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In Sports 9.02.2021

The Paso Robles Bearcats host Buchanan this evening in high school football. The game is reportedly being played on a Thursday because of a shortage of officials. At least that’s one explanation from central section officials. The Bears are 2 and 0 and highly ranked. They are the top ranked football team in the central…

Children Stuck in Afghanistan 9.02.2021

The associated press is reporting dozens of California children are trapped in Afghanistan. Officials say more than 30 California children are still stuck in Afghanistan after they traveled to the country to see relatives weeks before the Taliban seized power. They were unable to get out before US Forces left. Officials with three school districts…

Forest Closure 9.02.2021

All national forests in California are now closed due to the current wildfires across the state. This includes the Los Padres national forest here on the central coast. The closure continues through Friday, September 17th. The forest service says the decision was made for public and firefighter safety. Officials say that by temporarily reducing the…

Caldor Fire Update 9.02.2021

Calmer weather today may help firefighters battle in the Caldor fire which is threatening the Tahoe basin. Yesterday, the wind was scary. Battalion commander Jim Higge says the wind created spotting. Spotting is where embers from the fire float through the air and start fires a mile or two downwind. Calmer weather forecast today. That…

Mask Wearing Indoors 9.02.2021

Have you been wearing a face mask indoors? This week, health officer Penny Borenstein asked San Luis Obispo county residents to do so. She says there’s a profound increase in Covid cases in the county. Among those to speak at Tuesday afternoon’s news conference, Mark Lisa of Twin Cities hospital in Templeton. You can watch…

Bank Robbery in Paso 9.02.2021

Paso Robles police arrested a bank robbery suspect shortly after he demanded money at Chase bank late yesterday afternoon. A bank employee says the suspect handed her a note demanding money. He brandished what looked like a handgun. That was around 4:50 yesterday afternoon. The suspect did not get any money from bank employees, and…

North County Weather 9.01.2021

Mostly sunny skies today, but much cooler. Highs today near 79 in Paso Robles. Near 76 Atascadero. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 48. Westerly winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 82 in Paso Robles. 78 in Atascadero. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended…