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Templeton CSD 12.18.2018

The Templeton Community Services District board meets this evening. They’ll discuss the results of a survey addressing a proposed special parcel tax for fire and emergency services. They’ll also discuss adjusting rates for mid-state solid waste and recycling. That meeting gets underway at seven this evening at the Templeton CSD office.

Paso Robles School District 12.18.2018

The Paso Robles school board will conduct a special emergency board meeting Thursday afternoon at one. The meeting will be primarily a closed session meeting to allow the board members to meet with legal counsel to discuss anticipated litigation. They will also discuss the appointment of an interim superintendent. He’s already been selected. This is…

Weather 12.18.2018

Sunshine forecast for the rest of this week, but another storm expected Sunday and Monday. Nearly seven tenths of an inch rain fell Sunday night and yesterday at the Paso Robles airport. Six tenths of an inch in Templeton. Just over four tenths in Atascadero. About 4 tenths in Shandon. Nine tenths of an inch…

Living Nativity 12.17.2018

On Main street in Templeton over the weekend, the Presbyterian church presented the Living Nativity four times. Two camels, a donkey and a number of sheep helped create the atmosphere for the Christmas tradition. After the Living Nativity production, people were allowed to touch the sheep, the donkey and the two camels, from zoo to…

Holiday Magic 12.17.2018

Holiday Magic at the Charles Paddock Zoo includes exotic bird sounds. The crowds turned out to see animals like the Fusa from Madagascar open his holiday gift. Pona was excited to receive a bowling ball for Christmas. Zookeepers left the ball in the tiger cage to pick up some curious scents for the Fusa. He…

LA City Pensions 12.17.2018

Some retired city of Los Angeles employees are getting such large pensions, they exceed the IRS limits. Jack Dolan of the LA Times writing that the city established an “excess benefit plan” to pay what the pension system cannot legally cover. They used money that would otherwise be spent on city streets or to hire…

County Workers 12.17.2018

San Luis Obispo county workers returning to work today, after walking off the job for three days last week. The county workers still working without a contract. They want a 2.5% pay raise. The county offered them one half per cent increase this year, and 2% next year. The rank and file rejected it. The…

Templeton CSD 12.17.2018

The Templeton Community Services District board meets tomorrow evening. They’ll discuss the results of a survey addressing a proposed special parcel tax for fire and emergency services. They’ll also discuss adjusting rates for mid-state solid waste and recycling. That meeting gets underway tomorrow at seven at the Templeton CSD office.