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Powerline 8.08.2018

Tuesday night at Winifred Pifer elementary school, about sixty community members attended a public forum to learn about plans by the California public utilities commission and PG and E to construct an overhead power line through Paso Robles. The power line would connect a proposed Estrella substation to the Paso Robles substation off Niblick road…

Parking 8.08.2018

The Paso Robles city council votes to follow the recommendations of parking consultant Julie Dixon. Based in San Diego, Julie Dixon works with cities throughout the county to address parking issues. The “Near Term” solutions include improved signage and outreach to encourage employees to park out of the downtown area.

Hearst Castle 8.07.2018

Every day at high noon, the Carolin bells ring at Hearst castle. The everyday routine at the state historical monument was interrupted recently when two enterprising tour guides discovered a small signature in a three hundred-year-old painting. Some investigative work by museum director Mary Levkoff revealed a long kept secret. The identity of the artist.…

Robert Redford Retires 8.07.2018

Robert Redford says he’s retiring. The 81-year-old actor making the announcement as his movie, “The old man and the gun” is set to be released next month. He says it will be his final role. He says he’s been acting for sixty years, and he’s happy to ”go out with something that’s very upbeat and…

Demi Lovato 8.07.2018

Demi Lovato released from Cedars-Sinai hospital over the weekend. The 25-year-old singer was hospitalized July 24th, after she was found unconscious from an apparent drug overdose. Two days before her drug episode, she had performed at the California mid-state fair. During the performance in Paso Robles, she forgot the lyrics to her new song, “Sober.”…

Rocha Pleads Not Guilty 8.07.2018

The Arroyo Grande man accused of two sexual assaults and a number of residential burglaries in San Luis Obispo pleads not guilty. 40-year-old Arthur Tiofilio Rocha was arraigned yesterday on charges of sexual assault and burglary. Rocha faces a charge of assault with intent to commit rape, two counts of first-degree burglary, two counts of…

Power Line 8.07.2018

Some Paso Robles residents not happy about a new power transmission line, PG and E is planning to build through the city. The power line will run along Union road and connect with a San Miguel-Paso Robles power line. It will cross over buildings such as Riboli Wine Estates and Cava Luxury RV resort. PG…

Paso City Council 8.07.2018

Paso Robles city council meets tonight at the library conference room. They’ll discuss the update to downtown parking plan. After last weeks public forums on downtown parking, Paso Robles mayor Steve Martin told KPRL the plan will be implemented in phases. The council will discuss the downtown parking issues tonight. The council will also discuss…