Florida Study on Abuse 12.18.2018

A new study in Florida found a four-fold increase in reports of child abuse on the Saturdays immediately following the distribution of report cards. The study was published in the journal of American medical association pediatrics yesterday. It is based on statistics from the Florida department of children and families. The idea for the research…

Floating Device 12.18.2018

A floating device designed to capture trash in the ocean between California and Hawaii is not sweeping up any plastic waste. The innovator behind the pacific ocean cleanup project says the speed of the solar-powered barrier isn’t allowing it to hold on to the plastic it catches. A crew of engineers is on its way…

Eat Smart 12.18.2018

Apio of Guadalupe is recalling Eat Smart Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups after one tested positive for listeria. It’s a voluntary recall as a precaution. That’s according to the vice president of Quality and Food safety. A Canadian food inspection agency informed the company that a random sample of its sweet kale bowl tested positive for…

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Robbery in Templeton 12.18.2018

San Luis Obispo county sheriff’s deputies arrest a man accused of robbing a Chevron gas station on Las Tablas road in Templeton on Friday. Around 2:50 that afternoon, the man tried to steal some alcohol from that location. The owner confronted the suspect. The thief pulled on a black mask and then threatened the owner.…

Templeton CSD 12.18.2018

The Templeton Community Services District board meets this evening. They’ll discuss the results of a survey addressing a proposed special parcel tax for fire and emergency services. They’ll also discuss adjusting rates for mid-state solid waste and recycling. That meeting gets underway at seven this evening at the Templeton CSD office.

Paso Robles School District 12.18.2018

The Paso Robles school board will conduct a special emergency board meeting Thursday afternoon at one. The meeting will be primarily a closed session meeting to allow the board members to meet with legal counsel to discuss anticipated litigation. They will also discuss the appointment of an interim superintendent. He’s already been selected. This is…

Weather 12.18.2018

Sunshine forecast for the rest of this week, but another storm expected Sunday and Monday. Nearly seven tenths of an inch rain fell Sunday night and yesterday at the Paso Robles airport. Six tenths of an inch in Templeton. Just over four tenths in Atascadero. About 4 tenths in Shandon. Nine tenths of an inch…

Living Nativity 12.17.2018

On Main street in Templeton over the weekend, the Presbyterian church presented the Living Nativity four times. Two camels, a donkey and a number of sheep helped create the atmosphere for the Christmas tradition. After the Living Nativity production, people were allowed to touch the sheep, the donkey and the two camels, from zoo to…