Weather 3.20.2019

After threatening late yesterday, the rain began early this morning over the north county. Around 4:00 a deluge soaked Paso Robles and sent run-off down the streets to the Salinas river bed. Forecasters say we’ll get showers today, but mostly sunny skies tomorrow, and continuing through the weekend. As for levels at local reservoirs, lake…

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Sound Off – Tue 03/19/2019

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North County Weather 3.19.2019

Cloudy today, a 40% chance of showers this evening, highs in the upper 60’s. Tonight, cloudy with a 50% chance of showers, lows in the upper 40’s. Tomorrow, cloudy with a 50% chance of morning showers, highs in the upper 50’s. The extended forecast calls for clearing Thursday. Then mostly sunny skies until Friday. Rain…

In Sports 3.19.2019

The Paso Robles baseball team’s game against undefeated San Luis Obispo will be played at 6:00 tonight at Paso Robles high school. Because of the threat of rain Wednesday, the game was moved up one day. It’s the first conference game for the Bearcats (7-5.) The Tigers are a perfect 10-0. Lucas Climer will start…

New Team in San Luis 3.19.2019

In an effort to make downtown San Luis obispo more attractive, the property-based business improvement district is planning to hire a team of eight ambassadors who would greet visitors and help connect the homeless roaming the downtown area to services. An assessment would bring in $800 thousand dollars a year to fund the effort. Besides…

Drug Bust in Atascadero 3.19.2019

A drug bust in Atascadero early yesterday. Around seven yesterday morning, the Atascadero police department and county sheriff’s department k-9 unit served a narcotics related search warrant in the 5-thousand block of Olmeda avenue. Seven people were arrested. 36-year-old Harmony Duncan of Atascadero. 33-year-old Erin Morgan of Atascadero. 22-year-old Amanda Jiminez of Atascadero. 21-year-old Christopher…

Atascadero Women Killed 3.19.2019

Two young Atascadero women were killed over the weekend in a car crash in Santa Maria. 20-year-old Monica Gonzales and 17-year-old Madison Elizabeth Coleman were killed in a collision which occurred around 3:00 am early Saturday at the intersection of Donovan road and Miller street in Santa Maria. Another person was critically injured. The driver…

Paso Robles City Council 3.19.2019

The Paso Robles city council meets tonight at the library conference room. The council will revisit the district election system for the city council. Assistant city manager Jim Crogan residents have been working on those proposed maps for council districts. The Paso Robles city council will review the draft council district maps. The council will…