In Sports 5.24.2018

Today, two north county high school softball teams play third round games in the CIF playoffs. Atascadero plays today at Patriot High school in Riverside. The Greyhounds playing against Patriot High school of Riverside this afternoon. The undefeated Templeton Eagles play at Harvard Westlake. The Eagles go into the game with a record of 24-0.

Ravine Water Park 5.24.2018

Memorial Day weekend also heralds in the unofficial beginning of summer. In Paso Robles, it means the opening of the Ravine Water Park on 46 East and Airport road. The Ravine is now an icon in the north county, now in its 12th year. The Ravine Water Park opens this weekend in Paso Robles. It…

Obituary 5.24.2018

Dr. Larry Hirch died late last month after a brief illness. Dr. Hirsch practiced medicine in Atascadero as an OB/GYN physician. He worked for community health centers for 19 years. Over his career, it’s estimated Dr. Hirsch delivered over 8,000 babies. Dr. Hirsch is survived by his mother, his wife and their three children. A…

Other Stories This Thursday 5.24.2018

Senator Diane Feinstein says she no longer supports the death penalty. That’s a reversal of her long-standing support of capital punishment. She brought it up during a campaign stop in Sacramento yesterday. Feinstein is being challenged by state senator Kevin de Leon. The two candidates who get the most votes in the primary will face…

Activist At Cal Poly May 29th – 5.24.2018

A prominent activist with black lives matter will speak at Cal Poly next week. Deray Mckesson will participate in the “take back the night event.” He will focus on race and gender-based violence. Mckesson rose to the forefront of black lives matter during the Ferguson, Missouri riots. That’s where the group developed the slogan, “hands…

Lightning In A Bottle 5.24.2018

Thousands of young people are descending on San Antonio Lake for the fifth annual Lightning In A Bottle music festival. This years event began yesterday, but you’ll see car loads of young people fueling up at Starbucks and dumping litter from their cars in the parking lots of local strip malls as they travel to…

Best of the West 5.24.2018

At the Santa Margarita Ranch, final preparations underway for the Best of the West Show. Trains, planes, trucks, tractors and antique farm equipment. The Best of the West Show runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For more information go to the website: bestofthewestshow.com.

Jaime Umphenour, host

Sound Off – Wed 5/23/2018

Jaime Umphenour is the host of “Sound-Off”, the longest running talk show on the Central Coast now in its sixth decade. 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.