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Mineral Fire 7.16.2020

Did you see the smokey haze lingering over the north county yesterday? That smoke is from the Mineral Fire, which is burning in western Fresno county just outside Coalinga. So far, the fire has burned more than 14,300 acres since Monday afternoon. It is 15% contained. 60 structures are threatened. Evacuation orders have been issued…

Covid-19 SLO Update 7.16.2020

In San Luis Obispo county, 34 new cases confirmed yesterday. There have been 1112 confirmed cases so far. That’s out of a population of 285 thousand people. Most recovered at home. Of those 1112 with Covid-19, six people have died. All were over the age of 60. Most were over the age of 70. Two…

Governor 7.16.2020

Today, more state-mandated closures go into effect in San Luis Obispo county. Governor Gavin Newsom announcing earlier this week that several businesses have to close or change their operation. They include fitness centers, churches and places of worship, hair salons, barbershops and indoor malls. The governor responding to an alleged uptick in confirmed cases of…

Paso Robles City Council Meeting 7.16.2020

The Paso Robles City Council held an emergency meeting Thursday night to discuss the recent fires in the Salinas Riverbed. The most recent fire was Friday afternoon, but there have been several hundred fires there in the last several years. The proposal before the council was to spend $278,000 to address the problems with undergrowth…

Driver’s License 7.15.2020

dmv If you’re 70 or older and your driver’s license is about to expire, good news from the California DMV. Your license will be extended for another year. That’s so you don’t have to visit a DMV field office during the alleged pandemic. The extension is automatic. But if you’re over 70, you’re encouraged stay…

Coronavirus 7.15.2020

San Luis Obispo county reports another 72 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in San Luis Obispo county. That brings the total number of coronavirus to 10078 since they began counting in mid March. County health officer Penny Borenstein says the testing is getting more difficult. The demand is slowing the process. You may have to…

PRJUSD 7.15.2020

The superintendent of the Paso Robles school district to talk to parents tonight about the upcoming school year. Dr. Curt Dubost sending out an announcement about the talk tonight. We hope this message finds you and your loved ones well and healthy. This evening, July 15 at 6 pm, superintendent Curt Dubost and director of…