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North County Weather 12.22.2020

Sunny today, highs in the mid 60’s, light winds. Clear skies overnight, lows near 33. Sunny tomorrow with highs in the mid 60’s. The extended forecast calls for sunshine through the Christmas Day. A slight chance of rain early Saturday. We should get some rain beginning Sunday. 75% chance of rain Sunday and 50% Monday.

In Sports 12.22.2020

Abbey Ellis leads Cal Poly to a 73-63 win at San Diego State yesterday. Earlier in the day, the sophomore was named Big West conference player of the week. Then yesterday afternoon, Abbie scored 39 points to beat the Aztecs. She shot 8 for 11 from 3-point range and 5 for 6 from the free…

Main Street Christmas Trees 12.22.2020

Just two days left in the Main Street’s drawing. That’s for the fully decorated Christmas tree with more than 3,000 dollars worth of gifts those gifts donated by Paso Robles merchants. The deadline to enter the contest is tomorrow. You can enter online at the Main Street’s website or in person at Kahuna’s. That’s where…

Fatal Near Buellton 12.22.2020

A 31-year-old Paso Robles motorcyclist was killed when a motorist pulled into her lane on 101 near Buellton. Nicole Grantham was traveling northbound when another driver entered the north bound lanes right in front of her near Jonata Park road. The other driver failed to yield. Grantham’s Harly Davidson crashed into the back of the…

Fatal ATV Crash 12.22.2020

We learn more about the fatal crash of the All-Terrain Vehicle near Harmony early yesterday morning which killed a Paso Robles woman. The woman was riding in the ATV when it rolled off a cliff into the ocean. The CHP received a call at 3:50 yesterday morning. The accident occurred on the beach west of…

SLO Co Covid Update 12.22.2020

As for Covid in our county, 343 new cases reported yesterday. Those cases manifested over the weekend. That’s a new high. Just one death. The person was in their 80’s with serious underlying health issues. That brings the total number of deaths in the county since March to 60. An average of 6 per month.…

Debbie Arnold 12.22.2020

While the governor’s measures are generally supported by elected and appointed officials at city hall in Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo county supervisor Debbie Arnold says she’s concerned. Supervisor Arnold says she supports the efforts of assemblyman Jordan Cunningham who has co-authored a bill which would restrict the governor’s emergency power. It will need to…

Governor Gavin Newsom 12.22.2020

In his address from quarantine yesterday, governor Gavin Newsom talked about extending the stay at home order impacting the north county as part of the southern California region. Although there are empty ICU beds in San Luis Obispo county, there are none in southern California or the San Joaquin valley. Regarding extending his stay-at-home order,…

Dick Mason

Opening Monologue 12.22.2020

A six hundred dollar stimulus check, or $300 a week supplemental jobless benefit if you’re not working. That’s what congress is agreeing to this holiday season. Governor Gavin Newsom applauds the action in the nation’s capitol. The $900 billion pandemic relief package includes thousands of pages of other end-of-of-session business. Nancy Pelosi said, “It’s a…