Atascadero 3.25.2021

The city of Atascadero is looking for an operator for the watercraft business at Atascadero lake. City manager Rochelle tells KPRL, the written proposals are accepted until April 9th. The information is available on the city’s website. Rachelle says with daylight savings, the zoo and Farmer’s Market are operating at extended hours. Farmer’s Market is…

Border Children 3.25.2021

At the US Mexico border, thousands of kids are being held as they await president Joe Biden’s next move. Photos leaked from border patrol facilities show children packed in terrible conditions. The Biden administration awards an $87 million dollar contract to put families into hotels and motels near the border, while they do their paper…

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New Park in Santa Maria 3.25.2021

A new park in Santa Maria will honor the valley’s Japanese farming tradition. The Santa Maria Japanese community center provided $300,000 for the new park that will include a community center. The plan is to restore an 1880’s era ranch house that was relocated to the park several years ago. The Japanese community is paying…

Atascadero Farmer’s Market 3.25.2021

The Atascadero Farmers Market is now operating between 3:00 and 6:00 pm Wednesday afternoons at the Sunken Gardens. The hours extended because of the change back to Daylight Savings Time. With the expanded hours, growing numbers of farmers and other vendors are showing up at the Sunken Gardens. Maeve Peterson, who is a Landscape Architecture…

Covid Tests in SLO 3.25.2021

San Luis Obispo county added only six new coronavirus cases yesterday. That’s according to the county public health department. It’s the fewest number of cases that the county has reported on a single day since before Thanksgiving of last year. Health officials say it may be a sign that herd immunity is occurring in the…

Opener For Thursday 3.25.2021

We’ll see some clouds and cooler temperatures today in the north county. High temperatures much cooler than yesterday. Into the low 60’s this afternoon. Then sunny tomorrow with increasingly warm temperatures through the weekend Highs near 80 on Sunday afternoon. That warm sunny weather continues through next week. Highs in the low 80’s one week…

North County Weather 3.24.2021

Sunny and warm again today, highs near 70. NNW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Clear skies tonight, lows near 40. Light winds from the WSW. Tomorrow, mostly cloudy early, sunny tomorrow afternoon, highs near 61. WNW winds 10-15 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny through this weekend. Highs Saturday and Sunday…

Rock Snake Record 3.24.2021

At last night’s Atascadero city council meeting, city manager Rachelle Rickard shared some exciting news about the rock snake winding around Atascadero lake park. Rachelle says the snake is fast approaching the Guinness world record for the world’s longest painted rock snake. The record holder is in England. It’s about 8,000 rocks long. The Atascadero…