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Opener For Wednesday 3.17.2021

Today is St. Patrick’s Day. You’re advised to wear green today. St. Patrick’s Day parades and events greatly reduced this year because of the pandemic, but you can still celebrate your Irish heritage. Or pretend you are Irish. Weather will be sunny this morning, but look for clouds gathering this afternoon. Mostly sunny tomorrow. Then…

A.M. Sun Solar Petition Link 3.16.2021

Information from A.M. Sun Solar regarding the petition “Save the Future of Solar”. “Save the future of solar & sign the petition! Whether or not you have solar already, signing this petition would help us in saving the future of solar in California. Sign the petition today, share with family and friends, and help us…

North County Weather 3.16.2021

Sunny today, highs near 60, light winds. Partly cloudy tonight, lows near 34. WNW winds 5-10 mph. Mostly sunny skies tomorrow, highs near 60. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny sunny skies through tomorrow. Increasing clouds Thursday. Rain early Friday in the north county, clearing Friday night. Sunny through the weekend.

Bridge Street Bridge Open 3.16.2021

In Arroyo Grande, city officials celebrated the reopening of the historic Bridge Street bridge. The renovation cost $8.7 million dollars for the two lane bridge near the Village of Arroyo Grande. The bridge was built in 1908. It closed for reconstruction in 2020. The new construction meets today’s standards for weight limits and seismic loading.…

SLO Co Covid Update 3.16.2021

The San Luis Obispo county health department reports 37 new covid cases over the weekend. They say two people with coronavirus died, although they do not tell us about their other health issues. One person was between 30 and 49. The other was between 50 and 64. When they gave ages, the health department said…

Teresa Rhyne 3.16.2021

Man’s best friend can teach us a lot about life. Paso Robles attorney Teresa Rhyne says she learned a lot about how to fight cancer from her dog, who also battled the disease. Her story about their survival became a New York Times bestseller. Now she has another book out about a new dog named…

Kristin Smart Update 3.16.2021

In Arroyo Grande, the search continues at the home of Ruben Flores, the father of Paul Flores. Paul is the prime suspect in the disappearance of Cal Poly student Kristin Smart back in 1996. Yesterday and today, sheriff’s deputies searched the home in Arroyo Grande. They removed an older VW Cabriolet to search for evidence.…

Paso Robles School District 3.16.2021

The Paso Robles school board met for over three hours Saturday morning to talk about Measure M money, and how to best spend that revenue on repairing decaying buildings in the school district. Trustee Chris Bausch said that the public is curious about two projects, Georgia Brown elementary school, and the aquatic complex. As for…

Paso Robles City Council 3.16.2021

Paso Robles City Council meets virtually this evening. The Council will discuss the Parking Program in downtown Paso Robles. It will also discuss the continued operation of the Parklets, set up outside restaurants in downtown Paso Robles. Those Parklets are designed to accommodate diners who choose to enjoy the Al Fresco dining downtown. The meeting…

Motel Robbery 3.16.2021

A motel clerk fought off two suspects who broke into the Economy Inn early yesterday on Spring street in Paso Robles and demanded money. The clerk says the robbers rang the bell around one yesterday morning. They first requested a room, but the clerk told them the motel was full. Then they returned a few…