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Tobin James 11.22.2019

Winemaker Tobin James is gifting a city park to Paso Robles. James bought a vacant lot at 18th and Spring street, once the site of Rose’s Chevron. He’s going to landscape it with trees, plants and seating for the public. The lot sits across the street from the Paso Market Walk, which is under construction.

State Parks and Oceano Dunes 11.22.2019

County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) director Gary Willey calls it a waste of money. The state parks department spending $437 thousand dollars on a study to ascertain if ocean algae is to blame for air pollution downwind of the Oceano Dunes state vehicular recreation area. Willey calls it “a wild goose chase.” At a…

John Peschong 11.22.2019

Supervisor John Peschong says he’s feeling fine after a mild heart attack 12 days ago. Peschong says he’s rebounded quickly. He was walking two hours after a medical procedure at French hospital in San Luis, and is already back on the job. Peschong is more excited about a ruling by the California state supreme court.…

Weather 11.22.2019

Forecasters say we’ll enjoy sunshine this weekend, but look for rain by the middle of next week. A storm expected to bring over an inch of rain next week, beginning late Tuesday. The heaviest rainfall will be Wednesday. The showers may continue intermittently through next weekend.

North County Weather 11.21.2019

Sunny today with highs in the mid 60’s. SSW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tonight, clear skies with lows near 40. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds. Highs tomorrow in the upper 60’s. NNE winds 5-10- miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend, but there’s a slight chance…

Turkey Trot 11.21.2019

Turkey’s start your engines. The first annual Turkey Trot is one week from today at Atascadero lake park. It’s a fundraiser for the El Camino Homeless Organization. The 5k run and one lap walk around the lake begin at 9:00. So mark your calendar for the Turkey Trot, Thanksgiving morning at Atascadero lake park. The…

John Peschong 11.21.2019

First district supervisor John Peschong is recovering from an apparent heart attack. Peschong had a single stint inserted in his heart and is doing well. Yesterday afternoon, the supervisor attended the Groundwater Sustainability meeting in Paso Robles. The supervisor says he is doing well following the medical procedure.