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Opener For Wednesday 10.06.2021

Still no identity for the person who won Monday night’s power ball. Someone bought the winning tickets at Albertson’s on Quintana road in Morro Bay. That power ball ticket is paying off nearly $700 million dollars. So far, the winner has not stepped forward. Numerous real estate agents and investment people have stepped forward, however,…

North County Weather 10.05.2021

Sunny today with highs near 84 in Paso Robles. 79 in Atascadero. Winds 10-15 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 51 with light winds. Tomorrow, sunny, highs near 78 in Paso Robles. 74 in Atascadero. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for a cooling trend this week with high…

Scarecrow Festival in Cambria 10.05.2021

The scarecrows are back in Cambria. The October Scarecrow Festival is underway, with a couple hundred handmade sculptures and stuffed scarecrows along the streets of Cambria. Some of the statues celebrate el Dia de Los Muertos. Others celebrate surfing, pirates and mermaids. The scarecrows will be up through Halloween, October 31st.

Denise Conte Retires 10.05.2021

In recent months, the Paso Robles school district has lost quite a number of excellent administrators, principals and teachers. Most moved to other districts or to correctional facilities. Some simply retired. After 21 years, Denise Conte retired yesterday, but teaching was not her first career. Initially, she worked as a secretary in southern California. While…

Fire on the Grade 10.05.2021

Those fire fighting planes and helicopters traveling over the north county the last two days have been fighting a ten-acre fire on the Cuesta grade. The fire started Sunday evening and burned over night. Caltrans closed one northbound lane of 101 Sunday night. Fire officials said it had the potential to burn 100 acres. A…

Supervisors 10.05.2021

Today, San Luis Obispo county supervisors may revisit the issue of appointing an interim county clerk recorder. You may remember, Tommy Gong resigned, so deputy county clerk recorder Helen Nolan stepped in and ran the recall election. But the supervisors appointed five people as a review committee to look over a list of 44 applicants…

Paso Robles City Council 10.05.2021

Paso robles city council meets tonight. The council will get an update on covid. The mayor will proclaim this domestic violence awareness month, and the council will receive a presentation about ride share. The council will conduct a public hearing about redrawing the election district boundaries. They’re looking for your input. They will also discuss…