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Vaccine Passports in SoCal 9.20.2021

Since last week’s recall election gave governor Gavin Newsom a mandate to promote his own programs, several counties in southern California have adopted requirements for a vaccine passport to get into bars and restaurants. Supervisor John Peschong says that has not happened in San Luis Obispo county. Many in San Luis Obispo county subscribe to…

Opener For Monday 9.20.2021

Fall begins Wednesday, and we’ll see cooler temperatures later this week. The week will begin with high temperatures in the 90’s, but they’ll cool off by this weekend. Highs expected to drop into the 80’s by Friday and stay there through the weekend. Today is a full moon. You’ll see the moon rise at 7:20…

North County Weather 9.17.2021

Mostly sunny today but cool, highs near 79 in Paso Robles. 76 in Atascadero. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies with lows near 49. About the same tomorrow. Highs near 80 in Paso Robles. 77 in Atascadero. SW winds 10-20 mph. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies through the weekend. High…

Colorado Governor 9.17.2021

The Colorado governor says he is going to marry his longtime partner, Marlon Reis. Jared Polis is the first openly gay man in the US to be elected governor in 2018. Polis and Reis were married in a traditional Jewish ceremony in Boulder Colorado on Wednesday. Rabbi Tirzah Firestone officiated. The couple has been together…

Constitution Day 9.17.2021

Today is Constitution Day. Congressman Kevin McCarthy is giving away pocket-sized US constitutions to his constituents at his office in Bakersfield. They’re going to be mailed out, so his office is not crowded with people from his district. McCarthy says, “For 234 years, our constitution has served as the bedrock of American democracy, while also…

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Other Stories This Friday 9.17.2021

The city of San Luis Obispo working to clean up Laguna lake. The dredging project funded through sales tax measure G-20 money. San Luis officials missed out on the opportunity which Atascadero took advantage of during a previous drought. Remember when the lake dried up and they drove dump trucks out there to remove the…

Fires in CA 9.17.2021

The fires continue to burn in the sierra. The KNP Complex fire is burning inside sequoia national forest. It has burned 9,000 acres in the park. The fire is approaching the Hume lake ranger district. Roads in that area closed to facilitate fire suppression. Porterville college is serving as a temporary evacuation point.

Oak Tree in Paso 9.17.2021

An oak tree near the corner of Spring and 18th streets in Paso Robles split Wednesday afternoon. Falling branches interrupted power for several business around DK’s Donuts and Nology Computers. Some residents who lived in homes on the alley between 18th and 17th were forced to evacuate their homes. The doughnut shop was without power…