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In Sports 10.11.2018

Tonight, the Templeton Eagles girls volleyball team hosts the Paso Robles Bearcats. The Eagles have won 6 in a row. They are now 10-4 for the season. The Bearcats are 5-16 for the season. Tomorrow night, the Templeton football team travels south to take on Santa Maria high school. The Eagles lost last Friday against…

Squirrel 10.11.2018

Police in Florida remove an airline passenger carrying an “emotional support squirrel.” Initially, the passenger refused to disembark the plane at Orlando international airport. Then passengers on board the Frontier airlines flight 1612 were told there was a “situation” and everyone needed to get off the plane. Frontier said the passenger had noted in her…

Plastic Straws 10.11.2018

The Santa Barbara city council votes again to ban the use of plastic straws, stirrers and other cutlery items. After a barrage of criticism from national media outlets, the council removes the potential misdemeanor penalty associated with violations of the law. The vote Tuesday night was 6-1. The ban goes into effect on January first.

Campaign Vandalism 10.11.2018

Campaign vandalism in Arroyo Grande. Signs for mayor Jim Hill’s re-election hit Tuesday night with blotches of rust-colored paint. About a dozen of the mayors signs were hit Tuesday night. The mayor says people’s personal property was also damaged, including walls, sidewalks and business signs. Hill is completing his second term as mayor. He is…

In Sports 10.10.2018

The Templeton girls volleyball team beat Arroyo Grande last night 3-2 in a close match. It was the Eagles sixth consecutive victory. They’ve now beat Arroyo Grande, San Luis, Atascadero and Paso Robles. Tomorrow night, the Eagles will host the Bearcats at Templeton high school. Last night, San Luis Obispo beat Atascadero in girls volleyball…

Alex Spanos 10.10.2018

Another sad note today. Alex Spanos has died. The Cal Poly alum was born to Greek immigrants in 1923. He majored in aerospace engineering at Cal Poly in the early 40’s, but dropped out to enlist in the US army air corps. After the war he became a contractor, and made millions in construction and…

Other Stories This Wednesday 10.10.2018

A registered sex offender living in Atascadero arraigned yesterday in San Luis Obispo superior court on three felonies related to the alleged sexual abuse of a five year old boy in August. 43-year-old Fred Raymond Knight the second pleaded not guilty. He will return to court October 30th. A Sacramento man arrested on suspicion of…