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Colorado Governor 9.17.2021

The Colorado governor says he is going to marry his longtime partner, Marlon Reis. Jared Polis is the first openly gay man in the US to be elected governor in 2018. Polis and Reis were married in a traditional Jewish ceremony in Boulder Colorado on Wednesday. Rabbi Tirzah Firestone officiated. The couple has been together…

Constitution Day 9.17.2021

Today is Constitution Day. Congressman Kevin McCarthy is giving away pocket-sized US constitutions to his constituents at his office in Bakersfield. They’re going to be mailed out, so his office is not crowded with people from his district. McCarthy says, “For 234 years, our constitution has served as the bedrock of American democracy, while also…

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Other Stories This Friday 9.17.2021

The city of San Luis Obispo working to clean up Laguna lake. The dredging project funded through sales tax measure G-20 money. San Luis officials missed out on the opportunity which Atascadero took advantage of during a previous drought. Remember when the lake dried up and they drove dump trucks out there to remove the…

Fires in CA 9.17.2021

The fires continue to burn in the sierra. The KNP Complex fire is burning inside sequoia national forest. It has burned 9,000 acres in the park. The fire is approaching the Hume lake ranger district. Roads in that area closed to facilitate fire suppression. Porterville college is serving as a temporary evacuation point.

Oak Tree in Paso 9.17.2021

An oak tree near the corner of Spring and 18th streets in Paso Robles split Wednesday afternoon. Falling branches interrupted power for several business around DK’s Donuts and Nology Computers. Some residents who lived in homes on the alley between 18th and 17th were forced to evacuate their homes. The doughnut shop was without power…

IWMA – When Government Goes Bad 9.17.2021

When government goes bad. That’s how some perceive the Integrated Waste Management Authority. The joint powers agreement between the county and various municipalities is unraveling. Supervisor John Peschong says the county is pulling out of the group. Peschong says the investigation into wrongdoing at the IWMA continues by the district attorney’s office. The Integrated Waste…

Pioneer Day Kick Off 9.17.2021

Yesterday, the Pioneer Ladies Luncheon took place. One in a series of events leading up to the Pioneer Day parade on October ninth in Paso Robles. After a year’s absence, it’s like reawakening a sleeping giant. Tomorrow night, a kick-off event will be held at an airplane hangar next to the Estrella Warbirds museum. That’s…

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Opener For Friday 9.17.2021

This weekend in the north county, it may feel like fall. High temperatures in the upper 70’s and low 80’s. The leaves may not be turning color yet, but that’s coming soon. High school football picks up with a game tonight between the Bearcats and the Greyhounds at War Memorial stadium tonight. More on that…

North County Weather 9.16.2021

Mostly sunny today but cooler. Highs near 82 in Paso Robles. 77 in Atascadero. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies with lows near 49. A little cooler tomorrow. Highs near 79 in Paso Robles. 76 in Atascadero. SW winds 10-20 mph. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies, but a cooling temperatures…

Pioneer Day 9.16.2021

The Pioneer Day parade returns October 9th. Today (Thursday) is the Pioneer Ladies Luncheon. The kick off is Saturday night at a hangar near the Estrella Warbirds museum. The royalty this year is remarkable. Corrine Moore Roden tells us Tom Flynn is the Marshall. The queen is 100-year-old Irene Smith Marquart. The kick off party…