Gas Prices 8.26.2019

The average price of regular-grade gas in the US drops 8 cents a gallon over the past two weeks. The national average is $2.66 per gallon. That’s about 25 cents cheaper than what it was one year ago. The highest average is $3.57 a gallon in Honolulu. The lowest is $2.07 a gallon in Baton…

Measure A – Save Templeton Fire 8.26.2019

If you have not yet voted in Templeton’s election, you have until tomorrow to mail in your ballot. Proponents call Measure A “Save Templeton Fire.” The flat parcel tax would raise money to fund Templeton’s fire department. Jessica Main is with the Templeton Chamber of Commerce. “Measure A” mail-in ballots have to be sent to…

Defensible Space 8.26.2016

Another warm today in the north county. High temperatures expected to reach 100 this afternoon. Same for tomorrow, then cooler temperatures Wednesday and Thursday. Yesterday, temperatures reached 103 in Paso Robles, 95 in Atascadero, 93 in Shandon, 90 degrees in Templeton. Cal Fire reporting that defensible space saved a home Friday afternoon in Paso Robles.…

North County Weather 8.23.2019

Sunny today, highs in the low 80’s. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows in the mid 50’s. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny, but warmer, highs near 90. SW winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunshine with temperatures in the mid 90’s Sunday, Monday and…

In Sports 8.23.2019

High school football opens this season. The Templeton Eagles travel to Caruthers near Fresno. Head coach Don Crow says the Eagles are ready to play. he Eagles against the Caruthers Blue Raiders. The Raiders are 24-2 over their past two seasons. The Atascadero Greyhounds travel to Fresno to take on Sunnyside. The Paso Robles Bearcats…

Fugitive Cockatiel 8.23.2019

The Santa Barbara jail bird is finally reunited with his owners. The cockatiel escaped his Santa Barbara home through an open window. The home is located near the county jail. The cockatiel, named Sammy, flew over to the jail and visited the inmates. Sammy’s owners saw news reports of the jail bird, and contacted jail…

Pay to Stay 8.23.2019

A San Luis Obispo city employee convicted of assaulting a woman at a bar in Avila beach three years will serve his sixty day sentence in a “Pay-to-Stay” jail in southern California. Chris Olcutt attacked a female Lompoc school teacher at Mr. Rick’s back in 2016. While standing at the bar, he smashed his elbow…

Measure A 8.23.2019

If you have not yet voted in Templeton’s election, you have just a few days to mail in your ballot. It’s called “Save Templeton Fire.” The flat parcel tax would raise money to fund Templeton’s fire department. “Measure A” mail-in ballots have to be sent to the county clerk recorder by next Tuesday. The election…