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New County Administrative Officer 04.27.2023

San Luis Obispo county supervisors name an interim county administrative officer. A retired Kern county administrative officer will serve in the role temporarily, following the abrupt resignation of CAO Wade Horton. John Nilon will serve as CAO for at least three months. He will start May first. Nilon currently lives in Cambria. He worked for…

Stewart Jenkins 04.27.2023

Some are still scratching their heads over the new district boundaries. The supervisors last year approved the Patton map, which redrew the supervisors district boundaries. Stewart Jenkins is an attorney in San Luis Obispo who wanted to serve as county clerk recorder. He says he believes the map approved by the new progressive majority on…

Heather Runs For Supervisor 04.27.2023

Atascadero mayor Heather Moreno makes it officials. She’s running for San Luis Obispo county supervisor in the 5th district. Heather Moreno is a fitness consultant and a CPA. She says she’s also a big fan of Debbie Arnold, who currently serves as supervisor of the 5th district. Others in the race include Eric Gorham, who…

North County Weather 04.26.2023

Today, mostly sunny, highs near 85. NW winds 5-10 mph. Tonight, clear to partly cloudy skies, lows near 51. NW winds 5-10 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs near 88. NW winds 10-15. The extended forecast; Mostly sunny skies through the weekend with a gradual warming trend. We’ll see high temperatures reach the upper 80’s…

In Sports 04.26.2023

Paso Robles high school senior swimmer Conner Rocha broke Justin Boyes’ 24 year old school record in the 50 yard freestyle. His time was 21.74 seconds. Conner is the top qualifier for tomorrow’s mountain league finals at Arroyo Grande high school. The Paso Robles baseball team lost to Righetti yesterday 13-1. Those teams will play…

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Other Stories This Wednesday 04.26.2023

Three days after he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle, a Cal Poly freshman died at a San Luis Obispo hospital. 20-year-old Sean Ogawa Hillman was from Seattle. A pick up truck collided with the him at the intersection of Grand avenue and Fredericks street about 4:30 Friday afternoon. Hillman was studying…

Paso Parking Meeting 04.26.2023

A meeting on the city council’s Paso Robles downtown parking program will be held at six this evening at the Main street office off Norma’s Alley. If you have an interest in the city’s downtown parking program, you’re encouraged to attend. The meeting gets underway at six this evening.

Paso Robles School Board 04.26.2023

The board received some advice from an attorney who addressed comments made at the last meeting by teachers union representative Jim Lynette. That’s Jim Lynette of the Paso Robles Public Educators, PRPE, the teachers union. The school board also discussed that pay raise for superintendent Curt Dubost. After some heated discussion by the school board…

Ground Breaking Near Cholame 04.26.2023

Caltrans district five executive director Scott Eades welcomed people to a groundbreaking yesterday near the Cholame ‘Y’. Work is now underway to improve the 41-46 interchange near Cholame. It’s been deadly for many years, Pete Rodgers is with San Luis Obispo council of governments, SLOCO. Rodgers said, however, that many others were killed at the…