Flamson Dance Concert 5.19.2021

Dancers at Flamson Middle School are preparing for an outdoor dance concert Thursday evening on the front steps of the school. Dance instructor Stephanie Lovejoy says, “It’s been challenging preparing for the event, because we have not had a lot of time to prepare. But the 6-8th grade students are enthusiastic about it.” The performance…

Palm Theater Reopens 5.19.2021

Good news for those who love art films and obscure foreign language films. The Palm Theater in San Luis Obispo reopens. The theater seats up to 248 people, but will allow only 110-120 people into the building. Theater owner Jim Dee says, “I’m glad that people are getting to watch films on the big screen…

SLO Co Covid Update 5.19.2021

The San Luis Obispo county health department reports 24 new cases of the coronavirus. No new deaths reported. The county remains in the orange tier in the governor’s spectrum of state control. There are 79 active cases in the county. No new deaths reported yesterday by health officer Dr. Penny Borenstein.

Flores Trial 5.19.2021

Paul Flores appeared in San Luis Obispo superior court Monday via Zoom. It was a routine deliberation to set a date for a preliminary hearing in July. That preliminary hearing may last for two weeks or more. Paul Flores father also appeared in court via Zoom. 80-year-old Ruben Flores was actually in his attorney’s office.…

Paso Robles City Council 5.19.2021

The Paso Robles City Council met virtually Tuesday night. Mayor Steve Martin was absent. He traveled to Texas to attend his daughter’s graduation from college. After the benediction by Pastor Christopher Cole, acting Mayor John Hamon asked for a moment of silence for San Luis Obispo Detective Luca Benedetti, who was killed last week in…

North County Weather 5.18.2021

Sunny and warmer (in the north county), highs near 88. NNW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Occasionally gusting to over 40 mph. Overnight, clear skies, Lows near 46. NW winds 20-30 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, but cooler, highs near 80. Beginning Thursday, cooler temperatures in the north county with highs in the mid…

In Sports 5.18.2021

Cal Poly’s Brooks Lee named Big West conference player of the week for the third time. Over the weekend, Lee led the Mustangs to a sweep of Cal State Fullerton. He hit four doubles, and his first collegiate grand slam home run. He hit .500 against the Titans. 9-18. He is now hitting .337. Nationally,…

Kenyon Obituary 5.18.2021

Coast Union high school is celebrating the life of a long time volleyball coach who died recently after a long battle with colon cancer. Pam Kenyon graduated from Coast Union back in 1981. She returned nine years later to begin a remarkable career as a coach. She also taught science at Coast Union. Kenyon’s family…