Gun Shops Open in SLO County 3.23.2020

County emergency services director Wade Horton says gun shops will stay open. Gun shops have seen a tremendous increase in business across the state. Thousands of customers flooding gun stores in California to buy weapons and ammunition for self-protection. Yesterday afternoon, San Luis Obispo county emergency services director Wade Horton announces that after a conversation…

Shelter at Home and COVID-19 – 3.23.2020

The San Luis Obispo county health director reports the number of Covid-19 cases in the county has reached 27. So far, no deaths reported. None have required hospitalization. In fact, scientists say 80-98% of those who get the corona-virus will have a mild case. San Luis Obispo county health director Penny Borensteen says there have…

Weather Forecast 3.23.2020

A lot of standing water on the roadways this morning, after a deluge last night in the north county. Paso Robles receiving about one half inch of rain late yesterday and overnight. For the season, we’ve received 10.6”. The average for this point in the season is 11 inches. Forecasters say we may get some…

North County Weather 3.20.2020

Cloudy skies with highs near. Tonight, showers early, then mostly cloudy overnight, lows in the low 40’s. Tomorrow, clouds and sunshine in the morning. Then, mostly cloudy in the afternoon with a 20% chance of rain. Highs in the low 60’s The extended forecast calls for rain on Sunday. We may get nearly an inch…

Dick Mason

Other Stories This Friday 3.20.2020

San Luis Obispo county schools are still offering free lunches to students. They drive through operations are from 11-1 each weekday at many schools in the county. In Paso Robles, the lunch program is offered at Georgia Brown, Winifred Pifer, Flamson middle school and Paso Robles high school. In Atascadero nearly every school is providing…

Wuhan China Corona-virus 3.20.2020

So, why corona-virus is a bigger deal than seasonal flu? This is an explanation from the health department in Shelby, Arizona. Forwarded to me by a nurse who retired locally and is now in Arizona. It has to do with RNA sequencing, i.e. Genetics. Seasonal flu is an “all human virus”. The DNA/RNA chains that…