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SLO Covid Update 3.08.2021

San Luis Obipso county health officials say the number of coronavirus cases in February was the lowest recorded in months. And that came after an all time high in January. That may signal a turning point, or it may reflect a change in testing methodology. County health officer Penny Borenstein says it’s likely due to…

Voting & Elections 3.08.2021

In Selma, Alabama yesterday, president Joe Biden signed an executive order intended to expand voting access. In San Luis Obispo county, the issue is election integrity. Randall Jordan of the county’s republican party says he has an issue with the last election in our county Jordan and other leaders met with San Luis Obispo county…

Opener For Monday 3.08.2021

Mostly sunny today, but we may see rain beginning tomorrow night. The storm will bring colder temperatures. PG and E meteorologist John Lindsay says we may receive between three quarters to an inch and a half of rainfall. The snow level may drop to 3,000 feet. So we may get snow dusting some of the…

North County Weather 3.05.2021

Mostly sunny skies with temperatures near 70. Increasing clouds overnight with a 25% chance of precipitation, lows near 44. Sunshine mixed with clouds tomorrow. About a 10% chance of rain, highs near 66. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies Sunday and a 60% chance of rain Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.

Royal Family 3.05.2021

A new development in the story of prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Meghan Markle tells Oprah that the royal family is lying and spreading gossip about her and her husband, prince Harry. Her interview with Oprah will be aired Sunday. Buckingham Palace says it was “very concerned” about the allegations. Some Brits in the north…

Veterans Voices 4 – 3.05.2021

Veterans Voices returns to Paso Robles for 2021. Last year, it was a virtual art show, but organizer Deprise Brescia says this year, you’ll see it like never before. You’ll see the butterflies along Pine street, next to Hotel Chival. Veterans who would like to participate are encouraged to contact Deprise at the Deprise Brescia…

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Other Stories This Friday 3.05.2021

San Luis Obispo county health department reports 46 new coronavirus cases. The greatest number in San Luis Obispo. Three deaths reported. One over 85. The other two, younger than 85. To get tested or schedule a vaccination at the Paso Robles vaccine center at the Paso Robles event center, go to: emergencyslo.org. The dramatic increase…

Morro Bay High School 3.05.2021

In the San Luis Coastal Unified School District, corruption that resonates in Paso Robles. After an outside investigation into alleged mishandling of funds at Morro Bay high school, one teacher resigns and the principal is reassigned to the classroom. The investigation was conducted by an independent firm hired by the school district. The investigation initiated…