Tamale Festival 01.15.2019

In Atascadero, plans are underway for Saturday’s Tamale Festival. Terrie Banish says 32 tamale festivals will be on hand, each with an average of more than a thousand tamales, although they still expect to sell out by early afternoon. The Tamale Festival is coming this Saturday from 11-5 at the sunken gardens in downtown Atascadero.

Teachers Strike 01.15.2019

Teachers in the LA school district out on strike again today. Last Friday, the teacher’s union rejected a new offer from the LA unified school district. The two sides did not renew talks over the weekend. The teachers want more pay, smaller class size, more nurses and more counselors. The school district says to do…

War Memorial Sign 01.15.2019

That embarrassing sign at War Memorial stadium corrected yesterday. The sign went up recently. It was on the backside of a new scoreboard which superintendent Chris Williams ordered for the football stadium behind Flamson middle school. The sign says Paso Robles joint unified school district. Beneath that it read…..The District of Excellence. Unfortunately, excellence was…

Paso City Council 01.15.2019

The Paso Robles city council meets tonight at the library conference room. The council will discuss alternatives to district elections for city council members. They will also discuss the city’s municipal code regarding hazardous fuel and weed abatement. The council meeting gets underway at 6:30 tonight. You can hear the meeting live here on KPRL,…

Mecham 01.15.2019

The precipitation this week may help refill reservoirs in the north county. Both lake Nacimiento and lake San Antonio are below 20% capacity. Some resourceful residents are capturing precipitation for their own use. Former mayor Frank Mecham has been collecting rain water for several years at his home in Paso Robles. If you use water…

Weather 01.15.2019

More rain expected today and tomorrow in the north county. Yesterday, the north county received a fraction of an inch of rain. About one tenth in Paso Robles. Seven tenths in Cambria. A bigger storm expected to hit today. A stronger system still is expected to arrive late tomorrow night. Highway one is closed north…

Dancing With Our Stars 01.14.2019

Today, tickets go on sale for Dancing With Our Stars, which is coming up in late March in Atascadero. Jeanne Malik, who is Atascadero’s Citizen of the Year, says you can buy tickets by going to the library’s website: friendsoftheatascaderolibrary.org. Tickets going on sale beginning at seven this morning, and it will sell out. It’s…