North County Weather – TUE 7/11/17

This Afternoon: Sunny, with highs mostly in the lower 90s. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with lows mainly in the middle 50s. Southwest wind between 5 and 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Tomorrow: Sunny, with highs near 90. West southwest wind between 5 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as…

SLO transient arrested for assault and robbery

  Another act of violence perpetrated by a transient in San Luis Obispo. Shortly after six last night, police officers responded to a robbery at the downtown San Luis Obispo post office. The suspect reportedly approached a man who was retrieving mail from a post office box. He demanded the victim’s wallet several times and…

Cigarette sales take a hit with huge sales drop

Cigarette sales dropped dramatically in California after the first weeks of a $2-a-pack tax hike. The Legislative Analyst’s Office giving the state legislature a report on possible changes in consumer behavior. Just before the measure took effect on April 1st, tobacco revenue increased 37% above levels last year. Consumers were apparently stockpiling cigarettes before the…

North County Weather – MON 7/10/17

Temperatures have cooled slightly as we move out of that scorching heat wave we had over the weekend. Not much relief though: Highs will remain in the mid 90s as we move into Wednesday. And then temperatures will punch back up into the low 100s as we approach this weekend. This Afternoon: Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny,…