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San Luis Obispo County Recovery 4.02.2021

San Luis Obispo county calls it a road to recovery. How to spend federal money to help the county return to full employment. During the pandemic and government imposed shutdown, unemployment in the county rose from 3% to 13%. Now the county is getting about $81 million dollars to stimulate the local economy. The county…

SLO County Covid Update 4.02.2021

The county health department reports only 17 cases of coronavirus yesterday. The city of San Luis Obispo continues to be the trouble spot. San Luis had 8 cases, nearly half the total number. Paso Robles 4, Atascadero one, and Templeton one. No new deaths reported. So far 256 people with covid have died in San…

Immigrant Children 4.02.2021

A spokesman for the California Army National Guard makes it official. Immigrant children who illegally crossed the border from Mexico, may be transported to Camp Roberts in coming weeks. Lt colonel Jonathan Shiroma telling McClatchey news in Sacramento that the department of Health and Human Services has sent a request to the Department of Defense…

Opener For Friday 4.02.2021

Sunny in the north county this weekend, but a cooling trend begins today. Yesterday, the high temperature reached 86 in Paso Robles and Atascadero. Today, it’s going to be closer to 80. Tomorrow, mid 70’s, and we’ll see high temperatures fluctuate between the mid 70’s and low 80s for most of next week. But they’re…

North County Weather 4.01.2021

Sunny and warm in the north county, highs near 85. SW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Clear skies tonight, lows near 40. SW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny again, highs near 80. Southwest winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny through the weekend, but cooler. Highs ranging in…

Biden’s Dog Bites Again 4.01.2021

President Joe Biden’s dog Major is in trouble again. Major was involved in another biting incident. The dog allegedly bit a national park service employee on the south lawn Monday. Several weeks ago, Major nipped the hand of a secret service agent. Back in November, Major also caused the president to slip and fall while…

Charles Paddock Zoo Extends Hours 4.01.2021

The city of Atascadero opening the Charles Paddock Zoo for longer hours effective today. City manager Rachelle Rickard telling city council that beginning today, April 1st, the zoo will be open from 10-5 seven days a week. Rachelle says the city also looking for someone to operate the kayak and paddle boat rental business at…

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Other Stories This Thursday 4.01.2021

The Santa Barbara county sheriff’s department identifies the body of a 17-year-old male found dead inside a car back in March. He’s Santiago Maldonado Martinez of Shandon. The vehicle was parked in the 6200 block of Foxen Canyon road, near Los Olivos. That was back on March 6th. The deputies now say it looks like…