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In Sports 6.29.2021

At the Olympic track and field trials in Eugene Sunday, the events were stopped and fans asked to evacuate the new stadium due to extreme heat. Despite the heat in recent days, Elle Purrier St. Pierre won the women’s 1500 meters in a dramatic race. Shortly after the beginning of the race, the Vermont native…

Transgender Laws Travel Ban 6.29.2021

The state of California is banning tax-payer funded travel to five states. That’s because of laws passed in those states which restrict transgender youth from playing sports. For instance, boys who decide they identify as girls are having great success in track and field in some parts of the country. Their success denies girls the…

Romanian Immigrant Story 6.29.2021

Many Americans were shocked by the popularity of socialist candidates for national office, particularly among younger voters. A north county woman who grew up in Romania says many Americans don’t know what it’s like to live in a socialist country. Dora Carey telling KPRL about her first experience as a child which taught her the…

SLO County Supervisors 6.29.2021

No San Luis Obispo county supervisors meeting today. Last week, the supervisors met in the open for the first time in some 14 months. One of the hot topics, the selection of a new county clerk recorder. Tommy Gong resigned and will be leaving the position in a few weeks to relocate to the Bay…

Drones Flights in Riverbed 6.29.2021

The Paso Robles fire department will be conducting drone flights in the Salinas riverbed to monitor the fire activity of homeless people camping there. The drone is equipped with visual and thermal imaging cameras. They’ll record video and transmit data to the fire department. It will give the fire department a new level situational awareness.…

Opener For Tuesday 6.29.2021

Cooler today in the north county, then a much cooler today tomorrow. We’ll see high temperatures drop by another ten to fifteen degrees tomorrow. Highs tomorrow in the upper 80’s. The hot spot is the pacific northwest where temperatures may reach 110 today in Seattle and 115 in Portland. That would be a new record…

North County Weather 6.28.2021

Sunny skies today, highs near 105. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 63. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 102. WNW winds 10-15 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for a cooling trend beginning Wednesday. A high temperature Wednesday of 87. Then highs staying…

In Sports 6.28.2021

The college world series down to only two teams, Vanderbilt and Mississippi State. Mississippi State eliminated Texas. North Carolina State was eliminated because of covid. So, Mississippi State and Vanderbilt will play today and tomorrow in Omaha. If they split those games, they’ll play a decisive game on Wednesday. A few years ago, Alex Detz…