UPDATE: Victim Identified in Fatal Crash

The CHP identifies the man killed in a five-car crash on Highway 46 Friday. He’s 68-year-old Jesus Acevedo of Bakersfield. A big rig driver lost control of his truck while heading east on 46 around 2:15 Friday afternoon.. It crossed the center divider and after clipping another vehicle, struck a GMC Sierra head-on. Acevedo was…

Templeton School District Starts New Program for High Achievers

The Templeton School District is introducing a new program for high achieving students. It’s called Academic Achievement Academy or Triple A. It’s a transitional kindergarten-grade 12 program designed explicitly to maximize a student’s educational outcomes. Participates are required to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 and an attendance rate of 95%. Interested families should contact…

Large Turn-Out at New Atascadero Farmer’s Market Location

Atascadero celebrates the return of Farmers Market to the Sunken Gardens. Hundreds turn out yesterday for the weekly event next to the Rotunda. Farmer’s market included locally grown produce, Mexican food and lotions. The Atascadero High School Jazz Band performed, as well as the cheerleaders. Dancers from Motion Academy of Dance also performed on the…

*UPDATE* Bicyclist Struck By Vechicle

Updated: April 6, 2017 9:45am The driver of a vehicle which struck a bicyclist Tuesday morning on San Luis Bay Drive say he was blinded by the sun. The driver of a 2004 Pontiac Sunfire was trying to turn left onto Northbound Highway 101. He did not see the cyclist and struck him with his…

Supervisors Vote On Possible Brown Act Violation

After hours of discussion, public comment and debate, San Luis Obispo County Supervisors voted 3-2 to not ask the District Attorney’s Office to investigate whether the majority violated the Brown Act. The supervisors also voted again to have the county pay for research and planning related to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Strategy. The supervisors…

*Update* Local Fisherman Leaves SLO County

  UPDATE: South Bay Wild is heading north. The retail fish market made it’s weekly visit to Paso Robles Farmer’s Market yesterday, but the South Bay fishing vessel is near Crescent City on the way to Astoria. Rob Sietz talked with KPRL before he embarked for northern waters. He says the bureaucracy with The Nature…

Luncheon Fundraiser Being Held for Homeless

If you’d like to help the homeless, an opportunity is coming up later this month. El Camino Homeless Organization in Atascadero is hosting an Empty Bowls luncheon fundraiser April 27th at Atascadero Bible Church. Diners donate $25 and they can try a variety of soups and locally baked breads from local restaurants. The diners also…

Paso Robles City Council Meets Tonight

The Paso Robles City Council meets tonight at the Library Conference Center on Spring Street. The council will approve a contract for an interim Emergency Services Battalion Chief. The council is also expected to authorize preliminary work on a Groundwater Sustainability Plan. The Paso Robles City Council meets tonight. You can hear the meeting live…