Fires 8.13.2018

Firefighters making progress against the Holy fire near Lake Elsinore. That fire now 52% contained. So far it’s destroyed 16 structures. The Holy fire is one of 20 wildfire burning in California. The Ferguson fire is up to 82% contained. The fire is still burning along Wawona road in Yosemite national park. Firefighters trying to…

Keith Ellison 8.13.2018

The co-chair of the democratic national committee is accused of physical and emotional abuse by an ex-girlfriend. Congressman Keith Ellison is running for attorney general in Minnesota. Karen Monohan says she has video of the congressman screaming obscenities at her as he dragged her off a bed by her feet. Ellison denies the charges against…

Candidates 8.13.2018

The deadline to registers as a candidate for the November general election has been extended in several north county races. That extension occurs when an incumbent does not run for reelection. We do know, however, that Paso Robles city councilman Jim Reed is running for mayor. The incumbent mayor, Steve Martin, previously announcing he’s running…

Cooler Weather 8.13.2018

Forecasters say today and tomorrow will be cooler than we’ve seen recently. High temperatures in the north county in the upper 80’s and low 90’s. We’ll see warming trend later this week, with temperatures back up to the upper 90’s by Saturday. Cool for the next couple days and cooler again next week.

North County Weather 8.10.2018

Sunny, but cooler today, highs this afternoon near 94. Cool overnight, down into the upper 50’s. Sunny tomorrow, and cooler, highs in the low 90’s. A cooling trend continues into next week. Temperatures in the upper 80’s Monday through Wednesday. Temperatures then creeping up into the low to mid 90’s on Thursday.

Cookoff 8.10.2018

Tomorrow night, an effort to raise money for scholarships for students at Paso Robles high school. It’s the annual Winemakers’ Cookoff. Gary Eberle organized the event several about twenty years ago. The event is tomorrow night at the Paso Robles event center. The Winemakers’ Cookoff, presented by Stifel. For tickets or more information go to…

Liquor Licenses 8.10.2018

For the third straight year, no general alcohol licenses are granted in San Luis Obispo county. The state department of alcoholic beverage and control announcing more than 30 counties received new licenses, but not San Luis Obispo county. In 2015, former assemblyman Katcho Achadjian passed legislation to provide five new liquor licenses. They were distributed…