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Grand Jury 3.18.2021

Still no response from the grand jury to the Paso Robles school district’s response to Paso Robles School District, A Cautionary Tale. Although Paso Robles school superintendent Curt Dubost told those attending school board meetings that there was no malfeasance during the Chris Williams administration, the grand jury found more than a dozen improprieties. The…

Atascadero Embezzler 3.18.2021

An Atascadero women gets ten years in prison for embezzlement from a north county construction company for whom she worked. 43-year-old Joy Wilde embezzled more than $877 thousand dollars from her employer over several years. She was employed as a bookkeeper and office manager for G. Weimann Construction. District attorney Dan Dow said, “Embezzlement crimes…

New City Manager for Paso 3.18.2021

The city of Paso Robles is getting a new interim city manager to fill in while they hire a new permanent city manager. The interim city manager introduced at Tuesday night’s city council meeting. Mayor Steve Martin introduces the new interim city manager, Bob Carpenter. He will take over in April as interim city manager.

North County Weather 3.17.2021

Mostly sunny this morning, becoming cloudy this afternoon. Highs near 60 with light winds. Partly cloudy tonight, lows near 40. SSW winds 5-10 mph. Mostly sunny skies tomorrow, highs near 65. The extended forecast calls for increasing clouds Thursday. Rain Friday morning in the north county, clearing Friday night. Sunny through the weekend.

Author Teresa Rhyne 3.17.2021

Paso Robles attorney Teresa Rhyne wrote a best seller about her dog and her each battling cancer together, and how much she learned from her dog. Recently she released a new book about Poppy, a rescue dog she got from China which ran away from some people who were walking the dog in a national…

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Other Stories This Wednesday 3.17.2021

The search continues for evidence in the 1996 disappearance of Cal Poly student Kristin Smart. Sheriff’s deputies and others searching the home of Paul Flores father, Ruben Flores in Arroyo Grande. They are not talking so far about what they’re finding. The county health officer adds 37 new covid cases, but no deaths. So far,…

Paso Robles City Council 3.16.2021

Paso Robles City Council held a long virtual meeting last night dealing with several major issues related to parking and the impacts of the shut down. The first of three big issues facing the city council last night was parking in the downtown area. The council talked about a lot of options including reducing the…

Opener For Wednesday 3.17.2021

Today is St. Patrick’s Day. You’re advised to wear green today. St. Patrick’s Day parades and events greatly reduced this year because of the pandemic, but you can still celebrate your Irish heritage. Or pretend you are Irish. Weather will be sunny this morning, but look for clouds gathering this afternoon. Mostly sunny tomorrow. Then…

A.M. Sun Solar Petition Link 3.16.2021

Information from A.M. Sun Solar regarding the petition “Save the Future of Solar”. “Save the future of solar & sign the petition! Whether or not you have solar already, signing this petition would help us in saving the future of solar in California. Sign the petition today, share with family and friends, and help us…