Julia Morgan 3.08.2019

62 years after her death, the New York times finally publishes an obituary for Hearst Castle architect Julia Morgan. Morgan graduated from UC Berkeley in 1894 in civil engineering, and became the first woman to graduate in architecture from the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. She was also the first woman to become a…

Scottish Rapist 3.08.2019

Earlier this week, we reported on an accused rapist from Scotland who allegedly disappeared while swimming in the ocean near Carmel. This week in the north county, several reports of a person with a Scottish accent going door-to-door selling home improvement repairs in the north county. One Morro Bay woman accused him on social media…

Double Murder 3.08.2019

The double murderer at Heritage Ranch goes to court. 31-year-old Daniel Rodriguez Johnson arraigned yesterday in San Luis Obispo superior court on two counts of murder, carjacking, evading a peace officer, theft of a law enforcement vehicle, resisting arrest and brandishing a weapon. He did not enter a plea. Bail was revoked. Rodriguez Johnson was…

Weather 3.08.2019

Forecasters say we’ll enjoy mostly sunny skies today, about a 10% chance of rain. Same tonight, partly cloudy with a 10% chance of rain. Tomorrow, about a 40% chance of precipitation tomorrow afternoon. The impact of this week’s atmospheric river still manifesting in the north county. Yesterday a man drove his pickup into deep water…

Jaime Umphenour, host

Sound Off – Thu 03/07/2019

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. Today’s guests:…

North County Weather 3.07.2019

Cloudy this morning with a 20% chance of showers, sunny this afternoon. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour, highs in the mid 50’s. Tonight, partly cloudy, lows near 40. Tomorrow, mostly sunny with a 20% chance of rain, highs in the mid 50’s. The long range forecast calls for partly sunny on Saturday, then rain…

In Sports 3.07.2019

Paso Robles boys baseball game postponed yesterday afternoon has been rescheduled today at Righetti high school in Santa Maria. That game to get underway at 3:30 this afternoon. The Paso Robles girls softball team hosts el Diamante of Visalia this afternoon at 3:30. Atascadero girls softball team plays a double header this afternoon. They play…

Joe Callero 3.07.2019

Cal Poly’s basketball coach learns he will not be retained after the end of the season. Joe Callero has coached the Mustangs for 10 years. His best year was 2014, when the team won the Big West tournament and entered the NCAA tournament despite having a losing record. They won their play-in game, then got…

Dick Mason

Cambria Housing 3.07.2019

A 20-unit housing development going up in Cambria. Castle Cottages to be built on 2 acres at 1460 Main street. That’s near the Cambria grammar school and Santa Rosa Creek. Construction is well underway. The two bedroom manufactured homes are going up in the former Rod and Reel mobile home park. Home prices start at…