Inmate Death 2.26.2020

Another inmate dies at the county jail. Monday night, a 62-year-old Nipomo man who was arrested for driving under the influence died at the jail. Gregory Luis Trujillo suffered a medical event in the intake and release area of the jail. Trujillo had been arrested around 3:10 Monday afternoon in front of Nipomo elementary school.…

Atascadero City Council 2.26.2020

Atascadero is going to revisit traffic calming on El Camino Real. City manager Rachelle Rickard tells the city council at last night’s meeting there will be workshops in early March. So those workshops will be coming up in two weeks in Atascadero. Rachelle also reminded people at the meeting last night to remember First Friday,…

In Sports 2.25.2020

The Templeton high school softball team hosts Central Fresno at 3:30 this afternoon at Templeton Athletic Park. They’re now charging admission to attend those games in order to pay the umpires. The Atascadero baseball team hosts Edison at 3:30 this afternoon. Both the Templeton and Paso Robles baseball teams are 2-0 in the early season.…

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Other Stories This Tuesday 2.25.2020

Fatte’s Pizza in Atascadero closed abruptly. Last week, the owner put a long rambling note on the door making allegations about data theft. Several employees say they have not been paid. Fatte’s Pizza has restaurants through California including Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo. Each pizza restaurant is operated independently. The Hungry Fisherman re-opens in…

Clergy Bill 2.25.2020

They call it the Clergy Bill. Congressman Kevin McCarthy wrote the bill. It would give clergy who opted out of social security early in their careers a two year window to sign up for social security, provided they work for an additional ten years. Congressman Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield used to represent the north county.…

Senate Bill 207 – 2.25.2020

The primary election is one week from today, but that doesn’t mean you have to register to vote before then. You can register on election day itself, which has inspired concerns about ballot harvesting by progressives. An issue which has manifested in recent elections. Meanwhile the laws keep changing. San Luis Obispo county clerk recorder…

Paso Robles School Board 2.25.2020

The Paso Robles school board meets this afternoon and evening at the district office. The board will discuss comprehensive school safety plans for each school in the district. They will also discuss new bus route options. That’s following up on the previous meeting when they discussed eliminating bus transportation for high school students except for…