Power Outages 2.25.2019

A power outage late Saturday impacted about 360 PG and E customers around highway 41 Saturday night in Atascadero. The accident caused by a car crashing into a PG and E power pole. PG and E crews worked on the outage yesterday afternoon. Most have power back on today. You’re advised to keep a flashlight…

Weather 2.25.2019

Did you enjoy the sunshine over the weekend? More sunshine today, and then increasing clouds late tomorrow. Showers likely early Wednesday continuing Thursday. Then another storm arriving late Friday. Showers expected Saturday, clearing Sunday. Sheriff Ian Parkinson says county residents have responded to the storms this year, and were prepared. More wind and rain expected…

In Sports 2.22.2019

The Paso Robles high school baseball team plays its home opener this afternoon. The Bearcats are hosting St. Joes of Santa Maria. That game gets underway at 3:30. Coach Jonathon Thornhill says conference play does not start in the mountain league until March 20th. Templeton baseball plays at Arroyo Grande at 3:30 this afternoon. Atascadero…

Roadkill Law 2.22.2019

A bill introduced by democratic state senator Bob Archuleta would amend state law to allow drivers in California that fatally strike and kill an animal to retroactively apply for a wildlife salvage permit. That’s so they can take the roadkill home to eat it. Archuleta says more than 20,000 deer alone are hit by motor…

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Other Stories This Friday 2.22.2019

San Luis Obispo mayor Heidi Harmon is encouraging mayors across the US to promote a boycott of Amazon. She says the Valentine’s day break-up with New York city is the perfect time for US to break up with Amazon and rekindle our relationship with local small businesses. Before running for mayor, Heidi Harmon campaigned for…

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Sarah Hale 2.22.2019

21-year-old Sarah Hale pleads not guilty yesterday to charges related to the death of a Paso Robles man. Hale entered the plea at her arraignment yesterday in San Luis Obispo superior court. She’s accused of killing 21-year-old Jose Montes Guillen of Paso Robles. Guillen jumped on Sarah Hale’s car to prevent her from driving away…

Homeless Shelter 2.22.2019

At a special meeting Thursday night, the Paso Robles City Council votes unanimously to apply for several million dollars in grants to build a homeless shelter near the city’s Water Reclamation Facility. Julie Dahlen, Director of Community Services, says the city will apply for a HEAP Grant, (Homeless Emergency Aid Program). The state has made…

Weather 2.22.2019

Snow, sleet, hail, and sunshine. The north county got a little of everything yesterday afternoon. Snow fell yesterday on 46 east near the county line. There was also some light snow on the Cuesta Grade yesterday and hail in Paso Robles. For the first time in eight years, the county is no longer experiencing drought…

North County Weather 2.21.2019

Cloudy with 50% chance of showers this morning. Possibly snow showers at higher elevations. This afternoon, we’ll see sunny skies again, highs this afternoon in the mid 50’s. Clear overnight, lows in the upper 20’s. Tomorrow, sunny, highs in the mid 50’s. Mostly sunny Saturday through next Thursday. Another storm arrives late next week, March…