In Sports 8.26.2020

A no-hitter yesterday for Lucas Giolito of the Chicago White Sox. The first of the season, and a remarkable feat for a player whose family background is not athletics, but Hollywood. His grandfather, Wayne Frost, was on Seinfield. He was the father of George’s fiance. Remember, whose cabin burned down. Lucas Giolito’s mother and father…

Pepe Delgado’s Closing 8.26.2020

Another business fails because of the government imposed shutdown. Pepe Delgado’s Mexican restaurant is closing after 49 years of operation. Yvonne Poulsen says she wanted to make it to 50 years, but because of the government-imposed shut down, she had to close the restaurant in March. She’s decided to put the restaurant up for sale…

Corona Flu SLO Update 8.26.2020

San Luis Obispo county public health department reported 34 new cases of the coronavirus yesterday. Since March, 21 San Luis Obispo county residents who had the virus died. Of those 21 people, 15 were over the age of 85. They were living in nursing homes or assisted living. All of them had underlying health issues.…

Atascadero City Council 8.26.2020

As the general election approaches, we learn 8 people are running for mayor and city council in Atascadero. Running for mayor, the incumbent, Heather Moreno, who is also a certified public accountant. Challenging her, planning commissioner Josh Donovan, and former Atascadero high school teacher and community advocate, Jerry Tanimoto. For city council there are several…

North County Weather 8.25.2020

Mostly sunny today after morning clouds, highs in the upper 80’s. NNW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear then increasing cloudiness after midnight. Lows in the upper 50’s, SW 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies with highs in the low 90’s. WNW winds increasing to 10-20 miles per hour tomorrow afternoon.

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Connecticut Town 8.25.2020

Comedian John Oliver recently delivered a profane rant on the internet about the city of Danbury, Connecticut. The mayor of Danbury responds by renaming the sewer plant after him. It’s the John Oliver Memorial sewer plant. Why? Well the mayor says “Because it’s full of crap, just like John Oliver.” Oliver was upset about racial…

Chicken Barbecue Postponed 8.25.2020

The drive through chicken BBQ scheduled today in Atascadero has been postponed two weeks. Emily Reneau tells KPRL the Kiwanis club is anxious to BBQ chicken for the event, because they do a great job. The drive-thru chicken BBQ in Atascadero is two weeks from today, but you can buy tickets online at atascaderochamber.org.