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In Sports 5.02.2019

The Atascadero baseball team lost Wednesday afternoon to Arroyo Grande, 10-0. The game was called after Arroyo Grande scored five runs in the 6th. Atascadero was held to only one hit in the game. Those teams meet again for the final regular season game of the year. They’ll play at 4:30 Thursday afternoon at Atascadero.…

Three Speckled Hens 5.02.2019

This weekend at the Paso Robles Event Center, Three Speckled Hens Antiques and Old Stuff Show returns. It began when Suzi Fuller and Kathy Marquardt took a road trip to see a show on the Palouse in Washington State. They came back with a big trailer loaded with old stuff, most of it country-oriented antiques…

Morning Missile Launch 5.02.2019

An unarmed Minuteman missile Three Intercontinental Ballistic missile blasted off from Vandenberg air force base early yesterday morning. The launch occurred at 2:42 am. The test launch checks the effectiveness and accuracy of the nation’s defense system. The issue is the ability of the US military to react to a missile being fired from North…

County Population 5.02.2019

San Luis Obispo county’s population grew slightly in 2018. According to a state report released yesterday, the county’s population GRW one tenth of a percentage point to 280,393 residents. That’s according to the California Department of Finance. Most of the growth was in the rural, unincorporated areas of the county. The north county grew a…

13th Street 5.02.2019

Overnight, crews started paving 13th street in downtown Paso Robles. Ditas tells us what’s going on there. 13th street may be a little torn up today, but by the end of the week, it may be the best you’ve experienced through downtown.

AVA Hotel 5.02.2019

Debbie Van Steenwyck and her management team broke ground Wednesday afternoon for the 151-room Ava Hotel. The hotel is to be built at 944 Pine Street, where Hayward Lumber was previously located. The hotel will include a restaurant, a roof-top lounge and a pool. Parking on the property will accommodate the needs of hotel visitors,…

North County Weather 5.01.2019

Partly cloudy, highs in the mid 70’s, NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear, lows in the mid 40’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 80. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend. A chance of rain late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, and…

Food and Farm News 5.01.2019

The California Mid-State Dairy Goat Show is Saturday at the Paso Robles Event Center. The event runs from 8 to about 5 in the afternoon. There is no charge to see the event. It’s officially sanctioned by the American Dairy Goat Association. The goat show will include youth showmanship in the morning. Followed by goat…

In Sports 5.01.2019

The Templeton softball team beat the Paso Robles Bearcats 4-2 in ten innings in their final game of the regular season played at Paso Robles high school yesterday. Ashley Daugherty struck out 14 Bearcats, and allowed only one earned run in the game. The Paso Robles Bearcats baseball team beat Templeton 12-3 last night at…

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Other Stories This Wednesday 5.01.2019

REI is coming to San Luis Obispo county. The camping and outdoor recreation chain is opening a 22,000 square foot store in San Luis Obispo. The co-op will offer outdoor gear, rentals, workshops at San Luis Obispo Promenade. The store will open in the fall of this year. Cal Poly unveils its new university logo.…