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Covid-19 SLO County Update 6.18.2020

The San Luis Obispo county health department reports 20 new cases of the corona virus confirmed in the county. That’s after 23 new cases manifested on Monday. Four of the new cases are in Paso Robles. Two are in Atascadero. Two are in Templeton. There are about 75 active cases in a county population of…

Protest 6.18.2020

Another protest held yesterday in San Luis Obispo. The peaceful protest at Mission Plaza promoted the Juneteenth holiday. June 19th is the date slaves in Texas first learned of the emancipation proclamation. They first learned that had been freed as slaves. We’ll have more tomorrow on Juneteenth, which is recognized as a state holiday, ceremonial…

Three Fires 6.18.2020

Three fires in the county. Around one yesterday afternoon, a small vegetation fire started in the median of highway 101 on the Cuesta grade. That forced the closure of the left lane in the north bound direction while firefighters stopped the fire’s forward progress. The fire burned about one quarter acre. Then last night around…

Atascadero Police 6.19.2020

Atascadero police release surveillance photos of two people who may be suspects in a bank robbery there on May 28th. The robbery occurred at Golden One Credit Union around 4 that afternoon. The bank is located in the 8700 block of El Camino Real. A man gave a bank employee a note demanding money and…

North County Weather 6.17.2020

Sunny with highs near 90. NW winds 10-20 mile per hour. Overnight, clear with lows near 50. NW 10 – 20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs in the upper-80’s. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies with temperatures in the mid 80’s thru Saturday. Low 90’s Sunday and Monday.

Mayor Harmon 6.17.2020

San Luis Obispo mayor Heidi Harmon removed from Facebook’s a remark she posted which connected racial injustice in the county and the impacts of climate change. That’s after the head of the California black chamber of commerce called her out in a letter he posted. Mayor Harmon had written…. “As we confront racism and a…

Fires 6.17.2020

Avila fire 6.17.20 The firefighters battling the Avila fire reported yesterday morning the fire was 20% contained. It’s burned about 400 acres, but no structures. Air tankers and helicopters, some operating out of Paso Robles had a major impact in controlling that fire. We should get an update on the progress later today. FIRE IN…

Paso Robles Gateway Project 6.17.2020

The Paso Robles city council unanimously approved initial plans for the development of a luxury resort to be built at the south end of Vine street near highway 46. Community Development Director Warren Frace said the overall concept is a world class wine country resort that functions as a gateway to the community. The project…

Paso Robles City Council 6.17.2020

The Paso Robles city council thanked police chief Ty Lewis for his leadership during the effort to arrest and stop the shooter who terrorized the city and evaded police in the Salinas riverbed. Chief Lewis says his department’s investigation has raised a lot of questions. Several members of the council thanked the police chief for…