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North County Weather 07.27.2022

Mostly sunny today and a little warmer, highs near 93. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear skies, lows near 57. WNW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny and warmer, highs near 99. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies through this weekend with highs dropping back…

In Major League Baseball 07.27.2022

The Nationals beat the Dodgers 8-3. The Diamondbacks over the Giants 7-3. The Angels shut out the Royals 6-0. The Athletics beat the Astros 5-3. The Mets beat the Yankees 6-3. The Orioles beat the Rays 5-3. With the win, the Orioles move ahead of the Red Sox into 4th place in the American League…

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Other Stories This Wednesday 07.27.2022

Another delay in the Kristin Smart murder trial in Salinas. Judge Jennifer O’keefe cancels the trial yesterday because of an unexpected juror conflict. She says she and the juror feel bad about the last-minute delay. The trial is not expected to resume until next week. 45-year-old Paul Flores is charged with murdering 19-year-old Kristin Smart…

Mid State Fair Farm News 07.27.2022

Agricultural activities at the mid state fair today. The NRCHA Reined Cow Horse show getting underway at 8 this morning at the Hearst Equestrian Center. The Breeding Beef show and Market Steer show beginning at eight at the Paso Robles pavilion. The country rodeo is at noon. There’s also a career fair at noon at…

Solar Demonstration in SLO 07.27.2022

In San Luis Obispo yesterday, one of a series of orchestrated demonstrations against proposed changes in subsidies for solar energy. Kathy Fairbanks is with Affordable and Clean Energy For All. She says the solar subsidies are supported by other people. The intent of the subsidies was to encourage people to get solar panels on their…

Atascadero Activities 07.27.2022

Despite all the activity going on at the California mid state fair, we’ve still got a lot going on in Atascadero. Farmers Market is this afternoon at the sunken gardens, although there is no Summer Sizzle chef this afternoon. That’s from 3-6 this Wednesday afternoon at the sunken gardens in Atascadero. The sun will be…

Under Age Drinking 07.27.2022

Citations up this year for underage drinking at the mid state fair. Paso Robles police working with other law enforcement agencies to crackdown on under age drinking. One attractive Fresno State sophomore from San Miguel says seven men offered to buy her a beer, although she’s underage. Her dad was furious. He said, “No one…

Mid State Fair 07.27.2022

The California mid state fair continues today in Paso Robles. The country rodeo gets underway at noon at the Hearst Equestrian Center. There will be a sheep costume contest followed by a meat goat costume contest beginning at two. Mid state fair princess Jenna Shapiro of Templeton makes an appearance at a lot of those…

Vehicle Fire in Paso 07.27.2022

A vehicle fire around four yesterday afternoon on Paso Robles street. A semi-tractor trailer rig caught fire. The fire was confined to the passenger vehicle without significant damage to the transport trailer. Three fire engines from Paso Robles fire responded. Paso Robles police also provided traffic control.

Crash on the Cuesta Grade 07.27.2022

A mid morning crash on the cuesta grade slowed southbound traffic for over an hour yesterday. The accident occurred around 10:30 in the southbound lanes past the west Cuesta Ridge trailhead. About four vehicles were involved. That created a big traffic jam for southbound motorists. Several people suffered minor injuries.