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Oregon Ruling On Coronavirus Shut Down 5.20.2020

In Oregon, a judge overturns the authority of governor Kate Brown. Judge Matthew Shirtcliff, judge of Baker county in eastern Oregon, declared the governor’s coronavirus restrictions “null and void” because the governor didn’t have her emergency orders approved by the state legislature. Judge Shirtcliff made the ruling Monday. That decision related to a lawsuit brought…

Going Rogue 5.20.2020

While some who are frustrated are asking why our county officials or our city officials or even north county businesses do not go rogue and just ignore the shelter-in-place order by the state. San Luis Obispo county sheriff Ian Parkinson explains why that’s a bad idea. He says the state could revoke a state license…

Paso Robles City Council 5.20.2020

The Paso Robles City Council held a virtual meeting Tuesday. Fire Chief and current Emergency Services Director Jonathon Stornetta provided an update on COVID-19. Stornetta said Governor Gavin Newsom changed some of his metrics on Monday which make it easier for San Luis Obispo County to qualify for the Stage 2 variance criteria of the…

Supervisors Give Go-Ahead to Dr. Borenstein 5.20.2020

San Luis Obispo County Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday morning to encourage County Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein to submit an application to move forward with Governor Gavin Newsom’s new plan for reopening. On Monday, the governor outlined new guidelines for counties to qualify for reopening. The new guidelines change the metrics which make it easier…

North County Weather 5.19.2020

Mostly sunny, highs this afternoon near 70. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear skies, lows in the mid 40’s. NW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny, highs in the upper 70’s. NW winds 10-15 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls fur sunny skies through the week with increasing temperatures. Highs in…

Osmond Obit 5.19.2020

One sad note today, Ken Osmond has died. You may remember him as Eddie Haskell on “Leave It To Beaver.” After his acting career, Osmond became an officer with the Los Angeles police department. As a police officer, he was once shot in the line of duty while trying to apprehend a car thief. Long…

In Sports 5.19.2020

Professional sports may be back in action within 2-3 weeks. Governor Gavin Newsom saying he hopes to have pro sports returning by early June. Texas governor Greg Abbot saying he expects to have professional baseball back in Dallas and Houston by the end of May. Although the games will be played at the usual ballparks,…

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Other Stories This Tuesday 5.19.2020

Illegal aliens flooded California’s corona-virus relief website yesterday, on the first day that they could apply for the one-time payment. Undocumented workers are eligible for $500 per individual or $1,000 per household. The website crashed for several hours because so many applied for the $75 million dollars provided by the governor to illegals for corona-virus…

Atascadero Chamber 5.19.2020

So what businesses are open and which are closed in the north county? Which are flying with one wing? The Atascadero Chamber of Commerce has put all that information on its website. Emily Reneau is president and CEO of the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce. Emily Reneau says the business community is trying to keep things…