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North County Weather 5.12.2021

Sunny with highs near 86, SW winds 10-20 miles per hour Overnight, clear skies, lows near 47. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 85. WSW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Mostly sunny through the week, but cooler this weekend highs dropping into upper 60’s and low 70’s this weekend.

Atascadero Summer Concert Series 5.12.2021

The city of Atascadero announces its line up for the summer concert series at Atascadero lake park. It begins July 24th with Soundhouse. Nine concerts planned Saturday evenings from that concert July 24th until September 18th. July 24th – Soundhouse (rock, pop, reggae, country) July 31st – Dulcie Taylor (roots rock) August 7th – The…

E-Bikes in Lake Tahoe 5.12.2021

The pristine environment around Lake Tahoe is being threatened by e-bikes. Those are bicycles with small electric motors that help people pedal the bike. The US Forest Service deciding to open up about one quarter of its “non-motorized” trails to e-bikes. Some are not happy about it. Critics say it will send hordes of inexperienced…

46 West Roundabout 5.12.2021

The Roundabout under construction on 46 West at Vineyard Drive west of Paso Robles has a new look. There is now a round mound of dirt in the center of the Roundabout. The mound is 8-12 feet high. It’s just dirt right now, but it may be covered with vegetation or it may be ordained…

SLO Co Covid Number Update 5.12.2021

The county health department reports 14 new coronavirus cases yesterday. No new deaths reported. San Luis Obispo again leading the way with three new cases. Paso Robles and Atascadero each had two. Templeton also had a case of coronavirus. If you want to get tested or get a vaccine, you’re encouraged to contact readyslo.org, Or…

Atascadero City Council 5.12.2021

Atascadero city council met last night, virtually. When will the council begin holding regular meetings at the rotunda? Mayor Heather Moreno says that’s up in the air. She says Atascadero is negotiating with the county health officer, Dr. Penny Borenstein. At last night’s meeting, the council deferred one public hearing until the next meeting. That’s…

SLO PD Officer Murder 5.12.2021

The city of San Luis Obispo identifies the police detective shot and killed Monday evening at an apartment off south Higuera. He’s 37-year-old Luca Benedetti, who served four years with Atascadero police department before joining San Luis Obispo PD in 2012. Around five Monday afternoon, officer Benedetti and five other officers responded to an apartment…

North County Weather 5.11.2021

Sunny with highs near 88. Westerly winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 49. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 88. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Mostly sunny through the week. Highs in the upper 80’s through Thursday, but highs dropping into upper 70’s this weekend.

Vina Robles Reopening 5.11.2021

Vina Robles is going to reopen for this summer of 2021. The Vina Robles staff announcing tickets are now on sale for concerts including The Mavericks, Los Lobos, Train, Pat Benatar and the Beach Boys. The Steve Martin and Martin Short Show is scheduled for August 22nd. The first show is Joe Bonamassa, on July…