Covid-19 Numbers SLO Update 5.21.2020

New numbers on Covid-19 in San Luis Obispo county. The county confirms two new cases yesterday. Both in Paso Robles. That brings the total in the county to 249 since the pandemic began in mid-March. That’s 249 residents out of a population of 285 thousand people. Of those 249 patients, 222 have completely recovered. 27…

Release From Shut Down 5.21.2020

The state of California gives San Luis Obispo county the go ahead to move more quickly through Stage 2 opening sectors. It means restaurants and stores can reopen to some extent. The state public health department determining that the county has met governor Newsom’s Stage 2 variance criteria. San Luis Obispo and 28 other counties…

Goodwill Remains Closed 5.20.2020

If you’re doing some spring cleaning, some advice on where to take items you don’t want. Goodwill Industries says their donation centers remain closed because of the government imposed shutdown. They ask that you not drop off items at their donation centers. The stores will resume operations as soon as the state allows. Information is…

Oregon Ruling On Coronavirus Shut Down 5.20.2020

In Oregon, a judge overturns the authority of governor Kate Brown. Judge Matthew Shirtcliff, judge of Baker county in eastern Oregon, declared the governor’s coronavirus restrictions “null and void” because the governor didn’t have her emergency orders approved by the state legislature. Judge Shirtcliff made the ruling Monday. That decision related to a lawsuit brought…

Going Rogue 5.20.2020

While some who are frustrated are asking why our county officials or our city officials or even north county businesses do not go rogue and just ignore the shelter-in-place order by the state. San Luis Obispo county sheriff Ian Parkinson explains why that’s a bad idea. He says the state could revoke a state license…

Paso Robles City Council 5.20.2020

The Paso Robles City Council held a virtual meeting Tuesday. Fire Chief and current Emergency Services Director Jonathon Stornetta provided an update on COVID-19. Stornetta said Governor Gavin Newsom changed some of his metrics on Monday which make it easier for San Luis Obispo County to qualify for the Stage 2 variance criteria of the…

Supervisors Give Go-Ahead to Dr. Borenstein 5.20.2020

San Luis Obispo County Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday morning to encourage County Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein to submit an application to move forward with Governor Gavin Newsom’s new plan for reopening. On Monday, the governor outlined new guidelines for counties to qualify for reopening. The new guidelines change the metrics which make it easier…