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Body Count 10.13.2020

That man who was found dead in a truck at a San Luis Obispo gas station last week was probably a drug overdose. San Luis Obispo police say the 39-year-old’s death appears to be from a drug overdose and there is no evidence of foul play. Police say drug paraphernalia was found in the vehicle…

Atascadero City Council Meeting 10.13.2020

Atascadero city council meets tonight. The council will recognize police chief Jerrel Haley, who is retiring. Mayor Heather Moreno says it’s unfortunate the public cannot attend to demonstrate their appreciation for the chief and the job he’s done. The council will also get a report on the housing element update. The virtual meeting gets underway…

North County Weather 10.12.2020

Sunny skies today, highs this afternoon in the low to mid 90’s. NE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Overnight, clear to partly cloudy skies, lows near 50. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 90’s. Northerly winds 5-10 miles per hour. The long range forecast calls for sunny skies through the week. Highs Thursday…

Local Election 10.12.2020

The race is on for the local assembly seat held by Templeton republican Jordan Cunningham. In recent weeks, Morro Bay city council member Dawn Addis has out-raised the incumbent by more than $64,000. The challenger from Morro Bay has raised almost $700 thousand dollars for the campaign. Meanwhile, she is refusing to show up for…

Templeton Schools 10.12.2020

You may remember, Friday we reported about a dozen students at Templeton high school who Zoomed in the parking lot to send a message to the school board. They want to return to class asap. The school board met Thursday night. They voted unanimously to apply to the county health department to reopen the school.…

Rally at the Oceano Dunes 10.12.2020

A rally held Saturday morning at the Oceano Dunes. Hundreds showing up to ask that off-road vehicles be allowed to return to the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation area. The park has been closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hundreds arrived in 4-wheel-drive trucks, jeeps and other vehicles to parade on the beach,…

Pioneer Day 10.12.2020

Saturday would have been Pioneer Day in Paso Robles. At the downtown city park early Saturday morning, Pioneer Day parade chair Les Stemper sold buttons despite the fact the parade was canceled. Despite the cancellation, quite a number of people showed up and cruised Spring street. Two men drove antique tractors. Two others drove big…