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North County Weather 8.04.2021

Sunny today in the north county. Highs near 99 in Paso Robles. Near 90 Atascadero. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 53. WNW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny, but continued warm. Highs near 97 in Paso Robles. 92 in Atascadero. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended…

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Other Stories This Wednesday 8.04.2021

The hearing for the Kristin Smart murder trial continues in San Luis Obispo. A former neighbor in the dorms described Paul Flores as a creep who hung out around Smart’s residence hall room in the months leading up to her disappearance in 1996. He told the court, “Everyone knew Paul Flores was creepy. A lot…

National Farmers Market Week 8.04.2021

This is National Farmers Market Week. The San Luis Obispo County Food Bank and Robin Gable of the North County Farmers Market Association promoted the event with drawings and giveaways at Farmers Market in Paso Robles, Tuesday morning. National Farmers Market Week to be celebrated Wednesday afternoon at the Sunken Gardens in Atascadero. Another celebration…

National Night Out 8.04.2021

Atascadero celebrates National Night Out at the Sunken Gardens, with lots of giveaways Tuesday afternoon and evening. Sergeant John Taylor says more than 30 raffle prizes donated by community members. Josh Cross of the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce said the weather cooperated with the outdoor event. He called it, “Chamber of Commerce weather.” More than…

Fire Fighters 8.04.2021

The Dixie fire in the sierra continues to burn out of control. Paso Robles fire chief Jonathon Stornetta says the department got one crew of four men back from that fire Monday night. The crew was in the sierra for about two weeks. They worked 24 hours on, and then 24 hours off. Another crew…

In Sports 8.03.2021

The US women’s soccer team loses to Canada 1-0 at the Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan. So, the US women will not play for another Olympic gold medal. They will play against Australia for the bronze medal. Some members of the US women’s soccer team have made a spectacle of kneeling during the playing of…

Smart Preliminary Hearing 8.03.2021

The preliminary hearing in the murder trial of Paul and Ruben Flores gets underway in San Luis superior court. The Flores father and son accused in the murder of Cal Poly student Kristin Smart back in 1996. Yesterday, Kristin smart’s mother took the stand in the preliminary hearing to ascertain the need for a trial.…

Paso Robles School Board & CRT 8.03.2021

Critical race theory is coming back before the Paso Robles school board next week. You may remember the discussion about the controversial subject in late June. Last night, school board president Chris Arend spoke at the county republican headquarters in Atascadero about critical race theory. Several school board members attended the meeting, as well as…

North County Weather 8.02.2021

Sunny today in the north county, highs near 91 in Paso Robles. Near 91 Atascadero. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 54. WNW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny, but warmer, highs near 95 in Paso Robles. 95 in Atascadero. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast…