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Paso Robles Chamber Merger 01.04.2022

The Paso Robles chamber of commerce is growing dramatically. The Paso Chamber is merging with the Templeton Chamber of Commerce. The move will increase the membership in the Paso Robles Chamber by about 200 members. Gina Fitzpatrick is CEO of the Paso Robles Chamber. She says the merger will not reduce the mission or activities…

Opener For Tuesday 01.04.2022

It may feel strange to you, but we’re going to enjoy mostly sunny skies this week. Cloudy on Friday with about a 20% chance of rain, otherwise mostly sunny through next week. We’ll see temperatures warm into the low 60’s. Overnight, lows will drop into the low 40’s. More on the weather coming up in…

North County Weather 1.03.2022

Sunshine and clouds today, in the north county. Highs near 57, light variable winds. Tonight, mostly cloudy, lows near 37. Winds light and variable. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs near 61. Northerly winds 5-10 mph. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through Thursday. Cloudy Friday, then mostly sunny Saturday through next Wednesday. About…

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Other Stories This Monday 1.03.2022

Air travel frustrated in the US by the cancellation of 2200 flights yesterday. Some canceled because of snow storms in Chicago and Denver. More than 2700 flights were canceled on Saturday. 265 flights leaving Chicago’s O’Hare airport were canceled. That’s 25% of the total. In New Mexico, search and rescue crews used ropes and helicopter…

First Babies Born in CA 1.03.2022

The first baby born at a local hospital on the first of January is always a fun story in rural areas of California. But this year, something extraordinary occurred at a hospital in Salinas. At Natividad Medical Center in Salinas over the weekend, twins were born to parents from Greenfield. The first baby, Alfredo Antonio…

Spooner Arch Collapsed 1.03.2022

An iconic arch at Spooner’s Cove in Montana de Oro state park collapsed recently. The arch was on the right side of the cove. A lot of people took pictures of it. On Christmas Eve, people noticed the arch had collapsed. Cal Poly professor Dan Krieger says the arch was a symbol of the central…

Annual Running Chicken 1.03.2022

More than 300 people took part in the Running Chicken 5 and 10k Run/Walk Sunday at Santa Margarita Lake. The annual event raises money for the Run4 Bitti and Bryn Foundation started by Paso Robles Community Development Director Warren Frace and his wife to raise money for scholarships for runners at Atascadero and Paso Robles…

Highway One Reopens 1.03.2022

Highway one reopened Friday afternoon after a rock and mud slide closed the highway a couple miles south of Ragged Point. That stretch closed a week ago Sunday. But the highway is open again under 24-hour a day traffic control. Flaggers are working in the area to monitor one lane traffic. If you travel highway…