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Other Stories This Friday 10.12.2018

A CIF commissioner rules that a basketball player who transferred from San Luis Obispo high school to Mission Prep can play this year for the Royals. Assani Berekely attended private catholic elementary and middle schools in Wisconsin before relocating to the central coast for his freshman year. He’s eligible to play this year for coach…

Pioneer Day 10.12.2018

Tomorrow is Pioneer Day. The 88th annual Pioneer Day parade starts at ten. After the parade, there will be the traditional bean feed, take your pots with you, and a concert at 12:30 at the city park gazebo. The Whiskerino contest will be at one at the Carnegie library. The Marshall this year is Bob…

Paso Robles School District 10.12.2018

Another new development in the outrage over the mismanagement of the Paso Robles school district. Speaking as a private citizen, Bausch described the scenario Wednesday night at the candidates forum, during which incumbent school board members bitterly attacked their challengers in the upcoming election. He called it savagery. After she was attacked by Field Gibson…

Hit-and-Run Fatal 10.12.2018

A fatal accident on 101 yesterday morning forced the closure of SB 101 through Paso Robles. Around 5 yesterday morning, a man tried to walk or run across the freeway just north of 13th street when he was hit by a vehicle driving southbound. The vehicle did not stop and did not contact the CHP.…

In Sports 10.11.2018

Tonight, the Templeton Eagles girls volleyball team hosts the Paso Robles Bearcats. The Eagles have won 6 in a row. They are now 10-4 for the season. The Bearcats are 5-16 for the season. Tomorrow night, the Templeton football team travels south to take on Santa Maria high school. The Eagles lost last Friday against…

Squirrel 10.11.2018

Police in Florida remove an airline passenger carrying an “emotional support squirrel.” Initially, the passenger refused to disembark the plane at Orlando international airport. Then passengers on board the Frontier airlines flight 1612 were told there was a “situation” and everyone needed to get off the plane. Frontier said the passenger had noted in her…

Plastic Straws 10.11.2018

The Santa Barbara city council votes again to ban the use of plastic straws, stirrers and other cutlery items. After a barrage of criticism from national media outlets, the council removes the potential misdemeanor penalty associated with violations of the law. The vote Tuesday night was 6-1. The ban goes into effect on January first.

Campaign Vandalism 10.11.2018

Campaign vandalism in Arroyo Grande. Signs for mayor Jim Hill’s re-election hit Tuesday night with blotches of rust-colored paint. About a dozen of the mayors signs were hit Tuesday night. The mayor says people’s personal property was also damaged, including walls, sidewalks and business signs. Hill is completing his second term as mayor. He is…