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Atascadero 2.15.2019

If you’ve driven El Camino real near the Carlton hotel in downtown Atascadero, you’ve probably noticed the construction work on the freeway side of El Camino Real. That’s going to be the Colony Market and Deli. It’s scheduled to open next month at the corner of El Camino Real and Traffic Way. Mike Zappas and…

Car Accidents 2.15.2019

A flurry of minor traffic accidents yesterday related to the rain storms. In Arroyo Grande, a high school student was seriously injured yesterday after the truck he was riding in struck a tree off highway 101. That was around 12:30 yesterday. The driver of the truck had just turned from Grand avenue onto 101. The…

Rain 2.15.2019

The rain continues in the north county. Are you surprised by all the rain? You may remember back in November, PG and E meteorologist John Lindsey predicted a moderate el Nino. He used elaborate weather forecasting equipment and mathematics. Lindsey also invoked an old technique used by farmers and ranchers in predicting a wet winter…

In Sports 2.14.2019

A double header at War Memorial stadium yesterday, but it wasn’t the Bearcats. The Templeton high school soccer teams used the stadium for a couple playoff games because their field was unplayable. The girls soccer team beat Hoover of Fresno 2-0. Then the boys took on Washington Union, a highly regarded soccer team from the…

San Rafael 2.14.2019

People in San Rafael reject an effort by some to change the name of the Dixie school district. The school district in 150-year-old northern California community is named after a Native American, Mary Dixie. Some are demanding the community change the name of the school district, saying it came from confederate sympathizers. Not so, according…

Data Dividend 2.14.2019

Are you ever surprised when you go on your computer and you get pop ads about something you recently viewed? Whenever you go online, internet companies collect information about you and turn that into valuable data to sell to other businesses. That data enables advertisers to target ads to those who may be interested in…

Ty Lewis 2.14.2019

Paso Robles police chief Ty Lewis gets his black belt, after ten years studying Brazilian Ju Jitsu. He says he started studying at Paragon Brazilian Ju Jitsu back in 2007. Lewis says the martial art known as Brazilian Ju Jitsu has practical applications in law enforcement because it’s gentle and no one gets hurt.

Weather 2.14.2019

Did you get some lightning at your place early this morning? Flashes of lightning lit up the sky over the north county around 4:30 this morning. Forecasters calling for rain wind and thunderstorms today. Yesterday, a 50-foot pine tree fell on an apartment building on Amapoa avenue in Atascadero. About 2,000 PG and E customers…

North County Weather 2.13.2019

Rain and wind today with highs this afternoon near 60. Cloudy overnight overnight, with rain, wind and thunderstorms, lows in the mid 50’s. Tomorrow rain, wind and thunder with highs in the upper 50’s. We’ll get showers Friday, sunshine on Saturday, continuing through Tuesday. Then more showers Wednesday through Friday of next week.