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Fatality ID 7.18.2019

The woman who was killed in a suspected DUI crash Saturday night on Union road in Paso Robles. She’s identified as 25-year-old Maya Lakshima Visvanathan of Los Altos. The car crashed into a tree in the 5700 block of Union road. The victim was ejected from the car. She died from her injuries. The driver…

STR’s 7.18.2019

In Paso Robles, a lot of residents still talking about the flip flop by mayor Steve Martin and the two council members on the short term vacation rentals. The testimony Tuesday night had some familiar voices and some that were new, although the arguments were familiar. Mayor Steve Martin and Fred Strong talked at length…

Mid State Fair 7.18.2019

The California Mid State fair continues today from twelve noon until twelve midnight. Queen Mikaila Ciampi is out and about at the fair, meeting people and petting animals. As Miss California Mid State Fair. One of the big highlights today, the Industrial Arts awards and project auction. Local students selling wood and metal furniture and…

North County Weather 7.17.2019

Sunny today with highs in the low 80’s. WSW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows in the low 50’s. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs in the low 80’s. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through the weekend. High temperatures…

Mid State Fair Pageant 7.17.2019

The California Mid State fair has a new queen. Mikaila Ciampi of Paso Robles is the queen of the 2019 California Mid State Fair. Mikaila crowned Tuesday night at the fairgrounds. Ciampi was selected at a pageant held last night at the Frontier Stage. Mikaila will be a senior at Mission College Prep in Paso…

Fatal Crash Driver Arrested 7.17.2019

The driver of a car involved in a fatal crash Saturday evening arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. 31-year-old Wilder Barela of Campbell was driving Union road around 6:20 Saturday evening. The car went off the road and crashed into a tree. One passenger was ejected from the car and died as a…

Harvest Prep Meeting 7.17.2019

A harvest prep meeting tomorrow at Michael Dusi Logistics to help winemakers prepare for the 2019 harvest. The harvest prep meeting at Michael Dusi Logistics will begin at three tomorrow afternoon at the MDL warehouse on Second Wind Way near Dry Creek road. You’re encouraged to call MDL to RSVP.

PRJUSD School Board Meeting 7.17.2019

The Paso Robles School Board seated their new superintendent. Dr. Curt Dubost joined the board members at the dais for the first time at last night’s school board meeting. The school board received a sobering report on bus transportation. There’s a dramatic shortage of bus drivers, and the cost of bus transportation is inspiring school…

Short Term Rentals in Paso Robles 7.17.2019

Another long emotional meeting for the Paso Robles city council. At least, for three of them. Council members John Hamon and Steve Gregory not taking part in the discussion of short term rentals because of conflicts of interest. Warren Frace outlined the options. Residents offered lengthy public testimony. The council’s three participating members voted unanimously…