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Probation Search 12.26.2019

Paso Robles police arrested two people Monday at a home on Alamo Creek road. During the search, officers found a loaded handgun inside the home. Police arrested Uriel Jiminez for child endangerment, a prohibited person in possession of a fire-arm and for a P.R.C.S. Hold. Angel Jiminez was also arrested for child endangerment and a…

Weather and Shopping 12.26.2019

After last night’s deluge, we should enjoy sunny skies for the next week or so. The rain started in Paso Robles around 4:00 yesterday afternoon, and continued until early this morning. The north county may have received more than an inch of rain in some area. We’ll have the official tabulation for Paso Robles later…

North County Weather 12.20.2019

Mostly sunny today, highs in the upper 60’s. Cloudy overnight, lows near 30. Tomorrow, mostly cloudy, highs near 60. The long range forecast calls for rain on Sunday. We may get four tenths of an inch on Sunday. Sunny skies Monday and Tuesday. Then another colder storm front arrives Christmas Day. Forecasters say we may…

Holiday Events 12.20.2019

More holiday events this weekend. Tomorrow at the Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero, Holiday Magic. That’s when the animals received wrapped Christmas gifts which they can open up themselves. 10-1:00 at the Charles Paddock Zoo. Some animals unwrap them, some just destroy the box to gain access to the food inside. Tomorrow in San Miguel,…

Holiday Gift of Life 12.20.2019

The Holiday Gift of Life returns to the central coast this year. The Blood Bank has changed its name over the years, but the annual blood drive continues, because blood is sorely needed this time of year. The Holiday Gift of Life started about thirty years ago by a former manager of F. Mclintock’s Saloon…

Oceano Dunes 12.20.2019

A 48-acre section of the Oceano Dunes will be closed off for camping. That section to be fenced off by the end of the year. Fencing is going up this week. The intent is to protect public health. They say the reasoning is that campers are stirring up dust which is producing dangerous particulates in…

John Shoals 12.20.2019

John Shoals, the former mayor of Grover Beach, resigns from his job with the Santa Barbara county planning department. Shoals is accused by his subordinates of sexual harassment. Shoals was the first directly elected mayor of Grover Beach. He termed out in 2018 and moved to Santa Barbara.

Two Big Pot Busts 12.20.2019

State officials file a civil action against an LA based cannabis company after searching its Nipomo warehouse. The search revealed the company was operating without an appropriate processors license. The state attorney general’s office filed a civil complaint against Lowell Herb Company and it’s CEO, David Alias for violating the medicinal and adult-use cannabis regulation…

Voters Mailer 12.20.2019

Voters in the north county upset by a mailer they are receiving from the county clerk recorders office. The mailer says they have to register to vote in the primary, but it doesn’t list the republican party as an option. If you have questions, contact the republican party headquarters. They’re getting a lot of calls…

Weather 12.20.2019

The weather will be going through some dramatic changes in the next week. Today will be sunny with highs into the upper 60’s. Then, the first in a series of storm fronts moves in over the north county. Cloudy skies tomorrow, and a good chance of rain on Sunday. We may receive about 4 tenths…