SLO Symphony Hires New Director

San Luis Obispo Symphony has a new executive director. She’s Catherine Lansdowne, who recently located from Texas. Landsowne replaces the symphony’s interim general manager, Francie Levy. Levy replaced Edmund Feingold, who was fired in 2015. Feingold was accused of moving donations made to the symphony for youth music education to general operations. He had been…

SLO PD Report on St Patrick’s Day Weekend

San Luis Obispo Police releases a report on arrests during St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Seven people were arrested for driving under the influence. Twelve others were arrested for other alcohol related infractions including public intoxication and public urination. Another seven were cited for violations of the Excessive Noise Ordinance. The arrests were about the same…

SLOStringer Family Raising Funds

The outpouring of support for SLOStringer has inspired his family to create a GoFundMe page in his honor. Matthew Frank died earlier this week when he crashed his car off 101 near Santa Margarita while enroute to report on a fire in Atascadero. His family is unsure what the purpose of the fund will be.…

Paso Schools Now Offer Online Classes

On Tuesday, March 21st, the Paso Robles School District approved a program to offer courses online. Paso Robles the first district in the county to offer an Online Academy. The Edgenuity online curriculum to give students in the middle and high school years an alternative to attending public school. 14 classes offered for middle school…

Cattlemen’s Western Art Show Opens Today

The 27th Annual Cattlemen’s Western Art Show opens this evening at the Paso Robles Event Center. Today, dozens of artists from all over the west are moving their art into the exhibition hall off 24th Street and Riverside. Tonight’s opening reception has a cover charge, but the art event is free on Saturday and Sunday.…

Junior Fairboard Applications Available

Applications are now available for the 2017 Junior Fairboard. They may be picked up at the Main Administration officer at the Paso Robles Event Center. Or you may download them at www.MidStateFair.com.
The California Mid-State Fair Junior Fairboard is a volunteer position that serves at the direction of the Board of Director’s Junior Fairboard Committee.

Pfeiffer Bridge Demolition Complete

The final span of the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge was demolished yesterday afternoon on Highway 1. Cal trans is removing concrete/steel rebar from the canyon. That debris will be forwarded to recycling centers. Heavy rains caused the bridge to collapse. Cal Trans Cal Trans hopes to begin construction of a new single span steel bridge within…

Paso Man Gets 6-years for Fatal DUI Crash

Paso Robles Man Sentenced to 6-years for Fatal DUI Crash 24-year-old Alexander Paul Gonzales sentenced to six years in prison after pleading no contest to vehicular manslaughter. He caused a head-on crash two years ago that killed 18-year-old Jackson Garland. Gonzales was driving under the influence of heroin and methamphetamine at the time. He was…