Fire 5.17.2018

Suspicious fires burn several railroad cars near Orcutt road in San Luis Obispo early yesterday morning. Firefighters responded around 3 in the morning yesterday. Five rail cars loaded with used rail road ties were ablaze. Deputy fire chief Keith Aggson called the fire “suspicious in nature.” Six months ago, there was another suspicious fire involving…

In Sports 5.16.2018

The CIF play-offs for baseball and softball begin at 3:15, tomorrow, however, teams can change the time of their game. In softball, Templeton hosts Quartz Hill tomorrow. Paso Robles travels to South El Monte. Atascadero hosts St. Bonaventure. San Luis Obispo will host El Modena. In baseball, Templeton will host the winner of a wild…

Food Bank 5.16.2018

At last night’s Paso Robles city council, the Food Bank was honored by the city leaders. Representing the Food Bank, CEO Kevin Drabinsky spoke to the council and reminded them the Food Bank started in Paso Robles and then grew to be a county wide resource.

Rail Car Fire 5.16.2018

San Luis Obispo fire fighters battled a rail car fire off Orcutt road and Laurel Lane this morning. The fire broke out in rail cars early this morning. The cars reportedly are carrying used wooden railroad ties. Firefighters working now to mop up that fire in San Luis Obispo.

State of the North County 5.16.2018

The state of the north county. About 200 business and government leaders convened at Springhill Mariott in Atascadero yesterday for discussion of the state of the north county economy. Key note speaker Ken Hira said that brick and mortar retail is not dying, it’s just evolving. He said online sales are only 9% of the…