ECHO 6.24.2021

ECHO of Atascadero and Paso Robles is honored by state senator John Laird as the top non-profit agency in his district. Wendy Lewis also weighed in on the recent violence by homeless people in downtown Atascadero. Tomorrow, we’ll talk with her about what ECHO is doing to address the behavior of homeless people in the…

Critical Race Theory 6.24.2021

People are still talking about the heated Paso Robles school board meeting Tuesday night during which the board heard over an hour of testimony related to the teaching of critical race theory in the classroom. The lengthy public testimony began with a democrat operative from San Luis Obispo who served on the San Luis Coastal…

Opener For Thursday 6.24.2021

Cooler temperatures again today in the north county. Then it will start warming up again tomorrow. This weekend, we’ll see high temperatures near 100. Today, we’ll also see the strawberry full moon. A large golden moon will hang over the north county for a few days. It’s golden, not strawberry-colored. The name originates from the…

North County Weather 6.23.2021

Partly cloudy skies with highs near 78. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour this afternoon. Overnight, partly cloudy, lows near 53. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 79. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for temperatures to stay cooler until this weekend. Then it will heat…

4th of July 6.23.2021

Have you made any plans for the fourth of July? Atascadero city manager Rachelle Rickard has a suggestion. An annual event returning to Atascadero’s lake park. She says it’s free, but VIP tickets are available. That’s coming up the 4th of July at Atascadero lake park.

SLO Co Covid Update 6.23.2021

The report on covid by the county health department is now weekly. The latest report indicates the county had 27 new cases in the past week. No additional deaths reported, in fact there have not been any deaths related to coronavirus in San Luis Obispo county for several weeks. The total for the county over…

The Landing 6.23.2021

This week we’re looking at the future of The Landing. That’s the development on the old Boys School property on Airport road in Paso Robles proposed by Majestic Corporation. Phil Brown of Majestic describes the large warehouse proposed for the west side of 136-acre property. Brown says Majestic does not have a deal with Amazon…

Atascadero City Council 6.23.2021

Atascadero city council met virtually last night. The meeting included a presentation by the new police chief, Bob Masterson, who talked about the issues related to the recent criminal activity of homeless people camping near downtown Atascadero. You may remember the recent violence which led to three people suffering injuries, and two arrests. One of…

Paso Robles School Board Meeting 6.23.2021

The Paso Robles school board meeting lasted for more than six hours last night. That includes a brief closed door meeting. Ironically, most of the discussion came at the very end during the last agenda item presentation. That’s a proposed resolution banning critical race theory. But first, the board approved on a 5-2 vote, option…