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Measure A 8.23.2019

If you have not yet voted in Templeton’s election, you have just a few days to mail in your ballot. It’s called “Save Templeton Fire.” The flat parcel tax would raise money to fund Templeton’s fire department. “Measure A” mail-in ballots have to be sent to the county clerk recorder by next Tuesday. The election…

Debbie Arnold 8.23.2019

San Luis Obispo county supervisor Debbie Arnold had an exciting morning yesterday. She got up early and when on a drug bust in the California Valley. Another illegal cannabis grow busted yesterday. Debbie says this is an ongoing problem in the California Valley. The message to growers out there is that the county will seize…

North County Weather 8.22.2019

Sunny today, highs in the mid 90’s. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows near 60. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny, but cooler, highs in the mid 80’s. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunshine with temperatures in the low 90’s Saturday. Near 100…

In Sports 8.22.2019

The high school football season begins tomorrow night. The Templeton Eagles travel to Caruthers to take on the highly regarded Blue Raiders. Eagles head coach Don Crow tells KPRL the Eagles face a big challenge. Atascadero high school also on the road, but the Paso Robles Bearcats play at home tomorrow night. The Bearcats hosting…

Motorcyclist 8.22.2019

A motorcyclist seriously injured Tuesday after colliding with a semi-tractor trailer rig on highway one just north of Cayucos. 28-year-old Dwight Pereira Bristot of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina was riding a Harley Davidson around 11:40 Tuesday morning just south of Villa Creek road when he entered into a construction zone. A semi ahead of him…

Paso Robles 8.22.2019

Although Tuesday’s Paso Robles city council meeting was brief and not well-attended, city administrators touched on some important topics. Among them, future development. City manager Tom Frutchey told the council that it’s likely developers will break ground next year on the Olsen and Chandler ranch developments. That means 1300-1400 new homes on the east side…

GSA Meeting 8.22.2019

The Paso Robles Groundwater Sustainability Agency met Wednesday at the Paso Robles library conference room. The agency includes representatives from the city of Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo county, Shandon-San Juan water district and San Miguel. About 50 people in attendance learned that the draft plan for the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin has been finalized…

Sherry Gong 8.22.2019

Sherry Gong pleads guilty to three felony counts of grand theft by embezzlement. The 48-year-old wife of county clerk recorder Tommy Gong entered her pleas yesterday in San Luis superior court. The district attorney’s office issues a news release saying that superior court judge Jacquelyn Duffy will grant Gong probation. Duffy made no promises how…

North County Weather 8.21.2019

Sunny today, highs near 100. NNW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows near 60. NNW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs in the upper 90’s. NNW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for temperatures cooling off to the low 80’s on Friday. Low 90’s this weekend.