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Merle Haggard 4.09.2018

About three hundred people turned out Friday in Bakersfield to celebrate the naming of a post office for country legend Merle Haggard. Haggard died on his birthday, two years ago. The celebration was held on what would have been his 81st birthday. Although the country icon is done, his music lives on. You can hear…

Cal Poly Solar Car 4.09.2018

Cal Poly aerospace engineering students unveil a solar power vehicle Saturday they hope breaks the world land-speed record for a vehicle of its kind. The light-weight car is made of carbon fiber composites. Dawn, as they call it, has no batteries. And it has no way to store energy. It’s direct drive only, channeling solar…

Fatal At Cholame Y – 4.09.2018

That 4-car crash which closed 46 near the Cholame ‘Y’ Friday morning left two dead and nine injured. 60-year-old Catherine Ann Fox of Paso Robles was driving eastbound around 5:55 when her Chevy Cruze drifted into the westbound lanes. Her car struck a Nissan versa, then collided head-on with a Toyota sienna minivan transporting six…

Youth Murders 4.09.2018

Whenever there is a school shooting, the media talk for weeks on the tragedy. A report by McClatchy newspapers indicates about 8,600 Californians under the age of 18 were murdered in the last 30 years. About 100 are murdered each year. The most common motive, gang violence. Among the victims, blacks are nine times more…

SB 54 – 4.09.2018

San Diego county the latest to challenge senate bill 54, the state law making California a sanctuary state. San Diego county supervisor Diane Jacob asking her fellow county supervisors to opt out of SB 54. You may remember, at last Tuesday’s Paso Robles city council meeting, citizen Michael Rivera asked the council to also discuss…

Mix Up Over Debate 4.09.2018

A mix-up over the rescheduling of a debate in the south county. Supervisors Lynn Compton was scheduled to debate her challenger, Jimmy Paulding. Then things changed. Paulding’s campaign accused supervisor Compton of pulling out of the debate. Actually, the organizers, Latino Outreach, changed the date. When the date for cruise night was changed because of…

Swim Pool 4.09.2018

The Paso Robles school district is hosting a ground breaking today for the new aquatic park. The ground breaking to be held at 4:00 this afternoon at the high school. The $5.7 million dollar aquatic complex will take almost a year to build. The news release indicates the school district has raised $600,000 dollars in…