Monsoon

A wet and windy President’s weekend in the North County left hundreds of PG and E customers without power. The hardest hit areas, however, were in the hills surrounding Arroyo Grande. Corbett Canyon experiencing high winds which knocked down 120 trees and interrupted power in that area. About 560 homes were without power since Friday…

President’s Day, Weather

Another wet and wild day today in the North County. Rain is likely, and the wind continues, too. Friday, the wind knocked down trees and that interrupted power to many people. In Shandon, the school superintendent called KPRL Friday to advise parents school was closing early. Shandon school superintendent Teresa Taylor said that Shandon schools…

Supervisors

Tomorrow, San Luis Obispo County Supervisors to get an update on current storm conditions. The county will also receive and file a presentation on the County’s retirement plan by Pension Trust. The board will also discuss the appointment of Dan del Campo as District One representative to the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission. The…

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

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…

Wine4Paws

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.