In Sports 10.08.2018

The Templeton Eagles lost Friday night to Pioneer Valley in a game played in Santa Maria. The Eagles trailed 10-7 at half time, but the Panthers pounced on the Eagles in the second half to prevail 38-21. Friday night, the Templeton Eagles play at Santa Maria high school. The Bearcats lost to Arroyo Grande at…

Space X Falcon 9 – 10.08.2018

Last night, a Space X Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Vandenberg air force base. The booster lit up the night sky as it descended, tail first, toward landing zone 4, just a few hundred yards from the rocket’s launch stand. The descent caused some loud sonic booms that rumbled over the central coast and…

Georgia Brown School Arrest 10.08.2018

Friday morning, Paso Robles police arrested a Paso Robles man for annoying children near Georgia Brown elementary school and drug violations. 43-year-old Jesus Chavarria was arrested on the charge of annoying children as well as being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance. Paso Robles police were dispatched to…

District Attorney 10.08.2018

The San Luis Obispo county district attorney’s office has filed felony charges against a former bookkeeper for the San Miguel Community Services District. 29-year-old Kallie Leighanne Johnson is accused of embezzling $38 thousand dollars in public funds belonging to the district in 2015.

Test Scores 10.08.2018

San Luis Obispo county schools outperformed the state average in standardized testing. In English or language arts, more than 55% scored high enough to meet the state standards. 23% scored higher than the expected standards for their grade level. State-wide, 50% of students tested met or exceeded the literacy requirement. In math, county students did…

School Board Candidates Forum 10.08.2018

Wednesday night, the Paso Robles school board will conduct a candidates forum at the district office on Niblick road. School board members Matt Mcllish, Tim Gearhart and Field Gibson are running for re-election to the board. Disastrous budget issues will undoubtedly be a hot topic for the candidates and their three challengers. In the last…

Atascadero City Council 10.08.2018

Atascadero city council meets tomorrow night. The city council is expected to authorize a contract with the Wallace Group to provide design engineering services for a pavement rehabilitation project. That Atascadero city council meeting gets underway at 6:00 tomorrow evening at the rotunda. You can hear the meeting live here on KPRL beginning at 6:00…

Columbus Day 10.08.2018

Today is Columbus Day, more or less. Most banks and government offices to be closed today. Last year, mayor Heidi Harmon and the city of San Luis Obispo changed the celebration to Indigenous People’s day. Several states no longer celebrate Columbus day. Hawaii, Oregon, Vermont, Alaska, Florida and South Dakota. The first-ever Columbus day parade…