Yesterday our North County community lost an artist and friend, Bill Halopoff.
Autumn is one of the best times to enjoy the view of the vineyards. The vines are dressed in their brightest colors as October nears an end, and most of the grapes are in the process of harvest or already through it. I hope you seeing these vines as I did on October 23, 2012, in some of my local vineyards in Paso Robles and Templeton.
Today the North County received two blessings — the rain and the rainbow. See the pictures.
In consideration for those who may not share my political views but would like to read more about the people, places and cultural events I have normally written about, I’m starting a new blog on a different site just for those who want to read about local politics. Tidbits from Templeton will henceforth be free of politics. Get the link to the political blog in this post.
Find out how you can help defend rural property owners who produce your food and patronize your businesses. New laws and regulations — many written by unelected state and county boards, could put small farms out of business, raise prices of locally grown food, or force rural property owners from their land. See what you can do to help.
Have you seen Paso Robles City Council candidate jim Reed’s signs as you drive through the city and wondered who he is and what he stands for? I’d like to share what I know of him and why I support him.
Do you keep tabs on what the Paso Robles City Council does that might affect you? Are you aware of all the new ordinances that get passed or proposed each time it meets? Here’s what happened on September 18, 2012. Many citizens are not happy campers today.
If you’re a farmer or rancher or enjoying a rural lifestyle, your way of life may be about to change. The federal government is putting more and more restrictions on rural land use, and in some cases even taking some private land for their own uses without just compensation. Learn how you can protect yourself by being proactive.
Urgent action is needed to protect your first amendment rights in San Luis Obispo County.