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Opener For Thursday 05.12.2022

The warming trend continues through Saturday in the north county. Today, high temperatures will reach the upper 70’s. Tomorrow, in the upper 80’s. And Saturday, we’ll see temperatures in the mid 90’s. Then it will taper off Sunday and Monday of next week. It’s not summer yet, but it may feel like it for a…

North County Weather 05.11.2022

Sunny and a little warmer in the north county, highs near 71. NW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear skies, lows near 38. NW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 78. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies thru the week, with a…

Business News 05.11.2022

The consumer price index worse than anticipated. Inflation up 8.3% for the year in April. The estimate was 8.1%. So, the worst inflation in 40 years continues in the US. The price of gasoline up over 50% from one year ago. The price of diesel up 78% from one year ago.

In Sports 05.11.2022

The Cal Poly Mustang baseball team scored nine runs in the first inning on their way to victory over Pepperdine 16-4. Brooks Lee homered his first time up, and doubled later in the first inning. First basemen Joe York had five hits in six at bats. His average now up to .328. Incidentally, Brooks Lee…

Parklets in SLO 05.11.2022

While the city of Paso Robles has removed parklets for restaurant overflow in the downtown area, the city of San Luis Obispo is still discussing them. The city leaders in SLO town working on an outdoor dining guide. Parklets were introduced during the pandemic to help restaurant operators stay open. Parklet operators in San Luis…

Supervisors Race 05.11.2022

No San Luis Obispo county supervisors meeting held yesterday. People still talking about last week’s meeting during which a woman whose family has built hundreds of houses in the county over the past two generations, calls Bruce Gibson on the way the county handled his permitting process for a remodel at his home in Cayucos.…

Atascadero City Council 05.11.2022

The Atascadero city council met last night at the historic rotunda. Fire chief Casey Bryson gave a report on weed abatement and why it’s important this time of year. He said that weed abatement is an important strategy in reducing the risk of a wildfire. He says cutting your weeds once is not enough. You…

Fire in Lompoc Riverbed 05.11.2022

A fire burned about two acres of brush in the Santa Ynez riverbed in Lompoc yesterday. The fire was reported at about 2:45 p.m. off of George Miller Drive near the airport. The Lompoc fire department was assisted by crews from Santa Barbara county fire and the Vandenberg Space Force base fire department. The cause…

Salinas Riverbed Grazing 05.11.2022

The city of Paso Robles receives approval to manage the Salinas riverbed. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife authorizes the city under the lake and stream bed alteration agreement to move forward with the Salinas river vegetation management project. So, the herd of sheep and goats consuming vegetation in the riverbed may continue to…

Ballots In The Mail 05.11.2022

Your ballot is in the mail. That’s the message from the San Luis Obispo county elections office. Ballots were mailed out to all registered San Luis Obispo county voters as of Monday. You have until June 7th to return your ballot. Some very important issues in the June primary, including the supervisorial races in San…