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Deputy D.A. 7.12.2018

Deputy district attorney Stephen Wagner is named prosecutor of the year in the southern California region by the Mother Against Drunk Driving. Wagner presented the award this week at the MADD law enforcement recognition awards ceremony in Camarillo. Wagner prosecuted a case against Kaylee Wiesenberg, who was convicted of second-degree manslaughter after striking and killing…

Nuts and Bolts 7.12.2018

The Atascadero city clerk’s office conducted a forum last night entitled the “nuts and bolts of running for office”. City clerk Lara Christensen spoke to over a dozen people about the paperwork for candidates and submission of various documents. Lara explained what forms are needed by the city to qualify a candidate for the ballot.…

Cuesta College 7.12.2018

Cuesta college has a new president. Jill Stearns takes over for Gil Stork, who retired June 30th after more than 50 years at the college. Stork telling KPRL about his long career in education. So what was he most proud of during his career at Cuesta? Gil Stork stepped down at the end of June…

River Lodge 7.12.2018

The city of Paso Robles sued over the land swap deal involving the River Lodge. The public discussion occurred one month ago at city council. The owner of Zenique hotels is Rupesh Patel. He talks about how the hotel is going to be built, not unlike Legos. At that meeting early last month, Larry Werner…

Wine Grapes 7.11.2018

The number one crop in San Luis Obispo county, wine grapes. Valued at $267 million dollars in 2017. Not far behind. Strawberries at 228 million dollars. Third is cattle and calves at $43 million dollars. Broccoli is fourth at 42.9 million dollars. Farmers Market this afternoon at the Sunken Gardens in Atascadero. Summer Sizzle continues…

Atascadero 7.11.2018

Tonight, the city of Atascadero is holding a public forum, entitled “The nuts and bolts of running for public office”. It’s at five this night at the Rotunda. The city clerk will explain the election process. This year, Atascadero residents will elect a new city mayor and two council members, and a city treasurer. Two…

Atascadero City Council 7.11.2018

Atascadero city council met last night at the Rotunda. One important item. The proposed county animal shelter. City manager Rachelle Rickard explained the issue facing Atascadero, related to the county animal shelter. She says that the city has no better option than to rejoin the county project. She says the county has reduced the cost…