• SLO County stakeholders eye expanded mental health services

    With more attendance from San Luis Obispo County Behavioral Health Department staff, and representatives from several nonprofit agencies seeking service funding, the mental health advisory committee stakeholder meeting at the San Luis Obispo Veterans Hall, April 30, was larger than usual.

  • New Templeton Advisory Group assembles

    The Templeton Area Advisory Group (TAAG) has reorganized following its elections last month, seating new members and electing new officers and committee chairs for 2019-2020. New board members Jon De Morales (delegate), Rocky Spurgeon (first alternate delegate), and Marie Roth (second alternate delegate) were seated based on the results of the March elections, while incumbents Chris Cobey and Bruce Jones were re-seated as delegates based on their re-election.

  • Smaller York Mountain cannabis project is greenlit

    Months of debate and neighborly recrimination over a project designed to grow food-grade medical cannabis on a ranch seven miles west of “Downtown Templeton,” on Highway 46, came to a close March 26 as lawyers, consultants and San Luis Obispo County Supervisors worked out a deal.

  • Twin Cities Hospital celebrates Doctor’s Day

    The Central Coast Market – Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo and Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton – celebrated National Doctors’ Day, March 30, by paying tribute to its physicians for their service, skill and compassion.

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Lawsuit filed against Paso Robles apartment complex owners, manager

A lawsuit was filed against the owners and manager of a Paso Robles apartment complex, claiming they knowingly allowed tenants to live in slum conditions. San Luis Obispo Legal Assistance Foundation and the Hutkin Law Firm filed the class action lawsuit on Tuesday, May 7, against the owners and manager of Grand View Apartments in Paso Robles.

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Paso Robles Joint Unified School District names new leader

The Board of Trustees of the Paso Robles Joint Unified School District announced Tuesday the selection of Curt Dubost to lead the Paso Robles Joint Unified School District.

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Mary Mastagni

Mary Mastagni, longtime Paso Roblan and Queen of the 85th Pioneer Day, passed away on May 3, 2019, at the age of 95. Born in Maricopa, Calif., Mary moved to Paso Robles when she was 8 years old. She attended school at the Philips School in Whitley Gardens from the 3rd to the 6th grade; Paso Robles grammar school from the 6th to 8th grade and graduated from Paso Robles High School in 1941. She was a member of the Paso Robles Quota Club and an active member of the downtown Paso Robles Business community. She and her husband, Armand (Babe) Mastagni were the owners of The Style Center from 1962-1987, a women's dress shop located in the Clocktower building in downtown Paso Robles. She was also an active member of the Paso Robles Historical Society.

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Michael Riley Bresette

Michael Riley Bresette, 83, of Shandon, Calif., passed away on April 26, 2019; memorial services to be held at C.W. Clarke (Shandon) Park on June 1, 2019.

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PRPD: Man’s body found on railroad tracks

The death of a man whose body was found Friday morning, May 17, on the railroad tracks in Paso Robles is being treated as suspicious, the Paso Robles Police Department reported. At approximately 8:40 a.m., EMS personnel and officers from the PRPD received a report of a man lying on the railroad tracks near Pine and 6th streets in Paso Robles.

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Englant receives Good Citizen Award from Templeton Fire Chief

On May 7, Templeton Fire Chief Bill White presented Josh Englant, a local student, with a Good Citizen Award for his effort in reporting a possible fire.

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Vegetation fire at Alamo Creek Drive in Paso Robles

PASO ROBLES – The Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services responded to a vegetation fire in the area of 1203 Alamo Creek Drive on Saturday, May 11, at 2:04 p.m. Upon arrival, units found a vegetation fire burning in cut grass and creek bed understory in the vicinity of a nearby apartment complex. The fire was quickly contained to approximately 1/8 of an acre. Cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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Super Summer Sign-Up Party on Saturday, May 4

PASO ROBLES — Paso Robles Recreation Services will host a Super Summer Sign-Up Party on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Centennial Park. This free community event will offer early swimming lesson registration, special one-day-only registration discounts for all summer camps and classes (excluding swimming lessons), and special activities for the kids provided by recreation instructors.

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2019 delegates and alternates from Paso to Girls State and Boys State

PASO ROBLES – Paso Robles Unit 50 American Legion Auxiliary and Paso Robles Post 50 American Legion announced their 2019 delegates and alternates to Girls State and Boys State. The Girls and Boys State American Legion programs are statewide and are a week-long session learning about government in a hands-on manner. Girls and boys are chosen based on their leadership qualities, high academic honors and community activities. The Paso Robles Girls State delegate is Gabriella Clayton and the alternate is Catalina Magnuson. The Paso Robles Boys State delegates are Ian Grace and Robert Snipes and the alternates are Alex Plale and Zane Warren.

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Make a Macramé plant holder at the Library

PASO ROBLES — This month’s Make It @ the Library! Series event, on Saturday, May 4, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 pm., is a practical and decorative macramé plant holder based on a design from ftd.com. Participants will learn the square knot, spiral knot and loop knot. “I just love how simple materials such as cord and a brass ring can be turned into something lovely for your home!” said Karen Christiansen, Adult Services Librarian.

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    Letters to the Editor 5-10-19

    This week letter writers consider Dogs and Bots and Short-term vacation rentals.

  • Opinion

    Commentary: Report on first quarter of North County real estate

    The actual number of home sales dropped 16% in the first quarter of 2019 as compared to the first quarter of 2018.

  • News

    Conference on supporting gifted children set for May 4

    SANTA BARBARA — The Central Coast’s only conference on supporting gifted children will be held at La Colina Junior High School in Santa Barbara on Saturday, May 4, from 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. The event, coordinated by the Tri-County GATE (Gifted and Talented Education) Council and The Knox School of Santa Barbara, will focus on embracing all sides of gifted children — from Academic to Social and Emotional to Intellectual needs. “The gifted population is often underserved in our culture, and this conference was created to support the adults who are charged with providing for these children and their unique needs,” said Dr. Angela Tanner, Founder of The Knox School of Santa Barbara. “The conference tagline is All Means All because supporting a gifted child in a way that leads them to thrive means that all of their diverse needs must be addressed.”

  • News

    HWY 58 resurfacing project East of Santa Margarita resumes

    COUNTY — A project to resurface 24 miles of Highway 58 from six miles east of Santa Margarita near State Route 229 to the Navajo Creek Bridge resumed on Wednesday, May 1. Motorists will encounter one-way reversing traffic control from near the Junction with State Route 229 to east of Shooting Star Road Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. and on Friday and Saturdays from 8 a.m. until 4

  • News

    Pothole repairs on SR 41 north of HWY 46E begin next week

    COUNTY —A project to repair potholes on Highway 41 from north of the Highway 46 East Interchange to the San Luis Obispo/Kern County line will begin on Monday, May 6, and continue through Thursday, May 9. Motorists will encounter one-way reversing traffic control with a pilot car on State Route 41 from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. This highway maintenance project will resume on State Route 41 beginning Monday, May 13 through Wednesday, May 15. Motorists will encounter traffic control from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    ‘Behind the Ides’ at Cuesta College

    On the heels of winning 10 national awards from the Kennedy Center for “Ghost Ship,” Cuesta College Drama is hitting the mainstage with its spring production of “Behind the Ides.” The new docu-style original play, written by David Armstrong and directed by Joan Marie Hurwit, will have its world premiere May 3-12 at the Harold J. Miossi Cultural and Performing Arts Center at Cuesta College.

  • Opinion

    Commentary: Utility troubles could be a consumer opportunity

    Jog your memory back just nine years to 2010 and you’ll find California’s Big Three privately-owned electric utilities spending more than $70 million — $46 million from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. alone — trying to pass a ballot proposition making it almost impossible to create new publicly-owned utilities.

  • Obituaries

    John “Jack” Millar

    John “Jack” Millar, age 81, passed away peacefully at his home in Atascadero, Calif. surrounded by his loving family on Friday, March 1, 2019. Jack was born on Nov. 29, 1937, in Nova Scotia, Canada to Lewis Millar and Mary Ann Millar. He grew up in Huntington Park, Calif., where he was well known for his award-winning hot rods and street racing.

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