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Dr. Curt Dubost & PRJUSD 5.05.2020

LAST FRIDAY, DR. PENNY BORENSTEIN ANNOUNCED THAT STUDENTS WILL NOT RETURN TO THE CLASS ROOM THIS ACADEMIC YEAR. AT THE PASO ROBLES SCHOOL DISTRICT, SUPERINTENDENT DR. CURT DUBOST WAS NOT SURPRISED. DR. DUBOST SAYS DISTANCE LEARNING WILL CONTINUE IN THE PASO ROBLES SCHOOL DISTRICT UNTIL JUNE 4TH WHICH IS WHEN STUDENTS ARE SCHEDULED TO GO…

Supreme Leader Newsom Relaxes Order 5.05.2020

AFTER DOZENS OF PROTESTS THROUGHOUT CALIFORNIA, INCLUDING LAST FRIDAY IN PASO ROBLES, GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM ANNOUNCES PLANS TO BEGIN TO REOPEN THE ECONOMY ON FRIDAY. ON THURSDAY, NEWSOM IS SCHEDULED TO ALLOW SOME MANUFACTURING AND RETAIL STORES TO REOPEN. THIS INCLUDES CLOTHING STORES, TOY STORES, FLOWER SHOPS AND SPORTING GOODS STORES, UTILIZING CURBSIDE PICKUP. NEWSOM…

Other Stories Monday 5.04.2020

THE CITY MANAGER OF ARROYO GRANDE ABRUPTLY RESIGNS. JIM BERGMAN STEPPING DOWN EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY. HE DOESN’T SAY WHY. THE COUNCIL HAS SET A SPECIAL MEETING THIS FRIDAY TO NAME AN INTERIM CITY MANAGER. THE CITY HAS HAD SEVERAL CITY MANAGERS ABRUPTLY LEAVE IN RECENT YEARS. BERGMAN JOINED THE CITY IN 2017 AFTER SERVING AS PLANNING…

Tara Reade 5.04.2020

TARA READE LIVED IN MORRO BAY AFTER WORKING FOR SENATOR JOE BIDEN IN WASHINGTON IN THE EARLY 90’S. SHE SAYS THAT SENATOR BIDEN SEXUALLY ASSAULTED HER WHILE SHE WORKED FOR HIM. SHE ENCOURAGED THE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE TO STEP DOWN AND DROP OUT OF THE RACE. SENATOR BIDEN, HOWEVER, GETS ENDORSED BY FORMER FIRST LADY HILLARY…

Park Cinema 5.04.2020

AT PARK CINEMA IN PASO ROBLES, MAIN STREET KICKS OFF A CAMPAIGN TO ELIMINATE GLOOM, DOOM AND BAD NEWS. THEY’RE SELLING POSTERS WHICH SAY AS MUCH. THE THEME AND ARTWORK IS RECYCLED FROM THE SAN SIMEON EARTHQUAKE IN 2003. JOHN ROUSH OF PARK CINEMA SAYS ALTHOUGH THE THEATER IS CLOSED BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR,…

Peaceful Protest in Paso 5.04.2020

AT HIGH NOON FRIDAY IN PASO ROBLES, A PROTEST CALLED, THE STAND FOR FREEDOM RALLY. POLICE SAY 750 PEOPLE TURNED OUT. AMONG THE SPEAKERS, CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE ANDY CALDWELL. ABOUT 750 TURNED OUT FOR THE PROTEST AT THE DOWNTOWN CITY PARK. THEY HELD SIGNS RAISING QUESTIONS ABOUT THE SHUTDOWN. SOME ASKING WHY NURSES ARE OUT OF…

Drought 5.01.2020

California water officials are saying that drought looms over the state, particularly the central valley. That’s after a measurement of Sierra Nevada snow pack yesterday. The measurement confirming that the state has suffered through a dry winter. The snow was 1.5 inches deep at its traditional measuring spot at Phillips Station, just off highway 50…

Burn Season in Atascadero 5.01.2020

Effective today, Atascadero Fire and Emergency Services is closing the burn season. Fire chief Casey Bryson announcing the closure yesterday. He says, “Due to the large amount of rain and then the rapid increase in temperature and windy conditions, it caused the grasses to dry out quickly, causing an increased fire danger.” Residents are encouraged…

Harrison Ford Runway Incident 5.01.2020

From trains to planes, Harrison Ford recently had an incident when his plane wrongly crossed a runway where another plane was landing. The 77-year-old actor was at the controls of a small plane April 24th at Hawthorne airport in Los Angeles. According to his publicist, he crossed the runway after miss-hearing an instruction from air…