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Three Speckled Hens 5.03.2019

This weekend at the Paso Robles Event Center, Three Speckled Hens Antiques and Old Stuff Show returns. It began when Suzi Fuller and Kathy Marquardt took a road trip to see a show in Washington State. They came back with a big trailer loaded with old stuff, most of it country-oriented antiques and collectibles. Suzi…

Olive Festival 5.03.2019

The 16th annual Olive Festival is this weekend. The Olive Festival opens at 10:00 Saturday morning at Paso Robles downtown city park. There will be cooking demonstrations and tasting all day. There will also be a Pre-Olive Festival social mixer this evening at Allegretto Vineyard Resort. For more information go to the main street website.

Health and Cafeterias 5.03.2019

County health officials inspected local cafeterias early this year to ascertain if they comply with the health code. Templeton schools each scored 100. Only one minor issue at Vineyard elementary, which was corrected. The score at Vineyard 99.5. In Paso Robles, the Culinary Arts Academy had one of the lowest scores in the county, 91.5.…

Defend Atascadero 5.03.2019

Defending your home against wildfire. A workshop in Atascadero tomorrow to prevent devastating wildland fires. Captain Tom Peterson says you need to protect your home. Many municipalities require you to remove brush. In Paso Robles, the deadline was May first. Same for Templeton Community Services District. If you don’t clear the brush, the city will…

Weather 5.03.2019

Sunshine today and tomorrow, with high temperatures in the low 80’s today. Mid 70’s tomorrow. On Sunday about a 30% chance of rain around mid-day. Rain is likely early Monday morning as well. Then we’ll see mostly sunny skies next week, but high temperatures in the 70’s. The green grass on the hills surrounding will…

North County Weather 5.02.2019

Partly cloudy, highs near 80, NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear, lows in the mid 40’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 80. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend. A chance of rain late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, and again, Monday…

In Sports 5.02.2019

The Atascadero baseball team lost Wednesday afternoon to Arroyo Grande, 10-0. The game was called after Arroyo Grande scored five runs in the 6th. Atascadero was held to only one hit in the game. Those teams meet again for the final regular season game of the year. They’ll play at 4:30 Thursday afternoon at Atascadero.…

Three Speckled Hens 5.02.2019

This weekend at the Paso Robles Event Center, Three Speckled Hens Antiques and Old Stuff Show returns. It began when Suzi Fuller and Kathy Marquardt took a road trip to see a show on the Palouse in Washington State. They came back with a big trailer loaded with old stuff, most of it country-oriented antiques…

Morning Missile Launch 5.02.2019

An unarmed Minuteman missile Three Intercontinental Ballistic missile blasted off from Vandenberg air force base early yesterday morning. The launch occurred at 2:42 am. The test launch checks the effectiveness and accuracy of the nation’s defense system. The issue is the ability of the US military to react to a missile being fired from North…

County Population 5.02.2019

San Luis Obispo county’s population grew slightly in 2018. According to a state report released yesterday, the county’s population GRW one tenth of a percentage point to 280,393 residents. That’s according to the California Department of Finance. Most of the growth was in the rural, unincorporated areas of the county. The north county grew a…