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North County Weather 10.21.2020

Sunny skies today, highs this afternoon in the low 90’s. NW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Overnight, clear to partly cloudy skies, lows near 50. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs in the upper 70’s. SSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The long range forecast calls for sunny skies through the week. But a cooling trend…

Halloween 2020 – 10.21.2020

Halloween will be a little different this year. Paso Robles assistant city manager Sara Johnson-Rios telling this will not be the Halloween of your childhood. She says Next Door is organizing a drive through Trick and Treat opportunity for kids. So, Halloween 2020 will be different because of the government-imposed shutdown in response to the…

Bank Robber Sentenced 10.21.2020

A man convicted of robbing a Paso Robles bank last year was sentenced to 25-years-to life in state prison. In September, a jury convicted 62-year-old Michael Isodor Wallravin of robbing Pacific Premier Bank on November 15th last year. Police said two men entered the bank on 12th street, pulled out guns and demanded money from…

Paso Robles Homeless 10.21.2020

Another big issue at last night’s meeting. The conversion of the 112-unit Motel 6 into a homeless shelter utilizing a $15 million dollar grant from the state. The Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo will buy the property and pay for the conversation with a state grant. Why was this Motel 6 conversion such a…

Cannabis Tax 10.21.2020

Last night, Paso Robles city council discussed imposing a tax on people in the marijuana business. Council man Fred Strong says the city’s proposed ordinance was a little confusing. Two elements referred to retail business. So, one of the two elements related to retail business was removed, because it was redundant. Later, city council woman…

North County Weather 10.20.2020

Sunny skies today, highs this afternoon in the low 90’s. NW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Overnight, clear to partly cloudy skies, lows near 50. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs in the low 90’s. NW winds 10-15 miles per hour. The long range forecast calls for sunny skies through the week. But a cooling trend…

Mountain Lion in Atascadero 10.20.2020

A mountain lion wandered through an Atascadero parking lot over the weekend. Surveillance video captured the mountain lion walking near a boat in the parking lot of Jet Boat Performance Parts of Sycamore road. Anyone who sees a mountain lion in the Atascadero is asked to report it on the department’s website. If you see…

Trespass On Morro Rock 10.20.2020

Morro Bay police are still looking for a man seen trespassing on Morro Rock Saturday evening. The police used a drone to get a visual image of the trespasser, but they were unable to identify him or make contact. Officers closed down the parking lot and monitored the area through the night. They believe the…

SLO Co Covid Update 10.20.2020

San Luis Obispo county reports another 64 new cases of the coronavirus over the weekend. 28 were in Paso Robles. 7 in San Miguel. 2 in Templeton One in Creston. That number pushes San Luis Obispo county over the 4,000 case mark. That’s out of a population of 285 thousand people. So, 1.4% of the…

Atascadero Man Arrested 10.20.2020

CHP officers arrested an Atascadero man Friday who allegedly smashed a car window onto a 4-year-old boy during a protest in San Luis Obispo on July 21st. Prosecutors have charged eight protesters for a variety of alleged criminal acts during that particular black lives matter protest. Officers booked 21-year-old Robert “Tony” Lastra into the county…