North County Weather – WED 4/19/17

Mostly sunny today with highs in the low-70’s Overnight lows in the mid-40’s Tomorrow, sunny and windy with highs in the mid-70’s A warming trend through the week with highs in the mid-80’s by Saturday. Weather Change A profound change in the weather today. Sunny skies follow the recent rains. Yesterday, Atascadero received just over…

DMV to Crack-Down on Disabled Placard Fraud

California DMV announces plans to stop the abuse of fraud and abuse in the state’s disabled placard program. A new state audit finds the DMV accepts applications lacking medical documentation and issues too many duplicates. The state also fails to cancel the placards of people who have died, so their survivors sometimes inherit the placards…

SLO County Jail to Hire In-House Doctor and Nurse

San Luis Obispo County Supervisors approve the decision to hire a half-time doctor and a full-time nurse practitioner to work at the county jail. The decision by County Health Agency Director Jeff Hamm comes after two inmates die at the jail in recent weeks.On January 22nd, 36-year-old Andrew Chaylon Holland died after being restrained for…