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Empty Bowls 4.26.2019

The 4th annual empty bowls fundraiser packed Atascadero bible church Thursday. This year, the ECHO fundraiser included $25 bowls of soup and bread donated from local restaurants. Each guest selected his or her own bowl donated by local potters and schools. Attendees got to take the bowls home with them. The El Camino Homeless Organization…

Vegetation Fire 4.26.2019

A vegetation fire burned grass in the Salinas riverbed last night. The first call came in to the Paso Robles fire department around eight last night. Two fire trucks responded to 3200 Sulphur Springs road. The fire was contained by 8:30. The cause is still under investigation.

Weather 4.26.2019

Sunshine through the weekend in the north county. Highs in the mid 80’s Friday. Mid to upper 70’s Saturday and Sunday. Forecasters say we’ve got a slight chance of rain Monday and Tuesday, but otherwise, mostly sunny skies through el Cinco de Mayo. The spring weather facilitating some big outdoor events this weekend, Like the…

In Sports 4.25.2019

The Paso Robles baseball team beat Mission College Prep 7-1, yesterday. Today, the Bearcats play El Capitan of Merced at 10:00. They play Pitman of Turlock at 1:00 this afternoon. The Bearcats play Buhach Colony of Atwater at 11:00 tomorrow. Templeton boys baseball team plays Mission College Prep at 10:00 am. Today and El Capitan…

Christopher McGuire 4.25.2019

The California attorney general’s office is investigating the case of a former Paso Robles police officer accused of sexually assaulting a woman. The San Luis Obispo county district attorney’s office elected not to prosecute the former police sergeant. He’s identified as Christopher Mcguire. He no longer works in the department. The state AG’s office is…

Bus Driver 4.25.2019

A south county school bus driver who molested a special needs student is sentenced to 16 years in prison. David Kenneth Lamb of Arroyo Grande allegedly abused a 9-year-old girl over a period of about four months. In February, he pleaded no contest to two felony charges of committing lewd acts on a child. Lamb…

Homeless Shelter 4.25.2019

San Luis Obispo county supervisors approved allocation of $1.5 million dollars for a homeless shelter in Paso Robles. The shelter is proposed for the area near the wastewater treatment facility. That’s near the intersection of 101 and 46, between 101 and the Salinas river bed. The grant is part of $4.8 million the state is…