Salinas River and Rain Storm 01.17.2019

Paso Robles officials are urging residents to stay away from the swollen Salinas river. The warnings coming after the rescue of 10 people from the river last spring. Those rescues coming after repeated warnings to homeless people living in the riverbed to evacuate because of rising water. Yesterday, a CHP helicopter flew over the riverbed…

North County Weather 01.16.2019

Rain and wind today in the north county, highs around 60. More rain tonight, with lows in the mid 50’s. The biggest storm in the series is expected to hit us tonight. About a 50% chance of rain tomorrow, highs in the upper 50’s The extended forecast calls for sunny skies Friday and Saturday and…

Rocket Launch 01.16.2019

Another rocket launch scheduled Saturday. The Delta Four Heavy rocket launch planned for Saturday morning at 11:05 from Vandenberg air force base. The rocket launch has been delayed for various reasons, including high winds and a hydrogen leak. So, you may be able to see the launch Saturday at 11:05 about the time the Tamale…

Atascadero 01.16.2019

In Atascadero, work is underway to build a new development in downtown. La Plaza is going up on El Camino Real between Entrada and West Mall. It’s directly across El Camino from the sunken gardens. Developer Mike Zappas has built several apartment complexes in the Atascadero community. His properties are known for his investment of…

Teachers Strike 01.16.2019

The teachers strike continues in Los Angeles. Striking teachers walked picket lines again yesterday, as administrators urged them to return to the classroom. Those same administrators are asking the teachers union to return to the bargaining table. Superintendent Austin Beutner says, “the painful truth is we just don’t have enough money to do everything the…

Paso Robles City Council 01.16.2019

At their meeting last night, the Paso Robles city council received a report from parking consultant Julie Dixon on the progress of steps to alleviate the parking problems in the downtown area. Those steps appear to be working pretty well. Dixon gave an update to city council, but says there’s still work to be done.…

Paso Robles School Meeting 01.16.2019

Three informational meeting held at the Paso Robles school district office yesterday to get advice from staff, teachers and the community about ways to cut the budget. The district looking to cut another $800 thousand dollars from the budget in each of the next two fiscal years. Superintendent Dr. Julian Crocker says the meetings were…

Blowhole Death 01.15.2019

A blowhole in Big Sur fascinated some young visitors last weekend. One 18-year-old man crawled closer to get a look in the rocky cliffs at Garrapata state beach. That’s when he fell in and dropped to the beach below. He signaled friends that he was okay, then he was hit by a series of 14-foot…