North County Weather 3.22.2019

Mostly cloudy, highs in the mid 60’s. Tonight, cloudy, 70% chance of rain Lows in the upper 40’s. Tomorrow, mostly cloudy, 60% chance of light rain in the morning hours. Highs in the mid 60’s. The extended forecast, mostly sunny Sunday. Cloudy Monday then more rain Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.

In High School Sports 3.22.2019

The Paso Robles baseball team takes on San Luis Obispo this evening. That game begins at six at San Luis Obispo high school. The Paso Robles softball team plays at St. Joseph in Santa Maria. That game begins at 4:30. Atascadero girls softball team hosts Righetti at 4:30 this afternoon. The Atascadero baseball team plays…

March Madness 3.22.2019

The Yale marching band did not attend the NCAA tournament in Florida, so the north Florida band put on navy blue t-shirts with “Yale” on the front and played before the Ivy league champions played LSU. The Yale band was on spring break. So was north Florida, but the band members lived close by in…

Rising Suns 3.22.2019

Rising Suns playing at d’Ambino in Paso Robles recently. The band covers music only from 1964 to 1967. Rising Suns play tomorrow night, Saturday night at d’Ambino’s in Paso Robles. The wine tasting venue is located on Park street in the old train station. There is no cover charge Saturday night for the appearance of…

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In Business News 3.22.2019

Laetitia Winery was bought by Santa Rosa based Vintage Wine Estates for an undisclosed sum. Vintage Wine Estates is the 14th largest wine producer in the United States. Current head winemaker Eric Hickey will stay on as a member of the Vintage Wine Estates wine making team. An 80-acre luxurious compound near Cambria is for…

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OSH 3.22.2019

A bogus website is giving out false information about the future of the old Orchard Supply Hardware store in Paso Robles. The rumor is that the store will become a Hustler Hollywood store. The website also has a story that PG and E is drilling for oil under lake Nacimiento. So much for their credibility.

Diablo Closure 3.22.2019

Most of the talk about the closure of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant addresses the economic impact. The lost of tax revenue for local schools. And the loss of hundreds of good paying jobs locally. Mike Brown of the Coalition of Labor, Agriculture and Business says there’s also a great loss of energy in…

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Wind Farms 3.22.2019

The US Navy may torpedo plans to build floating wind farms off the coast of San Luis Obispo county. The Navy to make an announcement in the next few weeks. County leaders say they’ve learned the navy will recommend against building potential wind farms off the coast. Despite this, some county leaders say they don’t…