Coronavirus and Recovery 4.24.2020

For many, the pandemic and government imposed shut down is no laughing matter. Many small businesses are struggling. Some people have already shuttered their businesses. Those applying for small business loans are finding the task challenging, and many small business people are slow in getting those applications submitted. Meanwhile, large businesses are snagging up to…

Coronavirus SLO Update 4.24.2020

San Luis Obispo county health department giving the latest totals on coronavirus yesterday. They say that so far, since the pandemic began, there have been 149 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the county. Of those victims, 119 have recovered. 28 are now at home recovering. One person is hospitalized. The number of total cases in…

Cover Story Reopening 4.24.2020

The story on the national news was wrong. On NBC’s Today Show yesterday. National correspondent Miguel Almaguer said: “With a low number of cases and testing capabilities in place, San Luis Obspo county says some businesses will be free to open May first, including dine-in restaurants,” The county public health department said, and I quote,…

Paso Robles Library 4.23.2020

This is National Library Week. Although the Paso Robles library is closed, Karen Christiansen says there are a lot of activities on the library Facebook page. Every Thursday, Mother Goose on the Loose is available online. You can go to the library Facebook page and a librarian will read a book to your children.

Other Stories This Thursday 4.23.2020

The sheriff’s department arrested an Oceano man after he threatened a man with a knife Tuesday afternoon on the beach at Pirates Cove. 45-year-old Russell Pennington Meeks approached the victim and threatened him with the knife. The victim slugged Meeks, who ran off. The victim did not know Meeks. Sheriff’s deputies found him on the…

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Sheriff’s Investigation 4.23.2020

Another search warrant served yesterday morning in connection with the disappearance of Kristin Smart back in 1996. San Luis Obispo county Kristin Smart disappeared after walking away from a party near the Cal Poly campus. She was a freshman living in the dorms. She was never seen again. The last person seen with her was…