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Opener For Thursday 3.25.2021

We’ll see some clouds and cooler temperatures today in the north county. High temperatures much cooler than yesterday. Into the low 60’s this afternoon. Then sunny tomorrow with increasingly warm temperatures through the weekend Highs near 80 on Sunday afternoon. That warm sunny weather continues through next week. Highs in the low 80’s one week…

North County Weather 3.24.2021

Sunny and warm again today, highs near 70. NNW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Clear skies tonight, lows near 40. Light winds from the WSW. Tomorrow, mostly cloudy early, sunny tomorrow afternoon, highs near 61. WNW winds 10-15 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny through this weekend. Highs Saturday and Sunday…

Rock Snake Record 3.24.2021

At last night’s Atascadero city council meeting, city manager Rachelle Rickard shared some exciting news about the rock snake winding around Atascadero lake park. Rachelle says the snake is fast approaching the Guinness world record for the world’s longest painted rock snake. The record holder is in England. It’s about 8,000 rocks long. The Atascadero…

SLO Co Covid Update 3.24.2021

San Luis Obispo county reports 43 new coronavirus cases yesterday. That takes the total to 20 thousand 303 people who have tested positive for coronavirus since testing began one year ago. No deaths reported yesterday. All San Luis Obispo county residents 50 and older are now eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccination. The county health…

Opening Up Athletic Events 3.24.2021

During last night’s Paso Robles school board meeting, Dr. Curt Dubost made a brief passing remark about a directive from California governor Gavin Newsom to lift some restrictions at athletic events and theater performances. The state releasing preliminary information about allowing up to 25% attendance at sporting events. The Paso Robles school district will release…

Paso Robles School Board 3.24.2021

Tuesday night, the Paso Robles School Board approved an Ethnic Studies Course for Paso Robles High School, contingent on a more balance in the curriculum and reading list. Several members of the board felt the course did not offer a balanced approach to American History and our cultural traditions. The textbook and other source material…

Equal Pay Day 3.24.2021

Today is March 24th. Atascadero city council proclaims this Equal Pay Day. Linda Baker tells Atascadero city council during their meeting last night. So, the Atascadero city council council votes to name today Equal Pay Day, because this date represents the faction of a woman’s average year’s pay for men’s average pay.

In Sports 3.23.2021

The Cal Poly baseball team beats C-Sun yesterday in Northridge 10-8. Redshirt freshman Brooks Lee hits a home run and two singles, driving in five runs to lead the offense. The Mustangs host UC San Diego this weekend. No fans, but the Mustangs are attracting about a dozen professional scouts to each of their games…

Love Your Inmate 3.23.2021

Over the weekend, a plane flew over Lompoc federal prison with a sign that read, “FCC prisoners, you are not forgotten.” The message paid for by a local coalition called, Love Your Inmate. The coalition organized the plane flyover Saturday. Community members gathered at a park in Lompoc to watch the fly over.