Storm

Batten down the hatches. Another storm arriving today in the North County. Moderate rain will continue tonight. Then an intense, low-pressure storm will move down the coast late tonight. That storm will bring winds and heavy rain. Wind gusts may reach 50 miles per hour. Heavy rainfall will total between two and three and a…

Seven Men Charged with Atascadero Home Invasion Robbery

Seven men arrested in connection with a home invasion robbery in Atascadero early Saturday morning are expected to be arraigned today. The suspects allegedly entered the victims home, identified themselves as law enforcement officers, held the victims at gunpoint and restrained them. One victim freed himself and called 911. During the robbery, two men used…

Jim Hill

Arroyo Grande’s Mayor is to be investigated for violating the Brown Act. Jim Hill is accused of sharing confidential information from closed-session meetings, including an employment contract which had not yet been approved. Among the accusations, there are claims that Hill shared his city email password with his wife. And he allegedly discussed confidential information…

Rental Inspection in San Luis

Tonight, San Luis Obispo City Council will conduct a town hall discussion of the rental housing inspection program. The event to be held at the San Luis Obispo Veterans Memorial Building. The rental inspection program was proposed by former mayor Jan Marx. Pundits feel it cost her the election, because so many people were opposed…

Marcia Torgerson

An Atascadero icon steps down. City Clerk Marcia Torgerson retires after 20 years of service to the community. Lara Christenson will step up from deputy city clerk to city clerk on march 6th. Torgerson was appointed as clerk in 1996. She has been re-elected since then. She coordinated the city hall annex project after the…

North County Weather

Cloudy with rain. Tomorrow, a 95% chance of rain, and possibly stormy. Windy tomorrow. Saturday, a 50% chance of rain, diminishing to 35% on Sunday. Highs in the low 60’s today, Overnight lows in the low 50’s.