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Templeton Fourth of July Parade 7.05.2019

Yesterday, thousands turned out for the annual 4th of July parade in Templeton. The firefighters breakfast packed hundreds of people into the fire station beginning at seven yesterday morning. The fundraiser continued until the parade started at 10:00 am. The Grand Marshals of the Templeton parade included 99-year-old colonel Thomas Hidalgo, who landed at Utah…

North County Weather 7.03.2019

Mostly sunny today with highs in the mid 80’s. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows around 50. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs in the mid 80’s. Westerly winds to 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through next week with highs…

In Sports 7.03.2019

The Firecracker Baseball Classic wraps up today with three games at Barnhart field on the campus of Paso Robles high school. Last night, the Paso Robles Bearcats beat Redding 5-4 in the bottom of the seventh on a walk-off single by Aaron Espinoza. The Firecracker Baseball Classic championship games are Wednesday. Coach Thornhill says the…

Walmart in Paso Robles 7.03.2019

If you visit Walmart in Paso Robles this holiday week, you’ll see some remodeling and renovation. They held a grand reopening last week. The improvements include all new concrete and hardwood floors. A separate money center at the front of the store. Wider grocery aisles, and additional technology displays. Store manager Daniel Martinez says the…

Vaccinated Students 7.03.2019

A new study released today by the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that California’s efforts to reduce the rate of kindergartners without their required vaccinations is apparently working. The number of students without up-to-date vaccines decreased from about 10% in 2013 to nearly 5% in 2017. That’s after legislative intervention in California. Meanwhile,…

Suing Public Defender 7.03.2019

A former inmate at the county jail is suing “San Luis Obispo public defenders.” John Wyman accuses the law firm which handled his case. His suit alleges the firm failed to competently represent him. Wyman is a 52-year-old veteran of the US air force. He spent about three months in solitary confinement at the county…

Rescue in Morro Bay 7.03.2019

A man in his 70’s drove his car into Morro Bay near Tidelands park yesterday. Two good Samaritans came to his rescue. Stacy Brand of Three Rivers says she was playing with her son when she saw the car plunge into Morro Bay around 10:45 yesterday morning. The college English professor says she thought, “that…

Fireworks 7.03.2019

If you’re looking for fireworks tomorrow night, you can find them in Cambria at Shamel park. In Cayucos they’ll set fireworks off from the pier, and also the pier in Pismo Beach. There will be fireworks in Paso Robles at the Paso Robles Event Center. Part of Paso Pops. For more information about the concert,…

Bluegrass Freedom Festival 7.03.2019

The 3rd annual Colony Days Bluegrass Freedom Festival is from 4-8 tomorrow afternoon at Atascadero lake park. It’s a free concert with a very laid back crowd. The 3rd annual Colony Days Bluegrass Freedom Festival is free. However, there is food, cold beer and wine available for purchase. The Bluegrass concert is from 4-8 tomorrow…