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Hiker Injured 11.18.2019

A 62-year-old man was rescued by helicopter from Bishops Peak in San Luis after he fell near the top of the mountain and inured himself. Just before noon yesterday, the man was near the top when he fell 15-20 feet. When first responders arrived, the unidentified man was sitting up and was conscious. He had…

A vigil for Kristin Smart 11.18.2019

Hundreds of people turned out yesterday for a candlelight vigil for Kristin Smart, the Cal Poly student who was murdered on Memorial Day weekend in 1996. What inspired the vigil was a podcast done by Chris Lambert. Lambert says the murder always fascinated him, even as a child growing up and seeing the billboards with…

Paso Robles City Council 11.18.2019

Paso Robles city council meets tomorrow night at the library conference center. On the consent agenda, the council will consider approving a $144 thousand dollar contract with a bay area sign company for the Wayfaring Signs Project. The council will also discuss a memo of understanding with Travel Paso and the 6th District Agricultural Association…

Bank Robber Arrested **UPDATE** 11.18.2019

PASO ROBLES POLICE DEPARTMENT **********UPDATE********** PRPD has located both vehicles and Michael Wallravin(picture below), who is the registered owner of the truck. He was booked into SLO County Jail for robbery. PRPD still has two individuals of interested and is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the two, William Weldon Chandler(no picture) and Billy Benjamin…

Forecasters Weather 11.18.2019

The dry weather has California now getting abnormally dry. Only the far northern end of California has received precipitation. 81% is abnormally dry and about 4% is moderate drought. That’s according to the US drought monitor. Forecasters are predicting a 13-20% chance of rain later this week. A tropical storm over the pacific has fizzled…

North County Weather 11.15.2019

Mostly cloudy this morning, sunny later today with highs near 70. Northerly winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, clear skies with lows in the low 40’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny. Highs tomorrow in the upper 70’s. NE winds 10-15 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through next Thursday, with temperatures back…

Templeton Founders Day 11.15.2019

Tomorrow afternoon, the Templeton Historical Museum Society celebrates Founders Day at the museum on Main street. Greg O’Sullivan says there was a convenient relationship between the railroad and land developers. Tomorrow from noon until 3, the Templeton Historical Museum Society will celebrate Founders Day with demonstrations and tours of the old black smith shop. The…