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Other Stories This Monday 01.17.2022

Paso Robles police still looking for more information regarding those two massage parlors which they closed Thursday after undercover detectives determined the businesses were providing sexual favors for money. No arrests were made, but the city is reviewing their business licenses. Some residents are puzzled why the massage parlors were abruptly closed after operating for…

Covid at County Jail 01.17.2022

An outbreak of covid reported at the county jail. That outbreak is impacting inmates and personnel working at the facility. On Thursday, the county sheriff’s office reported 58 inmates and 23 custody personnel tested positive for covid since Christmas. No inmates have been hospitalized. None have died. Most symptoms are reported as mild. Jail staff…

SLO Co Covid Update 01.17.2022

The county health department reports the number of new daily covid cases is up. The health department reports three people with covid died, although they don’t describe other medical issues those three people suffered with which may have caused their death. They report that two fatalities were people between the ages of 65 and 85.…

Lawsuit Over Redistricting 01.17.2022

A group of progressives using the name, SLO County Citizens For Good Government has filed a lawsuit against the county over the redistricting map adopted by the board of supervisors. The group alleges, and I quote, “The board of supervisors wrongly applied and flagrantly ignored the redistricting requirements set forth under California’s Fair Maps Act.”…

6th Annual Tamale Festival 01.17.2022

Mariachi’s performed live at the sunken gardens Saturday at the 6th Annual Tamale Festival. Lot of events at the downtown city park in Atascadero including a tamale eating contest, judging of tamales and more than 30 thousand tamales were sold to people. The Sixth Annual Tamale Festival a great success Saturday in Atascadero.

North County Weather 01.14.2022

Mostly cloudy skies in the north county. Highs near 65 with ENE 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, cloudy skies clearing early tomorrow morning. Lows near 40 with light winds. Tomorrow, overcast, highs near 64 with light variable winds. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies Sunday and that will sunshine continue all the way…

In Sports 01.14.2022

High school basketball resumes tonight for north county teams. The Paso Robles girls team at home tonight against Righetti. The boys travel to Santa Maria to play Righetti. Templeton boys at home against Santa Maria tonight. The girls travel to Santa Maria. All four games begin at 6:30. Atascadero teams have the night off. Last…