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SLO County Map 12.21.2021

Last week San Luis Obispo county supervisors approved a new map for district boundaries. Supervisor John Peschong says the boundaries are a big improvement. He says that the map should stand up if it’s challenged in court, because it complies with new state laws regulating district boundaries. One group is asking the state attorney general…

Opener for Tuesday 12.21.2021

Rain returns tomorrow in the north county. Showers in the morning, becoming a steady rain tomorrow afternoon. We’ll get about a half inch of rain tomorrow. Then another seven tenths on Thursday. And then rain off and on through the rest of December. More on the weather coming up in a few minutes.

North County Weather 12.20.2021

Cloudy today in the north county, highs near 54. Light, variable winds. Cloudy this evening, lows near 34. Tomorrow, clouds and sunshine, highs near 61. Southerly winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for rain beginning early Wednesday morning, and continuing off and on through Saturday, Christmas Day. About three quarters of an…

In Sports 12.20.2021

The Mission Prep basketball classic continues today in San Luis. Atascadero pulled out because of covid, but Mission Prep is playing. At 4:00 this afternoon, Mission Prep plays Seattle Prep. At seven, the undefeated St. Joseph Knights play Clovis North. St. Joseph is 7-0 for the season. There are some remarkable teams in the tournament…

Dick Mason

Other Stories This Monday 12.20.2021

Have you had an experience with the local and regional emergency dispatch service? 911? The grand jury recommends the county sheriff work with the board of supervisors and police and fire agencies in each city. Last week, those groups reject the idea. The county says three more people with covid died over the past week.…

Holiday Magic at Atascadero Zoo 12.20.2021

Hundreds of people attended the 11th Annual Holiday Magic at the Charles Paddock Zoo Saturday. Zookeepers acting as elves gave holiday gifts to the animals, while crowds of people watched. The animals included meerkats, monkeys, porcupines, the fossa and the crowd favorite, the tiger. Zoo director Alan Baker says, “This is a feel good celebration…

No Meetings 12.20.2021

Incidentally, there’s no supervisors meeting today. Chair Lynn Compton made the announcement at the end of last Tuesday’s meeting. No Paso Robles city council tomorrow night, either. Mayor Steve Martin made that clear at the end of the meeting on December 7th.