Systemic Racism 9.15.2020

A lot of talk about systemic racism in the US today. Paso Robles resident and retired attorney Chris Arend raising a stir about the subject. That’s retired attorney Chris Arend of Paso Robles, talking about systemic racism. It’s become an issue today because there’s a diversity committee made up of educators and city officials talking…

Supervisor John Peschong 9.15.2020

Its’ been six months now since the county locked down due to the coronavirus paranoia. Back in March, the county health officer predicted victims would flood local hospitals. The county prepared 1350 hospital beds for the influx of people sick with Covid 19. So far, 369 people have been hospitalized, that’s the total number. The…

Paso Robles City Council 9.15.2020

Six months into the government imposed shut down, Paso Robles city council will discuss budget cuts. It may mean cuts to recreation and library services. It’s taken the city council six months to talk about budget cuts. They’ve already talked about a tax increase which will go before voters in November. And it only took…

Fires and Weather 9.15.2020

Forecasters say we’ll see a warming trend today and tomorrow, highs up into the low to mid 90’s, then it will cool off again by the weekend. The smoke and haze will persist. The intensity depends on the fires, particularly the Dolan fire on the coast. That fire along highway one, just south of Big…

North County Weather 9.14.2020

Partly sunny skies today. Smoke and haze are possible. Highs this afternoon in the upper 80’s. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 50. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies. Highs in the low 90’s. The long range forecast calls for mostly sunny skies. Highs in the mid 90’s Wednesday, then dropping back into the upper 80’s through next…

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Other Stories This Monday 9.14.2020

Paso People’s Action hosted a black lives matter chalk and talk event Friday evening. It was billed as an opportunity for the community to come together and talk. People drew messages with chalk on the sidewalk like, “no justice, no peace.” And “black lives matter.” This week, Tianna Arata is expected to make a virtual…