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North County Weather 12.30.2021

Sun and clouds today in the north county, highs near 55. ENE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, partly cloudy, lows near 40. Light variable winds. Tomorrow, partly cloudy skies, highs near 54. NNW winds 10-15 mph. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies Friday through next week. About a 25% chance of rain…

Cannabis Investments 12.30.2021

San Luis Obispo county just one of the areas in which developers have invested millions of dollars in the cannabis industry. The US department of agriculture says the total acreage of hemp planted nationwide jumped from about 32-thousand acres to more than 146-thousand acres. Oil company executives in Dallas, Texas formed Delta Ag, a new…

In Sports 12.30.2021

The Arroyo Grande beat Atascadero Greyhounds boys basketball team 53-33 Wednesday night to take third place at the Atascadero Christmas Classic. The eagles improve to 7-7 for the season. Greyhounds are now 9-4. The Greyhounds Corbin Rossi was named to the tournament’s all-star team. The Hanford Bullpups beat Montclair 61-15 to win the tournament’s championship…

Fire in Santa Maria 12.30.2021

Two women killed in a house fire Monday in Santa Maria are identified. They are 66-year-old Maria Lopez and 56-year-old Alicia Lopez-Buenrostro. The two women were found in a bedroom and declared dead at the scene. Firefighters say 13 people lived in the single story home in the Tanglewood neighborhood west of Santa Maria. Most…

Surfer Identified 12.30.2021

The surfer killed by a great white shark near Morro Strand state beach last Friday morning is finally identified. The victim of the fatal shark attack is 42-year-old Thomas Butterfield of Sacramento. He was visiting his mother in Morro Bay around Christmas when he went out boogie-boarding alone on the morning of Christmas Eve. His…

Respite From The Rain 12.30.2021

A respite from the rain. Forecasters say we’ll see some sunshine today, and more sunny weather through next week. Yesterday, Atascadero received nearly an inch of rain. Paso Robles received about six tenths of an inch. Santa Margarita eight tenths of an inch. For the season, Paso Robles has accumulated just under 7 inches of…

North County Weather 12.29.2021

Cloudy with periods of rain, highs near 52. Southerly winds 10-15 miles per hour. We’ll get about one half inch of rain today. Tonight, rain diminishing to a few showers by morning, lows near 42. Chance of rain overnight near 70%, light variable winds. Tomorrow, mostly cloudy skies, highs near 54. Winds light and variable.…

Atascadero Christmas Classic 12.29.2021

The Atascadero Greyhounds lost to Montclair in overtime (50-43) late Tuesday afternoon at the Atascadero Christmas Classic. Earlier Tuesday, Hanford beat Paso Robles 70-31. The Bearcats fall to 1-13 for the season. Templeton beat Orcutt Academy 66-38. The Eagles will play Paso Robles at 1:30 this afternoon. The Greyhounds will play Arroyo Grande at three.…

Running Chicken Run 12.29.2021

The Annual Running Chicken 10k and 5k run/walk is coming up Sunday at Santa Margarita lake park. Warren Frace tells KPRL. The fundraiser honoring the memory of Warren’s two daughters, who were killed in a traffic accident several years ago. They’ve already raised money for the high school track and cross country programs at Atascadero…