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In Sports 5.08.2019

All three north county high school softball teams advanced in the 1st round of the playoffs. The Templeton softball team beat St. Joseph 2-1 yesterday at Vineyard athletic park. Senior Ashley Daugherty struck out 12 St. Joseph hitters. The Eagles will take on Tulare Union Thursday afternoon in Templeton. The Paso Robles high school softball…

Other Stories This Wednesday 5.08.2019

San Francisco approves a ban on credit-only stores. The vote copies similar laws in Philadelphia and New Jersey banning paperless only payment. Critics say that credit-only stores discriminate against low-income and transient people who may not have access to credit cards. Job openings rose 4.8% in March. There are now 1.2 million more open jobs…

Bike to School 5.08.2019

Today is Bike to School Day in San Luis Obispo county. Peter Williamson coordinates the event. He says Bike to Coffee is coming up this weekend. Free coffee on Saturday if you bike to Dark Nectar Coffee in Atascadero, Merry Hill Coffee in Templeton, The Loading Chute in Creston or Spearhead Coffee in Paso Robles.

Hit and Run 5.08.2019

A Creston man is facing felony and misdemeanor charges for allegedly creating a story about his truck being stolen, after it was involved in a hit and run accident in Atascadero. Richard Gonzalez is charged with leaving the scene of an accident, falsely reporting a theft, giving false information to a police officer and make…

Paso Robles Schools Superintendent 5.08.2019

The Paso Robles school district names a new superintendent. He’s Dr. Curt Dubost, currently, superintendent for the San Miguel school district. Dubost previously served as superintendent of the Templeton school district. The Dubost family arrived in the north county in the 1880’s. Curt Dubost was born in Paso Robles. He received his bachelor’s degree with…

North County Weather 5.07.2019

Morning clouds, afternoon sunshine, highs near 70. A 20% chance of rain. Westerly winds 20-30 miles per hour. Tonight, mostly clear, lows in the upper 40’s Tomorrow, partly cloudy with highs in the mid 70’s. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through Thursday. A 60% chance of…

In Sports 5.07.2019

Post season playoffs begin today for north county softball teams. The Paso Robles softball team will play at Liberty in Bakersfield. Also in division I, Atascadero softball team will host Centennial this afternoon. In division III, the Templeton girls softball team will host St. Joseph this afternoon. Baseball playoffs begin tomorrow. The Paso Robles Bearcats…

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Other Stories This Tuesday 5.07.2019

A ceremony held yesterday in the state capital, honoring 10 peace officers who died in the line of duty last year. Their names inscribed on a brass plaque and added to a monument across from the state capital where more than 1600 names are already listed. Among those to speak, Newman police chief Randy Richardson.…

13th Street Roadwork 5.07.2019

Road construction crews are going to close 13th Street from Park to Spring again today to repair damage done last Thursday night when a water main broke during the final repaving work on 13th. Yesterday, crews used leaf blowers in an effort to dry the pavement and the base beneath the surface. Ditas Esperanza says,…