Alex Spanos 10.10.2018

Another sad note today. Alex Spanos has died. The Cal Poly alum was born to Greek immigrants in 1923. He majored in aerospace engineering at Cal Poly in the early 40’s, but dropped out to enlist in the US army air corps. After the war he became a contractor, and made millions in construction and…

Other Stories This Wednesday 10.10.2018

A registered sex offender living in Atascadero arraigned yesterday in San Luis Obispo superior court on three felonies related to the alleged sexual abuse of a five year old boy in August. 43-year-old Fred Raymond Knight the second pleaded not guilty. He will return to court October 30th. A Sacramento man arrested on suspicion of…

Woman’s Murder 10.10.2018

Beginning next week, an Arroyo Grande man will stand trial for the murder of 26-year-old Kristen Marti. Her body was found in Prefumo Canyon. Police believe she was murdered nearby in January. 36-year-old Robert Koehler faces a single count of murder. He was extradited from Minneapolis, where he and his wife had recently moved. Marti…

Drug Bust 10.10.2018

In Ventura county, the sheriff’s department arrests thirteen suspected members of a Mexican drug cartel. They confiscate more than $10 million dollars worth of illicit drugs. Deputies found 285 pounds of methamphetamine. 121 pounds of cocaine. 13 pounds of Mexican heroin And 6 pounds of Fentanyl. The arrests made after an investigation which began last…

UC Davis Posters 10.10.2018

UC Davis investigating anti semitic fliers posted near the school’s student union on Monday. The chancellor said the fliers violated posting policy. They were removed. Meanwhile, university police are trying to ascertain who put them up. The fliers depicted senator Dianne Feinstein, professor Christine Blasey Ford and political activist George Soros with a star of…

School Board Candidates Forum 10.10.2018

Tonight, the Paso Robles school board will conduct a candidates’ forum at the school district office on Niblick road. Budget issues may come up in the discussion. In the last three and a half years, the school district’s budget reserve has plummeted from seven and a half million dollars to about $750 thousand dollars. Since…

Paso School Budget 10.10.2018

The Paso Robles school board looking at ways to cut the budget without laying off teachers or eliminating school programs. Brad Pawlowski is the new chief business officer. He outlines four steps the district will take: 1. Make a reserve plan to show how the budget will get back from under one percent where it…