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White Christmas 12.19.2019

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas in the north county, you may be surprised to hear, it’s a possibility. John Lindsay of PG and E says a storm headed our way will dump up to 1.25 inches of rain this weekend. Another storm will arrive around Christmas Day. Meanwhile, the freezing level will drop…

North County Weather 12.17.2019

Overcast today, highs in the low 60’s. Cloudy overnight with a 40% chance of rain, lows near 40. Tomorrow, partly cloudy, mostly sunny, a 20% chance of rain, highs near 60. The long range forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the week, highs in the mid 50’s to low 60’s. Then, we may get…

One Sad Note 12.17.2019

Margaret Johanna Burrel Hall died recently. She and her husband Robert Hall started the winery that bears his name. There will be a celebration of her life Sunday, December 22nd from 2-4 at Robert Hall Winery in Paso Robles. Memorial donations can be made at Studios on the Park in Paso Robles. Margaret Hall dead…

Vine Street Apparel 12.17.2019

Today is the final day of the Samples and Overstock Sales for Vine Street Apparel. The clothing is designed by Kristi Reeves, who lives in the north county. It’s manufactured in the south county. That sale runs from 8-6 today at the Women’s Center on Main street in Templeton. That’s across the street from Upscale…

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Other Stories This Tuesday 12.17.2019

That former Atascadero teacher arrested in September for taking inappropriate pictures of his students is alleging that police illegally obtained the evidence against him. Chris Lynn Berdoll is charged with 20 counts of possessing child pornography. Roadwork will close highway one overnight this week. Both lanes will be closed about two miles south of Ragged…

Flamson & Road Work 12.17.2019

Almost like the beginning of school this year, parents of students attending Flamson middle school and those at the temporary Bauer Speck portables, upset about roadwork near their school. They’ve coned off Spring street already this morning between 24th and 28th. Please drive carefully and be patient if you’re dropping off or picking up students…

Paso Robles City Council 12.17.2019

Paso Robles city council meets tonight. The council will consider adoption of the Groundwater Sustainability plan. County supervisor John Peschong says this plan was worked out through a lot of community meetings in the north county. So, tonight the Paso Robles city council will put on their Groundwater Sustainability agency hats and consider adopting that…

Amber Alert 12.17.2019

In Cambria, an alert citizen yesterday spotted a suspect in an amber alert kidnapping. The citizen recognized the suspect at the Shell gas station and called the sheriffs department. Then a group of citizens delayed the man at the gas station until authorities could arrive. Tony Cipolla says some citizens physically restrained the suspect until…

Fire in the Riverbed 12.17.2019

Yesterday morning, fire crews responded to a report of a fire in the Salinas riverbed near the intersection of highway 46 and highway 101. Smoke from the fire was visible from the freeways, but the size of the fire has not yet been determined. Paso Robles police say that a pile of trash was burning…