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Fire and Weather 9.28.2020

The weather will be hot in the north county through Friday. High temperatures will hover near 100 through Friday, then drop into the low to mid 90’s on Saturday. Next week, highs will be in the 80’s. Because of the high temperatures and potentially strong winds, PG and E shut off power yesterday to about…

Life In The Red Tier 9.28.2020

Life in the red tier. Did you notice a little difference past weekend in the north county? Restaurants serving a few customers indoors. Kennedy Club Fitness and other clubs allowing some people to work out on the weight machines indoors for a change. San Luis Obispo county sheriff Ian Parkinson says he enjoys the move…

North County Weather 9.25.2020

Mostly sunny skies today, highs this afternoon in the upper 80’s. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 50. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 90’s. The long range forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend. High temperatures staying in the low 90’s until Sunday, then it may climb back up near 100…

Dog Love 9.25.2020

This week we’ve been talking with Paso Robles author Teresa J. Rhynes about her soon to be released book, Poppy in the Wild. She describes her rescue dog getting lost in a 1500 acre wilderness area in Riverside county. Her search parties couldn’t locate Poppy, but a pet detective advised her how to find her.…

SLO Co Covid Update 9.25.2020

The county health department reports 31 new cases of coronavirus. That brings the total positive cases in San Luis Obispo county since March to 3,510 cases. The positivity rate is 1.5%, well below the 8% threshold for the red tier. The cases per 100,000 is 3.5, which is way below the threshold of seven. Testing…

Santa Margarita Fire 9.25.2020

A wildfire burned about three acres in Santa Margarita yesterday afternoon. The Snake fire started on the 3900 block of Parkhill road around 2:30 yesterday afternoon. A structure fire spread to vegetation on one side of the building. Forward progress was stopped at three acres. Crews remained on the scene last night. No word on…

North County Weather 9.24.2020

Mostly sunny skies today, highs this afternoon in the low 90’s. Overnight, clear skies, lows in the mid 50’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs near 90. The long range forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend. High temperatures staying in the low 90’s until Monday, then it may climb back up near 100…