Robbery Suspect 8.30.2018

A 26-year-old man was arrested shortly after he assaulted another man and stole his laptop computer. The two men were reportedly fighting near Rabobank on Broad street. One man reported having his backpack and laptop computer stolen. He identified the suspect as Alexander Herman Friend. Investigating officers knew the suspect’s name and knew he frequented…

Jumper 8.30.2018

Yesterday morning in Atascadero, a woman jumped off the Curbaril avenue overpass onto NB 101. The unidentified woman was rushed to San Luis Obispo for medical treatment. The woman, who was wearing white shorts, a red shirt, and a baseball cap, stopped her vehicle in the middle of the overpass and jumped onto the north…

Bishop 8.29.2018

The bishop for the catholic diocese of San Jose says he will not live in a $2.3 million dollar home in the silicon valley. He says he’s changed plans for his retirement. Instead of staying in the house purchased for his retirement by the diocese, he’s going to live in a rectory at one of…

Cash Bail 8.29.2018

The governor signs into law legislation that would eliminate cash bail for pretrial detention. Governor Brown says that California is reforming its bail system so that rich and poor alike are treated fairly. Under senate bill 10, bail will be replaced with “risk assessment” of individuals and non-monetary conditions of release.

Paso Robles School Board 8.29.2018

The Paso Robles school board met last night at the school district office. Chris Williams told the board of trustees that a new safety resource officer had been hired to patrol the Paso Robles high school campus. His salary is paid partly be the school district and partly by the city of Paso Robles. The…

Sensario 8.29.2018

If you’ve seen all the construction work off 46 east across the road from Hunter Ranch golf course, that’s the first phase of an outdoor garden exhibit. It’s called Sensario. A new tourist attraction here on the central coast. The first phase of Sensario will be completed next spring. The second phase includes a conference…

On The Road 8.28.2018

The original 120-foot scroll with the manuscript for “On The Road” is coming to San Luis Obispo. Jack Kerouc, the beat-generation author, lived for a time in San Luis Obispo, when he worked as a brakeman with the railroad. He also wrote about catching the “midnight ghost”, a freight train which left San Luis Obispo…