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North County Weather 5.08.2020

SUNNY TODAY, HIGHS THIS AFTERNOON NEAR 90. NORTHERLY WINDS SHIFTING TO SW AT 10-20 MILES PER HOUR. TONIGHT, A FEW CLOUDS, LOWS IN THE LOW 50’S. SSW WINDS 10-20 MILES PER HOUR. TOMORROW, SUNNY, HIGHS IN THE MID 80’S. SW WINDS 10-20 MILES PER HOUR THE EXTENDED FORECAST CALLS FOR MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES THROUGH THIS…

Mother’s Day This Weekend 5.08.2020

MOTHER’S DAY IS SUNDAY. FLOWER SHOPS GETTING FLOWERS JUST IN TIME. ALTHOUGH SIT-DOWN RESTAURANTS ARE NOT ALLOWED. A LOT OF LOCAL RESTAURANTS ARE OFFERING MOTHER’S DAY TAKE-OUT SPECIALS. MANY WINERIES ALSO OFFERING MOTHER’S DAY SPECIALS, GIFT PACKS AND WINE SPECIALS. MOTHER’S DAY IS THIS SUNDAY IN THE NORTH COUNTY.

Paso Robles Schools 5.08.2020

THE PASO ROBLES SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL HAVE A DRIVE THROUGH CELEBRATION FOR THE EMPLOYEES OF THE YEAR. ABOUT A DOZEN DISTRICT EMPLOYEES WERE NOMINATED. JUSTIN PICKARD WAS NAMED TEACHER OF THE YEAR. MAGGIE TATMAN OF VIRGINA PETERSON NAMED ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR. THE DISTRICT HONORED ABOUT THREE FROM EACH OF FOUR CATEGORIES. THEY’RE ALL PICTURED…

‘Free’ Lunch at Local Schools 5.08.2020

LOCAL SCHOOLS IMPLEMENTING DISTANCE LEARNING FOR ANOTHER MONTH, UNTIL SCHOOL GET OUT IN EARLY JUNE. THE FREE LUNCH PROGRAM CONTINUES, ALTHOUGH IN PASO ROBLES, THE LUNCH AT CULINARY ARTS ACADEMY IS NOW GIVEN OUT IN THE PARKING LOT ALONG GOLDEN HILL ROAD. JOEY VAUGHN IS FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR WITH THE PASO ROBLES SCHOOL DISTRICT. VAUGHN…

Atascadero Robber 5.08.2020

AN ATASCADERO MAN ARRESTED AFTER CUTTING A LIQUOR STORE CLERKS HAND DURING A ROBBERY AT CHALK MOUNTAIN LIQUOR WEDNESDAY. 21-YEAR-OLD KYLE RAE WALLS WAS ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF ROBBERY AND ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON. HE WAS BOOKED IN THE COUNTY JAIL. THE CLERK DID NOT REQUIRE MEDICAL ATTENTION. THE ROBBERY HAD STOLEN A BANDANNA…

Shutdown Damage 5.08.2020

THE ECONOMIC AND HUMAN DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE SHUTDOWN IS ENORMOUS. THE STATE IS ESTIMATING A $54 BILLION DOLLAR DEFICIT NEXT YEAR. THEY’RE PROJECTING UNEMPLOYMENT TO REACH 18%. IN JANUARY, THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE PREDICTED A $5.6 BILLION DOLLAR SURPLUS. THE GOVERNOR ASKING FOR MORE MONEY FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. WITHOUT A BAIL OUT FROM THE…

Shut Down in SLO County 5.08.2020

SO, WHEN DOES THE SHUT DOWN END IN CALIFORNIA? EARLIER THIS WEEK, GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM MADE SOME OPTOMISTIC PREDICTIONS, SOME OF WHICH SOUNDED LIKE GOOD NEWS TO SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY OFFICIALS. ASSEMBLYMAN JORDAN CUNNINGHAM SAYS THE GOVERNOR DID NOT FOLLOW THROUGH ON HIS PROMISES. HIS STAFF REJECTED THE PLAN TO REOPEN SAN LUIS OBISPO…

Supervisors Special Meeting 5.08.2020

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY SUPERVISORS HOLDING A SPECIAL MEETING TODAY. JUST ONE ITEM ON THE AGENDA, AN UPDATE ON THE COVID-19 VIRUS. THE MEETING IS CLOSED, BUT YOU CAN WATCH OR LISTEN TO THE MEETING WHICH IS BEING LIVESTREAMED. GO TO THE COUNTY SUPERVISORS WEBSTE FOR MORE INFORMATION. IF YOU WANT TO SPEAK, YOU MAY…

Peaceful Protest in SLO 5.08.2020

ANOTHER FRIDAY, ANOTHER PROTEST AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT IMPOSED SHUTDOWN. THIS ONE SCHEDULED AT NOON TODAY AT THE SAN LUIS OBSIPO COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER. CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE ANDY CALDWELL AND TEMPLETON’S DOCTOR WARREN FRANKEL EACH SCHEDULED TO SPEAK. THE PROTEST RALLY TO BE HELD ON AT THE COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER ON MONTEREY STREET IN SAN LUIS OBISPO,…

City of Paso Robles 5.08.2020

THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE GOVERNMENT IMPOSED SHUT DOWN IS A CONCERN TO CITY LEADERS. TUESDAY NIGHT, PASO ROBLES CITY MANAGER TOM FRUTCHEY TALKED ABOUT MAJOR CUTBACKS TO BALANCE NEXT YEAR’S CITY BUDGET. JOHN HAMON SUGGESTED TO PASO ROBLES CITY MANAGER TOM FRUTCHEY THAT THE CITY MAY HAVE TO PUT A 1% SALES TAX ON…