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River K Pumpkin Patch 10.19.2018

Two skeletons playing dueling banjos at the River K Pumpkin Patch on North River road in Paso Robles. One of several attractions at the River K Pumpkin Patch celebrating its 49th year of operation. The River K Pumpkin Patch is open from nine until eight every day to Halloween. Just go north on North River…

Earthquake Drill 10.19.2018

Are you familiar with the basic earthquake safety skill of “Drop, cover and hold on”? Yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of the “Great Shakeout” earthquake drills that originated in southern California. The event now spans the U.S. and extends around the world. In California, the drill began at 10:18 am and participants dropped to the…

Fatal In Nipomo 10.19.2018

A fatal motorcycle accident yesterday afternoon in Nipomo. CHP officers received a call of a motorcycle accident at Camino Caballo at Osage street. They responded to the scene and determined that the rider of the motorcycle failed to negotiate a turn and lost control of her motorcycle. The motorcycle traveled through the bushes and struck…

California Graduates 10.19.2018

Graduation rates for Cal State University students are improving. Just over a quarter of all student who began as freshman graduated in four years. The gap narrowed between low-income and underrepresented minorities students and their peers. The Cal State system is trying to raise the four-year graduation rates to 40% and the six year rates…

Assault In Paso Robles 10.19.2018

The Paso Robles police department is recommending a misdemeanor charge of assault be filed against man who struck and berated a Cal Poly student who was going door to door encouraging people to vote for his candidate, Justin Fareed. When Isaac Schick went to one home in Paso Robles, the resident assaulted him. As he…

Gas Tax 10.19.2018

More than a year ago, gubernatorial candidate Travis Allen appeared at a forum in Atascadero put on by the County Taxpayers Association. The intent, to repeal the gas tax. That was late September of last year. Now, a year later, the movement to repeal the gas tax is in a dead heat with those who…

In Sports 10.18.2018

The final regular season games for girls volleyball tonight. Templeton girls play @ Righetti. The Eagles are 8-3, 22-5. The Warriors 2-9, 15-14. The Paso Robles girls host Arroyo Grande. AG 9-2, 18-5 overall. Paso Robles 3-8, 5-18. Atascadero hosts Mission Prep. The Greyhounds are 4-7, 21-12. The Royals are 4-7, 12-14. Those matches get…

Sujatha 10.18.2018

Sujatha the elephant dies at the age of 47. Sujatha was an Asian elephant who arrived at the Santa Barbara zoo in 1972 when she was a one-and-a-half-years old. She and her friend Little Mac arrived together when they stood less than 4 feet high. Suzanne Robitaille of Paso Robles says she remembers seeing the…

Prop 6 – 10.18.2018

A new NBC/iHeart poll released yesterday indicates that Prop 6 is a dead heat. The gas tax repeal initiative is 35.04% yes, and 35.75% no. 29% of voters remain undecided. In the past week, the numbers have shifted dramatically toward repealing the gas tax. Although those who want to keep the tax are outspending the…