New Year 01.02.2019

Revelers throughout the north county welcomed the year 2019 with New Year’s celebrations Monday night. In Atascadero, a big crowd showed up for the annual Fireman’s Ball, put on by the firefighters association. Thousands of other people celebrated at local clubs, wineries and restaurants, ringing in the year 2019. Hope yours was a delightful celebration…

Paso Robles City Council 01.02.2019

Paso Robles city council will meet Thursday night this week, because of the New Year’s holiday. There was no meeting last night. The council will meet tomorrow night at 6:30. The agenda includes a conservation report from public works director Dick Mckinley. The council will also discuss general obligation bond refinancing. Rumor has it that…

Weather 01.02.2019

Cold and clear today, but PG and E meteorologist John Lindsay is predicting rain this weekend. He says we may get an inch of rain in the north county. Lindsay says the cold front will reach the central coast Saturday morning with wind and moderate to heavy rain. He predicts rain showers from Saturday afternoon…

North County Weather 12.31.2018

Sunny today with highs in the mid to upper 50’s. Tonight, cold and clear with temperatures dropping into the mid 20’s. Mostly sunny and windy tomorrow, highs in the mid to upper 50’s. The long range forecast calls for sunny skies through New Year’s day, we may get some rain this coming weekend.

Fireman’s Ball 12.31.2018

The Atascadero firefighters association is hosting a New Year’s Eve fireman’s ball tonight at the Atascadero pavilion on the lake. All proceeds benefit the firefighters association That’s tonight at the pavilion on the lake. The fireman’s ball. Tickets are $50 if you buy them on line. $65 at the door. You can buy tickets at…

Paradise Fire and PG & E – 12.31.2018

The Sacramento Bee is reporting that PG and E may face charges in connection with the Paradise fire, during which more than 80 people were killed. The Bee says attorney general Xavier Becerra says the utility could face criminal charges. The LA Times reports that Butte county officials ignored warnings that a fire catastrophe was…

SB 54 – 12.31.2018

So, what is senate bill 54? SB 54 is known as the California Values Act or by its moniker as the sanctuary state bill. This is the bill that impacts law enforcement and, according to the united states department of justice, allegedly interferes with the ability of federal immigration authorities to carry out their jobs.…

Newman Arrest 12.31.2018

In the central valley, the suspect who shot and killed a Newman police officer in Stanislaus county is captured outside Bakersfield. Gustavo Perez Arriaga was caught near Bakersfield while trying to flee to Mexico. Five people were arrested for allegedly aiding and abetting Arriaga. His brother, his girlfriend and three Bakersfield residents were arrested. Stanislaus…

Escapee Arrested 12.31.2018

An inmate who escaped from San Quentin state prison was arrested Saturday afternoon at taco bell in Paso Robles. Shalom Mendoza walked away from the state prison Wednesday. He was seen purchasing dark clothing to replace his prison uniform at a dollar store in San Miguel. That was about 4:20 Friday afternoon. He was spotted…