LA News 2.13.2019

In Los Angeles, the city council passes a law requiring companies that want city contracts to disclose whether they have ties to the National Rifle Association. That measure passed yesterday. NRA attorneys had warned they’ll sue. NRA attorney Chuck Michel calls the move “Modern-Day McCarthy-ism.” He says it would force NRA supporters to drop their…

Atascadero 2.13.2019

Atascadero officials excited to finally see playground equipment arriving for the Joy Playground. Mayor Heather Moreno says it’s been great to see the progress at the playground for children and parents with special needs. The rain may delay construction somewhat, but that Joy Playground may be open and operating in a few months. Atascadero city…

Paso Robles School Board 2.13.2019

The Paso Robles School Board of Trustees received a budget reduction plan from Chief Business Officer Brad Pawlowski. The plan includes $2.1 million dollars in cuts to operating expenses. The district’s budget reserve, which was $7.5 million when Superintendent Chris Williams took office, is now about $750,000. According to fiscal adviser Diane Larson, without the…

Weird Al 2.12.2019

Weird Al Yankovic wins another grammy. Weird Al won his fifth grammy on Sunday for his limited edition package, “Squeeze Box: The Compete Works of Weird Al Yankovic.” It includes hits like “Eat It”, a parody on Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” and many other classic pop parody’s by the graduate of Cal Poly’s school of…

In Sports 2.12.2019

The Paso Robles high school baseball game with Templeton high school scheduled for this afternoon has been canceled. The Templeton girls soccer team has a home playoff game tomorrow afternoon against Hoover high school out of the big raisin. That game may be played at Paso Robles high school, if the Templeton field is unplayable.…

Newsom 2.12.2019

In Sacramento, governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order yesterday removing hundreds of California National Guard Troops from the border. The intent is to insult President Donald Trump. The troops were placed there by governor Jerry Brown last April, after Trump requested them to protect the border against mobs of central Americans demanding they be…

Biker Accident 2.12.2019

We learn more about the tragic accident Friday afternoon that killed a motorcyclist on highway 46. The deceased is identified as 68-year-old Barry Stephenson of Atascadero. Stephenson was riding his Kawasaki motorcycle on highway 46 near Hunter Ranch road around 1:50 Friday afternoon, when the driver of a Toyota SUV pulled out of the golf…