AG News 1.27.2020

Neil Collins of Lone Madrone is named Wine Industry Person of the Year by the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance. He was honored late last week. Collins is also vineyard manager at Tablas Creek and proprietor of Bristols Cider. Collins says winning the award is “surprising humbling and a great honor.”

Morro Bay Murder 1.27.2020

A Morro Bay man is arrested on suspicion of homicide. 53-year-old Sean Maneely is accused of stabbing 58-year-old Andrew McTaggart Saturday afternoon. McTaggart was transported by ambulance to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis where he later died of his injuries. Maneely was booked into the county jail. Officials are asking that anyone…

Air Tanker 1.27.2020

An air tanker which crashed in Australia last last week previously fought fires in San Luis Obispo county. The plane and its crew were from the US. Coulson Air Tanker 134 was battling the massive wildfires burning in Australia when it suddenly lost contact with fire officials. The flight crew was on a fire bombing…

School Board 1.27.2020

The Paso Robles school board met Saturday to discuss a variety of subjects, including where to make more budget cuts. The board of trustees also discussed the school accountability report card, district master plan and recommendations for the measure m master plan. It was two years ago this month, superintendent Chris Williams got the board’s…

Atascadero City Council 1.27.2020

The city of Atascadero is conducting a stakeholders meeting on the housing element tomorrow. That’s from 2-4 tomorrow afternoon in room 106 of the rotunda. So, if you’re in the building trades and would like to offer some input on the housing and construction rules in Atascadero, tomorrow is your opportunity. The Atascadero city council…

Weather 1.27.2020

Forecasters say we’ll see morning clouds, but mostly sunny through this week with a gradual warming trend. Temperatures Friday and Saturday may reach the low to mid 70’s. It may be cold in the morning hours, but afternoons will be pretty warm late this week. We’ll have more on what to expect weather wise coming…