Superintendent 8.16.2018

The Paso Robles school district board of trustees votes 6-1 to approve an employment agreement with superintendent Chris Williams. The agreement stipulates that Williams receives $214 thousand dollars-a-year and $500 a month vehicle stipend. He receives other generous benefits, including insurance, dues and fees for membership in local organizations. When Williams is terminated, he will…

School Resumes 8.16.2018

Back to school yesterday in Atascadero and San Miguel. Students in those two school districts returned to school yesterday. Students go back to school today in the Paso Robles and Shandon school district. Students in Templeton start school next Monday. Coast union starts school next Wednesday in Cambria.

Jaime Umphenour, host

Sound Off – Wed 8/15/2018

Jaime Umphenour is the host of “Sound-Off”, the longest running talk show on the Central Coast now in its sixth decade. She brings to the show an eclectic range of guests from Authors to Artists, business owners to politicians, and everyone in between. Tune in to Sound Off every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

In Sports 8.15.2018

The Templeton volleyball team opens their season at home last night. The Eagles hosting Pioneer Valley of Santa Maria. The Eagles won 3 zip, 25-10, 25-16, 25-10. Athletic director Lindsay Franklin says fall sports are now underway at the high school level. Last year, the Templeton girls volleyball team finished the season with a record…

Weird Al 8.15.2018

Weird Al Yankovic will get his Hollywood walk of fame star later this month. Weird Al graduated in architecture from Cal Poly. He recorded his song, “My Bologna” in the bathroom across the hall of the campus radio station, where he volunteered as a DJ. The tune was a parody of “My Sharona.” Weird Al…

Cal Poly Value 8.15.2018

The value of an education at Cal Poly recognized by Money magazine, although the university placed below fifteen other California universities. Poly was ranked 64th out of 727 American universities as one of the “best colleges for your money.” Long Beach state was 22nd, Dominguez Hills 45th, Cal Poly Pomona 47th, and Chico State 62nd.…

Neptune Pool 8.15.2018

Water started flowing into the Neptune pool at Hearst castle for the first time since completion of the $5.5 million dollar renovation. The water began flowing into the pool at 8:20 yesterday morning. It will take a couple days to fill the pool, which has a capacity of 345 thousand gallons. The water comes from…

Atascadero Traffic Calming 8.15.2018

Making Atascadero friendlier toward pedestrians and other visitors. Last night at the rotunda, the city council and city staff discussed options for calming traffic and making downtown Atascadero a more welcoming environment. After nearly 2 hours of discussion Atascadero city manager Rochelle Rickard said the city staff has direction on what kind of plans to…