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Cal Poly Graduate 11.12.2020

A Cal Poly graduate is scheduled to pilot a Space X capsule to the international space station this weekend. The rocket will blast off from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. It’s set to be launched at 4:49 Saturday afternoon, weather permitting. The flight was originally scheduled for October 31st. Victor Glover graduated from…

Atascadero City Council 11.12.2020

The Atascadero City Council met Tuesday night in a virtual meeting. The council unanimously approved awarding an $819,344.50 contract to Kirk Construction for the construction of the Atascadero Mall Plaza Project. The Plaza will be built near El Camino Real and the new La Plaza Development which is going in there. After it was approved,…

House Fire 11.12.2020

A house fire in Paso Robles early Wednesday morning destroyed a home at 517 Sims avenue. The fire broke out around 1:30 early yesterday morning. When firefighters arrived, they found a fully involved house fire that was threatening nearby structures. All three occupants in the house were safely evacuated and treated for smoke inhalation. 32…

Faces of Freedom 11.12.2020

Although many venues canceled Veteran’s Day ceremonies yesterday, the Faces of Freedom in Atascadero held theirs as scheduled. It opened with a fly-over by the Estrella Warbirds, and the National Anthem, sung by Rebecca McKinley. The guest speaker at yesterday’s ceremony was former Atascadero police chief John Couch, who served as a helicopter door gunner…

North County Weather 11.11.2020

Mostly sunny today with highs in the mid 60’s. Increasing clouds later today. NE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Cloudy skies overnight, lows near 40 with light winds. Tomorrow, sunny skies with highs in the mid 60’s. NNE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Then mostly sunny through the weekend. A 30% chance we’ll get some…

Wildfire Smoke Reduces Grape Crush 11.11.2020

A combination of lighter yields and smoke damage could reduce the California wine grape crush by 15% or more, according to a grape growers’ cooperative. Analysts had expected the wine grape crush to be smaller—but then wildfires in some regions exposed grapes to smoke that made them unmarketable. The allied grape growers cooperative estimates as…

Paso Robles School Board 11.11.2020

The Paso Robles School Board approved a series of expenditures at their meeting last night at the district office. Many of their expenditures were to help them deal with students returning to school under the extended coronavirus panic. With Coronavirus Funding, the school board approved improved heating and air conditioning systems to improve air quality…

Atascadero City Council 11.11.2020

The Atascadero City Council met Tuesday night in a virtual meeting. The council unanimously approved awarding an $819,344.50 contract to Kirk Construction for the construction of the Atascadero Mall Plaza Project. The Plaza will be built near El Camino Real and the new La Plaza Development which is going in there. After it was approved,…

Veteran’s Day 11.11.2020

Veteran’s Day 2020 is a little different due to COVID-19. Faces of Freedom in Atascadero will conduct a ceremony at 11:00 am on Wednesday, November 11th. Estrella Warbirds will fly over around 11:00 to honor Veterans. The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 982 and the Chumash Color Guard will Post the Colors. John Couch will…

North County Weather 11.10.2020

Mostly sunny today with highs in the low 60’s. Highs this afternoon near 60. NE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Clear skies overnight, and cold. Lows in the mid 20’s with light winds. Tomorrow, sunny skies with highs in the mid 60’s. NNE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Then increasing clouds Thursday about a 20%…