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Tianna Arata Week 8.31.2020

This week is a big one for 20-year-old activist Tianna Arata. There were dozens of four color placards which said, “drop the charges” and “free Tianna.” The event was funded by black lives matter. Thursday, district attorney Dan Dow may file charges against Tianna for crimes she allegedly committed during a demonstration on July 21st.…

Recall Gavin Newsom 8.31.2020

Meanwhile, the effort to recall governor Newsom continues. How is the effort to gather signatures going? That’s Faith Cortez, who is coordinating the recall effort in San Luis Obispo county. This is the third attempt to recall the governor. You may remember it took three tries to recall governor Gray Davis. The third attempt was…

Corona Flu SLO Update 8.31.2020

Beginning today, new rules take effect in California for managing citizens to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Governor Gavin Newsom tells us reopening the state will go slowly until a vaccine is developed. Developing a vaccine for any virus is not easy. A vaccine has never been developed for aids. Same for many other…

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Weather & Fire Updates 8.31.2020

This week will start out cool, but by the weekend, we’ll see temperatures get back over 100. Forecasters saying we’ll see temperatures reach 104 by Saturday. The recent cooler temperatures helped fire-fighters battling wildfires in California. On the coast just south of Big Sur, the Dolan fire continues to burn out of control. It’s burned…

North County Weather 8.28.2020

Mostly sunny today after morning clouds, highs in the low 90’s. W winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear then increasing cloudiness after midnight. Lows in the mid 50’s. WSW 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies with highs near 90. SW winds increasing to 15-25 miles per hour tomorrow afternoon. The extended forecast…

Atascadero Events 8.28.2020

The Atascadero summer concert season is a virtual experience this year. Tomorrow evening, JD Project will perform on KPRL at 6:00 Saturday evening. You can also watch the band on YouTube tomorrow evening. Go to Atascadero city’s website to join the virtual experience, Atascadero.com. Wonder woman Terrie Bannish also says they have a few tickets…

Corona Flu SLO Update 8.28.2020

Dr. Penny Boreinstin says the county added 50 coronavirus cases yesterday. So far, 2 thousand 842 people have tested positive for the virus in San Luis Obsipo county. Of those people, 21 have died. 15 of those people who died were over the age of 85. They all lived in rest homes or assisted living…

Atascadero Police Missing Person 8.28.2020

Atascadero police are looking for a 38-year-old man who has not been seen since late April. Cory Kelly-Armer was reported missing by his family on August 11th. They say he has not been seen since April. Police are asking anyone with information to contact sergeant Jeffrey Wilshusen with the Atascadero police department. Or if you’d…

SLO Police Chief 8.28.2020

San Luis Obispo police chief Deanna Cantrell is leaving the department. Chief Cantrell has accepted a position with the Fairfield police department near Travis air force base. She applied for the job back in May, long before the debacle began with black lives matter and activist Tianna Arata. The city of San Luis Obispo says…

Dan Dow Event 8.28.2020

About 350 turned out Thursday evening for a demonstration of support for San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow, who has been under attack by Black Lives Matter over the arrest of 20-year-old activist Tianna. The event in front of the San Luis Obispo County Government Center began at 5:30. The grassroots event lacked…