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In Sports 09.23.2022

Friday night high school football has all three north county teams playing at home. The Bearcats host Lompoc tonight at seven at War Memorial stadium. The Atascadero Greyhounds host San Luis Obispo. And the Templeton Eagles open conference play at home against Santa Maria. Coach Don Crow says this could be a tough game for…

Three Speckled Hens 09.23.2022

Three Speckled Hens Antique Show opens tonight at the Paso Robles Event Center with Feathered Frenzy. Kathy Marquardt says the antiques and old stuff will be displayed inside and outside during the three day show. The Three Speckled Hens Antique Show is this weekend beginning tonight with the Feathered Frenzy. For more information go to…

Check’s In The Mail 09.23.2022

Your “inflation relief” payment from the state of California may be arriving in early October. The direct deposits will be issued first. They’ll show up in accounts from October 7th through October 25th. The second round of direct deposits should hit accounts around election day. They’ll arrive between October 28th and November 14th. Election day…

Covid Unemployment Fraud 09.23.2022

The Wall Street Journal is reporting covid-19 unemployment fraud may have surpassed $45 billion dollars. They report that people used social security numbers from dead and imprisoned people to get money from the program. The white collar criminals made fraudulent unemployment insurance claims meant for people laid off during the covid-19 pandemic. There was also…

Arroyo Grande Vacation Rentals 09.23.2022

Speaking of vacation rentals, the city of Arroyo Grande tightens rules on short term vacation rentals. Throughout California, many communities have restricted vacation rentals, particularly in residential zones. It generally takes a few bad experiences to awaken city leaders. In Orinda, five people were shot to death at a Halloween party at an Airbnb rental.…

ECHO Long Walk Home 09.23.2022

Saturday, the El Camino Homeless Organization conducts its annual Long Walk Home to raise money for ECHO’s operations in Atascadero and Paso Robles. The website is: echoshelter.org. Check-in is tomorrow at 9:30 at ECHO in Atascadero. That’s near the high school and ABC Church. The Long Walk Home begins at ten.

North County Weather 09.22.2022

Mostly sunny and much warmer, highs near 87 in Paso Robles. 85 in Atascadero. NNE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Overnight, mostly clear, lows near 51. NNE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny and warmer. High’s near 92 in Paso Robles. 90 in Atascadero. SSE winds 10-15 miles per hour. We’ll see sunny…

In Farm News 09.22.2022

Saying they had a “moral obligation,” California regulators could soon ban the sale of diesel big rigs by 2040, ending a long reliance on the vehicles that are the backbone of the American economy. The proposal by staff of the California Air Resources board would further require that, by 2035, medium and heavy-duty trucks entering…

In Sports 09.22.2022

10,392 spectators crowded Cal Poly’s Spanos stadium last night to watch the Annual Blue-Green Rivalry Game between soccer teams from Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara. Tortillas were flying onto the field, which is a tradition in the rivalry game. The Gauchos won when Salvador Aguilar headed the ball into the back of the net…