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Paso Talks 9.26.2018

Paso Talks, remember that series? Tonight, Paso Talks addresses city finances and tax measures. It may also include road work. That meeting runs from 6:30 until 8:00 tonight at city hall. Tomorrow evening at the public safety center, Paso Talks will discuss a vision for library, recreation and parks. That’s from 6:30 until eight tomorrow…

Quiet Title 9.26.2018

Local land owners claim victory in a court decision yesterday over Quiet Title. The decision rendered in Santa Clara superior court. Greg Greywall says jury rules in favor of the land owners over San Luis Obispo county, the city of Paso Robles and other municipalities. Greywall says more court decisions are forthcoming. The next one…

School Board 9.26.2018

At last night’s Paso Robles school board, the trustees heard a lengthy report from the new Chief Business Officer about the tragic economic state of the district. According to the unaudited actuals prepared by the county office of education, the school district has about $760 thousand dollars remaining in its budget reserve fund. When Chris…

Bill Denneen Dies 9.25.2018

South county environmental activist Bill Denneen is dead. Denneen died in his sleep yesterday. The Massachusetts’s native moved to Nipomo in 1960 to teach biology at Santa Maria high school. Later, he switched to Allan Hancock college. He taught at Hancock for 25 years. That’s when he became an environmental activist. In 2015, he celebrated…

Burglary Suspect 9.25.2018

Paso Robles police arrest a 20-year-old burglary suspect. Jose Armando Motes Guillen arrested Saturday after police received a tip from a citizen. The resident said Guillen had been seen walking in the 1600 block of Christina court. Police found him hiding behind a parked vehicle. He was taken into custody and released. The investigation into…

Atascadero Teacher 9.25.2018

The Atascadero teacher accused of taking videos of girls in his class appeared in court yesterday. 48-year-old Chris Berdoll faces 44 felony charges related to child pornography. Among those in attendance, superintendent Tom Butler of the Atascadero school district. Berdoll’s arraignment was continued until October 18th.

Paso Robles School Board 9.25.2018

Tonight, the Paso Robles school board receives the unaudited actuals, the financial report sent to state officials which show the district now has only $754 thousand dollars in its reserve fund. This is down from more then seven million dollars the district had in its reserve three and a half years ago, when superintendent Chris…