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Dick Mason

Other Stories This Wednesday 10.23.2019

A Santa Maria man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in Santa Maria two weeks ago, is arrested in Mexico and returned to Santa Barbara county to face murder charges. 29-year-old Juan Carlos Hernandez, allegedly shot and killed 33-year-old Juan Medina Gonzalez of Santa Maria in front of the 805 Tacos restaurant. Hernandez fled…

Paso Robles School Board 10.23.2019

The Paso Robles school board held a short meeting Tuesday night. The special meeting including in closed session the discussion of four suspension/expulsion cases. The board learned that due to overspending, the district will not meet it’s 3% budget reserve mandate until fiscal year 2020-2021, and then only by .01%. And that’s provided the board…

Atascadero 10.23.2019

At last night’s Atascadero city council meeting, chamber president Emily Reneau named the winners of the chambers annual awards. They include lifetime member Don Idler. Business of the year is Z Villages. Entrepreneur of the year is Colony Market. Ambassador of the year is Erin McDaniel, Holiday Inn Express. Organization of the year is Parents…

Dick Mason

Other Stories This Tuesday 10.22.2019

The woman convicted of vehicular manslaughter for striking a South Bay man while he was walking in Los Osos, gets six years in prison. But 25-year-old Emily Bales will be eligible to go before a state parole board in roughly one year. Bales was driving while intoxicated when she struck and killed 67-year-old Dale Paulsen…

State Workers 10.22.2019

Many state workers to get raises in the coming months. The governor signing new contracts with state workers that is boosting the pay for about two thirds of those working for the state. The raises are mostly about 3% per year. But in some hard-to-fill positions, the increases are up to 25%. Last year the…

Paso Robles School Board 10.22.2019

The Paso Robles school board meets this evening at the district office. The board will discuss issues they would like an accounting firm to investigate to ascertain the level of fraud which may have occurred during the tenure of former superintendent Chris Williams. Some of the issues which may be investigated: Kickbacks from vendors who…

Jessica Patterson 10.22.2019

The chair of the California republican party stopped by the north county yesterday to meet with Paso Robles Republican Women. Jessica Patterson met with several groups during her visit to the county. She’s trying to get local republicans to gear up for the upcoming March primary. Her immediate background is in preparing republican candidates to…