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Ethnic Studies in Paso 7.15.2021

While local school districts debate ethnic studies and critical race theory being taught in local public schools. The state has mandated it in community colleges. You may remember the debate before Paso Robles school district in late June. A parent talked about a Cuesta course his son was taking at Paso Robles high school. He…

Weather Update For Thursday 7.15.2021

So, how do you like the cooler weather? The high temperature in Paso Robles yesterday, 85. 81 in Atascadero. Shandon was the hot spot with 87 degrees. Just 77 in Santa Margarita. More of the same today in the north county. Highs around 86 in Paso Robles this afternoon. 82 in Atascadero. We’ll see warmer…

In Sports 7.14.2021

Two Cal Poly pitchers drafted by major league teams this week in the annual amateur draft. Reliever Brian Woo drafted in the sixth round by the Seattle Mariners on Monday. Yesterday southpaw Andrew Alvarez was drafted on the final day of the draft by the Washington Nationals. Alvarez won the team’s Mike Krukow Outstanding Pitcher…

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Other Stories This Wednesday 7.14.2021

State school officials continue to waffle on rules requiring students to wear face masks in public school. On Monday, the California department of public education issued new mandates saying students who didn’t wear face masks would be turned away at their school and instead offered, “alternative educational opportunities”. But late Monday, Alex Stack of the…

Paso Robles School Board 7.14.2021

The Paso Robles school board met last night at the district office at Niblick road. The board received an attorney’s explanation on procedures for accepting public testimony in a manner to comply with the Brown Act. Superintendent Curt Dubost introduced Tom Harrington who will take over for Nate Maas as director of student services. Maas…

County Clerk Recorder 7.14.2021

San Luis Obispo county will soon begin the process of hiring a new county clerk recorder to replace Tommy Gong, who resigned to accept a position in Contra Costa county. After a long discussion of alternatives, supervisor Debbie Arnold made the motion to begin the process. Supervisor John Peschong suggested a more forgiving schedule. The…

Atascadero City Council 7.14.2021

Last week, pickle ball dominated the Paso Robles city council. Last night, Atascadero city council approved plans for four more pickle ball courts at Colony park. The Atascadero Pickle Ball Group will maintain surfacing of the new courts at Colony park. The council also recognized National Parks day last night. Former chair of the planning…

North County Weather 7.13.2021

Sunny after some morning clouds. Much cooler, highs near 87 in Paso Robles. 84 in Atascadero. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 55. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, but cooler. Still highs near 84 in Paso Robles. 82 tomorrow in Atascadero. SW winds 15-25 miles per…