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9/11 Ceremony 9.11.2019

A Patriot Day commemoration to be held today at Fort Hunter Liggett. The public is invited to attend the ceremony at 10 this morning. The ceremony will include a bell which will be struck for those who died on September 11th. Members of the public must be properly vetted at the visitor control center on…

Diversity 9.11.2019

Tomorrow night, the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce is hosting a workshop on diversity in the work place. For more information contact the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce. The workshop to be held tomorrow from 5:30 to seven at the Holiday Suites off 101 in Atascadero.

Paso Robles School Board 9.11.2019

The Paso Robles School District Board of Trustees received a positive report on the district’s budget. Chief Business Officer Brad Pawlowski told the board at their meeting Tuesday night that the reserve has increased from $754,413 last year, to $2,198,498 today. That increases the reserve from 0.96% of the total operating budget, to 2.68%. The…

North County Weather 9.10.2019

Sunny today, highs in the low 80’s. NW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows around 50. Tomorrow, sunny, highs in the upper 90’s. The extended forecast calls for sunshine with a warming trend. Temperatures climbing into the mid 90’s Thursday. Reaching 100 Friday and Saturday. Then dropping off again on Sunday.

Brandt Goodman 9.10.2019

A local film maker leaves a salute to Paso before heading to Los Angeles. 21-year-old Brandt Goodman was class president at Paso Robles high school. After graduation, he decided to become a film maker, an activity he’d engaged in since he was in middle school. Before leaving for Toluca Lake, Goodman produced a film about…

US News and World Report 9.10.2019

US News names Cal Poly the best university in the west that does not offer a doctorate degree. It’s the 27th year in a row that Poly has won the award. The honor announced yesterday in Newsweek’s best colleges rankings. Cal Poly’s undergraduate engineering programs ranked #8 in the nation, compared to other schools where…

Willful Defiance 9.10.2019

Willful Defiance in the classroom. Democratic gov. Gavin Newsom announces yesterday he has signed a law banning public and charter school officials from suspending students for “willful defiance”. It’s a broad category that includes disrupting class or willfully defying teachers. California banned these types of suspensions for students up to third grade beginning in 2015.…

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Barn Fire 9.10.2019

Back in February, a barn fire destroyed a historic wooden structure in San Luis. The barn was used as a viewing and staging area for horse races back in the 1800’s. Fire officials say the fire was man-made. They say it was caused by homeless people who started a campfire in the building. San Luis…