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North County Weather 8.28.2019

Sunny today with highs near 90. SW winds increasing to 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with temperatures dropping into the upper 50’s. Tomorrow sunny, but cooler. Highs in the low 90’s. The long range forecast calls for a warming trend beginning Friday with temperatures back into the upper 90’s over the weekend.

Housing Prices 8.28.2019

Housing prices rose more slowly in June across the nation. Up 2.1% in June. Prices fell 1.3% in Seattle, but inched up 0.7% in San Francisco. Prices rose 5.8% in Phoenix and 5.5% in Las Vegas. Philip Murphy of S & P Dow Jones says that prices have clearly cooled off from 2018, but continue…

Auntie Anne’s 8.28.2019

Auntie Anne’s is coming to Atascadero. It’s a made to order pretzel restaurant that will go in at the corner of El Camino Real and highway 41. Auntie Anne’s will operate jointly with a new Jamba Juice that’s planned for the spot directly next door. Both chains are owned by Focus Brand. It’s the first…

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez 8.28.2019

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez visited the Monterey Bay aquarium over the weekend. AOC, as she’s better known, made an impression on a juvenile penguin, who followed her and mimicked her movements. An observer commented, “AOC has the same effect on millennials.” AOC also visited Kings Canyon national park. She took a tour on horse back and…

Parking Program 8.28.2019

The new parking program in Paso Robles appears to be working. Commander Caleb Davis tells KPRL. There are more parking places available downtown because of the kiosks. Some people are still not getting it. So far they’ve received warnings. Soon, they’ll get $33 fines. More on that tomorrow here on KPRL.

Templeton Vote 8.28.2019

It’s not official, but it appears Templeton voters approve Measure A, which will provide funding for the Templeton fire department. Just under 2,000 votes counted so far, but the count is running 77% in favor of the parcel tax. County clerk recorder Tommy Gong says there are still more votes to be counted. For passage,…

North County Weather 8.27.2019

Sunny today with highs in the upper 90’s. Westerly winds increasing to 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with temperatures dropping into the upper 50’s. Tomorrow sunny, but cooler. Highs in the low 90’s. The long range forecast calls for a warming trend beginning Thursday, with temperatures back into the upper 90’s over the weekend.

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Other Stories This Tuesday 8.27.2019

A preliminary hearing yesterday for 19-year-old Francisco Orozco of Oakland, who is accused of shooting people at an non permitted concert at the Oceano dunes May 4th. He’s pleaded not guilty. Six people were wounded in the shooting. Good news on the fire front. Fewer acres have burned this year in California than in any…

Sewage Closes Bauer Speck 8.27.2019

A sewage back-up forced closure yesterday of the preschool classroom at the new portable campus of Bauer Speck elementary school in Paso Robles. Preschool students were sent home yesterday. Heavy usage of the bathrooms at War Memorial stadium during Friday’s football game may have overloaded the sewer system. The cause of the back-up was a…