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Opener For Monday 09.12.2022

Much cooler temperatures this week. Highs will stay in the low to mid 80’s for most of the week. Occasionally, they’ll sneak up into the low 90’s overnight lows in the mid 50’s. Yesterday some areas received a little rainfall. Atascadero got about one half inch of rain. Paso Robles only 7 one hundredths. About…

North County Weather 09.09.2022

Partly cloudy today with highs near 96 in Paso Robles. 94 in Atascadero. SW winds 20-30 miles per hour. Overnight, cloudy with lows near 67. SW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, cloudy skies with highs near 84 in Paso Robles. 83 in Atascadero. A few scattered showers or thunderstorms. A 62% chance of showers.…

In Sports 09.09.2022

High school football tonight has all three north county teams traveling out of town. The Paso Robles Bearcats travel to Porterville to take on Monache at Granite Hills high school. Atascadero plays tomorrow afternoon at Alvarez high school in Salinas. And the Templeton Eagles travel to Firebaugh to play the Eagles. Last night, many residents…

Scarecrows Coming Soon 09.09.2022

USA Today out with its top 10 Autumn Festivals in the nation. Making it to the top ten, Cambria’s Scarecrow Festival. Those scarecrows will begin popping up around Cambria, October first. Among the other events, Base Jumping Bridge Day in Fayetteville, West Virginia, October 15th. Fayetteville is also home to the annual Roadkill Cook-Off in…

Arrest in San Luis 09.09.2022

Two people arrested in San Luis after their car alarm attracted the attention of police. A 22-year-old woman and 32-year-old man were parked on Calle Joaquin, near some motels off Los Osos Valley road near 101 when their car alarm went off Saturday night. Officers searched the two occupants and the car. They found fentanyl,…

Atascadero Police Chief 09.09.2022

Atascadero’s police chief remains on leave, although not much explanation is being provided. Chief Robert Masterson has only been on the job for a couple years. But, Cal Coast News is reporting that he may be terminated. Masterson was previously the police chief in King City. Right now, Commander Jason Carr is running the Atascadero…

Bus Driver Shortage 09.09.2022

A shortage of bus drivers plaguing north county school districts. The driver shortage has worsened during the covid-19 pandemic. The Templeton unified school district has not had enough drivers for a full fleet of busses for more than a decade. Paso Robles also facing challenges transporting students to and from San Miguel. District transportation directors…

School Board Elections 09.09.2022

The November general election is only two months away. It’s remarkable for the number of people running for north county school boards. Nine people running for the Atascadero school district. Ten candidates for the Paso Robles school district. Six candidates running for Templeton school board. The candidates range from attorneys to school superintendents, engineers to…