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Reopening Wineries 6.15.2020

Wineries reopening over the weekend as the state and county relax rules on the government-imposed shut down. Zenaida cellars in Paso Robles opened for wine tasting for the first time on Friday. Jill Ogorsolka tells KPRL it’s nice to be open again. In Cambria, Tom Banish cleaned the counters at Black Hand Cellars after each…

Covid-19 SLO Update 6.15.2020

The county confirms seven new cases of Covid-19 on Friday. That brings the total in San Luis Obispo county to 324. That’s out of 285 thousand people living in the county. Atascadero, Paso Robles, Morro Bay and San Luis each added one new case. Nipomo added two cases. Grover Beach added one. Still only one…

Friendly Fire 6.15.2020

Four officers were shot during the attempt to get Mason Lira to give up and surrender to police. Two officers were shot by Lira. An investigation is underway to ascertain if the two other officers were shot by friendly fire during the shoot-out that killed the homeless man from Monterey Thursday afternoon. The sheriff should…

Homeless Man 6.15.2020

We learn more about the homeless man executed last week by Mason James Lira during his rampage in the north county. The homeless man is identified as 58-year-old James Harding Watson. His body was found along the railroad tracks near the train station around 7 Thursday morning. He’d been shot in the back of the…

Flag Day 6.15.2020

Flag Day yesterday. Did you put a flag out? Flags lined the Veterans Memorial bridge in Paso Robles, which is also known as the Niblick bridge. Flags of each of the armed services joined American flags on the bridge yesterday. Flags also lined El Camino Real in Atascadero. At republican headquarters yesterday, they registered voters…

North County Weather 6.12.2020

Sunny with highs near 80. NW winds 15-25 mile per hour. Overnight, clear with lows near 50. NW 15 – 25 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 80. NNW winds 15-25 miles per hour with occasional gusts to 40 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies with warming temperatures Sunday. Highs in…

Other Stories This Friday 6.12.2020

Bars and wineries may reopen this weekend in San Luis Obispo county. Gyms may open soon as well. Two more events canceled. The Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festivals are canceled this year. The good news…. Yosemite national park is open again. There are some changes, but the park is open again. For more information, go…