Penticton today: Cubs win, Sebastian Bach ready to rock Penticton, drivers not getting the message

Chicago Cubs win the World Series, rocker ready to take Penticton by storm, and two South Okanagan wineries are celebrating.

Good morning Penticton. There will be a mix of sun and clouds today with expected highs of up to 12C this afternoon.

Local news: Penticton drivers are still not getting the message about texting and driving. RCMP said they issued just over $10,000 in fines in a 10-hour timeframe recently. Read more: Penticton distracted drivers.

A rash of thefts from vehicles have police reminding people not to keep valuables in their vehicles. Read more: RCMP files: Jewellery theft and more break ins

Provincial news: The 21-year-old man charged with killing a teen and severely injuring another at an Abbotsford school had no connection to them. Investigators said he is a man with no fixed address and is originally from Alberta. Read more on this here.

Business: Two Oliver wineries are celebrating milestones, one winning a major award and the other has been in business for 30 years.  Read more: Oliver winery named Canada’s Safety Employer and Markin: Three decades of innovation

Entertainment: It will be Youth Gone Wild tonight at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre as Sebastian Bach, who was the frontman of Skid Row, performs during a stop on his tour in Canada. Read more: Buckcherry, Sebastian Bach and The Wild! set date in Penticton. Opening is Kelowna band The Wild! read more about them here in this interview with the Western News.

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