Willow Fire 6.28.2021

The Willow fire is now 73% contained. It has burned nearly 3,000 acres The fire is burning south of Big Sur and is near the Tassajara Zen Center and Hot Springs. A crew of Hot Shot fire fighters were flown in last Wednesday. Those Hot Shots are to be dropped into remote areas by aircraft…

Riverbed Fires 6.28.2021

Two fires in the Salinas riverbed over the weekend. The first was just after six Friday evening when fire trucks responded to a small fire near Navajo, just north of Albertson’s. They drenched the area of the fire and extinguished it in about 30 minutes. Another fire reported on Saturday. Friday’s fire appeared to be…

Job Fair in Downtown Paso 6.28.2021

The Paso Robles chamber of commerce is promoting a job fair on Tuesday morning July 13th. It will be from 9-11 at the downtown city park. All businesses in Paso Robles are eligible to participate. For businesses to register, contact the Paso Robles chamber of commerce or go onto their website. The deadline for businesses…

Hearst Castle Still Closed 6.28.2021

According to the Tribune, Hearst Castle will be closed for another nine months. The Tribune’s Cambria bureau chief spoke late last week with parks district superintendent Dan Falat. He says it will take at least nine months to repair damage to a section of the road near the hilltop because of damage to all 27…

Opener For Monday 6.28.2021

Did you enjoy the warm weekend? High temperatures reaching 108 in Paso Robles yesterday. 108 in Shandon. 97 in Atascadero. 66 in Cambria. Today will be about the same, then a cooling trend begins tomorrow. Highs tomorrow in Paso Robles near 102. Wednesday, highs will drop to 87, and they’ll stay in the mid to…

North County Weather 6.25.2021

Mostly sunny skies after morning clouds, highs near 92. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour this afternoon. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 56. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny and warmer, highs near 104. NW winds 10-15 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for high temperatures around 107 on Sunday. Cooling…

Federal Judge Stops Biden Debt-Relief 6.25.2021

A federal judge in Florida issues a preliminary injunction halting a key part of the Biden administration’s federal stimulus relief package that forgave agricultural debts to farmers of color. US district judge Marcia Morales Howard stopped the loan forgiveness payments and debt relief for disadvantaged farmers of color anywhere in the US. The lawsuit was…