Rocket Launch 01.16.2019

Another rocket launch scheduled Saturday. The Delta Four Heavy rocket launch planned for Saturday morning at 11:05 from Vandenberg air force base. The rocket launch has been delayed for various reasons, including high winds and a hydrogen leak. So, you may be able to see the launch Saturday at 11:05 about the time the Tamale…

Atascadero 01.16.2019

In Atascadero, work is underway to build a new development in downtown. La Plaza is going up on El Camino Real between Entrada and West Mall. It’s directly across El Camino from the sunken gardens. Developer Mike Zappas has built several apartment complexes in the Atascadero community. His properties are known for his investment of…

Teachers Strike 01.16.2019

The teachers strike continues in Los Angeles. Striking teachers walked picket lines again yesterday, as administrators urged them to return to the classroom. Those same administrators are asking the teachers union to return to the bargaining table. Superintendent Austin Beutner says, “the painful truth is we just don’t have enough money to do everything the…

Paso Robles City Council 01.16.2019

At their meeting last night, the Paso Robles city council received a report from parking consultant Julie Dixon on the progress of steps to alleviate the parking problems in the downtown area. Those steps appear to be working pretty well. Dixon gave an update to city council, but says there’s still work to be done.…

Paso Robles School Meeting 01.16.2019

Three informational meeting held at the Paso Robles school district office yesterday to get advice from staff, teachers and the community about ways to cut the budget. The district looking to cut another $800 thousand dollars from the budget in each of the next two fiscal years. Superintendent Dr. Julian Crocker says the meetings were…

Blowhole Death 01.15.2019

A blowhole in Big Sur fascinated some young visitors last weekend. One 18-year-old man crawled closer to get a look in the rocky cliffs at Garrapata state beach. That’s when he fell in and dropped to the beach below. He signaled friends that he was okay, then he was hit by a series of 14-foot…

Tamale Festival 01.15.2019

In Atascadero, plans are underway for Saturday’s Tamale Festival. Terrie Banish says 32 tamale festivals will be on hand, each with an average of more than a thousand tamales, although they still expect to sell out by early afternoon. The Tamale Festival is coming this Saturday from 11-5 at the sunken gardens in downtown Atascadero.

Teachers Strike 01.15.2019

Teachers in the LA school district out on strike again today. Last Friday, the teacher’s union rejected a new offer from the LA unified school district. The two sides did not renew talks over the weekend. The teachers want more pay, smaller class size, more nurses and more counselors. The school district says to do…