Nature’s Neighbor – Mon 7/27/2020

A Radio show that provides information on going back to our roots and our history to find ways of living in a community with less impact on it. Starring Melanie Blankenship and featuring local guests and experts on the Central Coast. Today’s guests: Lynette with Farmstead Ed. For more information go to their website: https://farmsteaded.com,…

North County Weather 7.27.2020

Morning clouds becoming mostly sunny this afternoon, high’s in the low 90’s. Westerly winds 15-25 miles per hour. Overnight, mostly cloudy with lows in the mid 50’s. Westerly winds at 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds, highs in the mid 90’s. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour tomorrow. The extended forecast calls for…

In Sports 7.27.2020

The women’s NBA season began Saturday. It opened with players walking off the court before the National Anthem was played. Players for the Seattle Storm and New York Liberty dropped their basketballs and walked off the court to the locker room in support of black lives matter before the National Anthem. They wore warm ups…

Cal Poly Fundraising 7.27.2020

Fundraising at Cal Poly sets a new record for the state university system. Poly raised more than $830 million dollars over the past eight years. The original goal was $500 million. Then readjusted to $700 million by 2021. That goal was met, so Poly is ending the fundraising campaign. What will they do with the…

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Other Stories This Monday 7.27.2020

Remember the Avila fire in mid-June. That fire burned 400 acres of vegetation and threatened a number of homes. Fire officials say that fire was intentionally started in a creek bed adjacent to Avila Beach drive. It was started about 70 feet from the road. The fire spread quickly though the Pismo Beach and Shell…

Atascadero 7.27.2020

In Atascadero, a drive-up burger barbecue tomorrow afternoon in the parking lot next to the chamber of commerce. And as you might imagine, the Central Coast Roller Derby team will be on roller skates, delivering your burgers. The Jammers will do the delivery. The blockers will help keep the roadway clear, throwing elbows and knees…

Protests 7.27.2020

Protests continue in San Luis Obispo. They held a demonstration Saturday afternoon at the county courthouse. The peaceful demonstration was promoted as a “silent sit-in for black lives.” That was the fourth consecutive demonstration in four days. San Luis Obispo mayor Heidi Harmon’s son was not there. He is reportedly protesting in Portland where the…

Ethnic Studies 7.27.2020

In an effort to appease black lives matters, the Cal State University board of trustees votes to implement new ethnic studies courses. Trustees voting 13-5 last week to replace one of the three unit social science requirements with a class in Native American, African American, Asian American or Latino studies. The new guidelines would also…

Paso Robles Schools 7.27.2020

Distance learning, that’s the way schools will begin the school in late August. Dr. Curt Dubost told the school board late last week. That distance is learning is mandated because of the requirements set by the governor. There may be exceptions for students who don’t do well in distance learning. Special needs and homeless children…