Rental Inspection in San Luis

Tomorrow night, San Luis Obispo City Council will conduct a town hall discussion of the rental housing inspection program. The event to be held at the San Luis Obispo Veterans Memorial Building. The rental inspection program was proposed by former mayor Jan Marx. Pundits feel it cost her the election, because so many people were…

Valentine’s Day Luncheon

A big crowd at Studios on the Park in Paso Robles yesterday for the annual Sweet Art Fundraising Luncheon. Marjorie Hamon honored as the sweetheart this year. She says she’s proud to help raise money for art education provided by Studios on the Park. The annual Sweet Art Fundraising Luncheon a great success yesterday at…

Food and Farm News for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day means brisk business for North County florists. This year’s midweek Valentine’s Day allows for more at-work floral deliveries. California flower growers and wholesalers say the timing will be a boom to the business. Demand for all flower varieties is up, with a rising interest in locally and sustainably grown blooms. Those requests coming…

Atascadero City Council

Atascadero City Council to meet tonight at the Rotunda. The council will consider an ordinance to prohibit wind surfing on Atascadero lake, but still allow paddle boats. The council is also expected to exchange Valentine cards with each other and with city staff.

Sting Operation

Three North County business caught selling alcohol to minors during a sting operation conducted last Friday. The sheriff’s office Alcohol Compliance Team used an underage decoy to attempt to buy alcohol at 10 businesses in the San Miguel, Templeton, Santa Margarita and rural Paso Robles areas. Three businesses violated the law when the clerk did…

Templeton Education Foundation

The Templeton Education Foundation is seeking board members. The volunteers will help out at fund raising events. Foundation President Brian Weiss says the Foundation is looking for five volunteers to fill out its 10-person board. The non-profit group needs to have those members on board by March 15th in order to plan fund raising events…

North County Weather

Mostly sunny today with highs this afternoon in the low 70’s. More of the same tomorrow. Then look for increasing clouds and rain on Thursday and Friday. A chance of rain Saturday, then sunny skies on Sunday. A chance of rain on Presidents Day. Highs in the low 70’s today and tomorrow. Overnight lows in…

WalMart

WalMart officials inform Atascadero city officials they are not going to follow through on plans to build a retail shopping center in Atascadero. The new WalMart store was projected to generate about $600 thousand dollars a year in tax revenue the city. WalMart is reportedly looking for a buyer for the land, but is pledging…