Cal Poly Ranked 37th 8.24.2018

Cal Poly ranks 37th in the country among public universities in the latest rankings by Forbes magazine. Seventh in the state of California behind UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis and UC Irving. Each of those schools offering doctoral programs, which Cal Poly does not. The top five schools were…

The Long Walk Home 8.24.2018

The Long walk Home tomorrow in Atascadero. It’s a fundraiser for the El Camino homeless organization….better known as ECHO. CEO Wendy Lewis tells KPRL registration is at 9:30 tomorrow morning at the ECHO homeless shelter across the street from Atascadero Bible church. The walk begins at ten.

Emergency Sirens 8.24.2018

You may hear emergency sirens tomorrow in San Luis Obispo county. The annual early warning system siren test will happen twice tomorrow. All 131 sirens will be sounded at the same time. They stretch from Cayucos to the Nipomo Mesa. The first test will occur at noon. A second test will go off at 12:30.…

Ignacio Palomar 8.24.2018

An Oceano man was sentenced yesterday to 40 years to life in prison for second degree murder. 40-year-old Ignacio Franco Palomar III had several prior convictions for assault, cruelty to a child, threatening witnesses and drug offenses. Back in 2014, Palomar punched from behind a 38-year-old man outside Ralph and Duane’s bar in Arroyo Grande.…

Abel Maldonado 8.24.2018

San Luis Obispo county code enforcement says the case against Abel Maldonado for growing organic industrial hemp is closed. No action will be taken against the former Lt. Governor. Maldonado says, “at no time did runway farms for myself ever have an illegal 30-acre cannabis grow on my ranch as reported August 9th by local…

In Sports 8.23.2018

The Atascadero Greyhound volleyball team beat Pioneer Valley 3-0. The game scores were 25-11, 25-15 and 25-14. Tonight, the Templeton girls volleyball team hosts St. Joseph at six at Templeton high school. The Eagles are undefeated at 2-0. The Knights are 0-1. High school football kicks into full gear tomorrow. The Templeton Eagles hosting Aptos…

Morro Bay Hotels 8.23.2018

Paso Robles is not the only city getting new hotels. Two new hotels going up on the Embarcadero in Morro Bay. They, however, are boutique hotels. Not nearly as big as the hotel under construction down the hill from Joe’s Place on Spring street. In Morro Bay, the Off The Hook building at 833 Embarcadero…

ECHO 8.23.2018

ECHO’s homeless shelter in Atascadero is holding a big fundraiser this weekend. It’s called the Long Walk Home. Registration to walk is at 9:30 Saturday morning. The walk begins at 10:00 am. For more information about the Long Walk Home, visit their website Echoshelter.org.