International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is today. In san luis, a march is held in solidarity with “A Day without a Woman” The goal is to recognize the enormous value that women of all backgrounds add to our socio economic system. The march began at 10:30 this morning at Meadow Park in San Luis and proceeded from…

Supervisors

More heated debate yesterday before supervisor Debbie Arnold ultimately succeeded in changing the way water districts are funded during the transition to state mandated regulation. Supervisor John Peschong questioned staff about the county’s role in meeting the state mandate to create groundwater management districts. The discussion got heated when Supervisor Bruce Gibson attacked supervisor Supervisor…

Cal Poly Grants

Last year, Cal Poly faculty and staff received $32 million in grants, which is a 25% increase from the previous year. The grants bought $650,000 in lab equipment, paid the wages of 58 employees of the Cal Poly Corporation and $1.8 million in wages to more than 800 student researchers. Stuart Styles and Charles Burt…

Salud Carbajal Letter

San Luis Obispo County Supervisors also voted unanimously yesterday to send a letter to US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke about the boards opposition to offshore oil and gas development. The vote was 4-0, with Supervisor John Peschong recusing himself. The letter states, “The County of San Luis Obispo is opposed to any expansion of oil…

Paso Retirement Costs

Pension costs for Paso Robles cloud the economic future for the city. City staff telling the city council at last night’s meeting that CalPers discount rate will increase the pension costs dramatically The projected impact on the city budget is profound. The pension cost will increase from $3.9 million this fiscal year to $6.2 million…

Templeton Home School

Tonight, Templeton Home School has an open house. Conveniently, it’s on Taco Tuesday.

Lots of information available tonight. Like free math tutoring, Core and or elective classes and social events.

Taco Tuesday Open House at Templeton Home School tonight from 5:30 until 7:00. Just like tuition at the Templeton Home School, the tacos are free.

Templeton CSD

The Templeton CSD board of directors meets this evening at the district office. They’ll consider taking action to form a community facilities district.
The board meeting begins at 5:00 this afternoon at the Templeton district board room in downtown Templeton.

Paso Robles City Council

The Paso Robles City Council meets tonight. They’ll consider a draft of the library strategic plan outlined by librarian Angelica Fortin. The council is also expected to approve two oak tree removal permits, one on Experimental Station Road and the other on Kleck Road. You can hear tonight’s meeting live on AM 1230 KPRL beginning…

Beyoncé

In the spring quarter, Cal Poly will offer a class on Beyoncé, through the university’s ethnic studies department. Jenell Navarro will teach the class. She says the course will explore three things: women of color feminism; racism, specifically anti-black racism; and police brutality.” She says the class grew out of a meeting she had with…