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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…

Fourth of July 7.03.2019

Freedom is a family affair on the 4th in Templeton. San Luis Obispo district attorney Dan Dow says his family goes to the Independence Day parade every year. The 4th in Templeton begins with the annual Templeton Firefighter’s Association pancake breakfast at the fire station. $8 for adults. $5 for kids under ten. That begins…

North County Weather 7.02.2019

Sunny today with highs near 90. NW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows around 50. NW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs in the mid 80’s. WNW winds to 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through next week with highs in the mid…

In Sports 7.02.2019

A high school-aged baseball team from Colusa beat Paso Robles 11-0 yesterday at Barnhart field. The Bearcats are hosting the Firecracker tournament. A double header scheduled today at Paso Robles highs school. Games at 2 and 5 this afternoon. Same for Templeton high school and Atascadero high school. Each hosting a double header today. This…

Charles Paddock Zoo 7.02.2019

Charles Paddock Zoo director Alan Baker says they’re getting geared up for Ice Cream Zoofari, which occurs July 13th at the zoo. After the zoo closes, they open back up in the late afternoon and Yogurt Creations and ice cream vendors provide ice cream. Gary Brill plays animal oriented music. Ice Cream Zoofari July 13th…

Chardonnays 7.02.2019

Wine Spectator magazine lists about two dozen San Luis Obispo county wineries which produce excellent California chardonnay. Stolo Vineyards and Winery in Cambria is the highest ranking with 91 points. The others include Ancient Peaks winery in Santa Margarita. Baileyana in the Edna Valley of San Luis Obispo. Barrel Burner in Paso Robles. Broadside in…