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In Sports 12.23.2020

The San Diego State Aztecs beat St Mary’s Gails 74-49 in college basketball last night at Cal Poly’s Mott gym. The game was played at a neutral site in an empty gym. Meanwhile the Cal Poly Mustang basketball teams are preparing for a two game series against Hawaii. The men traveling to Hawaii to play…

Atascadero Lake Trout 12.23.2020

Yesterday, California Fish and Wildlife planted about one thousand trout in Atascadero lake. They even shot video of the fish flying out of a tube from their container, which is pretty exciting. See the link below. If you like fishing, Atascadero lake has 1,000 new trout in the lake, planted yesterday. They’re hungry and they’re…

Business Emergency Assistance 12.23.2020

The city of Atascadero is offering the use of $250,000 from the city’s general fund to work with business owners that are significantly impacted by the governor’s stay-at-home order. A maximum of $5,000 each, may be awarded to businesses that have a storefront in Atascadero that has been in operation for at least six months.…

Wine 12.23.2020

The Wine Enthusiast has named five Paso Robles wines among the best of the year. The five listed among the top 100 wines of 2020. They include wine from Austin Hope. Their 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon was #7 on the list. San Simeon Wine’s 2019 Estate Reserve pinot noir ranked #12 on the list. Brady Vineyard’s…

Covid SLO Co Update 12.23.2020

San Luis Obispo county adds 258 new coronavirus cases yesterday. That’s the greatest one day number so far, partly because more people are being tested. Five deaths of covid reported. Two people in their 70’s. One in their eighties. And two in their nineties. 38 people with Covid were hospitalized as of yesterday. Eight of…

Elephant Seal Killer 12.23.2020

The man who shot and killed an elephant seal on a beach in San Simeon may get six months in federal prison. 30-year-old Jordan Peter Berbich also mutilated the carcass of the elephant seal back in 2019. He agreed to a plea bargain with the US department of justice. Federal prosecutors will recommend Gerbich be…

Opening Monologue 12.23.2020

Forecasters say we’ll see increasing clouds today, becoming mostly cloudy tomorrow. Cloudy skies forecast for Christmas, then late Friday night and early Saturday morning. A 50% chance we’ll get some rain in the north county. Sunday night, there’s a greater chance. 70% chance of rain late Sunday and early Monday. But today will be a…