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Covid-19 SLO County Update 8.04.2020

Yesterday, the county releases new numbers on coronavirus. County health office Penny Borenstein reports 119 new cases. 15 people are now hospitalized. 4 in ICU. The number of deaths in San Luis Obispo county stands at 16. The average age of the fatalities is over 80. The youngest was 61, and was living in an…

Pond Fire Update 8.04.2020

The Pond Fire is now 67% contained. The wildfire has burned 2005 acres east of Santa Margarita. Cal Fire is estimating it will be fully contained in about 4 days. The fire started at 4:30 Saturday afternoon at Katacreek road and Huer Huero road. That’s south of highway 58. Saturday afternoon the fire produced a…

Paso Robles City Council Meeting 8.04.2020

Paso Robles city council meets tonight in a virtual meeting. The council scheduled to conduct a public workshop on the housing element update. One issue which may come up in public comment, the construction of a camp for riverbed transients. Construction on that new camp off North River road began last week with bulldozers grading…

North County Weather 8.03.2020

Mostly sunny today, high’s near 102. NNW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Overnight, mostly cloudy with lows in the mid 50’s. NW winds at 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny but cooler after morning clouds, highs in the low 90’s. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour tomorrow. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through…

Gavin Newsom Recall 8.03.2020

Not everyone agrees with the governor’s management of the coronavirus outbreak. Many health officials completely disagree with his mandates. Some Californians are asking for his removal. The Recall Governor Gavin Newsom Campaign is going on as we speak. Faith Cortez is spearheading the Recall Newsom Campaign in San Luis Obispo county. How is this third…

Cambria Fire 8.03.2020

A fire destroyed a building in Cambria Saturday. A pick up truck drove into a natural gas line at A Matter of Taste. That started a fire which destroyed the building at 4120 Burton drive. A store employee and a couple of shoppers safely left the building. A Matter of Taste specialized in kitchen and…

Pond Fire Update 8.03.2020

Did you see the huge cloud out over the hills east of Santa Margarita Saturday afternoon. That was the beginning of the pond fire. That fire has burned 1550 acres east of Santa Margarita and south of highway 58. Yesterday, it was only 10% contained. This morning, fire trucks lined the road near the Black…

Homeless Camp 8.03.2020

The City of Paso Robles is building a temporary tent camp to accommodate transients now living in the Salinas riverbed. Last week, several bulldozers cleared land between North River Road and the riverbed in the area of Borkey Flats. That’s about one mile north of 24th Street. Several weeks ago, a fire in the riverbed…

North County Weather 7.31.2020

Morning clouds becoming mostly sunny this afternoon, high’s near 100. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, mostly cloudy with lows in the mid 50’s. NW winds at 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds, highs near 103. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour tomorrow. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through…