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School Board 2.27.2019

Last night, the Paso Robles school board approved about $2.1 million dollars in budget cuts. An additional $800,000 in cuts will be made in the next year. Chief business officer Brad Pawlowski outlined modifications to the previous proposal. The budget reductions are a desperate effort to prevent the district from going in the red and…

York Mountain Pot Farm 2.27.2019

A long discussion late yesterday afternoon, about the proposal to develop a marijuana farm on York Mountain road. The agenda item was not started until five yesterday and continued until nine. Supervisor Lynn Compton cited the smell of the plants as a major concern. After another hour of discussion, the parties agreed to meet this…

Storms in the North County 2.27.2019

Another series of storms bringing heavy rains to the north county. The first storm arrived early this morning. The rain showers will continue tonight and end by tomorrow afternoon. We’ll get a half inch to an inch and a half of rain through Thursday. Then another storm arrives Friday with heavy rain again on Saturday.…

In Sports 2.26.2019

Paso Robles baseball team hosts Atascadero Tuesday at 3:30. The game was scheduled for Wednesday, but was moved up a day. The Bearcats are coming off a come-from-behind 6-5 win over St. Joseph. PRHS coach Jonathon Thornhill coached Atascadero last year when the Greyhounds swept the Bearcats. JV and Freshman play at Atascadero at 3:30.…

Highway One Closure 2.26.2019

Because of a significant rain storm headed our way, highway one is going to close at five this afternoon. The gates on either side of Mud Creek and Paul’s Slide will be key locked. The gates will not be manned when the highway is closed. No one, including emergency services or Cal Trans employees will…

PRJUSD School Board 2.26.2019

The Paso Robles school board meets tonight in a regular scheduled meeting at the district office. Interim superintendent Julian Crocker said when he stepped in last month that he had three things he wanted to accomplish during his tenure. Select a new superintendent, work on the education programs, and tighten the budget. That process of…

Paso Robles City Council 2.26.2019

Paso Robles city council meets tonight, but it’s a special closed session meeting. The council to talk about a lawsuit against them filed by Pacific West Hotels and Resorts over the decision to exclude them from negotiations to buy the property adjacent to La Bellaserra and Hampton Inn Hotels, which they own. Pacific West alleges…