Controlled Burn At Camp Roberts

If you see smoke today in the North County, it may be coming from a controlled burn at Camp Roberts. The fire is scheduled today from ten this morning until five this afternoon. This controlled burn is intended to create a “fire break” in preparation for a second, larger controlled burn on May 25th. The…

Paso Robles Library Honors Volunteers

Yesterday, the Paso Robles Library honored it’s volunteers. Ann Bell was honored as being Volunteer of the Year for 2017. Mary Walters was named Volunteer of the year for 2016. An event was not held last year, because they moved the event from the fall to the spring. About fifty people attended the Annual Volunteer…

Attempted Rapist Sentenced To Life In Prison

An Atascadero man sentenced to life in prison yesterday for attacking a 22-year-old Cal Poly student. 27-year-old Derrick Moore pleaded no contest in March to enhanced charges of first-degree burglary and assault with intent to commit rape. In the courtroom yesterday, the student described how Moore assaulted her and how she fought back with a…

Cal Poly Names New Dorms

Cal Poly announces that the new dorms will bear Chumash names like yak Tityu Tityu and Tilhini. Tilhini or Tixlini was the name of the Chumash village located in what is now downtown San Luis Obispo. The word meant isolated place, because the village site had Chorro Creek on one side and San Luis Creek…

Council Discusses Paso Robles As A Sanctuary City

While state legislators consider making California a sanctuary state, Paso Robles City Council weighed in on the issue last night. Councilman Fred Strong raised a question about conflicting laws if the legislators make California a sanctuary state. City Attorney Iris Yang says time will tell what steps legislators in Sacramento take. Then the public weighed…

Proposed Fee For Paso Restaurants With Sidewalk Seating

The Paso Robles City Council discussed sidewalks cafes, particularly, where sidewalk seating encroaches on pedestrian traffic along the sidewalk. The city proposing a fee on restaurants which provide outside seating that may encroaches on the sidewalk. After hearing from several restaurant owners who said they only heard of the proposal yesterday afternoon, the council decided…

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Bearcats To Play First Round Game in Play-Offs

The Paso Robles Bearcats will play their first round game in the baseball play-offs in Montebello against Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary. That will be Thursday in Montebello. Coach Derek Stroud says Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary is a good team that was elevated from Division V beecause they advanced to the division championship game last year.…