Fire Destroys Paso Mobile Home

A fire destroyed a mobile home on South River Road yesterday afternoon. The fire started around 5:00pm on South River Road. The wind blew the fire south across a field next to the single-wide trailer on River Road. It burned about three acres before firefighters contained it. Cindy Almendarez lives next door. She said she…

CA Water Officials Approve Funding for Treatment Plant

California water officials announce funding is approved for the $18 million dollar tertiary sewage treatment plant. That final link will produce about 3,300 acre-feet of water to the city each year. Currently, the sewage plant processes about 2.7 million gallons daily. That water is discharged into the Salinas River. The new plant will allow the…

North County Weather, THU 4/27/17

Mostly sunny today with highs near 80
Overnight lows near 50
The extended forecast calls for sunny and breeze weather tomorrow.
Sunny through the weekend temperatures near 85 on Saturday.
Sunrise at 6:15
Sunset at 7:54
High tide at 11:53 am
Low tide at 5:11 pm
High tide at 11:22 pm

Air Force Launches Unarmed Missile Test From Vandenberg AFB

An unarmed Minuteman III missile blasted out of its underground silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base yesterday. The missile was launched at 12:03 early yesterday morning. Colonel Chris Moss, commander of the 30th Space Wing, says the launch served as an “important demonstration of our nation’s nuclear deterrent capability.” Another test launch will be conducted…

Grass Fire Burns 4 Acres In Paso

A grass fire burned about four acres at the south end of Paso Robles Wednesday afternoon.. Cal Fire Spokesman Chris Elms says the fire burned about four acres near 500 South Vine Road and Kiler Canyon Road. No damage was reported. South Vine was closed for a couple hours while firefighters cleaned up hot spots.…

*Update* Pozo Stampede Cancelled

*Updated April 27, 2017* Although the Pozo Stampede was canceled, Randy Houser says he will perform Saturday for free. The Stampede was cancelled Monday. The band Alabama tweeted that they were not playing “due to the promoter not paying contractual deposits required.”   *Posted April 26, 2017* The 8th Annual Pozo Stampede is cancelled. The…

North County Weather, WED 4/26/17

Mostly Sunny today with highs near 80
Overnight lows near 50
The extended forecast calls for sunny and breeze weather.
Temperatures will range from near 80 tomorrow to 85 on Saturday.
Sunrise at 6:16
Sunset at 7:53
High tide at 10:57 am
Low tide at 4:29 pm
High tide at 10:41 pm

UC Audit Alleges Fraud

An audit of the University of California accuses administrators of hiding $175 million dollars from the public in a secret reserve fund, while UC raised tuition and asked the state for more funding. The auditor also says the office of UC President Jane Napolitano overcharged the system’s 10 campuses to fund its operations and paid…