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Paso Robles City Council 5.19.2020

Paso Robles city council meets tonight. It’s a virtual meeting. You can hear the meeting live here on KPRL beginning at 6:30. Recently city manager Tom Frutchey talked about the corona-virus impact in Paso Robles and the impact on Paso Roblans, including financial disaster. The economic issues caused, however by the government-imposed shut down, not…

Coronavirus SLO Update 5.19.2020

County supervisor Lynn Compton says there’s light at the end of the tunnel. That’s because governor Gavin Newsom redefines the metrics for reopening up counties in California. That may pave the way to get the government-imposed shut down to be lifted. At the news conference, Dr. Penny Borenstein reported that the county confirmed three new…

North County Weather 5.18.2020

Mostly sunny. After morning clouds, highs this afternoon in the upper 60’s. About a 20% chance of rain, WSW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear to partly cloudy, lows in the mid 40’s. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with a few clouds, highs near 70. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour.

Stimulus Check 5.18.2020

Have you received your stimulus check from the federal government? Many have already received their check, while others are still waiting. Meanwhile, California is providing $75 million dollars in relief funds for illegal aliens living in the state. Undocumented immigrants can get $500 for virus relief. The state will provide most of the money, but…

The Purpose of Surgical Masks 5.18.2020

You see a lot of people wearing home made face masks in grocery stores and even while driving their cars. Dr. Lisa Brosseau of the University of Illinois in Chicago, studies the effectiveness of masks. She says surgical masks were not designed to prevent transfer of particulates. Dr. Brosseau recommends health workers were ventilators. She…

Sunday Pop Up Church Service 5.18.2020

Yesterday afternoon, about 100 Christians gathered at the sunken gardens for an open-air celebration. Followers from more than five local churches participated in the event. Those who attended came from as far away as Santa Maria. Singers and musicians led those in attendance in “Amazing Grace” and other christian songs. A woman identified only as…

China Coronavirus SLO County Update 5.18.2020

No new cases of corona-virus confirmed yesterday by the San Luis Obispo county health department. County health officials releasing that report yesterday. Out of 285,000 people living in San Luis Obispo county, the county has confirmed 243 cases since March. Of those, 201 people have completely recovered. That leaves 41 active patients. 39 are recovering…