Wine Grapes 7.11.2018

The number one crop in San Luis Obispo county, wine grapes. Valued at $267 million dollars in 2017. Not far behind. Strawberries at 228 million dollars. Third is cattle and calves at $43 million dollars. Broccoli is fourth at 42.9 million dollars. Farmers Market this afternoon at the Sunken Gardens in Atascadero. Summer Sizzle continues…

Atascadero 7.11.2018

Tonight, the city of Atascadero is holding a public forum, entitled “The nuts and bolts of running for public office”. It’s at five this night at the Rotunda. The city clerk will explain the election process. This year, Atascadero residents will elect a new city mayor and two council members, and a city treasurer. Two…

Atascadero City Council 7.11.2018

Atascadero city council met last night at the Rotunda. One important item. The proposed county animal shelter. City manager Rachelle Rickard explained the issue facing Atascadero, related to the county animal shelter. She says that the city has no better option than to rejoin the county project. She says the county has reduced the cost…

House Move 7.11.2018

Last night, a colony house near Del Rio road in Atascadero successfully moved three miles to the Colony heritage center near the library. On hand to watch the move, Quenten Brazzi, who grew up in the colony house. Don Simoneau was also familiar with the house. He said he partied in the house back in…

In Sports 7.10.2018

Former Cal Poly outfielder Mitch Haniger is named to the all star team. Haniger is a reserve on the American league roster. He plays for the Seattle Mariners. Mitch is a clutch hitter. He has 13 game-winning RBI’s. 11 home runs in the seventh inning or later. He is second in the American league with…

Highway One Closure 7.10.2018

The closure of Highway One has reached further down the coast. As of yesterday morning, highway one is closed at Ragged Point. Crews are preparing now to pave the new stretch of road at the Mud Creek slide. Highway One is scheduled to reopen next week in both directions, connecting Big Sur with Cambria for…

Paso Robles School Board 7.10.2018

The nomination period for Paso Robles mayor and city council is Monday, July 16th to August tenth. Mayor Steve Martin and councilmen John Hamon and Jim Reed up for re-election. The school board window is the same, July 16th to August tenth. There is a fair amount of paperwork, so those who intend to run…