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Brooks Lee 6.06.2019

While a few high school graduates are signing million dollar contracts to play professional baseball, Brooks Lee of San Luis Obispo is going to pass on a $2 million dollar signing bonus to play for his dad at Cal Poly. Lee was slated to be drafted around #37 overall. Lee worked out with three major…

High School Graduation 6.06.2019

This is the week for graduations. Atascadero and Shandon held commencement exercises yesterday. 245 Greyhounds graduated yesterday. Kyle de Matias is this year’s valedictorian at Atascadero high school. In Shandon, sixteen Shandon seniors graduated. Alberto Ramirez was this year’s valedictorian. More graduations today in the north county including Liberty high school in Paso Robles.

Culinary Arts Academy Director Suspended 6.06.

A new development in the Paso Robles school district. The director of the Culinary Arts Academy has been suspended. Gregg Wangard was hired by former superintendent Chris Williams. During Wangard’s tenure, the Culinary Arts Academy has been fined at least three times by the state, although the infractions were not made public. The academy started…

Talk on the Block 6.06.2019

Tonight in Atascadero, the final in a series of four “Talk on the Block.” Tonight’s event to be held from 6-7 at Monterey Road elementary school. The events are sponsored by the Atascadero chamber of commerce. Tonight’s final “Talk on the Block” in Atascadero takes place at Monterey Road elementary school, which is located on…

Betsy’s Biscuit Bomber 6.06.2019

Today, marks the 75th anniversary of D-day. Betsy’s Biscuit Bomber is back in the UK for the reenactment. On board the plane several local pilots including pilots Shermon Smoot and Scott Stelzle from Templeton. Also on board John Doyle of Paso Robles. They left Paso Robles on May 3rd. Flying a Douglas C-47 transport plane,…

STR Ordinance 6.06.2019

After five hours of staff analysis, public testimony and council discussion, the 3-person San Luis Obispo city council ultimately approved an ordinance on short term rentals. STR owners and the residents who live next to them testified for more than an hour on both sides of the issue. After several votes, the three person council…

Aids Lifecycle Ride 6.05.2019

Hundreds of cyclists leaving the Paso Robles fairgrounds this morning as part of the annual aids/life-cycle bicycle ride. Yesterday, they rode from King City to Paso Robles. They spend the night at the fairgrounds. Now, they’re headed to the coast on 46 west to highway one south. They’ll continue south to Santa Maria. Please watch…

Atascadero Talk on the Block 6.05.2019

The Atascadero chamber of commerce held the third in its series of four “Talk on the Block” events last night at the Atascadero lake pavilion. About 40 people attended the event, including mayor Heather Moreno, and city council members Heather Newsom and Roberta Fonzi. The questions and comments included a remark from a local physician.…

Paso Robles Fire 6.05.2019

Paso Robles fire department responded to a reported fire at a mobile home park at 33rd and Oak. The call came in shortly before 12:30 and fire department vehicles were on the scene within 2-3 minutes. Firefighters inspected the mobile home. They said the fire caused minimal damage and was quickly extinguished. They inspected the…