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Atascadero City Council 10.26.2021

Atascadero city council meets tonight, virtually. The council may discuss improvements to Atascadero lake park. City manager Rachelle Rickard is expected to remind Atascadero residents that this is the week to clean up your place. The city is doing a promotion with Chacago Landfill. It’s likely Rachelle will talk more about that opportunity at tonight’s…

Paso Robles School Board 10.26.2021

J_3_AAquaticsComplexReconfiguration_0 Tonight, Paso Robles school board returns to a familiar subject. The aquatic complex. You may remember the proposal by former superintendent Chris Williams in January of 2018. It called for an aquatic complex with two pools. One 50 meters in length. Another, 25-yards in length. Again, that was January of 2018. Nearly four years…

Dayspring Pleads Guilty 10.26.2021

Late last week, cannabis entrepreneur Helios Dayspring pleaded guilty to federal charges of bribery and tax evasion. “Bobby” Dayspring, as he calls himself, appeared on video, pleading guilty before a federal judge. Dayspring admitted to paying county supervisor Adam Hill $29,000 in unreported cash payments. His understanding was and I quote, “that Hill would vote…

Redistricting in SLO 10.26.2021

After a new census is taken, San Luis Obispo county draws new district boundaries. The issue is that some districts have grown while others have not. Tonight, the supervisors to hold a public hearing to discuss proposals developed by consultants hired by the county. Meanwhile, Arroyo Grande resident Richard Patton drew his own map. Patton…

Opener For Tuesday 10.26.2021

Yesterday’s atmospheric river dumped over an inch of rain in most of San Luis Obispo county. Paso Robles reporting two inches of rain total. Atascadero, 1.62. Santa Margarita lake got 2.64 inches. Lake Nacimiento 1.5 inches. Rocky Butte above Cambria received 5.5 inches. Thousands lost power in the north county, including Daniel Lewis middle school.…

North County Weather 10.25.2021

Rain this morning, tapering off this afternoon. Mostly sunny this afternoon. Highs near 63. Westerly wind 15-25 miles per hour. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 miles per hour. Tonight, clear skies, lows near 43. NW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs near 68. NNW winds 5-10 miles per hour.

In Sports 10.25.2021

The Templeton Eagles lost to the undefeated Mission College Prep Royals 63-0 Friday night in San Luis. The Royals improve to 8-0 for the season. The Eagles are 4-5. The Eagles host Santa Maria Friday for Senior Night at Templeton high school. Paso Robles celebrated Senior Night Friday, and the Bearcats beat Righetti 21-6. The…

Monarch Butterflies 10.25.2021

California State Parks is reporting the monarch butterflies are returning to the Grove in Pismo State Beach. By the thousands. So many butterflies are back, they’re wedging down branches in the eucalyptus trees. Early count indicates their numbers are up 3,500% over last winter. Which is a good sign.

Zoo Boo 10.25.2021

At Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero, Zoo Boo attracted hundreds of kids and adults to the Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero. So many turned out that the line led all the way through the park to the Atascadero lake pavilion. After a year’s hiatus for the shutdown, the 30th Annual event returned with enthusiasm. Zoo…