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Bank of Sierra 6.17.2021

The Bank of the Sierra is closing its San Luis Obispo county branches in Atascadero and Arroyo Grande, but the Tulare county based bank will continue to operate three other branches, including one in Paso Robles. Sierra Bank Corp is based in Porterville. It’s closing five of its branches. Those include the two banks in…

Fire in Atascadero 6.17.2021

A fire broke out around seven yesterday morning in a remote area of Atascadero. An outbuilding caught fire at 8505 Coromar avenue. When they arrived, fire crews found heavy fire and smoke coming from a detached workshop in the backyard. A 1200 hundred square foot shop caught fire. The shop was used for gunsmithing and…

Plaza Ribbon Cutting 6.17.2021

Several hundred people turned out Wednesday afternoon for a ribbon cutting for a new plaza next to the La Plaza Building on El Camino in Atascadero. The Plaza is on the east end of the tunnel under 101. Terrie Banish of the City of Atascadero says it may serve the city as a great venue…

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Opener For Thursday 6.17.2021

Another hot one today in the north county. Highs forecast to reach 107 in Paso Robles this afternoon. 101 in Atascadero. Then we’ll see temperatures cool off Saturday and Sunday. And highs will drop into the upper 70’s by Monday, but it’s a gradual cooling trend. Same precautions today. Watch out for pets, livestock, especially…

North County Weather 6.16.2021

Sunny with highs near 106. N winds 10-15 miles per hour this afternoon. Overnight, partly cloudy, lows near 62. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 104. N winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for temperatures to cool off gradually. 101 Friday, 97 Saturday in the north county.…

In Sports 6.16.2021

The Templeton Eagles softball team hosted Liberty of Madera in the semifinals of the CIF Central Section championships. The Hawks scored one run in the second inning, and that proved to be the game winner. Final score, Liberty over Templeton 1-0. Two big baseball play off games today. Each is a CIF semifinal game today.…

City of Atascadero 6.16.2021

The city of Atascadero is celebrating a new plaza across from the sunken gardens, and right next to the new La Plaza development. There will be a ribbon cutting at the location this afternoon. That’s Terrie Banish of the city. From 5-6:30 this afternoon, during Farmer’s Market there will be a lot going on at…

Morro Bay City Council 6.16.2021

Three stacks and a rock. That’s what Morro Bay is known for. Tonight, a discussion on what to do about those three stacks. The energy company which recently bought the power plant wants to take them down. Last week the city council agreed unanimously to allow that, but questions remain. City manager Scott Collins says…

No Immigrants at Camp Roberts 6.16.2021

The federal government makes it official. A representative from congressman Salud Carbajal’s office informs the Paso Robles Daily News that there will not be any illegal immigrant children coming to Camp Roberts. No explanation given, but the official decision was made known that no immigrant children will be sent to Camp Roberts. Immigrants from at…