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Atascadero Zoo Spring Festival 04.12.2022

The Atascadero Zoo kicks off its Spring Festival. The festival includes late-morning animal feeding which are open to the public. For instance, today meerkats will be fed at 11. One or two meerkats will be look outs during the feeding. Tomorrow, the Malayan tiger will be fed at eleven. Thursday, the American alligator will be…

Inflation at a 40 Year High 04.12.2022

Inflation has hit a 40-year-high. That’s according to data reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics today. New data shows inflation climbed to 8.5% in March. Costs for food, gasoline, housing and other necessities squeezing American consumers and wiping out the pay raises that many people have received. The labor department says the 12-month jump…

Cruz Christopher Gomez 04.12.2022

42-year-old Cruz Christopher Gomez of Creston back in the court room yesterday. He is accused of killing one man and leaving his body near Santa Margarita, and then stabbing a woman in Paso Robles. Yesterday, San Luis Obispo superior court judge Dodie Harmon issues three restraining orders against Gomez. They protect seven individuals from contact…

Paso Robles School Board 04.12.2022

The Paso Robles school meets this evening at the district office on Niblick road. The board will get a report on universal pre-kindergarten and summer school. Tom Harrington will provide the board with an update on an administrative regulation related to student records. The meeting will begin around six, after the conclusion of the closed…

Atascadero City Council Meeting 04.12.2022

Atascadero city council meets tonight at the historic rotunda. The council will proclaim the last week of April as World War II commemoration week. They will conduct a public hearing on a proposed zone change for the Centennial Plaza planned development. They will also discuss a proposed strategic plan for broadband. That’s being developed by…

Congressional Race 04.12.2022

Another interesting race in a new district is the congressional district. After being represented by Salud Carbajal for several years, the north county is moved into a district that includes Monterey county. The incumbent is Jimmy Panetta, the son of former congressman Leon Panetta, who once represented San Luis Obispo county. Jeff Gorman stopped at…

Supervisor Campaign 04.12.2022

Call it Campaign 22. The candidates stumping for the primary. Supervisor Bruce Gibson says it’s awkward for him because he’s the incumbent, but his second district has dramatically changed. That district now includes Atascadero and parts of San Miguel, and most of the land area between the coast and the north county. One might perceive…

Opener For Tuesday 04.12.2022

Cooler and windy again today in the north county. We’ll see north northwest winds increasing to 15-25 miles per hour. High temperatures today and tomorrow in the low to mid 60’s. Tonight, temperatures will drop into the upper 30’s. NW winds 15-25 miles per hour. No great likelihood of rain, although they’re now saying we…

North County Weather 04.11.2022

Sunshine and clouds today, and much cooler. NW winds 20-30 miles per hour. Gusting at times over 40 miles per hour, highs near 61. A 15% chance of rain. Tonight, clear and windy, lows near 37. NW winds 20-30 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny, but cool, highs near 63. NW winds 15-25 miles per hour.…

In Sports 04.11.2022

The Cal Poly baseball team took two out of three from Cal State Long Beach over the weekend. The Mustangs won Friday night’s game 4-1. Saturday, the Dirtbags clobbered the Mustangs 28-2 Yesterday the Mustangs won 10-7. The Mustangs are 7-2 in the Big West, 20-12 overall. They’ve won 13 of their last 16 games.…