceled more than 100 concerts.

Marijuana Laws 11.13.2017

Although they will not be discussing cannabis at tomorrow’s meeting, the county board of supervisors is making progress in crafting laws related to the sale and cultivation of marijuana in the county. Supervisor John Peschong says the county has learned about the dangers of edible cannabis for children by visiting Colorado and seeing the mistakes…

Atascadero DUI 11.13.2017

An Atascadero man arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, after a high-speed chase ended in a head-on collision on Los Osos Valley road in San Luis Friday night. 35-year-old Martin Sanchez Jr. swerved into oncoming traffic to avoid being arrested, and his vehicle reached speeds of 90 mile per hour. He ultimately collided…