Jerry Reis 9.16.2020

One sad note this morning. Jerry Reis died. The Atascadero resident served on the San Luis Obispo city council from 1987 to 1992. While he was a San Luis council member, he proposed the ban on smoking in indoor public places. It was approved by the council in 1990 and the city became the first…

Fall From Bishop’s Peak 9.16.2020

Another climber fell 30 feet from Bishop’s Peak in San Luis Obispo yesterday morning. That’s the second fall there in the last week. Firefighters and paramedics responded to reports of a victim who fell in the open space near the Highland drive trail-head. That was around 11:25 yesterday morning. The person was assessed and treated,…

Weather and Fire 9.16.2020

Forecasters say we’ll see warmer temperatures today, up into the mid 90’s in the north county. Then it wills tart cooling off tomorrow. The smoke and haze from the Dolan fire will continue. The fire continues to grow. It’s burned more than 119 thousand acres. It remains 40% contained. More than 800 fire fighters are…

North County Weather 9.15.2020

Mostly sunny skies today. Smoke and haze are possible. Highs this afternoon in the low 90’s. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 50. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 90’s. The long range forecast calls for mostly sunny skies. High temperatures dropping back into the upper 80’s Thursday and remaining cooler through next week.

PGA Tour 9.15.2020

Golfers warming up at Wing Foot golf course in New York for the US Open. Among the favorites, Xander Schaufele, who captured a second place finish at the Fed Ex Cup on Labor Day weekend, good for $4.5 million dollars, not bad pay for a 26-year-old golfer. His caddy is former Greyhound Austin Kaiser. They’re…

Dick Mason

Other Stories This Tuesday 9.15.2020

This is no surprise, Amazon is hiring. The Seattle based company is hiring 100,000 new employees. That’s in addition to 33,000 new jobs it announced last week. They’re building 100 new offices. Amazon is offering $1,000 sign up bonuses for new employees. Fed Ex says they’re planning to hire 70 thousand seasonal workers this holiday…