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Opener For Monday 8.02.2021

The California Mid-State Fair closed last night after a ten day run at the Paso Robles Event Center. Vendor Brett Butterfield says he enjoyed this year’s fair. The 2021 California Mid State Fair is history, but the reign of queen Yvette Florentino continues until next year’s fair. Cassie Banish of San Miguel continues as 1st…

North County Weather 7.30.2021

Sunny and cooler today in the north county. Highs near 93 in Paso Robles. Near 86 Atascadero. WSW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 58. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, but cooler. Highs near 93 in Paso Robles. 86 in Atascadero. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour.…

In Sports 7.30.2021

Some record times in the swimming pool at the 2020 Olympic in Japan. The British men’s 4 by 200 meter relay won the event. Then during an interview with a BBC reporter, two swimmers on the relay experienced an awkward moment while answering questions about their victor. The swimmers speechless for a moment, but they’re…

County Swimming Pools 7.30.2021

County swimming pools in Templeton, San Miguel and Shandon finally opened for the summer. They were late in opening this year. Nick Franco of the county parks department issuing a news release yesterday. He says, “We had expected to keep all pools closed this summer due to covid-19. But supervisors voted in June to restore…

Printery Fundraiser 7.30.2021

A fundraiser for the Printery tomorrow evening in Atascadero. Free skate demo and a skate movie at the Printery building itself. There will also be a silent auction. The event begins at 5:30 tomorrow at the Printery which is located just east of the rotunda, across the street from the junior high school at 6351…

Earthquake 7.30.2021

Did you feel the earthquake Wednesday morning? It was a magnitude of 3.4 tremor. The epicenter was about 4 miles NW of Cholame. It shook the area at 6:07 Wednesday morning. About 19 people reported feeling it. Nothing like the earthquake in Alaska Wednesday night which measured 8.2 on the Richter scale. That was at…

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Body in the Lake Identified 7.30.2021

The Sheriff’s department finally identifies the person found dead at lake Nacimiento last month. He’s 29-year-old Jesus Munoz Vargas of Los Banos. He was reported missing June 5th. His body was discovered June 25th. No foul play is suspected. A family friend said his mother recently passed and he was heartbroken, so he disappeared. Family…

Cash To Businesses 7.30.2021

The Shuttered Venue Operators grants handed out a lot of money to forty one arts and entertainment venues on the central coast. Cinema Square in Atascadero received 530 thousand dollars. Park Cinemas of Paso Robles just over one million dollars. Estrella Warbirds 77 thousand dollars. The Paso Robles Event Center $3.4 million dollars. Great American…

Vaccine and Virus in SLO 7.30.2021

San Luis Obispo county officials are encouraging those who have not been vaccinated to get that shot. In a news release issued yesterday, the county officials say 98.4% of the recent covid-19 cases were not vaccinated. In the past week, 253 cases of coronavirus were reported. Dr. Penny Borenstein says, that the one vaccinated person…

Adam Hill 7.30.2021

We learn more today about a pot shop owner who bribed supervisor Adam Hill to gain an advantage in the licensing of his retail stores and his grow farms in San Luis Obispo county. In a plea agreement filed by prosecutors, Helios Dayspring will pay $3.4 million dollars in restitution to the IRS, and will…