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In Sports 2.24.2020

In college baseball, the Cal Poly Mustangs split a double header against Brigham Young Saturday. That’s after losing the first two games of a four game series with the Cougars. The good news, freshman Drew Thorpe threw another gem for the Mustangs. Thorpe held Vanderbilt to two runs in the Mustangs upset victory over the…

Shandon Barnyard Olympics 2.24.2020

In Shandon, high school students celebrate FFA week Friday with the Barnyard Olympics. Competition held in hay bale hurdlers, potato drop, cow pie toss, feed pan throw, long jump and other events. The finale was a tug-of-war with a five foot deep trench between the teams. The entire high school participated. Middle schools students were…

Other Stories This Monday 2.24.2020

Bernie sanders celebrates his victory in the Nevada caucuses. The avowed socialist winning by double digits. In San Antonio, Texas, Bernie says his victory features a multi-generational, multi-racial coalition. He says the coalition will sweep the country. Texas has its primary coming up next Tuesday. Same as California. The average price of gas remains steady…

Sinsheimer Arson by Minors 2.24.2020

Just after midnight early Sunday morning, four minors were caught in the act of trying to set playground equipment on fire at San Luis Obispo’s Sinsheimer park. Police received calls of fireworks just after midnight near Sinsheimer school. When a police officer arrived he saw the playground structure burning, and four people running away. The…

Barstow Rocket Crash 2.24.2020

A man who believed the earth is flat, died in the crash of his home-made rocket on the desert near Barstow. 64-year-old “Mad” Mike Hughes built the rocket in his garage. He climbed inside and launched it Saturday. The rocket went up into the air and then fell straight down and struck the desert floor.…

Paso Robles School Board 2.24.2020

The Paso Robles school board meets tomorrow at the district office. The board will discuss comprehensive school safety plans for each school in the district. They will discuss approving new transportation bus route options. That’s following up on the previous meeting when they discussed eliminating high school bus transportation for high school students except for…

Atascadero City Council 2.24.2020

Atascadero city council meets tomorrow evening at the historic rotunda. The council will get a management report on a marketing agreement for billboards for the city. City manager Rachelle Rickard will give her update on city events and programs. The Atascadero city council meets at 6:00 tomorrow evening at the rotunda. You can hear the…

Talk on the Block 2.24.2020

Talk on the Block returns to Atascadero tonight. The Talk on the Block is co-sponsored by the city of Atascadero and the Atascadero chamber of commerce. Tonight’s talk on the block starts at six this evening at the United Methodist church at the south end of Atascadero, 11605 El Camino Real. It lastS only one…