SLO Symphony’s Hello Bollywood annual ball

The San Luis Obispo Symphony’s annual ball, themed “Hello Bollywood,” was truly a feast for the eyes, as well as the palate. The Symphony’s biggest fundraiser of the year also serves to introduce new people with the hope they will... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach attorney pleads to embezzlement

The Pismo Beach attorney accused of embezzling more than a quarter-million dollars from a deceased client’s estate plead no contest on Thursday to a charge of embezzlement. William Peter Terhune, 57, is accused of transferring nearly $275,000 from the estate... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay chief tapped for undersheriff

A Cal Poly graduate who now heads a beach city police force is San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson’s choice as undersheriff. Tim Olivas, chief of the Morro Bay police department, will replace the retiring Martin Basti. Olivas was... (Continue reading)

Disability access law may get tweaked

A Southern California lawmaker is offering a proposal to change the state’s disabilities law to combat what he calls “extortion of businesses” by exploitive individuals and lawyers. Senator Bob Dutton (R-Rancho Cucamonga) introduced legislation to allow businesses more time to... (Continue reading)

Atascadero and Paso Robles violating personnel rules

Atascadero and Paso Robles employees are breaking rules that limit the amount of vacation accrual leaving Atascadero with $887,320 and Paso Robles with $1,646,575 in unfunded liability, according to Grand Jury report (pdf) released Thursday. In Paso Robles and Atascadero,... (Continue reading)

Rob Bryn, sheriff’s voice, dies

A longtime law enforcement spokesman, Rob Bryn,  died today, according to friends. He was the public information officer for the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department. No other information regarding Bryn’s death was made available. He commented to local media... (Continue reading)

Congress makes move on state water

A partisan majority in the U.S. Congress Wednesday approved a wide-reaching California water bill providing a gift-basket of benefits to farmers and striking down existing state law. [SacramentoBee] The bill, by Republican Congressman Devin Nunes of Visalia, stretches out and... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly students vote for fee increase, again

Cal Poly students voted Wednesday in favor of a proposed Student Success Fee that would increase the cost of attending the university by $780 per year, the first proposal since a 2009 attempt was shot down. Fee increases, proposed by... (Continue reading)

Where do you get your news?

OPINION By GARY NEMETH Where do you receive your news? How do you keep current on what is happening in Paso Robles and the community? I was very fortunate recently that Dave Congalton who is on KVEC radio interviewed me... (Continue reading)

Cuesta Book of the Year returns in March

Community and the neighborhoods we call home is the theme of Cuesta College’s Book of the Year that brings author Peter Lovenheim to the college’s Cultural and Performing Arts Center on March 27. Organizers of this year’s event, which includes... (Continue reading)