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Nancy Pelosi 5.20.2019

House speaker Nancy Pelosi receives the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage award. Last night, Pelosi was recognized for her efforts to pass the Obama healthcare law in 2010, and for helping democrats reclaim control of the US house. Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg calls Pelosi, “the most important woman in American political history.” Pelosi received…

Bike To Work Day 5.20.2019

Bike-To-Work Day inspired many north county residents to ride their bikes to work on Friday. In Atascadero, Bikefest took place in front of the rotunda. Jacque Fields coordinated the event. She says it went pretty well. Several dozen people rode their bikes to Bikefest in Atascadero on Friday. Among them, Atascadero community development director Phil…

Weather 5.20.2019

How much rain did you get at your place over the weekend? Rainfall ranged from four tenths of an inch in Atascadero to eight tenths in Creston. About one half inch of rain in Templeton, Santa Margarita and Paso Robles. On the north coast, Rocky Butte received 1.2 inches of rain. Eight tenths of an…

North County Weather 5.17.2019

Mostly sunny today, highs in the low 70’s. NNW winds 10 to 20 miles per hour. Tonight, mostly clear, lows in the mid 40’s, 10% chance of rain Tomorrow, cloudy with light rain in the afternoon hours, highs in the mid 60’s. SW winds 10 to 20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for…

In Sports 5.17.2019

The Atascadero Greyhound baseball team plays in the CIF championship game tomorrow at Fresno state. The 12-17 Greyhounds take on the Highland high school Scots of Bakersfield. The Scots are 28-2. That game to be played at 12:30 tomorrow at Fresno state. The only other north county team to reach the CIF championship game, the…

Sensorio 5.17.2019

This Sunday, Sensorio opens off 46 east. The colorful solar-powered light show was created by artist Bruce Munro. The field of light will be on display Wednesdays through Sundays until next January. Its open from 7 to 11. Walkways around the landscape guide you through the light show. Adult admission is $27 Wednesday and Thursday.…

LakeFest 5.17.2019

Have you seen Atascadero lake recently? The winter rains have filled that lake. The friends of Atascadero Lake are celebrating. It’s called LakeFest. LakeFest is tomorrow from 10-4, the Friends of the Lake celebrate the lake with LakeFest. It’s free to attend.

Paso Robles Wine Festival 5.17.2019

The Paso Robles Wine Festival kicks off today in Paso Robles with a sold-out reserve event this evening. The big event is tomorrow at the downtown city park in Paso Robles. Tickets for tomorrow’s event are still available. Go to the website pasowine.com. The reserve event this evening is sold out. You may be able…

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Other Stories This Friday 5.17.2019

Schools are closed in LA Capital. Mexico city officials canceled classes for millions of students for the second straight day yesterday. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum says schools will be closed again today in Mexico City. Former president Jimmy Carter says he will teach Sunday school this weekend, after getting a hit replacement this past week. He…