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House Fire in Atascadero 7.29.2019

A residential fire started early Saturday afternoon at 4,000 Carizzo road in Atascadero. The fire reportedly started from discarded smoking materials. Atascadero fire and emergency services responded to a structure fire. Seven engines and two command vehicles responded. 23 firefighters took part in fire suppression efforts. The fire was quickly contained to the residence. No…

Mid State Fair 7.29.2019

The California Mid State Fair wrapped up yesterday after a twelve day run. Luis Coronel on the Frontier stage last night which attracted a lot of people to the final day at the fair. On Saturday, the mid-state fair junior livestock auction generated $2.1 million dollars. That was about the same as 2018. CHP public…

Weather 7.29.2019

Now that the fair is over temperatures are expected be cooler for a few days. High temperatures expected in the mid 90’s until Friday. We’ll see weekend temperatures near the century mark, and then another cooling trend next Monday. John Lindsay of PG and E says the long range forecast through October, is for warmer…

North County Weather 7.26.2019

Sunny today but cooler, highs near 94. WSW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, mostly clear with lows in the upper 50’s. Westerly winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, partly cloudy with highs near 103. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through the weekend. High temperatures in…

AG News 7.26.2019

This is the final weekend for the California Mid State Fair. The wrangler junior country rodeo is today. It begins at eight this morning. The big rodeo is tomorrow with the finals tomorrow evening. San Luis Obispo county supervisor Debbie Arnold says she’ll be spending most of the weekend at the fair. She has family…

Benito Dusi Obituary 7.26.2019

One sad note this morning, Benito Dusi died July 17th. Benito was the youngest of three boys. He and his brothers, Guido and Dante farmed the vineyard planted by their parents in 1926. During his senior year at Paso Robles high school, Benito drove the school bus for students in the Willow Creek area. After…

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Other Stories This Friday 7.26.2019

Chinese companies are willing to buy more US farm products. Envoys from China and the US meet next week in Shanghai. Apple is paying one billion dollars for Intel’s chip maker’s smartphone modem division. The french inventor of an airborne hover board glided more than halfway across the English Channel before he crashed into the…

NRA in California 7.26.2019

A California affiliate of the National Rifle Association is asking a US judge to block a new law requiring background checks for anyone buying ammunition. The California Rifle and Pistol Association asked US district judge Roger Benitez to halt the checks and related restrictions on ammunition sales. Voters approved tightening California’s already strict firearms law…