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Covid-19 SLO County Update 6.26.2020

The daily report of Covid-19 cases is up. The number up in San Luis Obispo county and in California. That’s a result of increased testing. In San Luis Obispo county. Still just that one death. It was an 86-year-old man who was battling cancer. The average age of those dying from the coronavirus nationwide…IS Over…

Bank Robbers 6.26.2020

Atascadero police arrest two Paso Robles residents for a bank robbery in Atascadero. 27-year-old Kalvyn Voshal and 32-year-old Adreanna Rostro of Paso Robles are suspected of robbing a credit union on El Camino Real back on May 28th. They were recognized from surveillance videos. They were charged with felony counts of bank robbery, burglary and…

Fire in Paso Robles 6.26.2020

A news conference held yesterday at the site of a home burned to the ground during Monday’s fire in and around the Salinas riverbed in Paso Robles. The fire in Paso Robles destroyed two homes and damaged 9 others. Thousands of people evacuated their homes. Another couple thousand people lost power. The focus of yesterday’s…

Wisconsin Protest/Riot 6.25.2020

In Madison, Wisconsin, a black lives matter crowd tore down statues and attacked a state legislator. The governor says he is ready to activate the National Guard to protect state properties. The protesters tore down statues commemorating an abolitionist and women’s rights activist. They threw a Molotov cocktail into a government building. They also attacked…

Earthquake 6.25.2020

Did you feel the earthquake yesterday? It struck near Ridgecrest at 10:40 yesterday morning. The epicenter was 12 miles from Lone Pine on the east side of the Sierra. Yesterday morning at the Paso Robles post office, a woman announced that her phone indicated an earthquake was active. She asked if any of us felt…

Covid-19 Yosemite 6.25.2020

Yosemite national park has canceled reservations at campgrounds because of Covid-19. That’s after partially reopening two weeks ago. Upper Pines and Wowona Horse Camp reopened earlier this month after being closed since March 20th. Reservations have been canceled for Bridal Veil Horse Camp, Crane Flat Hodgdon Meadow, Lower Pines, North Pines and Tuolumne Meadows. Uppers…

Developer Fraud 6.25.2020

A developer who proposed a three story bowling alley and entertainment center in downtown San Luis is arrested and charged with securities fraud and grand theft. Jeremy Pemberton proposed developing an entertainment complex in downtown San Luis. The building was once home to Riley’s department store. An investor is alleging he was cheated out of…

Sports in Public Schools 6.25.2020

High school sports this fall remain in question, but this week, some schools in San Luis Obispo county are beginning practice. Paso Robles school board approved limited practice Tuesday night. Tom Harrington told the board about the plan developed by high school athletic directors in the county. Harrington says high school athletic directors created their…

Roadwork on Spring & Union 6.25.2020

Road work on Spring Street and Union Road continues this week in preparation for resurfacing both streets. Ditus Esperanza of the Paso Robles Public Works Department says Spring Street is in the final phases of underground and concrete work. Crews are installing underground conduits for ornamental street lights which will be installed on Spring Street.…

North County Weather 6.24.2020

Sunny with highs near 90. WSW winds 15-25 mile per hour this afternoon. Overnight, clear with lows in the mid 50’s. SW winds 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs in the mid 80’s. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies through the weekend. Temperatures in the mid to upper…