Fremont Hall 3.30.2018

Fremont Hall at Cal Poly will remain closed for the 2018-2019 school year. The red-brick dorm was closed in February of last year after heavy rainfall caused the hill above the dorm to become unstable. The universities facilities management and development crew did extensive remediation work on the hillside, but they’ve decided to keep the…

Cliff Plunge 3.30.2018

California peace officers trying to understand why a family of eight drove off a 100-foot cliff in northern California, killing two mothers and six adopted children. The family was being investigated by child protective services after neighbors said the children were hungry and were knocking on their doors asking for food. The neighbors were also…

David Hogg 3.30.2018

Is the student activist behind the national march for our lives headed to our county? David Hogg of Parkland, Florida says he’s been accepted to Cal Poly. He hasn’t said if he’ll actually become a Mustang. Hogg was rejected by UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara and UC Irvine. He says he plans to…

Lynn Compton 3.30.2018

While the debate continues over the tragic death of schizophrenic Andrew Holland at the San Luis Obispo county jail, efforts continue to prevent a recurrence, Yesterday in San Luis Obispo, a grand opening ceremony for a new facility to address the growing problem of county residents with serious mental health issues. It’s called the crisis…

Wall That Heals 3.30.2018

The opening ceremony yesterday for the Vietnam veterans memorial wall in San Luis Obispo. The Wall That Heals arriving at the Madonna Inn for a four-day visit. Several hundred people turned out for the opening ceremony yesterday, including sheriff Ian Parkinson, and supervisors Debbie Arnold and Lynn Compton. The 375 foot memorial is a ¾…

In Sports 3.29.2018

The Templeton Eagles softball team hosting Santa Maria this afternoon. So far this season, the Eagles are undefeated at 7-0. Coach Keith Swank says they’re playing well. The undefeated Templeton softball team hosting Santa Maria at 4:00 this afternoon at Vineyard ballpark. The Eagles baseball team travels to Santa Ynez. Yesterday, Paso Robles beat Arroyo…

Tree Ordinance In A-Town 3.29.2018

Although most of the talk at Tuesday night’s Atascadero city council was about Styrofoam and why the council could not take action to ban it because the issue was not agendized…. The council did approve a revised tree ordinance. The intent of the ordinance is to protect native trees in Atascadero.

Body Found In San Luis 3.29.2018

Still no identity for the body found by police during a search of Prefumo Canyon Sunday in San Luis Obispo. An autopsy Thursday failed to resolve the mystery. Dental records have been requested by the examiners. The all-out search Sunday for a missing woman led to the discovery of a body in Prefumo Canyon. Police…

A Motorcycle Crash 3.29.2018

A motorcycle crash backed up traffic on NB 101 just south of Paso Robles yesterday evening. The accident occurred around 6:20 yesterday on NB 101 near Firestone brewery. When KPRL passed by the wreck on the frontage road, CHP officers were talking with an older couple standing by an SUV in the middle of 101.…