46 East Road Work 8.18.2020

Drivers can expect delays and temporary lane closures on highway 46 east again today. Caltrans crews are removing and replacing striping along the highway from east of McMillan Canyon road, to west of Lucy Brown road, in Shandon. The project is scheduled to run between 8 in the morning and 4 in the afternoon through…

Covid-19 in SLO County 8.18.2020

San Luis Obispo county health officials report another death due to coronavirus. The person was in their 90’s and was residing at a skilled nursing home. The person had underlying health issues. That makes 19 people in the county who have died with corona virus since March. Of those 19 fatalities, 14 victims were over…

SLO County Supervisors Meeting 8.18.2020

San Luis Obispo county supervisors meet today in another virtual meeting, but there are some hot topics on the agenda, cannabis and the Paso Robles groundwater basin. Superivsor Peschong says he would like to hear more north county people speak up about the recent protests over black lives matter, and the arrest of 20-year-old activist…

Paso Schools 8.18.2020

Despite the hot weather, schools in the Paso Robles school district gave out Chrome books and laptops to facilitate distance learning yesterday at local schools. Tim Vincent is principal at Flamson middle school. He says it got so hot, he gave his staff a two hour break from 2-4 yesterday afternoon. Today, 7th grade parents…

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Opening Monologue 8.18.2020

Another hot one today in the north county. Forecasters say high temperatures will reach 112 in Paso Robles. 107 in Atascadero. The cooling station is operating at centennial park for those who don’t have access to air conditioning. Smoke continues to linger. The smoke is from the River fire which is burning out of control…

North County Weather 8.17.2020

Partly cloudy this morning, sunny this afternoon with high’s near 110. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, increasingly cloudy after midnight with lows near 70. Westerly winds at 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds, highs near 112. NNW winds 15-25 miles per hour in the afternoon. The extended forecast calls for mostly…