HWY 46 widening project resumes July 5th

  The Highway 46 widening project East from McMillan Canyon Road to Lucy Brown Road through Shandon will resume tomorrow evening, July 5th. Motorists traveling in both directions will be detoured onto a section of the newly constructed lanes. This traffic diversion will allow for construction to proceed near the Shandon Roadside Rest Area. The…

North County Weather, MON 7/3/17

This Afternoon: Sunny, with highs mainly in the upper 80s. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with lows mainly in the lower 50s. South southwest wind around 5 mph .

Tomorrow (Independence Day): Sunny, with highs mostly in the upper 80s. West southwest wind between 10 and 15 mph.

Body of missing boy found at Lake Cachuma

  The body of a missing 5-year-old boy was located at Lake Cachuma. Aramazd Andressian Jr had been missing since April 21st, when his father took him to Lake Cachuma. His father was arrested last month in Las Vegas on murder chargers. Friday was the thrid time investigators searched for the boys body at Lake…

Morro Bay appoints interim city manager

    Morro Bay has a new interim city manager. He’s Martin Lomeli, a retired Morro Bay resident who also served as an interim city manager for the cities of Irwindale, La Puente and Upland. He has about 30 years of experience working in the public sector. He was the city manager for the city…

Central Coast Wine Competition winners announced

Winners announced at the Central Coast Wine Competition at the California Mid-State Fair. Broken Earth Winery of Paso Robles earned four honors, including Best of Show. Eberle Winery of Paso Robles won Best White Wine, Best in Class and a gold medal for its 2016 Muscat Canelli. Glunz Family Winery won Best Dessert Wine, Best…

North County Weekend Weather Forecast

Friday, June 30th – Sunday, July 2nd Friday Tonight: Clear during the early evening, then becoming mostly cloudy, with lows mainly in the middle 50s. Breezy, with a northwest wind between 10 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Saturday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with highs mostly in the lower 90s. North…

Inmate Dies at Men’s Colony

A 56-year-old inmate at the California Men’s Colony died Wednesday night. Randy Lane Kidwell of Pollock Pines died at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center. The cause of death is under investigation. Kidwell was serving a life sentence for the 1995 murder of his live-in girlfriend in El Dorado County. He was incarerated a single-cell at…