San Luis Obispo County Mental Health 5.16.2019

San Luis Obispo county mental health announces a new federally funded program to train clinicians with county sheriff’s deputies. The plan announced yesterday will provide boots-on-the-ground services to people in the field to provide services to homeless and under-served members of the community. The annual grant is worth $330 thousand dollars.

Planning Commission and Short Term Rentals 5.16.2019

Late last night, the Paso Robles planning commission approved guidelines for owners of short term vacation rentals. The commission recommended the Paso Robles city council approve those staff guidelines. Homeowners and those with short term rentals (STR) packed the library conference room Wednesday night. The public hearing on guidelines was delayed one day because only…

Weather 5.16.2019

Did you get any rain at your place overnight? Forecasters predicted one to two inches of rain overnight, but that amount did not manifest in most areas. The city of Paso Robles recorded 0.21′ of rain, but that’s enough to push rainfall over 20″ for the season. The total is now 20.02″ for the season.…

In Sports 5.15.2019

The Templeton Eagles girls softball team beat the Selma Bears 14-3 yesterday at Vineyard Athletic Park. The game was stopped after the 5th inning when the Eagles put up 10 runs against Selma. Senior Ashley Daugherty gave up only 4 hits in the game. The Eagles advance to the championship game Saturday, to be played…

Wings of Freedom 5.15.2019

The Wings of Freedom tour flew into Paso Robles airport earlier this week. Until twelve noon Wednesday, you can tour the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, the CB-24 Liberator or the B-25 Mitchell “Tondelayo” bomber. Ryan Keough of the Wings of Freedom tour says they’re at the Paso Robles until high noon Wednesday. At noon, the…

County Public Works Director 5.15.2019

The San Luis Obispo county public works director steps down after staff raises questions about his actions and leadership style. Daniel “Colt” Esenwein resigned May 5th after spending 17 days on paid administrative leave. His total compensation was about $285 thousand dollars a year. County administrative officer Wade Horton is not elaborating on the complaints…

Public Forum 5.15.2019

Tonight, Monterey Bay Community Power is conducting an informal public informational meeting at the Paso Robles Inn. It runs from 7 to 8:30 this evening. The energy company serves several municipalities in the Monterey Bay area. They’re now working with the city of Paso Robles and San Luis Obsipo county to provide renewable energy to…