Mid State Fair 8.02.2019

This year’s edition of the Mid State Fair attracted 426 thousand fair-goers. That’s down slightly from 2017 and about the same as 2018. Concert tickets also down from last year. Concert goers purchased 76 thousand tickets to see acts like Lynyrd Skynrd, Miranda Lambert, Smokey Robinson and The Zac Brown Band. That’s down about 2,000…

Favorite Fast Food 8.02.2019

In-N-Out is no longer America’s favorite fast food restaurant. According to a 2019 market force survey, that title now belongs to Georgia based Chick-fil-A. Market force talked with more than 7,600 people from 18-65 years of age. The survey included a cross-section of the four US census regions. In-N-Out remains the king of burgers. Chick-fil-A…

Dick Mason

Sebastians 8.02.2019

Sebastians building in San Simeon is getting renovated. The Hearst Winery tasting room and the 140-year-old post office are moving temporarily. The building will be updated with new roofing, plumbing, foundation, piping and electrical work. The building dates back to 1878. The General Store first began operating in 1873. Leopold Frankl expanded the business in…

PSPS 8.02.2019

PSPS, it stands for Public Safety, Power Shut off. Atascadero police chief Jerel Haley explains how it will affect us in the north county. Eric Daniels says PG and E is doing more to make the north county safer than just shutting off your power. That’s Eric Daniels of PG and E, talking recently to…

Weather 8.02.2019

Just in time for the weekend, temperatures will climb back up to 100 for the next few days. Near 100 today, tomorrow and Sunday, then dropping off Monday. We’ll be back in the 80’s by Tuesday. High temperatures will hover in the upper 80’s and low 90’s through next weekend. It will be near 100…

Jaime Umphenour, host

Sound Off – Thu 08/01/2019

Jaime Umphenour is the host of “Sound-Off”, the longest running talk show on the Central Coast. She brings to the show an eclectic range of guests from Authors to Artists, business owners to politicians, and everyone in between. Tune in to Sound Off every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.     Today’s guests: *Steve Frank of…

North County Weather 8.01.2019

Sunny today highs near 90.Westerly winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows in the mid 50’s. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs near 100. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through the weekend. High temperatures near the century mark through the…

Winemakers’ Cookoff 8.01.2019

The 21st annual Winemakers’ Cookoff is coming up next Saturday, August tenth at the Paso Robles Event Center. Gary Eberle says the Winemakers’ Cookoff has become an institution over the past 21 years. Tickets for the Paso Robles Rotary Winemakers’ Cookoff are available on line at winemakerscookoff.com. $90 per person. $50 for designated drivers. 6-9…