Jaime Umphenour, host

Sound Off – Thu 08/01/2019

Jaime Umphenour is the host of “Sound-Off”, the longest running talk show on the Central Coast. She brings to the show an eclectic range of guests from Authors to Artists, business owners to politicians, and everyone in between. Tune in to Sound Off every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.     Today’s guests: *Steve Frank of…

North County Weather 8.01.2019

Sunny today highs near 90.Westerly winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows in the mid 50’s. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs near 100. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through the weekend. High temperatures near the century mark through the…

Winemakers’ Cookoff 8.01.2019

The 21st annual Winemakers’ Cookoff is coming up next Saturday, August tenth at the Paso Robles Event Center. Gary Eberle says the Winemakers’ Cookoff has become an institution over the past 21 years. Tickets for the Paso Robles Rotary Winemakers’ Cookoff are available on line at winemakerscookoff.com. $90 per person. $50 for designated drivers. 6-9…

Fighter Jet Crashes 8.01.2019

A US Navy fighter jet crashed yesterday in Death Valley national park. The F/A-18 Super Hornet was on a routine training mission from Lemoore naval air station. The plane crashed near an overlook where aviation fans often watch military pilots speeding low through a chasm they call Star Wars canyon. The status of the pilot…

New Firefighters 8.01.2019

In Sacramento yesterday, governor Gavin Newsom signs an executive order that allows Cal Fire to hire about 400 additional seasonal firefighters in California. The bill signed yesterday by the governor invests nearly one billion in emergency preparedness, response and recovery. About 400 additional seasonal firefighters will be hired in the state. 24 of those firefighters…

Kirk Creek Camp Fire 8.01.2019

That fire in Big Sur has now burned about 300 acres. Andrew Madsen of the US Forest Service says the fire broke through the retardant line overnight on Tuesday. About 480 firefighters are battling the fire. Nacimiento-Ferguson road is closed at both highway 1 and Fort Hunter Liggett. The fire was reported at 5:30 Tuesday…

Garlic Festival 8.01.2019

Last weekend’s mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival raises a question about local law enforcement’s ability to respond to an active shooter. Jerel Haley is the Atascadero police chief. He says it’s difficult to prepare for an active shooter, because the scenario is often different. He says Gilroy prevented a dangerous situation from getting…