Studios on the Park

Tomorrow night is the first Saturday of the month, which means Art After Dark lights up Studios on the Park. Two new artists, live music by Jazz on the Vine, and San Marcos Winery. An awards presentation of Color in the Art Association begins at 5:00. The music begins at 6:00. Two landscape artists, one…

NRA Dinner

The Annual Friends of NRA Dinner is tomorrow night in Paso Robles. The dinner raises money to promote safety in educational programs, particularly for youth. . For more information about the Friends of NRA Dinner Saturday night at the Paso Robles Events Center, you can go to Friends of NRA.org. or visit your local gun…

El Chapo

A banner held up outside the Mexican Attorney’s Office in Las Capital this week: “Mr. Trump, Deport the illegal and criminal Chapo Guzman.” A lawyer working on behalf of the drug cartel leader, better known as El Chapo, making the appeal to president Trump to deport the Mexican drug lord back home. El Chapo has…

Port San Luis Harbor District

Port San Luis Harbor District has a new chief Harbor Patrol Officer. He’s Matthew Ashton, who has worked for the office since 2011. Before that, Ashton served in the US Coast Guard as a machinery technician, assistant engineering petty officer and federal law enforcement boarding officer. Ashton is still with the Coast Guard Reserve in…

Bronze tiger

The bronze tiger statue is back at the Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero. The statue was removed in November and received a face lift at Genesis Bronze in Paso Robles. The cost to remove, refurbish, and replace the replica was $8,500. The Friends of the Charles Paddock Zoo is soliciting donations to cover the cost…

Atascadero counterfeiter

Atascadero police are looking for a man passing fake $100 bills.
Police have recovered surveillance video from several businesses. They released video of the man wearing a bright, multicolored hoodie.
You can see the man’s photo on the Atascadero Police website.
Anyone who receives the counterfeit bills is encouraged to contact the Atascadero police.

MUST! Charities

MUST! Charities announced a $500,000 four-year partnership with El Camino Homeless Organization. ECHO, as it’s known, is the North County’s only homeless shelter. It is based in Atascadero. The shelter plans to use the money to improve energy efficiency to reduce utility costs; invest in solar panels; create a laundry facility addition; and research other…

Chris Bausch And Paso Robles School Board

More conflict for the Paso Robles School District. The board of trustees voting Tuesday night to request censure of fellow board member, Chris Bausch. Trustee Joel Peterson cast a dissenting vote. Censure is an official reprimand by the board. Two trustees on the school board alleging that Bausch made inappropriate comments on a “local radio…