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Bearcat BBQ Drive-Thru Brings Pride 11.16.2020

Several hundred Bearcat supporters drove through the parking lot at Paso Robles High School Saturday to buy a $10 BBQ to support the football team and cheerleaders. The BBQ included tri-tip sandwiches, beans, and cookies. Volunteers barbecued the tri-tip at the high school. Coach Matt Carroll said the proceeds would pay for upgrading outdated equipment…

Paso Fire Practices Technique 11.16.2020

Paso Robles Firefighters practiced skills Saturday afternoon at an abandoned church on Niblick Road, just west of Creston Road. The abandoned buildings are on the site of the future home of Almond Acres Academy. Newer firefighters learned techniques from seasoned fire captains for safely breaking down doors, entering fire engulfed buildings and cutting holes in…

North County Weather 11.13.2020

Mostly sunny today with highs near 70. WSW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Clear skies overnight, lows around 40 with light winds. Tomorrow, sunny skies with highs near 70. NE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Then mostly sunny through the next week, but getting warmer. Highs getting up to the upper 70’s Monday. A 25%…

The Masters 11.13.2020

You don’t have to be a golfer to appreciate the masters tournament. It’s one of the great sports traditions in our country. This year, the coronavirus delayed the 84th edition from April to November, but they played the first round yesterday and the weather cooperated. Again this year, there’s a local connection. Austin Kaiser, the…

Pacific Coast Lumber 11.13.2020

Paso Robles is getting two new businesses which are moving from San Luis Obispo: Pacific Coast Lumber Mills Urban Forest Lumber. Owner Sean O’brien says they re-purpose the lumber. Sean’s wife, Dana, operates A Place To Grow Greenhouses. And those are stunning. Other businesses are moving to 720 Paso Robles street, not far from the…

Atascadero City Council 11.13.2020

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,…

SLO Co Covid Update 11.13.2020

The numbers for victims of the coronavirus are up in San Luis Obispo county and across the nation. Health officials predicted this surge early last summer. When the cold weather hits, it happens. But many of the Covid cases in our county are students at Cal Poly. Yesterday, between 20 and 27 students were isolating…

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Friday The 13th 11.13.2020

Triskaidekaphobia: A 17-letter word to describe people who have an irrational of disproportionate fear of the number 13. It’s from the Greek word, thirteen and phobia. It manifests on Friday the 13th, and that’s today’s date. But the weather looks good. Sunny with highs near 70, and that will continue through the weekend.