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Wrong Way Driver 9.20.2019

Atascadero police identify the wrong way driver headed north in the southbound lanes of 101 early Saturday morning. He’s 25-year-old Joshua Wilson of Paso Robles. He was arrested for misdemeanor DUI. Police say Wilson got on 101 in San Luis around 6:00 Saturday morning and headed north. Officers were dispatched to the southbound lanes near…

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Fight at Paso Robles High School 9.20.2019

The investigation continues into the “large campus disruption” around noon at Paso Robles high school Wednesday. No injuries were reported, but a plethora of police cars responded. Police sergeant Ricky Lehr says two students began fighting and a crowd estimated at about 300 students surrounded the area. The two students did not appear to be…

Nurse Strike 9.20.2019

Nurses at Twin Cities hospital and a hospital in San Luis walking out on strike today. It’s a one day walk out in response to negotiations underway between the California Nurses Association and Tenet Health Care. Tenet owns Twin Cities and Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis. For 24-hours nurses are going on…

In Sports 9.19.2019

The Templeton Eagles football team preparing for a road game tomorrow night in the San Joaquin valley. The Eagles to take on Liberty of Madera tomorrow night. Coach Don Crow says he’s proud of the Eagles victory over San Luis Obispo last Friday night. The undefeated Templeton Eagles against the Liberty Hawks tomorrow night in…

Knockout Elbow 9.19.2019

The San Luis Obispo city employee who knocked out a woman at a bar is no longer employed by the city. Christopher Olcott was a building inspector with the city. At a bar in Avila Beach, Olcutt cold-cocked a teacher from Santa Maria who was standing behind him. He knocked her out by slamming his…

Church Embezzlement 9.19.2019

A bookkeeper at a church in Paso Robles pleads no contest to embezzling more than $200,000 dollars. In a plea bargain, 51-year-old Claire Eastin faces about two years and eight months in jail. She will also be required to pay restitution to the church, although the amount has not been determined.