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Other Stories This Thursday 2.06.2020

San Luis Obispo city council gives themselves a 40% pay raise. Mayor Heidi Harmon’s salary goes from $1725 to $2500 dollars a month. That’s about a 46% increase. The council will each earn about $23 thousand dollars a year. Vandenberg Air Force base successfully launched a Minuteman 3 missile yesterday. It’s the first launch after…

School District 2.06.2020

Recently, the Paso Robles school district sent out letters to teachers and classified employees telling them of their seniority. About ten years ago, a similar letter went out, but that letter explained that the district faced serious financial difficulties because of the recession and they were trying to determine seniority in the event of lay-offs.…

Kristin Smart 2.06.2020

The unsolved disappearance of Cal Poly student Kristin Smart more than 20 years ago inspires four new search warrants. The searches by the sheriffs department conducted yesterday at the Arroyo Grande home of Paul Flores, the last person seen with the Cal Poly student. Smart disappeared after leaving an off-campus party with Paul Flores on…

Niblick Corridor Study Session 2.06.2020

Thursday evening, the city of Paso Robles is conducting a study session into the Niblick road corridor plan. The process began in early November. City engineer David Athey and community development director Warren Frace will present three options to improve the corridor. The city council, staff and attendees will have the opportunity to comment on…

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Winemaker Charged with Felony 2.05.2020

While some call it a neighborhood feud, Tobin James Shumrick says self-defense inspired him to shoot the tires of a neighbor’s motor vehicle. The incident occurred back in October, after months of alleged harassment by a man who lived next to the Tobin James Winery east of Paso Robles. Tobin James Shumrick says for months,…

Carjacking Attempt in Paso 2.05.2020

A carjacking in Paso Robles yesterday. Around 11 yesterday, a man crashed a car near the 101 off ramp at Paso Robles street. Officers found a driver leaving the car and trying to carjack a different vehicle. The suspect was arrested and he was identified as Darren Santagelo, 32 years old from Atascadero. The accident…

Parking in Paso 2.05.2020

More questions raised about the parking situation in downtown Paso Robles. John Rauch, who owns and operates Park Cinemas says the city needs to be aware that the parking fees are costing small business owners a lot of money. The new parking fees continue to be an issue for some who own businesses or shop…