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Atascadero City Council 3.23.2020

Tomorrow night, Atascadero city council gets a report on a survey done about putting a sales tax on the ballot in November. Tomorrow night, the Atascadero city council will get a report on a recent survey of voters in Atascadero, would they support an increased sales tax. That meeting gets underway at six tomorrow evening…

Bradley Out as CMSF CEO 3.23.2020

Mile Bradley is out as Chief Executive Officer at the California mid-state fair. The mid-state fair board of directors not saying why they voted to oust Bradley. Business assistant Colleen Bojorquez will serve as interim CEO, effective immediately. This year is the mid-state fair’s 75th anniversary. The fair is scheduled to take place July 22nd…

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…

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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…

Newsom to Spend $50 mil on Homeless 3.20.2020

Governor Gavin Newsom says one of his top priorities is taking care of homeless people. The governor received the okay to spend just over one billion dollars to address issues related to the Chinese Wuhan Corona-virus, COVID 19. He immediately allocated $50 million dollars to help those who are homeless Governor Gavin Newsom talking about…