ASH Meth 5.11.2018

Officials at Atascadero State Hospital are asking how 15 patients tested positive for meth. Seven patients refused to be tested. The drug testing last month resulted in a four day lock down, so ASH officials could search the facility to try to ascertain how the patients are getting meth. ASH police using canine units conducted…

Grand Jury 5.11.2018

The grand jury releases a report yesterday entitled, “The crisis inside the walls of the Psychiatric Health Facility.” It says, the county grand jury toured the psychiatric health facility, inspected the physical plant and reviewed the behavioral health’s current processes and procedures. Their conclusion: “The grand jury observations of the PHF show an antiquated facility…

Jaime Umphenour, host

Sound Off – Thu 5/10/2018

Jaime Umphenour is the host of “Sound-Off”, the longest running talk show on the Central Coast now in its sixth decade. She brings to the show an eclectic range of guests from Authors to Artists, business owners to politicians, and everyone in between. Tune in to Sound Off every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

In Sports 5.10.2018

The Atascadero Greyhound baseball team beats San Luis 6-5 yesterday. The two teams meet again Friday night in San Luis. The Paso Robles baseball team loses to Mission College Prep yesterday 2-1. Those teams play Friday afternoon at Paso Robles high school. In the PAC 8 standings, San Luis is first at 16-4, Atascadero second…

Skills USA Dinner 5.10.2018

A good turn out for the annual Skills USA sponsor dinner. This year, more school officials on hand than in previous years. There were ten state champions winners, nine of whom will be going to Louisville, Kentucky for the Skills USA national championship in a few weeks. Liz Phillips and Avery Thompson won the title…

Sharks 5.10.2018

13 large sharks spotted swimming off Pismo beach by a pilot flying out of Oceano county airport. The pilot spotted the sharks in waters between Oceano and the Pismo beach pier Tuesday. He took a few photos which he turned over to California state park rangers. They posted warning yesterday along Pismo state beach. The…

Pension Fund 5.10.2018

The $225 billion dollar California state teachers retirement system plans to use the pension fund to step up pressure on retail companies to stop selling assault-type weapons. If retailers stay in the gun business, CALSTRS will try to unseat members of their board of directors. Under a new policy approved yesterday, CALSTRS would consider divesting…