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Activist At Cal Poly May 29th – 5.24.2018

A prominent activist with black lives matter will speak at Cal Poly next week. Deray Mckesson will participate in the “take back the night event.” He will focus on race and gender-based violence. Mckesson rose to the forefront of black lives matter during the Ferguson, Missouri riots. That’s where the group developed the slogan, “hands…

Lightning In A Bottle 5.24.2018

Thousands of young people are descending on San Antonio Lake for the fifth annual Lightning In A Bottle music festival. This years event began yesterday, but you’ll see car loads of young people fueling up at Starbucks and dumping litter from their cars in the parking lots of local strip malls as they travel to…

Best of the West 5.24.2018

At the Santa Margarita Ranch, final preparations underway for the Best of the West Show. Trains, planes, trucks, tractors and antique farm equipment. The Best of the West Show runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For more information go to the website: bestofthewestshow.com.

In Sports 5.23.2018

The second round CIF play-off games for softball yesterday. Atascadero beat Woodrow Wilson of Long Beach 5-1. We learn the Greyhounds will play Patriot High School in Riverside on Thursday. The undefeated Templeton Eagles beat Pomona Catholic 1-0. The Eagles are now 24-0. They will play Thursday at Harvard-Westlake. Paso Robles Bearcats lost to Sonora…

Best of the West 5.23.2018

Best of the West is this weekend at the Santa Margarita Ranch. Antique planes, trains, trucks, tractors, cars and equipment. For more information, go to their website: Bestofthewestshow.com. Again, the event is Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Santa Margarita Ranch. Ten dollars for adults. Kids under ten are free. You’ll be amazed what they…

Other Stories We’re Watching For You 5.23.2018

A driver arrested late Monday after leading Atascadero police on a chase down El Camino Real. It ended when the driver’s vehicle collided with another vehicle at Traffic Way and Lewis Avenue. 20-year-old Alexis Cheshire was arrested. She was charged with operating a vehicle under influence of alcohol, felony evasion of a police officer, and…

Atascadero City Council 5.23.2018

At their meeting last night in the rotunda, the Atascadero city council names June first Hunger Awareness Day. Councilwoman Heather Moreno reading the proclamation. Kevin Drabinsky is with the food bank. June first is Hunger Awareness Day in Atascadero and around San Luis Obispo county.

Paso Robles School District 5.23.2018

Teachers spoke up at last night’s Paso Robles school board meeting. They talked about lack of discipline. And poor morale. How the administrators and the school board are ignoring serious problems. Mark Bradford has taught in the district for 27 years. He says many of his students are failing. Bradford says part of the problem…