In Sports 10.17.2017

Tonight, the Templeton girls’ volleyball team hosts Santa Maria. The Eagles have won 12 in a row. They’re 11-0 in conference and 19-4 overall. Paso Robles Bearcats host Atascadero tonight at six. The Bearcats are 5-6 in conference. The Greyhounds won their last four games. They’re 10-1 in league. That match gets underway at six.…

Money Raised For Congress 10.17.2017

In the 24th congressional district race, incumbent Salud Carbajal has more than a million dollars in his campaign chest. Justin Fareed raised just over two hundred thousand dollars through September 30th. He has 224 thousand dollars in his campaign chest. Micheal Woody has a total of $11,200 dollars. The election is 13 months away.

Michael Erin Woody 10.17.2017

Republican challengers stepping up to challenge congressman Salud Carbajal. Michael Woody is a civil engineer with a graduate degree from Harvard in public administration. Woody says he has a long family history in San Luis Obispo county. He is a card carrying Salinas Indian, and is related to many of the old pioneer families including…

Governor Jerry Brown 10.17.2017

In Sacramento, governor Jerry Brown signs legislation protecting women who work for government from wage discrimination. Assembly bill 46 allows female public employees to file claims in court or through the division of labor standards enforcement. The governor vetoes paid maternity leave for state teachers. Assembly bill 568 that would have granted teachers and other…

Cambria Bookkeeper 10.17.2017

A Cambria woman sentenced to ten years in jail for stealing $1.2 million dollars while working as an accountant for a construction company. Elizabeth Edith Shaw will serve about five years in the county jail. She’s also ordered to pay about $1.4 million dollars in restitution to Winsor Construction. Shaw was hired as a bookkeeper…

Power Outage 10.17.2017

A power outage yesterday from San Simeon to Cayucos. Some PG and E customers lost power for seven hours. The electricity went out at 12:46 early yesterday morning. Some 4,845 customers impacted. Power was restored at 7:40 yesterday morning. PG and E crews are not sure what caused the outage.

Flavio Delabra 10.17.2017

A man arrested last week in Santa Maria who had previously been deported to Mexico. Flavio Delabra arrested after police found two unregistered firearms, $17,500 in cash and drugs, including 1.5 ounces of heroin, a half-pound of methamphetamine, and two pounds of marijuana. Delabra was taken to Santa Barbara county jail on suspicion of being…

De Leon 10.16.2017

State senate president pro term Kevin de Leon unveils plans yesterday to challenge incumbent senator Diane Fienstein. De Leon says the state has changed significantly over the past 25 years, and that changes the priorities and expectation voters want from their senator. Last year, senator Kamala Harris won the senate seat vacated by senator Barbara…

Atascadero Mural 10.16.2017

Yesterday, about one hundred people helped artist Heather Millenaar paint a mural on a building in downtown Atascadero. The mural depicts tent city, where early residents stayed while choosing a site for a home and while the house was being built. The mural was commissioned by developer Mike Zappas. The mural shows many strong and…