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Election 11.04.2020

Atascadero’s mayor was reelected. Mayor Heather Moreno, re-elected by a wide margin. She received 43% of the vote, to Jerry Tanimoto with 35%. Josh Donovan 21%. For Atascadero city council, Charles Bourbeau was re-elected. He’s joined on the council by Mark Dariz with 24.5%. In the city of Paso Robles, incumbents Steve Gregory and Fred…

North County Weather 11.03.2020

Sunny skies, highs this afternoon in the upper 80’s. NNW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Clear skies overnight, lows near 43. Tomorrow, sunny with highs in the upper 80’s. NNE winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunshine and temperatures in the mid 80’s to the low 90’s until Friday. High temperatures…

Radio’s 100th Anniversary 11.03.2020

Today, the national association of broadcasters celebrates radios 100th anniversary. It was on election day 100 years ago that radio station KDKA first reported on election results. It may be the first official commercial broadcast, but a radio station in San Francisco already celebrated its 100th anniversary. KCBS in San Francisco was known for many…

Whale Capsized Kayakers 11.03.2020

Port San Luis harbor officials say two women are lucky to be alive. That’s after a humpback whale capsized their kayak in Avila Beach yesterday. The incident occurred yesterday afternoon near the Cal Poly pier. Julie McSorley says she went out Sunday and took pictures of the whales. She convinced a friend to join her…

CHP 101 Accident 11.03.2020

The California Highway Patrol identifies the man killed in that strange accident last Thursday evening. You may remember, a tire came off a fifth wheel trailer, flew across the median and struck a vehicle in the southbound direction. It killed 82-year-old Peter Mays of San Miguel. He was in a Jeep Cherokee driven by his…

Ruling Against Governor Gavin Newsom 11.03.2020

A ruling yesterday by a California superior court judge challenges governor Gavin Newsom’s one-man rule. The lawsuit filed by two conservative California legislators challenged what they described as Newsom’s abuse of power. The judge ruled Newsom violated the constitution. She also found good cause for a permanent injunction restraining the governor from issuing any more…

SLO Co Covid Update 11.03.2020

San Luis Obispo county adds another 44 Covid cases over Halloween weekend. Although yesterday, no new cases were reported. The most recent death was added yesterday. The person was in their 90’s and had underlying medical conditions. That brings the death count in San Luis Obispo county to 33 since March. That’s about one fatality…

Paso Robles School District 11.03.2020

Today, some kindergartners return to class in the Paso Robles school district. Last night, Paso schools sending out an email to parents and guardians advising them of plans for kindergartners to return to class today. The hybrid learning is for transitional kindergarten and regular kindergarten students. The letter includes the following instructions. Wear a mask…