Wine Festival 5.18.2018

The Paso Robles Wine Festival gets underway today. It’s not like the wine festival of 20 years ago. Chris Taranto says the final touches are being put on the big event tomorrow at the downtown city park. The main event is tomorrow at the downtown city park. You can buy tickets on line at pasowine.com.…

In Sports 5.17.2018

The CIF play-offs for baseball and softball begin at 3:15 today. In softball The undefeated Templeton Eagles host Quartz Hill. Paso Robles travels to South El Monte. Atascadero hosts St. Bonaventure. In baseball, Templeton will host Windward of Los Angeles – the winner of a wild card game yesterday. Under first year head coach Jonathon…

Mountain Lion 5.17.2018

A mountain lion was euthanized after being struck by a car in Cambria Monday afternoon. The accident occurred on upper Santa Rosa Creek road, between Cypress Mountain road and Highway 46. The car struck the mountain lion around 3:30 Monday afternoon, which is highly unusual. Mountain lions are rarely out in the afternoon hours. The…

Seven Home Invasion 5.17.2018

Seven men arrested for a home invasion robbery in Atascadero, were sentenced yesterday in San Luis Obispo superior court. One member of the group was also sentenced for a separate felony related to his alleged solicitation of a county jail inmate to murder the robbery victims and their San Luis Obispo attorney, Ilan Funke-Bilu. The…

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…