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Cal Poly Professor 9.23.2019

The Cal Poly psychology professor who engaged in sexual misconduct involving a co-worker, is no longer employed by the university. Jason Alan Williams is appealing the decision regarding his termination. The 53-year-old tenured professor received five years of probation but no jail time as a result of his plea. Williams had been suspended pending the…

Homeless Man 9.23.2019

The city of Paso Robles is reportedly grieving the death of a homeless man who was run over by a city work truck last week. The 27-year-old victim was lying on a dirt road below the 13th street bridge when a city truck ran over him. He died from his injuries. The accident occurred around…

Lopez Lake Fire 9.23.2019

A fire near Lopez Lake has grown to 220 acres. It is now 10% contained. As of yesterday afternoon, no structures were threatened. So far none have been destroyed or damaged. About 660 firefighting personnel are at the scene. People living in upper Lopez Canyon and Wittenberg Creek road have been evacuated. They may be…

Mike Brown of COLAB 9.23.2019

The new state laws on plastic bags, plastic straws and other other environmental regulations keep on coming. Mike Brown of COLAB says most are coming from Nancy Skinner, a woman he once worked for in Berkeley. He says you can expect to see more environmental regulations impacting the way you live and do business here…

School Board 9.23.2019

Paso Robles school board meets Tuesday night. The board is expected to discuss the possible formation of a citizens committee to discuss the financial collapse which occurred during the previous superintendent’s tenure. That meeting gets underway at 5:30 with the closed session. The public meeting gets underway around six, after closed session is finished.

Fall is in the Air 9.23.2019

Fall is in the air. PG and E meteorologist John Lindsay says that beginning on Wednesday, a low pressure system and cold front will approach the north county with increasingly southerly winds, clouds, cooler temperatures and maybe some rain. The greatest chance of rain will be on Friday and Saturday. Snow levels will drop to…