Wuhan Coronavirus in SLO 4.01.2020

The San Luis ObIspo county health department reports 80 cases of Covid-19 in the county. Forty of those people are recovering at home. 30 people have recovered from the virus. 10 are hospitalized. Two are in ICU. The health department says one of the patients in ICU has been the only one so far. Now…

Weather Intro 4.01.2020

Forecasters calling for sunny weather through Saturday, then we may get some pretty good rain Sunday through Tuesday of next week. Forecasters say we’ll get about an inch of rain over those three days. A wet March helped pull the north county out of a moderate drought condition. Paso Robles airport receiving about three inches.…

Dick Mason

Food & Farm News 3.31.2020

Finalists for state proficiency awards were recently given to a number of local students who are studying agriculture courses at north county high schools. Zachary Alves of Paso Robles was named as a finalist for a state proficiency award in agricultural mechanics design and fabrication. Tyler Schimke of Paso Robles was honored for his work…

Dutch Painting 3.31.2020

A painting by Vincent Van Gogh was stolen from a Dutch museum in an overnight smash and grab theft. The museum was closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The Singer Laren museum east of Amsterdam says the painting was “the Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in spring 1884” The museum houses the collection of…

Arrests in Paso Robles 3.31.2020

Three people were arrested on suspicion of car theft over the weekend in Paso Robles. Paso Robles police got reports of an attempted burglary around five Saturday morning. A resident heard his garage door opening and saw a man trying to get into his car. He saw a man getting into the passenger seat of…

Supervisor Adam Hill 3.31.2020

Supervisor Adam Hill comes out of hiding. The supervisor admitting that he attempted suicide toward the end of the election, but that he’s recovered, and he’s anxious to return to work as supervisor. Supervisor Hill barely won re-election in a close race against an unknown candidate, Stacy Korsgaden, who is an insurance agent and is…