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Neverland Ranch Sells 12.28.2020

Neverland Ranch finally finds a buyer. Michael Jackson’s 2,700 acre property near Los Olivos sells for $22 million dollars to billionaire Ron Burkle, the owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team. The estate was listed for $100 million dollars in 2015. Most recently, the price had dropped to $31 million. The property includes a 12,000…

ECHO at Motel 6 in Paso 12.28.2020

Just in time for winter weather, ECHO is opening rooms for homeless at the old Motel 6 in Paso Robles. Wendy Lewis of ECHO describes the organization which is operating the facility. Lewis says ECHO is looking for volunteers to help out. The website to get more information is: Echoshelter.org. Lewis says the new facility…

Creek Fire Contained 12.28.2020

The Creek Fire is finally 100% contained. Fire officials with the Sierra National forest said the fire around Big Creek, Huntington Lake, Shaver Lake and Mammoth Pool was declared 100% contained on Christmas Eve. The Creek Fire started September 4th near Big Creek. It’s the fourth largest wildfire in California history. It’s also the largest-ever…

Brush Fire 12.28.2020

A brush fire burned about 100 acres in the California Valley late Christmas Day. A travel trailer caught fire on property near Ginger road and Belmont Trail. That fire spread into vegetation and grew to over 100 acres before firefighters contained it around ten Friday night.

Liquor Store Hold Up 12.28.2020

An armed robbery Saturday evening in Paso Robles. Savage Spirits and Deli on Spring street at 21st held up around 6:30 Saturday by a masked gunman. Assistant city manager Marcy Greenberg said the gunman walked in wearing a mask and sunglasses. He had a gun in his pocket and demanded money. She gave the robber…

Opening Monologue 12.28.2020

A little rain overnight, and we may see a few showers this morning, but then clearing skies with mostly sunny weather through New Year’s Day. Then one week from today, we’ll get another storm move in over the north county bringing rain for several days early next week. So far, we’re running behind the seasonal…

North County Weather 12.24.2020

Cloudy this morning, becoming partly cloudy this afternoon. Highs in the upper 60’s. ESE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Partly cloudy overnight, lows near 34. Partly cloudy tomorrow with highs in the upper 60’s. The extended forecast calls for sunshine through the Christmas Day. A 25% chance of rain late Friday and early Saturday. A…

Pop Up Gallery in Atascadero 12.24.2020

A pop-up gallery with renderings of 10 future murals pops up in Atascadero. The Equality Mural Project Gallery opened this week, and will run through the end of February at 6100 El Camino Real, Suite B. Each piece expresses different aspects of equality and inclusion. They are renderings of 10 future murals in Atascadero. Appointments…

Main Street Drawing 12.24.2020

The Paso Robles Main Street Association held its First Annual Christmas Tree and Gifts Drawing at Kahumas on 12th Street in Paso Robles. Main Street raised over $3,500 by selling $25 tickets for the drawing. Santa Claus drew the winning ticket from several hundred entries. The winner was Lauren Pickard. She will receive the decorated…

Weapons For Christmas 12.24.2020

Are you getting a fire arm for Christmas? It’s not uncommon in states where people do a lot of hunting. New statistics out show the state with the highest number of registered guns per capita is Wyoming. These are registered guns. For every 1,000 residents there are 195 guns in Wyoming. #2 is the district…