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Chardonnays 7.02.2019

Wine Spectator magazine lists about two dozen San Luis Obispo county wineries which produce excellent California chardonnay. Stolo Vineyards and Winery in Cambria is the highest ranking with 91 points. The others include Ancient Peaks winery in Santa Margarita. Baileyana in the Edna Valley of San Luis Obispo. Barrel Burner in Paso Robles. Broadside in…

King City Man Drowns at Lake 7.02.2019

A King City man drowned Sunday afternoon at lake Nacimiento. He’s identified as 44-year-old Armando Ramos of King City. His next of kin have been notified. The drowning was reported around 11:40 Sunday morning. Witnesses say they saw a man swimming in the Sandy Point area, and then he went under the water. The dive…

Paso City Council 7.02.2019

No Paso Robles city council meeting tonight. It was canceled. The council will meet again in two weeks, and will revisit the short term rental issue. At the last meeting they reversed a previous decision to ban short term rentals in R-1 residential zoning. Mayor Steve Martin directed staff to develop a new ordinance which…

Highway One 7.02.2019

Caltrans is revising and rearranging its work schedule on highway one, where they are repaving between Cambria and Harmony. That’s after a massive traffic tie-up last week that backed up traffic for miles. No work will occur between now and 7:00 pm, Friday, July 7th. Beginning next week, all construction will be done during the…

The Summer of 2019 – 7.02.2019

The summer of 2019 getting a slow start in the north county. At the Ravine Water Park, Brett Butterfield has felt the impact of cool weather. He says the warming trend has heated up business and the cabanas are almost sold out through the 4th of July. The Ravine is located at the corner of…

North County Weather 7.01.2019

Sunny today with highs in the low 90’s. NW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows around 50. NW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs in the upper 80’s. WNW winds to 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny weather with highs in the low to upper…

Templeton Kittens 7.01.2019

Templeton firefighters were practicing car rescue procedures last week at their training grounds near the Salinas riverbed when they made an unusual discovery. They were learning how to use the jaws of life to remove car crash victims when they discovered two week old kittens under the passenger seat. There was no sign of the…

DAR 7.01.2019

The daughters of the American Revolution name an African-American woman to its national governing board. 72-year-old Whilhelmena Rhodes Kelly joined the DAR in 2004. She was researching her family history and hit a roadblock. That’s when members of the DAR gave her some help. Yesterday, the DAR installed Kelly as the head of its New…

Oregon Walk Out 7.01.2019

The legislative walk-out in Oregon ended over the weekend. Republicans returned to the state senate Saturday after a nine-day walk-out. The republicans walked out to protest a state cap on carbon that would have allowed companies to trade pollution credits. After republicans returned, the senate voted 17-10 to send that climate proposal back to committee,…