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PRJUSD 2.19.2021

An update and correction on the Paso Robles school district. First, sixth graders may be able to return to the classroom on March 9th. That’s the plan being developed by the district. Students older than that may have to wait for the county to return to the red tier. As for the school board’s response…

Covid Cases in SLO Co 2.19.2021

The county health department put out it’s daily report yesterday of coronavirus in the county. 35 new cases reported, which includes 10 in San Luis Obispo, only 5 in Paso Robles, 2 each in Atascadero, San Miguel and Cambria. No deaths reported involving people with corona-virus. The county remains in the purple tier. For testing…

Vaccinations in SLO 2.19.2021

County health officials say severe weather in other parts of the county is causing a delay in shipments of corona-virus vaccines. A shipment of second dose vaccines delayed by the storms. But Dr. Penny Borenstein says appointments in the county were not impacted. According to data provided by the state so far, about 44,000 county…

Opener 2.19.2021

Sunny and warm again this weekend in the north county. Today may be the warmest day of the weekend. We’ll see high temperatures reach 70 this afternoon. Then cooling to near 60 tomorrow. Forecasters say we’ll see more of the same through next week with high temperatures reaching the mid-70’s Monday and Tuesday, then leveling…

Obituary 2.18.2021

One sad note this morning, which is probably not news to you. KPRL’s strongest talk show host, Rush Limbaugh died yesterday after fighting lung cancer. His wife, Kathryn, made the announcement yesterday on the air. He developed his talk show while working at KFBK in Sacramento in 1984. KPRL was among the first 30 affiliates…

Two Developments in PRJUSD 2.18.2021

Several developments in the Paso Robles school district. First, students are back in the classroom at Winifred Pifer elementary school. Last week, crews disinfected classrooms. When the TV cameras arrived, the crews put on haz-mat suits. You may have seen them. They looked pretty official. The good news, kids are back after a closure because…

Homeless Center 2.18.2021

This week, the Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo began accepting applications for 60 affordable housing units at the former Motel 6 in Paso Robles. The group is accepting 300 applications. The first ten families may move in next month. The housing authority is operating at the south end of Motel 6. ECHO has units…