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In Sports 11.19.2019

The Cal Poly softball team gets a big shot in the arm. Yesterday afternoon, Atascadero Greyhound Bailey Doherty signs a national letter of intent to attend Cal Poly after she graduates in the spring. As a right handed pitcher, Doherty had a record of 20-2 last year. She threw six no-hitters in 28 appearances. She…

Highway One Closure at Big Sur 11.19.2019

Caltrans may closed highway one preemptively because of some sections of Big Sur which remain prone to rock and mud slides. Caltrans saying they will close the highway again whenever “significant rainfall is forecast by the national weather service.” Caltrans officials call it a safety measure for the public. The closures would prevent motorists from…

Oceano Dunes 11.19.2019

At an air pollution control district meeting in Arroyo Grande yesterday, the new director of California state parks announced plans to close a small section of the Oceano Dunes by the end of the year. The intent is to comply with orders to reduce air pollution. The APCD hearing was called because local regulators allege…

Paso Robles City Council 11.19.2019

Paso Robles city council meets tonight at the library conference room. The council will consider approving a $144 thousand dollar contract with a bay area sign company for the Wayfinding Signs Project. The intent is to help visitors and particularly, those staying in short term rentals, to find their way around town. The council will…

North County Weather 11.18.2019

Sunny today with highs in the mid 80’s. WNW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, clear skies with lows in the low 40’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, cut cooler. Highs tomorrow in the mid 70’s. NW winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend, a chance of rain…

In Sports 11.18.2019

The Templeton Eagles lost to Robert F. Kennedy high school of Delano, 28-21 Friday night at Templeton high school in the quarterfinals of the CIF playoffs. The Eagles end the season with a record of 9-2. Coach Don Crow says it’s tough to end a great season with a loss. Many of the Eagles return…

Dog Rescued 11.18.2019

A dog rescued after falling off a cliff in Santa Barbara is now ready for adoption. Lucas the dog barely survived the fall. He was discovered in the sand after lying motionless for six hours with two broken legs and hip damage. A city of Santa Barbara surveillance camera captured his fall near Thousand Steps…

Hiker Injured 11.18.2019

A 62-year-old man was rescued by helicopter from Bishops Peak in San Luis after he fell near the top of the mountain and inured himself. Just before noon yesterday, the man was near the top when he fell 15-20 feet. When first responders arrived, the unidentified man was sitting up and was conscious. He had…

A vigil for Kristin Smart 11.18.2019

Hundreds of people turned out yesterday for a candlelight vigil for Kristin Smart, the Cal Poly student who was murdered on Memorial Day weekend in 1996. What inspired the vigil was a podcast done by Chris Lambert. Lambert says the murder always fascinated him, even as a child growing up and seeing the billboards with…