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Atascadero City Council 11.13.2020

The Atascadero City Council met Tuesday night in a virtual meeting. The council unanimously approved awarding an $819,344.50 contract to Kirk Construction for the construction of the Atascadero Mall Plaza Project. The Plaza will be built near El Camino Real and the new La Plaza Development which is going in there. After it was approved,…

SLO Co Covid Update 11.13.2020

The numbers for victims of the coronavirus are up in San Luis Obispo county and across the nation. Health officials predicted this surge early last summer. When the cold weather hits, it happens. But many of the Covid cases in our county are students at Cal Poly. Yesterday, between 20 and 27 students were isolating…

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Friday The 13th 11.13.2020

Triskaidekaphobia: A 17-letter word to describe people who have an irrational of disproportionate fear of the number 13. It’s from the Greek word, thirteen and phobia. It manifests on Friday the 13th, and that’s today’s date. But the weather looks good. Sunny with highs near 70, and that will continue through the weekend.

North County Weather 11.12.2020

Mostly sunny today with highs near 70. NW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Clear skies overnight, lows in the mid 30’s with light winds. Tomorrow, sunny skies with highs near 70. Westerly winds 10-15 miles per hour. Then mostly sunny through the weekend. Highs getting up to the upper 70s next Monday and Tuesday. A…

In Sports 11.12.2020

The Cal Poly baseball team has announced the signings of six recruits to the national letter of intent. The announcement was made yesterday by Mustang baseball coach Larry Lee and director of athletics Don Oberhelman. The signing period opened yesterday, and runs through August 1st. Among the six recruits, Jakob Wright of Paso Robles high…

Cal Poly Graduate 11.12.2020

A Cal Poly graduate is scheduled to pilot a Space X capsule to the international space station this weekend. The rocket will blast off from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. It’s set to be launched at 4:49 Saturday afternoon, weather permitting. The flight was originally scheduled for October 31st. Victor Glover graduated from…

Atascadero City Council 11.12.2020

The Atascadero City Council met Tuesday night in a virtual meeting. The council unanimously approved awarding an $819,344.50 contract to Kirk Construction for the construction of the Atascadero Mall Plaza Project. The Plaza will be built near El Camino Real and the new La Plaza Development which is going in there. After it was approved,…

House Fire 11.12.2020

A house fire in Paso Robles early Wednesday morning destroyed a home at 517 Sims avenue. The fire broke out around 1:30 early yesterday morning. When firefighters arrived, they found a fully involved house fire that was threatening nearby structures. All three occupants in the house were safely evacuated and treated for smoke inhalation. 32…

Faces of Freedom 11.12.2020

Although many venues canceled Veteran’s Day ceremonies yesterday, the Faces of Freedom in Atascadero held theirs as scheduled. It opened with a fly-over by the Estrella Warbirds, and the National Anthem, sung by Rebecca McKinley. The guest speaker at yesterday’s ceremony was former Atascadero police chief John Couch, who served as a helicopter door gunner…

North County Weather 11.11.2020

Mostly sunny today with highs in the mid 60’s. Increasing clouds later today. NE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Cloudy skies overnight, lows near 40 with light winds. Tomorrow, sunny skies with highs in the mid 60’s. NNE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Then mostly sunny through the weekend. A 30% chance we’ll get some…