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Scarecrow Festival 10.05.2020

Despite the coronavirus, Cambria’s annual scarecrow is underway. Dozens of scarecrows are on display through the month of October. Because of the pandemic, the scarecrows are concentrated in four displays in Cambria and one in San Simeon. Visitors are reminded to wear a mask, maintain social distancing and follow directional signs through the displays. The…

Martha Olson-Fernandez Foundation 10.05.2020

The 8th annual Martha Olson-Fernandez foundation memorial golf event was held yesterday at Cyrpess Ridge golf course in Arroyo Grande. The intent, to raise money to find a cure for ALS. Martha Olson-Fernandez died of ALS about ten years ago. Her daughters, Aatalie and Andrea Fernandez, started the non-profit organization. Yesterday, they raised $120,000 with…

Voices From The Nest 10.05.2020

Do you listen to any podcasts? Have you heard, “Voices from the Nest?” It’s done by two high school seniors at Templeton high school, Emma Lawrence and Jordyn Galles produce the podcast themselves Emma and Jordyn are friends, so they feel pretty comfortable sharing the microphone. Meanwhile, they’re producing podcasts about how coaches are managing…

Santa Barbara Street Name Change 10.05.2020

The santa barbara city council votes to change the name of Indio Muerto street to “Hutash.” That means earth mother in the Chumash language. Indio Muerto means, “dead Indian.” It was given that name by Salisbury Haley, who surveyed the street in 1851. Mr. Haley discovered the remains of deceased Indian while doing the street…

Atascadero Elections 10.02.2020

Just as the General Election ballots reach voters in the North County, controversial ads and fliers are attacking two candidates for Mayor of Atascadero. You’ve probably heard the ads on the radio. They end with the catch phrase, “Say no to Heather Moreno and Jerry Tanimoto. Paid for by Atascadero Citizens for Accountability.” The fliers…

Weather and Fire 10.02.2020

Another hot afternoon forecast for the north county. Yesterday, Paso Robles recorded a high of 106, which is a new record for October first. It was 102 in Templeton and Shandon, 99 in Atascadero. High temperatures expected to reach 105 today in Paso Robles, 102 tomorrow. The cooling trend begins on Sunday. With high temperatures…

North County Weather 10.01.2020

Mostly sunny skies today, highs this afternoon near 104 with light winds. Overnight, clear skies, lows in the mid to upper 50’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs near 104. The long range forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend. A cooling trend begins Sunday. Highs Sunday in the low to mid 90’s. Temperatures…

Deonte Lee Murray Arrested 10.01.2020

California investigators arrest and charge a man in connection with the shooting of two Los Angeles county sheriff’s who were sitting in their squad car. 36-year-old Deonte Lee Murray is charged with attempted murder. He was arrested two weeks ago in connection with a separate carjacking. He pleaded not guilty to charges in both cases…

Newsom & Reparations 10.01.2020

Governor Gavin Newsom signs into law Assembly Bill 3121 to force the state of California investigate its racist history and systemic racism. Newsom says the new law and bipartisan support for its passage are proving, “A paradigm that we hope will resonate all across the United States.” The new law creates a task force to…