SLO PD Officer Murder 5.12.2021

The city of San Luis Obispo identifies the police detective shot and killed Monday evening at an apartment off south Higuera. He’s 37-year-old Luca Benedetti, who served four years with Atascadero police department before joining San Luis Obispo PD in 2012. Around five Monday afternoon, officer Benedetti and five other officers responded to an apartment…

North County Weather 5.11.2021

Sunny with highs near 88. Westerly winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 49. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 88. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Mostly sunny through the week. Highs in the upper 80’s through Thursday, but highs dropping into upper 70’s this weekend.

Vina Robles Reopening 5.11.2021

Vina Robles is going to reopen for this summer of 2021. The Vina Robles staff announcing tickets are now on sale for concerts including The Mavericks, Los Lobos, Train, Pat Benatar and the Beach Boys. The Steve Martin and Martin Short Show is scheduled for August 22nd. The first show is Joe Bonamassa, on July…

SLO Co Covid Update 5.11.2021

The county health department reports only 11 new coronavirus cases over the weekend. Four on Saturday, three on Sunday and four on Monday. No additional deaths reported. The county public health department is going to close its mass covid-19 vaccination clinics on June 4th. That includes the clinic at the Paso Robles Event Center. The…

PRJUSD Meeting 5.11.2021

The Paso Robles school board meets in a hybrid model. It’s a virtual meeting, but allows for some public participation. Only about 25 people may attend the school board meeting at the district office. That’s a precaution for covid safety. The board will discuss the composition of trustee areas prior to drawing of maps. That’s…

Atascadero Police Activity 5.11.2021

In Atascadero yesterday afternoon, police officers arrested a man who was brandishing a BB gun rifle near Atascadero junior high school. A man carrying the BB gun rifle allegedly approached a citizen on Capistrano avenue, then disappeared into the creek bed. Around two, Atascadero junior high school and the district office were placed on lock…