In Sports 01.09.2019

The Paso Robles Bearcat boys basketball team lost to Mission Prep 71-57 last night in San Luis Obispo. The Royals jumped out to 21-4 lead in the first quarter, and coasted for three quarters. The Bearcats fall to 7-11, 0-3 in conference. Templeton boys beat Atascadero 55-27. Templeton is now 8-7 overall, 2-0 in conference.…

Eucalyptus Death 01.09.2019

UC Berkeley officials say a man was killed over the weekend when a eucalyptus tree fell on his car on campus. 32-year-old Alexander Grant of Novato died at the scene. Northern California experienced heavy winds which uprooted trees and toppled utility poles. Some 90 thousand people lost power over the weekend.

Surfer 01.09.2019

A surfer attacked by a shark at Montana de Oro state park yesterday. Park ranger supervisor Robert Colligan says the attack occurred around ten yesterday morning. 19-year-old Nick Wapner, who is a Cal Poly student, was attacked at Sandspit beach. He was surfing with three friends, about 100 yards off shore. He was transported to…

Atascadero City Council 01.09.2019

Atascadero city council met last night at the rotunda. The first meeting of the new calendar year. The agenda was light, but they approved dissolving the Parks and Recreation Commission. By dissolving the Parks and Recreation Commission, it will save 100-150 hours of staff time each year. Up next for Atascadero, the Tamale Festival Saturday,…

Paso Robles Schools 01.09.2019

Dr. Julian Crocker returns as superintendent of the Paso Robles school district. He says it’s great to be back. His priorities: First – Verify a financial plan to stop the hemorrhaging at the school district, and rebuild a reserve fund. During Chris Williams’ administration, the district nearly exhausted the 7.5 million dollar reserve fund. During…

Rain 01.09.2019

Rain today in the north county. Forecasters say the clouds will clear tonight and we’ll have mostly sunny skies tomorrow. Then another storm arrives Friday afternoon. We’ll get rain off and on through the weekend. Since October first, Paso Robles has received 4.3 inches of rain, which is very close to the average. PG and…