Short Term Vacation Rentals 2.06.2019

The issue of short-term vacation rentals came up before Paso Robles City Council Tuesday night. City Manager Tom Frutchey tells the council the issues include noise, traffic, parking, litter as well as the rights of property owners to do what they choose with their homes. The proposal before city council Tuesday night was for an…

Rain and Flooding 2.06.2019

How high is the water near you? Rainfall rates reached three quarters of an inch per hour in some areas early yesterday morning. There was flooding on North River road in Paso Robles, Cholame Valley road, Penman Springs road north of Linne road and San Marcos road east of Wellsona road. Shell Creek road was…

North County Weather 2.05.2019

Rain and wind today, highs in the upper 40’s. West north west winds 15-25 miles per hour Mostly cloudy tonight, lows in the low 30’s. Cloudy tomorrow morning, sunny tomorrow afternoon, highs near 50. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies forecast Thursday. Then more rain on Friday.

In High School Sports 2.05.2019

The Paso Robles boys soccer team hosts Righetti at six tonight at War Memorial stadium. The girls play at Pioneer Valley in Santa Maria at six tonight. The Paso Robles girls basketball team plays this evening at San Luis Obispo. Tip off is 6:45. The Bearcat boys team hosts Arroyo Grande tomorrow night at 6:45.…

Rocha 2.05.2019

A trial begins for an Arroyo Grande man accused of 14 felony counts including sexual assault, assault while committing a burglary, first degree burglary and making criminal threats. 40-year-old Arthur Tiofila Rocha faces life in prison if convicted on only one of the charges. San Luis Obispo police identified Rocha as the man who committed…

Marijuana Use 2.05.2019

A state study finds that the most common reason people enroll in state-approved medical marijuana programs is chronic pain. That’s the results of a study published yesterday in the journal health affairs. The study analyzed data in 15 states. The most common reason for using cannabis was chronic pain. Other reasons included multiple sclerosis and…

Cannabis Cultivation off 46 West 2.05.2019

Plans for a cannabis grow operation off highway 46 near York Mountain road may be headed to a showdown before San Luis Obispo county supervisors. Supervisor John Peschong says the board of supervisors has tried to slow the growth of cannabis cultivation operations. The battle over the cannabis cultivation operation off York Mountain road is…

Suspect Arrested in Mexico 2.05.2019

A suspect in a Paso Robles murder six years ago is found in Mexico and returned to San Luis Obispo county for prosecution. David Rodriguez Hernandez booked into the county jail last week on murder charges among others. He was wanted for allegedly helping to murder Victor Hugo Sanchez back in 2013. Hernandez was allegedly…