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In Sports 5.14.2018

Today, several local high school teams will learn if they’re going to the CIF play-offs, and whom they will be playing in the first round. The Templeton softball team will likely play at home Thursday, after finishing the regular season undefeated at 22-0. The Templeton baseball team may also play a first round game at…

3,000 Pounds of Pot 5.14.2018

Narcotics detectives seized 300 pounds of pot in a smuggling operation in a remote part of Santa Barbara county. 18 Mexican drug smugglers arrested. Around 4:45 Saturday morning, detectives spotted a truck in the Arroyo Quemada area, north of Refugio state beach. The officers followed it southbound on 101. The truck got off the freeway…

Dreamers 5.14.2018

Twelve north county dreamers at Paso Robles and Shandon high schools receive $500 scholarships to attend college. The Hispanic Business Association, the Hispanic Community Foundation and five local businesses awarding the students scholarship at an awards ceremony held recently at the San Miguel Parish hall. The HBA has awarded scholarships for the past five years.…

Thermostat Debate 5.14.2018

Tempers are heating up over a decision by Williams to save money by raising school thermostats. Classroom volunteers say kids are dripping with sweat after Williams raises the thermostat from 72 to 77 to cut costs to offset the expense of increased district administrators. That may be why Chris Williams abruptly canceled last week’s school…

Town Hall On New California 5.14.2018

There’s discussion about several plans to divide California into two or more states. This week, the promoters of one plan will speak in Atascadero. New California divides the state in two parts. One includes urban areas from Los Angeles to San Francisco. That’s “Old California.” “New California” includes everything left, including the north county. San…

In Sports 5.11.2018

The Templeton softball team beat Nipomo 29-1 yesterday to finish the regular season undefeated. Monday the Eagles learn who they’ll play Thursday in the first round of the CIF play-offs. The Templeton baseball team lost at Orcutt Academy 4-3, but they will also advance to the play offs. They complete the regular season with a…

Mother’s Day 5.11.2018

If you’re looking for something special to do for Mother’s Day, the 8th annual Cookie Adventure is Sunday at the Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero. Fun zoo activities and a terrific sampling of tasty cookies. From 11-2 Sunday at the zoo in Atascadero. Admission is the same as any Sunday. This Sunday, it’s the Cookie…

820 – 5.11.2018

805, meet 820. That’s the new area code for the central coast. Th 820 area code to be introduced June 2nd, because 805 is running out of numbers. It means that beginning June second, you’ll have to dial the area code before you call local numbers. For instance, to call in to be on the…