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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…

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Opening Monologue 8.28.2020

Forecasters say we’ll enjoy mostly sunny skies through the weekend in the north county with high temperatures in the low 90’s. And not the smoke like we experienced last week. A quick update on the fire situation to the north and west of us. The River fire just south of Salinas is now 63% contained.…

North County Weather 8.27.2020

Mostly sunny today after morning clouds. Highs in the low to mid 90’s. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear then increasing cloudiness after midnight. Lows in the mid 50’s. WSW 10-2-miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies with highs near 90. WSW winds increasing to 15-25 miles per hour tomorrow afternoon. The extended…

Paso Parks 8.27.2020

The Paso Robles recreation services division announcing this week a limited reopening of sports fields for youth sports organizations. City officials say the reopening is being done in compliance with the state of California and San Luis Obispo county guidance to help ensure the safety of all coaches and participants. Field reservations are now available…

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Other Stories This Thursday 8.27.2020

The county announces another 23 coronavirus cases. Two cases were added in Paso Robles. Five in Templeton. The number of deaths holds steady at 21 since they started testing in mid-March. Of those 21 people, 15 were over the age of 85. All had underlying health issues. A 30-year-old Santa Maria man is charged with…

Dan Dow Rally 8.27.2020

A rally scheduled today in support of district attorney Dan Dow at the county courthouse in San Luis Obispo. You may remember, during the demonstration in support of black lives matters activist Tianna Arata on Tuesday, her attorney listed three reasons for the demonstration. First, to ask that Dan Dow drop all charges against Tianna…

Wildfires 8.27.2020

The skies have cleared as firefighters get the upper hand on fires in Monterey county. Just south of Big Sur, Rennett reports some progress on the Dolan fire. The fire is now 15% contained. So far it’s burned 20,000 acres. The Dolan fire reportedly destroyed a wildlife sanctuary for California condors. Some of the birds…

North County Weather 8.26.2020

Mostly sunny today after morning clouds. Highs in the mid 90’s. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear then increasing cloudiness after midnight. Lows in the mid 50’s. NW 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid 90’s. WNW winds increasing to 10-20 miles per hour tomorrow afternoon. The…

In Sports 8.26.2020

A no-hitter yesterday for Lucas Giolito of the Chicago White Sox. The first of the season, and a remarkable feat for a player whose family background is not athletics, but Hollywood. His grandfather, Wayne Frost, was on Seinfield. He was the father of George’s fiance. Remember, whose cabin burned down. Lucas Giolito’s mother and father…

Pepe Delgado’s Closing 8.26.2020

Another business fails because of the government imposed shutdown. Pepe Delgado’s Mexican restaurant is closing after 49 years of operation. Yvonne Poulsen says she wanted to make it to 50 years, but because of the government-imposed shut down, she had to close the restaurant in March. She’s decided to put the restaurant up for sale…