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Tyler Schimke Tractor Restoration 10.01.2019

The finalists for the 2019 Delo Tractor Restoration competition were announced recently. Twelve high school-aged individuals or teams will compete for the national title in what is considered the world series of teen tractor restoration. Among the finalists, Tyler Schimke of Paso Robles. He restored a 1945 Farmall A. Tyler will travel to Indianapolis to…

Gavin Newsom Laws 10.01.2019

Governor Gavin Newsom signs into law several bills that may change California. The new budget includes providing free health care for undocumented immigrants. The budget contains $98 million dollars aimed at helping young undocumented people get state-funded health insurance. Undocumented people under the age of 26 can enroll in MediCal beginning in 2020. California is…

Real ID 10.01.2019

One year from today, you need to have a real ID from the California department of motor vehicles. Starting on October first 2020, the special card will be required to board airplanes or enter other federal facilities such as prisons or military bases. You will not be able to do so without a real ID,…

Colony Days in Atascadero 10.01.2019

The 46th Annual Colony Days is this weekend in Atascadero. The parade runs up El Camino from Davis Body Shop to the Sunken Gardens, beginning at ten Saturday morning. Then Tent City and the Festival open after the parade. The dog races start at 1:30 Saturday afternoon. Wiener dog races and small dog races. And…

Supervisors 10.01.2019

This afternoon, the San Luis Obispo county board of supervisors to discuss joining Monterey Bay Community Power, a collective which buys power for communities. JR Kilgore talked Paso Robles city council into joining the collective after his presentation in April. At 1:30 this afternoon, county supervisors may get the same pitch from JR Kilgore of…

Paso Robles City Council 10.01.2019

The Paso Robles city council meets tonight at the library conference room. The council will consider an agreement with the El Camino Homeless Organization of Atascadero to oversee homeless services in Paso Robles. Wendy Lewis of ECHO tells KPRL her group has been working with the city on the project. Lewis says ECHO will take…

Mark Twain Signature 9.30.2019

Near Hannibal Missouri, a group of Mark Twain scholars touring what is known as the Mark Twain Cave, discover Samuel Clemens’ signature among thousands of names signed on the limestone walls. Using a flashlight, the former director spotted the name Clemens written in pencil. Experts say it’s almost certainly that of Mark Twain when he…

Cambria School House 9.30.2019

Preparations are underway to move a school house in Cambria this week, if the weather cooperates. Cambria’s old Santa Rosa school will be moved about one mile to a 6-acre site near the intersection of Main and Santa Rosa Creek road. Brandt moving started prepping the structure last Monday. If you’d like to help preserve…