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National Zinfandel Day 11.17.2021

Today is national Zinfandel Day. The grape is also known as Primitivo. DNA analysis has revealed it is a genetically equivalent to a Croation grape as well as to the Primitivo variety grown in the heel of Italy. It was introduced there in the 18th century. It’s called that because it ripened earlier than other…

SLO Co Covid Update 11.17.2021

The weekly report on covid in the county. Paso Robles fire chief Jonathon Stornetta told city council last night. He says we may see an increase in the next few months. The county health officer reports six people with covid died over the last week. Half of those people were age 85 or older. Another…

Paso Robles City Council 11.17.2021

Paso Robles city council got an update on public works from Ditas Esperanza at last night’s meeting. Ditas talked about improvement to the city sidewalks, so people don’t trip when they’re walking in downtown. She also talked about the new dog bone roundabout going in on Golden Hill road. The council also conducted a public…

North County Weather 11.16.2021

Sunny today, but cooler, highs near 76. NNE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, partly cloudy, lows near 45 with light winds. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs near 74 in Paso Robles and Atascadero. WSW winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies continuing through the week with mild temperatures.…

Memory Walks in Atascadero 11.16.2021

A Memory Walk Dedication Friday in Atascadero, celebrating the unique history of the city. Jim Wilkins has built memory gates on walkways in downtown and at the Colony heritage center. The city of Atascadero started as a utopian planned community in the early 1900’s. The visionary behind it was EG Lewis. Lewis died back in…

Redistricting 11.16.2021

Another meeting scheduled today in Atascadero to discuss redistricting of the supervisor’s districts. That will be from 2-4 this afternoon at the republican headquarters on El Camino Real. The supervisors to discuss the proposed maps at a hearing on Friday morning. They’ll review maps proposed by consultants hired by county staff. The consultants appear to…