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Opener For Friday 7.09.2021

A warm weekend in the north county. High temperatures today ranging from 94 in Atascadero to 102 in Paso Robles. Tomorrow, we’ll see highs near 105 in Paso Robles. 95 in Atascadero. Then the north county will cool off by the middle of next week. Governor Gavin Newsom stopped in San Luis Obispo county yesterday…

North County Weather 7.08.2021

Sunny skies again today, highs near 100 in Paso Robles. 94 in Atascadero. W winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 65. NW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 103. 95 in Atascadero. WSW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for high temperatures near 100…

Atascadero All Comers Track Meet 7.08.2021

The Paso Robles Greyhound Foundation held the first of a series of All Comer Track and Field Meets Wednesday evening at Atascadero High School. The meet is open to athletes of all ages with field events beginning at 5:30 and running events beginning at 6:00. Entry fee is $5 per athlete. Retired Athletic Director Donn…

Olive Festival 7.08.2021

The Paso Robles Olive Festival and Central Coast Lavender Festival are returning to Paso Robles. Both festivals to be held together on Saturday, July 10th at the downtown city park. Main Street is looking for people who would like to participate in the Olive Festival and Lavender Festival July 10th in downtown. Contact Main Street…

Covid Death Count 7.08.2021

The world death count related to coronavrius surpasses four million people. The World Health Organizations saying the death count hit that milestone this week. You may remember that when news of the coronavirus first hit, the warning signs were prolific. Some described it as the worst pandemic in history. How does that 4 million figure…

Parachutist Lands on Roof 7.08.2021

When his parachute failed to open properly, a British soldier participating in a group training jump while visiting Camp Roberts, landed on the roof of a home in Atascadero late Tuesday afternoon. The jumper went through the exterior and interior roof, but was not seriously hurt. No one was at home at the time of…

Strawberry Pickers 7.08.2021

Strawberry pickers settle a strike in the south county. Pickers went on strike at West Coast Berry Farms in Nipomo. They said their wages didn’t cover the cost of rent, food, gas and childcare. Before the job action, the workers received $2 per strawberry tray. A spokesperson for West Coast Farms says at that rate,…

Dog Attack Lawsuit 7.08.2021

Remember that tragic dog attack in Grover Beach five years ago? A retired police dog got out of its back yard and killed a man who was trying to defend an elderly neighbor woman. The dog was owned by a south county police officer. The survivor and family members of the deceased are in court…