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Vote Count – Supervisors 6.14.2018

Tomorrow, we may get a new vote count in the 4th district supervisorial race. The last ballot count Monday showed Lynn Compton with an 81 vote lead over young Jimmy Paulding, a progressive promoted by supervisors Adam Hill and Bruce Gibson. Clerk recorder Tommy Gong says his office is hard at work counting the last…

Graduation Season 6.14.2018

This is the season for high school graduation. Yesterday, Atascadero and Shandon each held commencement exercises. Valedictorian Franko Jira told attendees that “Real life can be scary, but we’re not alone and we haven’t been alone.” Franko is attending Harvard university in the fall. Other students are attending Cal Poly, UCLA, Colorado State, UC Davis,…

Woodrum 6.14.2018

Sheriff’s deputies working on the Nancy Woodrum disappearance are looking for a potential witness. He’s not a suspect, but deputies believe he may have seen something. He’s described as a white adult male in his middle to late 50’s. He was seen Sunday, May 6th in the El Pharo drive area riding an orange and…

Vista Fire 6.14.2018

A grass fire burned 60 acres in Paso Robles yesterday afternoon. The Vista fire broke out shortly after 1:30 yesterday afternoon just north of Buena Vista when a lawn mower sparked flames. 60 acres burned just north of Buena Vista. Five homes evacuated, but no major damage reported. Despite strong gusty winds, firefighters contained the…

In Sports 6.12.2018

The college world series gets underway this weekend in Omaha. Eight teams qualify for the championship. None, however, from California. Cal State Fullerton eliminated in the Super Regionals by the Washington Huskies. The Huskies are led by Joe Wainhouse, a player that is compared to Paul Bunyon, because of a big beard and his unbuttoned…

School Board 6.12.2018

Paso Robles school board meets tonight at the district office. The board will receive its regular reports from high school and Liberty high school representatives. Also a report about its local control accountability plan. The meeting begins with closed session at 5:30 at the district office. Yesterday, some students at Paso Robles high school erected…

Homeless 6.12.2018

San Luis Obispo county may receive nearly $5 million dollars in the next couple years in block grants, to help reduce homelessness. The county budget director revealed the grant during budget hearings yesterday morning. The board of supervisors will discuss how best to spend the money to help the homeless. They’re getting input from cities…