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Gray Whales 3.25.2019

Gray whales are swimming into San Francisco Bay in greater numbers, as they migrate along the California coast. The gray whales reach 39 feet long and weight 60,000 pounds. They’re thrilling spectators, but biologists say the surge in strays may be sign of trouble. The whales are making their annual 11,000 mile trip north from…

COLAB Dinner 3.25.2019

Coming up Thursday night, the Coalition of Labor, Agriculture and Business will hold it’s tenth annual dinner at the Madonna Expo. The dinner is this Thursday night at Madonna Expo. For tickets or more information, go to the COLAB website www.colabslo.org.

SLODOCO 3.25.2019

Atascadero gets a new doughnut shop tomorrow. SLODOCO opens near Galaxy Theaters on El Camino Real. SLO Donut Company, better known as SLODOCO, has enjoyed great success as a 24-hour doughnut shop near the Cal Poly campus. In Atascadero, the doughnut shop will be open from 4 in the morning until eleven at night. The…

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Grapevine 3.25.2019

A 50-car pile up on the Grapevine section of i-5 Saturday. Thick fog to blame for the accidents. 12 people were taken to the hospital. One in critical condition. That section of I-5 south of Bakersfield can be dangerous during fog, snow and icy conditions. Saturday, dense fog caused the accidents on the Grapevine.

Weather 3.25.2019

Weather forecasters says we’ll see partly cloudy skies today. Mostly cloudy tomorrow. Rain on Wednesday. Last week’s precipitation raises the levels at lake Nacimiento and San Antonio lake. Nacimiento up to 85% of capacity. San Antonio reaches 39% of capacity. That’s up dramatically from two months ago. February 2nd, lake Nacimiento was only 33%. San…

North County Weather 3.22.2019

Mostly cloudy, highs in the mid 60’s. Tonight, cloudy, 70% chance of rain Lows in the upper 40’s. Tomorrow, mostly cloudy, 60% chance of light rain in the morning hours. Highs in the mid 60’s. The extended forecast, mostly sunny Sunday. Cloudy Monday then more rain Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.

In High School Sports 3.22.2019

The Paso Robles baseball team takes on San Luis Obispo this evening. That game begins at six at San Luis Obispo high school. The Paso Robles softball team plays at St. Joseph in Santa Maria. That game begins at 4:30. Atascadero girls softball team hosts Righetti at 4:30 this afternoon. The Atascadero baseball team plays…

March Madness 3.22.2019

The Yale marching band did not attend the NCAA tournament in Florida, so the north Florida band put on navy blue t-shirts with “Yale” on the front and played before the Ivy league champions played LSU. The Yale band was on spring break. So was north Florida, but the band members lived close by in…

Rising Suns 3.22.2019

Rising Suns playing at d’Ambino in Paso Robles recently. The band covers music only from 1964 to 1967. Rising Suns play tomorrow night, Saturday night at d’Ambino’s in Paso Robles. The wine tasting venue is located on Park street in the old train station. There is no cover charge Saturday night for the appearance of…