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Shop Small 11.21.2019

Shop small. You hear that expression this time of year. Kim Sherwin of Bella Jewell Fine Jewelry in Paso Robles talked about the significance at Tuesday’s city council meeting. She says shopping local helps local governments, and the money spent locally turns over several times in the north county. So, circle the date November 30th.…

North County Weather 11.20.2019

Sunny today with highs in the mid 60’s. Westerly winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tonight, clear skies with lows in the low 40’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds. Highs tomorrow in the mid 60’s. SSW winds 10-15 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend, but there’s a…

Second Chance at Love 11.20.2019

The Second Chance at Love in Templeton is rescuing large dogs and then finding homes for them. They’ve operated for several decades on 20 acres in west Templeton. Cheri Lucas tells KPRL, Second Chance at love is looking for donations to qualify for a $25,000 grant. For more information, go to their website at https://www.secondchancelove.org/

Atascadero Homeless 11.20.2019

If you’ve been to downtown Atascadero recently, you may have noticed the increased police patrols, and the reduced number of squatters. After vandalism forced closure of the Colony House museum, police increased patrols of the downtown area to make it safer, reduce drug activity and eliminate vandalism in the area around the sunken gardens.

Paso Robles City Council 11.20.2019

At last night’s meeting, the Paso Robles City Council talked about building a new city hall. The issue came up during discussion of plans of the expansion of the city library. Currently, city hall occupies the upstairs part of the building intended to be the library. After public testimony and lengthy discussion the council ultimately…

Wrong Way Driver 11.20.2019

A wrong way driver was arrested early yesterday morning on highway 101 in Paso Robles. Around 4:00 yesterday morning, the CHP says the driver entered south bound 101 from highway 46 and went north in those southbound lanes. She reportedly drove into the perimeter fence on the west side of SB 101 and crashed. When…

North County Weather 11.19.2019

Sunny today with highs in the low 70’s. NW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, partly cloudy skies with lows in the mid 40’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, cut cooler. Highs tomorrow in the mid 60’s. W winds 10-15 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend, but there’s a…

In Sports 11.19.2019

The Cal Poly softball team gets a big shot in the arm. Yesterday afternoon, Atascadero Greyhound Bailey Doherty signs a national letter of intent to attend Cal Poly after she graduates in the spring. As a right handed pitcher, Doherty had a record of 20-2 last year. She threw six no-hitters in 28 appearances. She…

Highway One Closure at Big Sur 11.19.2019

Caltrans may closed highway one preemptively because of some sections of Big Sur which remain prone to rock and mud slides. Caltrans saying they will close the highway again whenever “significant rainfall is forecast by the national weather service.” Caltrans officials call it a safety measure for the public. The closures would prevent motorists from…