Nipomo 2.08.2019

The treasurer of an agriculture booster club at Nipomo high school convicted of embezzling. 48-year-old Chandra Dee Mehlschau stole about 11,000 from AG Friends while serving as its treasurer. She pleaded no contest this week to a felony charge of grand theft by embezzlement. She’s faces several months in the county jail. She will also…

Tractors 2.08.2019

Tyler Schimke and Zac Alves of Paso Robles high school honored by the South Coast Region AG Mechanics for their excellence in rebuilding the antique tractors. Tyler Schimke rebuilt that 1956 Farmall tractor so it looks and operates like new. Zac Alves did the same in rebuilding his tractor. Ron Alves says a big thank…

Weather 2.08.2019

Today will start out clear and cold, but increasing clouds will bring showers by about four this afternoon. The showers will continue tonight, but we’ll have sunshine tomorrow in the north county. Some light showers on Sunday, but then sunshine for a couple days. Don’t pack away your umbrella. The long range forecast calls for…

Paso Robles Basketball 2.07.2019

The Arroyo Grande Eagles beat Paso Robles boys basketball team 74-42 Wednesday night at Gil Asa gym. The Eagles jumped out to an early lead, then outscored the Bearcats 20-5 in the second quarter to lead 36-12 at half-time. In each of the final two quarters, Arroyo Grande outscored the Bearcats by only four points,…

Cuesta College Basketball Team 2.07.2019

Again this year, Cuesta college men’s basketball team is an international affair. The top scoring player this year is Alexander Fanchini of France. Spaniard Jorge Bueno says he also enjoys playing for Cuesta. The team includes six Spaniards, two Swedes, and a Swiss player. Joshua Wilson-Murry of Paso Robles has led the Cougars in scoring…

Seabirds 2.07.2019

Injured seabirds are washing on on local beaches covered in oil. Pacific Wildlife Care in Morro Bay has received more than a dozen of the birds. The oil is not from an offshore oil well, a tanker or a pipeline. The oil is from “seeps”. Natural occurring leaks of oil from the ocean floor that…

Man Struck By Train 2.07.2019

Paso Robles police confirm a man was struck and killed by an Amtrak passenger train traveling through Paso Robles around 5:30 Tuesday afternoon, but he has still not been identified. The conductor says he saw the man walking on the tracks. He sounded his horn and hit the brakes, but the train could not stop…

Highway 46 East 2.07.2019

Roadwork on 46 east, how is it progressing? This week, Paso Robles city council got an update from Gus Khouri who is a lobbyist working for the city of Paso Robles. He says the challenge is to motivate Cal Trans to address safety issues before there are several fatalities, which we’ve seen at 46 west…