Monsoon 3.22.2018

Like a monsoon in the south pacific, a huge storm bears down on the north county, causing a fatal accident, flooding and mudslides. Rocky Butte east of Cambria received more than five inches of rain. In the north county, Paso Robles and Templeton received about two inches of rain. More than an inch in Atascadero.…

Obit 3.21.2018

One sad note. Winemaker Robert Haas died Sunday at his home in Templeton. After serving in World War two, Haas returned to Yale University, where he started his collegiate education before the war, and completed his degree in 1950. He then joined his father at a wine shop in Manhattan and began a career in…

Tent City Marathon 3.21.2018

Saving the Printery building in Atascadero. It’s a one hundred year old building which Atascadero’s founder, E.G. Lewis, used to print promotional pamphlets and other publications, including Sunset Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle and Valley News, which were shipped out on rail cars that rolled right up to the Printery building Victoria…

Supervisors 3.21.2018

San Luis Obispo county supervisors meeting interrupted yesterday by a group of progressives who walked into the council chambers as it was getting underway and shut the meeting down. They carried on a stretcher, a naked man to represent Andrew Holland. They were demanding justice for Andrew Holland’s tragic death at the jail. The progressives…

Paso Robles Lockdown 3.21.2018

Lockdown at Paso Robles schools. The fights continue at the high school, but the lock down was inspired by reports of a gun on campus. Police responded around 11, and ordered that staff shelter in place at Paso Robles, Liberty, and Independence high schools and also, Lewis middle school. Police chief Robert Burton said during…

Mother of all Storms 3.21.2018

The Mother of March Miracle is approaching the north county. The brunt of the storm expected to arrive late this afternoon. The north county may receive 4-6 inches of rain in the next two days. PG and E’s John Lindsay saying the county may get seven inches of rain altogether from this current storm. Paso…