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Paso Robles GSA Meeting 7.25.2019

Another meeting for the group developing a draft plan for the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin. San Luis Obispo county supervisors Debbie Arnold is not a member of the Groundwater Sustainability Agency committee, but she attended the meeting yesterday afternoon along with about 50 other interested people. Groundwater sustainability was the subject of another in a…

Mid State Fair 7.25.2019

Finally, yesterday, we get some fair weather in the north county. Temperatures reaching 108 in Paso Robles. About 101 in Atascadero yesterday. 99 degrees in Shandon and Templeton. Day nine today of the California Mid State Fair. It begins early this morning with a pancake breakfast at the downtown city park. It’s free, but you…

North County Weather 7.24.2019

Sunny today with highs near 103. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, mostly clear with lows near 62. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, partly cloudy with highs near 101. Westerly winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through the weekend. High temperatures around 100. A cooling…

Dodger Stadium 7.24.2019

Dodger stadium is getting a face lift. The Dodgers unveiling plans yesterday for a $100 million dollar renovation during the off season. The improvements to be completed in time for next season. A new center field plaza will include a food and beer garden, two sports bars and children’s area. It will cover two acres.…

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Bang the Drum 7.24.2019

Bang The Drum Brewery in San Luis is moving. Noelle Dubois says the brewery signed a lease Monday to move into a nearby commercial space next to Crux Climbing Center at 1150 Laurel Lane. The new space is quite a bit larger. It’s 4,300 square feet. The opening will be October or November.

Gas Leak San Luis 7.24.2019

San Luis Obispo fire and the gas company responded to a possible gas leak in downtown San Luis yesterday. Reports came in around ten near the corner of Monterey and Osos streets. The odor was initially believed to be a natural gas leak. The area was evacuated and traffic was blocked for an hour. Employees…

Treasury Winery 7.24.2019

No harm no foul at a local winery Tuesday morning. Cal Fire SLO says “very small leak” of anhydrous ammonia at Treasury Wine Estates was quickly brought under control by employees at the facility. Anhydrous ammonia is reportedly used as part of the wine-making process. Hazmat crews responded to a reported ammonia leak at the…

Bent Pole on 13th Street 7.24.2019

Another one of the traffic poles on 13th Street in Paso Robles struck by a car yesterday. It’s the third time one of those new poles has been bent by a vehicle. Those poles will post signs for the new lighted pedestrian crosswalk across 13th at Pine and Park Street. Unfortunately, because the poles are…

Templeton Fire Department 7.24.2019

One of the neighboring fire agencies to fight those riverbed fires in Paso Robles, the Templeton fire department. Chief Bill White says he was on that fire that closed the Veterans Memorial bridge and Niblick road earlier this year. The Templeton fire department, unfortunately, is limited by its funding. Because Templeton is a Community Services…