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Tyler Schimke 10.30.2019

A Paso Robles student is back at the 4-H convention in Indianapolis competing in tractor restoration. Tyler Schimke first restored a north county Farmall tractor. That was his first Farmall, which led to his second Farmall which got him in the national competition. That tractor restoration competition gets underway today in Indiana.

Santa Barbara to Chicago 10.30.2019

A new United Airlines flight is connecting Santa Barbara with Chicago, beginning in June. The red-eye flights will leave Santa Barbara airport at 11:20 at night and arrive at Chicago O’hare International Airport at 5:20 in the morning. The direct flights in the westerly direction will leave Chicago at 7:45 and arrive in Santa Barbara…

Amgen Tour 10.30.2019

The Tour of California bicycle race is canceled for 2020, and there’s no indication it will ever return. The event began in 2006. Kristin Klein is president of the Amgen Tour of California. She says that her group is evaluating options to assess if there is a business model that will allow them to relaunch…

Paso Robles City Council 10.30.2019

The Grandview apartment eviction was not on the city council agenda, but Stephanie Barclay and other advocates told the council about efforts to find housing for more than 200 people evicted from the apartment building by the Santa Barbara owners. The landlords electing to evict the tenants rather than make court ordered improvements. City Manager…

The Fires in California 10.30.2019

Wildfires continue to burn out of control in northern and southern California’s. The Kincade fire in Sonoma county has grown to 76 thousand acres. It is 15% contained. The fire has burned nearly 120 square miles. The fire has destroyed 189 structures, including 86 homes. About 100,000 people are still out of their homes. Fears…

North County Weather 10.29.2019

Sunny today with highs in the mid 70’s. NW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Overnight lows in the mid 30’s. Sunny tomorrow with highs mid 70’s. Easterly winds 10-15 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny weather this weekend, temperatures creeping back into the low 80’s Saturday and Sunday

Paso Trash Dogs 10.29.2019

At the recent world senior games in St. George, Utah, the Paso Robles Trash Dogs won the gold medal in softball for men 65 and over. Fred Kronenberger is the Trash Dog team manager. The team is sponsored by Paso Robles Roll-Off. The players include, Mike Molina, Jeff O’conner, Jesse Atkins, Willie Thomas, Dan Larson,…

River K Pumpkin Patch 10.29.2019

River K Pumpkin Patch on North River road celebrating an anniversary this Halloween. Valerie Reynolds who started the pumpkin patch with her brother 50 years ago as a 4-H project. They also have a corn maze at River K. They’re open from nine in the morning until eight every night on North River road, north…

Lemur 10.29.2019

A man who admitted stealing a ring-tailed lemur from a southern California zoo gets three months in federal prison. Aquinas Kasbar of Newport Beach was also ordered to pay more than $8,000 in restitution to the Santa Ana zoo. The 19-year-old man pleaded guilty in July to one misdemeanor count of unlawfully taking an endangered…