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AG News 7.26.2019

This is the final weekend for the California Mid State Fair. The wrangler junior country rodeo is today. It begins at eight this morning. The big rodeo is tomorrow with the finals tomorrow evening. San Luis Obispo county supervisor Debbie Arnold says she’ll be spending most of the weekend at the fair. She has family…

Benito Dusi Obituary 7.26.2019

One sad note this morning, Benito Dusi died July 17th. Benito was the youngest of three boys. He and his brothers, Guido and Dante farmed the vineyard planted by their parents in 1926. During his senior year at Paso Robles high school, Benito drove the school bus for students in the Willow Creek area. After…

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Other Stories This Friday 7.26.2019

Chinese companies are willing to buy more US farm products. Envoys from China and the US meet next week in Shanghai. Apple is paying one billion dollars for Intel’s chip maker’s smartphone modem division. The french inventor of an airborne hover board glided more than halfway across the English Channel before he crashed into the…

NRA in California 7.26.2019

A California affiliate of the National Rifle Association is asking a US judge to block a new law requiring background checks for anyone buying ammunition. The California Rifle and Pistol Association asked US district judge Roger Benitez to halt the checks and related restrictions on ammunition sales. Voters approved tightening California’s already strict firearms law…

Fatal Crash 7.26.2019

The CHP says a 26-year-old man was killed in a crash on 101 in Paso Robles Wednesday night. The crash occurred around 9:15 in the north bound lanes of 101 just south of the Spring street off ramp. The SUV went off the freeway, down a slope and crashed onto the railroad tracks. The driver…

Templeton Fire Protection 7.26.2019

If you live in Templeton, you will soon be voting on fire protection in your area. Templeton fire chief Bill White explains where the revenue generated will be spent. You may receive the ballot in the mail any day. Tomorrow, volunteers will walk precincts in Templeton to encourage voters to support the ballot measure. It’s…

California Mid State Fair 7.26.2019

Day ten today of the California Mid-state Fair. The 27th annual breakfast held yesterday at the downtown city park. Yesterday, Tommy Harris gave free carriage rides at the pancake breakfast. Today he’s back at the fair grounds, performing hands-on horse activities at 2 and 4. The wrangler junior country rodeo is already underway at the…

North County Weather 7.25.2019

Sunny today but cooler, highs near 96. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, mostly clear with lows near 60. W winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, partly cloudy with highs near 98. Westerly winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through the weekend. High temperatures around 100. A…