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Other Stories This Monday 2.24.2020

Bernie sanders celebrates his victory in the Nevada caucuses. The avowed socialist winning by double digits. In San Antonio, Texas, Bernie says his victory features a multi-generational, multi-racial coalition. He says the coalition will sweep the country. Texas has its primary coming up next Tuesday. Same as California. The average price of gas remains steady…

Sinsheimer Arson by Minors 2.24.2020

Just after midnight early Sunday morning, four minors were caught in the act of trying to set playground equipment on fire at San Luis Obispo’s Sinsheimer park. Police received calls of fireworks just after midnight near Sinsheimer school. When a police officer arrived he saw the playground structure burning, and four people running away. The…

Barstow Rocket Crash 2.24.2020

A man who believed the earth is flat, died in the crash of his home-made rocket on the desert near Barstow. 64-year-old “Mad” Mike Hughes built the rocket in his garage. He climbed inside and launched it Saturday. The rocket went up into the air and then fell straight down and struck the desert floor.…

Paso Robles School Board 2.24.2020

The Paso Robles school board meets tomorrow at the district office. The board will discuss comprehensive school safety plans for each school in the district. They will discuss approving new transportation bus route options. That’s following up on the previous meeting when they discussed eliminating high school bus transportation for high school students except for…

Atascadero City Council 2.24.2020

Atascadero city council meets tomorrow evening at the historic rotunda. The council will get a management report on a marketing agreement for billboards for the city. City manager Rachelle Rickard will give her update on city events and programs. The Atascadero city council meets at 6:00 tomorrow evening at the rotunda. You can hear the…

Talk on the Block 2.24.2020

Talk on the Block returns to Atascadero tonight. The Talk on the Block is co-sponsored by the city of Atascadero and the Atascadero chamber of commerce. Tonight’s talk on the block starts at six this evening at the United Methodist church at the south end of Atascadero, 11605 El Camino Real. It lastS only one…

Election 2.24.2020

The primary election is one week from tomorrow, but Tommy Gong says the vote-by-mail ballots are rapidly coming in. With a week to go before the election, the forums and debates are nearly over, and there were a lot of them. Debbie Arnold attended 11, although her opponent skipped three of them. One was canceled.…

North County Weather 2.21.2020

Mostly sunny this morning, cloudy this afternoon, highs near 72. Tonight, cloudy with a 40% chance of rain, low temperatures around 45. Tomorrow, rain showers in the morning with sunshine tomorrow afternoon. Chance of rain is about 40%. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through the end of February, with high temperatures reaching…