Theodore Roosevelt

A bust of President Theodore Roosevelt unveiled at Mitchell Park Senior Center in San Luis Obispo yesterday. The sculpture was done by Paula Zima, an artist who used to live in San Luis. She has relocated to New Mexico. Paula also did the sculpture in Mission Plaza which depicts a child sitting at a fountain…

Food & Farm News

The National Junior Swine Association Western Regional Show will be held this year at the Paso Robles Event Center. The swine event will be held November 30th through December 3rd. Youth will participate in showmanship, skill-a-thon and sweepstakes contests as well as a barn-yard Olympics event. The NJSA is the largest youth livestock organization in…

North County Weather

Rain and wind today.Each will diminish tomorrow and Wednesday.

By Thursday, we’ll enjoy mostly sunny skies, but another storm is expected to arrive in the North County next weekend.

Highs today in the low to mid 60, Overnight lows near 50.

Protest at Paso Robles High School

A protest at Paso Robles High School yesterday in support of the Day without Immigrants. Between 100-150 students took part. Initially, they held signs and shouted at cars driving along Niblick Road. Then, administrators advised them to move back on to the campus, so they marched around the school. At the end of the lunch…


Atascadero City Council conducting a workshop to address economic strategic planning. WalMart is one of the issues they’ll discuss at the strategic planning workshop in Atascadero. What to do now that WalMart is history? The workshop begins tonight at six and will continue at 8:30 tomorrow morning at the Atascadero Rotunda.

Bronze Tiger

The bronze tiger statue is not returning to the front of the Charles Paddock Zoo today. The tiger was scheduled to be put back in the flamingo enclosure at night noon. That has been cancelled because of the rain. The 1700-pound statue was removed to get a facelift and makeover. The total cost of the…


Today, Hearthstone Estate Vineyard is offering truffle wine pairings with a donation to Wine4Paws. Hearthstone Estate is located on Vineyard Drive, one mile north of Highway 46 West. The truffle wine pairings will be offered from now until five this afternoon.


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…

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…