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North County Weather 8.08.2019

Sunny today, highs in the low 90’s. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows in the low 50’s. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs near 90. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through the weekend with cooler temperatures.

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Other Stories This Thursday 8.08.2019

The US census bureau plans to hire about 1800 census takers in San Luis Obispo county for the count in 2020. The pay rate is $20 per hour. For more information go to 2020census.gov. A mountain lion spotted twice recently near Cuesta college at San Luis Obispo campus. Monday and Tuesday evenings, the cougar was…

Governor Newsom 8.08.2019

Governor Gavin Newsom announces a plan yesterday to channel money secured from banks in 2012 to Californians who may be facing evictions and foreclosures. That’s after the state supreme court rules that the governor misspent $331 million captured from a major bank in a national mortgage settlement in 2012. State government received $410 million. $331…

Parking in Downtown 8.08.2019

Beginning next week, you need to pay to park in downtown Paso Robles. Commander Davis of the Paso Robles police department explains the program to Paso Robles city council. There will be 34 parking kiosks. Only a few of them take cash. The rest take debit or credit cards. Again, you don’t have to get…

STR’s 8.08.2019

The discussion continues in Paso Robles about the city council vote Tuesday night to allow several hundred short term vacation rentals to continue to operate in the city. Although the mayor and the council flip-flopped on the issue, first imposing a ban on STR’s in R-1 residential zoning, and then allowing it. The mayor says…

Riverbed 8.08.2019

We learn Tuesday night at the Paso Robles city council, the clean up of the Salinas riverbed in Paso Robles begins. Fire chief Jonathon Stornetta explained the plan to Paso Robles city council. The fire chief says the work begins this week. Chief Stornetta says there are also efforts underway to stop the squatters in…

Cholame Y Fatal 8.08.2019

A fatal accident around ten last night at the Cholame Y. One person killed, several others injured in the two car crash. The CHP says the accident involved a mini-van and a pick-up truck. Two people suffered major injuries. One person had moderate injuries. Five others had minor injuries. Westbound 46 was closed near Cholame…

Weather 8.08.2019

Sunny weather continues for the next ten days in the north county, but temperatures will remain cooler. Mostly around 90, although next Monday and Tuesday temps will reach the mid to upper 90’s. Another astronomical phenomenon this week. Jupiter, Saturn and the moon will align tomorrow night. The moon will gradually move closer to Saturn…

North County Weather 8.07.2019

Sunny today, highs in the mid 80’s. WSW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows in the mid 50’s. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs near 90. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through the week with cooler temperatures.