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North County Weather 03.20.2023

Today, cloudy today with a few showers, highs near 56. WNW winds 5-10 miles per hour. The chance of rain 30%. Tonight, rain likely, lows near 49, SSE winds increasing to 15-25. About one half inch of rain expected. 100% chance of rain. Tomorrow, cloudy and windy with periods of rain. Potential for heavy rainfall.…

In Sports 03.20.2023

March Madness narrows the field in the NCAA basketball championships to 16 teams. Among those still standing, UCLA beat Northwestern 68-63 to advance. Gonzaga beat TCU 84-81. San Diego State beat Furman 75-52. Princeton beat Missouri 78-63. St. Mary’s lost to U-Conn 70-55. On Thursday, UCLA faces Gonzaga. On Friday, San Diego state plays Alabama.…

Navajo Nation 03.20.2023

The US supreme court will hear arguments today from the Navajo Nation over water rights to the Colorado river. The tribe contends that a treaty signed in 1868 promised the land and water sufficient for the Navajos to return to a permanent home in thier ancestral territory. More than 305 of the reservation lacks running…

San Quentin 03.20.2023

Governor Gavin Newsom wants to repurpose San Quentin prison. On Friday, he announces that the 171-year-old penitentiary would be converted from a maximum-security prison into a rehabilitation and education facility. San Quentin currently houses about 4,000 inmates. It has the largest death row in the country. Last October, Cal Poly graduate Scott Peterson was moved…

Special Election Price Tag 03.20.2023

So how much is this election going to cost? That’s an interesting question. We were told that it would cost the school district about $450 thousand. But tomorrow, the San Luis Obispo county board supervisors has a budget item which suggests puts a $150 thousand dollar price tag on the election. It’s item 14 on…

School Board Election 03.20.2023

Today, ballots are scheduled to go out in the special election for the Paso Robles school board. You may remember, the school board had to fill a vacant seat on the board, so they conducted interviews and selected Kenny Enny. Then, a woman who works at the district circulated petitions to have Enny removed. Thus,…

Weather News 03.20.2023

Weather and its impacts remain the top story in the north county. We still have road closures on highway 41 connecting Atascadero and Morro Bay. Souza Construction is working on the mud and rock slides there. So far, they’ve removed about 6,000 yards of dirt from the slide. They have another 10,000 yards to go.…

Opener For Monday 03.20.2023

The first day of spring tomorrow, and it will be a wet spring day in the north county. Another storm arriving later today. We’ll get about one half inch of rain tonight. And possibly over an inch of rain tomorrow. Showers Wednesday and then sunshine until another storm brings rain one week from today. We’ll…

North County Weather 03.17.2023

Today, cloudy today, highs near 66. NE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, mostly clear, lows near 42. Winds light and variable. Tomorrow, sunshine in the morning, mostly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs near 69, SSE winds 5-10 mph. The extended forecast, showers Sunday and Monday, then look for rain Tuesday, becoming showers Wednesday and…