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Bluegrass Festival 7.05.2018

Last night at the Atascadero lake park, the 3rd annual bluegrass festival, which attracted a big turn out. Nick Mattson and his wife, Haley Mattson, organized the bluegrass festival. Yesterday’s event surpassed expectations. The Atascadero fourth of July bluegrass festival becoming a great tradition in the north county.

Other Stories 7.05.2018

Some of the other stories we’re watching for you this Thursday morning, July 5th. The Carrizo Plain Conservancy purchases 320 acres near highway 58 to protect the endangered kit fox. The land is adjacent to land owned by the Department of Fish and Wildlife. Atascadero’s Charles Paddock Zoo has three new flamingo babies. You’ll spot…

Fourth of July Templeton 7.05.2018

A big fourth of July celebration in Templeton yesterday with the annual parade through downtown. Thousands turned out for the parade, lining the route with folding chairs, family barbecues and live music from the Joy Bonner Band at the downtown city park. Templeton firefighters kicked off the day with a pancake breakfast at the fire…

Crime 7.03.2018

From the police blotter. A Santa Margarita man arrested after allegedly stealing firearms and a tablet from his neighbor in rural California Valley last week. 42-year-old Daniel Donald Becker arrested after police searched his residence and recovered the stolen property. Becker was arrested on suspicion of possession of stolen property and being a felon or…

Low Income in California 7.03.2018

What is low income in California? Well, apparently, it depends where you’re living. In San Luis Obispo county, a family of four must earn $66 thousand dollars or less to be considered low income. In Marin county, that figure is $117,400. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development is calculating who is qualified for…