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IWMA Banning Plastic Bags 2.11.2020

The Integrated Waste Management board of directors meets this afternoon at the supervisors council chambers. The board will discuss a proposal to approve an new ordinance establishing a waste reduction and reuse program for carryout bags. It would prohibit plastic carry out plastic bags, including single use and reusable bags at point-of-sale establishments. That includes…

North County Weather 2.10.2020

Sunny today with highs this afternoon upper 60’s, light winds. Tonight, cold and clear. Low temperatures around 32. Tomorrow, sunny and warm. Highs near 67 tomorrow afternoon in the north county. The extended forecast calls for sunny weather through the middle of next week, with high temperatures in the 60’s. Overnight lows in the mid…

In Sports 2.10.2020

Atascadero boys basketball team beat Orcutt Academy 63-17 Friday night. Atascadero girls beat Santa Maria 59-58. Paso Robles boys lost to St. Joseph 83-45. Paso Robles girls lost to Righetti 58-50. Templeton boys lost to Morro Bay 68-58. Templeton girls lost to Orcutt Academy 67-23. N GAMES TOMORROW NIGHT….. Atascadero boys travel to Nipomo. Atascadero…

First Friday in Atascadero 2.10.2020

Atascadero kicked off a new monthly event Friday night in the downtown area. It’s called First Friday, with retail stores open late, local north county wineries pouring wine, and music in several areas, including at the Bru Coffee House, First Friday included tours of the historic rotunda with Tom Lewis and Tom O’Malley conducting the…

Name a Roach 2.10.2020

Only a few shopping days until Valentines Day, but you still have time to name a Madascadar Hissing Roach after your sweetheart. Go to the Charles Paddock Zoo website: https://charlespaddockzoo.org/events/details/name-a-cockroach-for-your-valentine/ For $5 you can name a roach after a loved one. The zoo will send them a certificate to commemorate your gift. But you’d better…

Mountain Lion 2.10.2020

A mountain lion was captured in Simi Valley. The cougar was spotted in a backyard. An attempt to tranquilize it failed, and it escaped into a second back yard. Eventually, they tranquilized and captured the cat and removed it from the area. It was transported to an area north of the city. After a mountain…

Wild Turkeys 2.10.2020

It’s not uncommon to see wild turkeys along highway 46 west, but people in Morro Bay say wild turkey’s are becoming pests in yards and properties at the north end of town. Morro Bay city councilman Red Davis says he’ll share more information at an upcoming city council meeting about the growing aggressive behavior of…

Pastor Thom O’Leary 2.10.2020

Pastor Thom O’Leary and Mountain Brook Church in San Luis reveal the allegations against him. O’Leary apologizes for what a private investigator describes as a pattern of sexual harassment and misconduct. He allegedly touched three female staff members inappropriately and texted women for an extended period of time. He was also accused of excessive drinking…

Roadwork on Highway 41 – 2.10.2020

Roadwork will impact highway 41 in Atascadero this week, beginning today. The work will be from 7 in the morning until four in the afternoon through Friday. The work will install ADA-compliant curb ramps to highway 41 and San Gabriel road. Next month, the work will continue along 41 including modifications to an existing traffic…