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Adam Hill 7.29.2021

Cal Coast News is reporting that prosecutors are charging marijuana mogul Helios Dayspring with paying thousands of dollars in bribes to former supervisor Adam Hill. The bribes were paid to Hill to gain his vote for Dayspring’s cannabis projects. Dayspring is the majority owner of three retail pot shops in the county. He also has…

Mid State Fair 7.29.2021

Only four days left at the California Mid State Fair, and now it gets serious for young people showing and selling their animals. Tiffanie Santoro of Paso Robles high school FFA moved her hog to the fair Monday. This is a busy week for her. If you’d like to bid on the animals or give…

Fire in the Riverbed 7.29.2021

A fire in the Salinas river bed produced a lot of smoke yesterday just north of the Niblick bridge fire vehicles blocked part of the right lane on the eastbound, downhill side of Niblick road near Spring street. The fire was quickly brought under control by firefighters. The fire suspected to be caused by humans…

North County Weather 7.28.2021

Sunny today in the north county, highs in the mid 90’s in Paso Robles. Upper 80’s in Atascadero. Westerly winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 60. W winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 97 in Paso Robles. Near 90 in Atascadero. W winds 10-20 miles per hour.…

Atascadero Community Band 7.28.2021

The Atascadero Community Band introduced a new conductor and played well for the several hundred people who attended a free concert Tuesday evening. The concert is the first in a series of weekly Tuesday evening concerts which will run through the month of August. Brenda Haskell of Nipomo is the new conductor, and she’s enthusiastic…

Atascadero Firefighters 7.28.2021

Atascadero firefighters are part of the team fighting against the Dixie fire in the sierra. Atascadero Fire & Emergency Services say they sent firefighters to the fire as part of the statewide mutual aid system. The Dixie fire is burning in Butte and Plumas counties. It has been burning since it broke out on July…

Cal Poly and Covid 7.28.2021

Under the new guidelines shared by the governor, all Cal Poly faculty, staff and students will be required to be vaccinated against covid if they visit the San Luis Obispo campus. If they work or study remotely, they do not have to be vaccinated. But custodians, and many other Cal Poly workers will have to…

Covid in the County 7.28.2021

The county health department out with a report on covid in the county. They report 253 new cases of the virus over the past week. Only one death reported in the county. There are currently 285 active cases out of a population of 285 thousand people. They say the number of cases, while still very…

Newsom Recall Election 7.28.2021

The recall election is coming up September 14th. A new Berkeley IGS / Los Angeles Times poll released yesterday indicates 47% of likely California voters support recalling the governor. 50% oppose removing governor Newsom. Newsom’s support dropping from 57% support of voters in May. That survey done by the Public Policy Institute of California. On…