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Fire Emergency 8.20.2020

Governor Gavin Newsom declared an emergency Tuesday over wildfires burning throughout California. Meanwhile, the state’s power grid operator pleaded for continued conservation to avoid rolling blackouts. The state is in a long heatwave that has stressed the electrical system and resulted in rolling blackouts over two nights last weekend. Because of the fires, evacuations were…

Homeless Camp 8.20.2020

Late Tuesday night, just before the end of the Paso Robles city council meeting, one of the councilman asked about the situation at the new homeless facility on north River road. Some council members asked questions of police chief Ty Lewis, but it was decided that the issue needed to be put on an agenda…

Paso City Council On Coronavirus 8.20.2020

The Paso Robles city council was all about the coronavirus at Tuesday night’s meeting. Councilman Fred Strong says the government is getting a little too heavy handed. Councilman John Hamon says some people are not following the direction of the governor. Councilman Steve Gregory says the city has to do a better job of telling…

Paso Robles Schools 8.20.2020

Paso Robles schools begin operating with distance learning today. It means the teachers will be in the classrooms, but the students will be at home. Superintendent Curt Dubost offered words of welcome yesterday in his Wednesday fireside chat. Students were to pick up chrome books and laptops this week, but according to a spokesperson at…

Opening Monologue 8.20.2020

You’ll see smokey skies and hot weather again, high temperatures around 107 in Paso Robles. 104 in Atascadero. The smoke in the north county air is primarily from the River fire, which continues to burn out of control in northern Monterey county. The fire is burning south of Salinas. So far, it’s burned 15,050 acres…

North County Weather 8.19.2020

Sunny today with highs near 111. NNW winds 5-10 miles per hour, increasing to 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear, then increasing cloudiness after midnight. Lows in the mid 60’s, NNW 15-25 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs near 106. NNW increasing to 15-25 miles per hour tomorrow afternoon. The extended forecast calls for…

Sergeant Michael Smiley 8.19.2020

In Arroyo Grande, a police sergeant who was shot during the active shooter incident in Paso Robles was recognized by AG city officials The city of Arroyo Grande says sergeant Michael Smiley was on the regional swat team that assisted in the search for an active shooter in Paso Robles. During the search for the…

Paso Robles Schools Resume 8.19.2020

Paso Robles schools resume distance learning tomorrow. Today, Flamson middle school will pass out chrome books to eighth grade students. And parents are encouraged to go to the school website: pasoschools.org, to get a form if you are planning to buy or pick up meals from the district. Again, you can get the form at…

Paso Robles City Council 8.19.2020

A full agenda for the Paso Robles city council. Public works director Dick Mckinley talked about street improvement and “way-finding” signs which are going up in Paso Robles. Public works director Dick Mckinley is leaving the city of Paso Robles to accept a position in Washington state. The council also discussed short term rentals. This…