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Summer Concerts Return 6.01.2021

One month from now, summer concerts return to the north county. The 20th annual concerts in the park begin July 1st at the downtown city park in Paso Robles. Linda Plescia of the city of Paso Robles says the concerts will be held Thursday evenings at the downtown city park. Atascadero’s Saturday in the park…

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Sargents Fire Near Bradley 6.01.2021

A fire burned about 850 acres over the weekend near Bradley. The Sargents fire burning in a remote area near Wunpust road and Sargeant Canyon road, northeast of Bradley in southern Monterey county. It’s in the vicinity of “Dead Man Gulch road.” The fire was reportedly 50% contained as of yesterday morning. It started around…

Thin Blue Line Flags 6.01.2021

First in Paso Robles, then in Atascadero. Public displays of affection for the city police officers removed from areas near the police station. In Atascadero, one woman is not happy about it. Amanda Hawkins calling KPRL late last week after the city removed the thin blue line flags from the police station. Flags which she…

Paso Robles City Council 6.01.2021

There will be no Paso Robles city council meeting Tuesday night. The council will meet Thursday night, virtually. The council will get an update from ECHO, and another on riverbed mitigation. The council will have a public hearing on the proposed removal of one live oak tree at 298 Niblick road for the Woodland apartments.…

Memorial Day Ceremony 6.01.2021

Hundreds attended the Memorial Day Ceremony at the Faces of Freedom Veterans Memorial Monday afternoon. The event opened with a flyover by Estrella Warbirds at 12:00 noon. 85-year-old George Marrett flew the Right-wing, which peeled off from the formation to represent the missing man, who did not return from a mission. The Boots and Chutes,…

North County Weather 5.28.2021

Sunny with highs in the mid 80’s. WNW winds this afternoon 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, partly cloudy, lows near 48. NW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny, highs near 82. W winds 10-20 miles per hour. Mostly sunny skies through Memorial Day weekend. Sunday, we’ll see temperatures near 90, otherwise, it will be…

Obituaries 5.28.2021

Two sad notes this morning, Barbara Harter Arnold died May 18th. Barbara was born in 1934 in San Luis Obispo. She graduated from Atascadero high school and married John Arnold in 1953 and moved to Pozo. For many years she was known as a local historian in the Pozo Valley. She is survived by four…

In Sports 5.28.2021

The Cal Poly Mustang baseball team hosting Hawaii in their final series of the season. Last weekend, they traveled to Davis and won 3 out of four against the Aggies. Recently, baseball.com rated Mustang freshman Brooks Lee as the top shortstop in college baseball. The Mustangs hosting Hawaii this weekend, then Brooks Lee will play…

Earthquake 5.28.2021

An earthquake shook Santa Barbara county on Wednesday afternoon. The earthquake hit around 2:12. The epicenter was six miles off the coast of the city of Santa Barbara. It measured 3.4 on the Richter scale. It was felt from Goleta to Carpenteria. No damage or injuries reported. Wildlife officials say the tremor did not impact…