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Apropos Closing in Paso 12.10.2020

While businesses continue to close in San Luis Obispo county because of the government-imposed shutdown, there’s some confusion about a retail store in downtown Paso Robles. Apropos will be closing December 24th. The women’s clothing store has been on 11th street, near Park Cinemas since 2005, but that store is closing. Their store in San…

Covid in the County 12.10.2020

The latest count of covid victims in the county pushes the total past 7,000 cases. That’s out of a population of 285 thousand people. 106 new cases reported yesterday. Three more deaths, which brings the total to 48 since March. The average age of the fatalities is over 85. Of the last three victims, one…

The Lock Down & SLO County 12.10.2020

The governor’s new lock down in San Luis Obispo county is creating a lot of controversy. Not everyone agrees with it, including assemblyman Jordan Cunningham. He says it’s unfair to put San Luis Obipso county in with 23 million people in southern California. Many small businesses agree with assemblyman Cunningham. More than a few are…

North County Weather 12.09.2020

Sunny today with highs this afternoon near 75. SSW winds at 5-10 miles per hour. Clear overnight with lows in the low 30’s. Tomorrow, sunny with highs in the mid 60’s. The long term forecast calls for continued sunny skies with highs dropping into the 60’s beginning tomorrow. A 20% chance of rain Sunday and…

Vine Street 12.09.2020

The Vine Street Victorian Showcase in Paso Robles will be a drive through event this year. You can drive through Vine Street and enjoy the spectacle of homes decorated for Christmas. Another Vine Street in the news today. Vine Street Apparel is women’s clothing designed here in the north county, but sold in over 500…

Governor Gavin Newsom Companies 12.09.2020

At least eight companies partially owned by gov. Gavin Newsom collectively received millions of dollars from the paycheck protection program. That’s according to an ABC 7 analysis in San Francisco. While data released by the small business administration earlier this year showed the Plumpjack Group received up to $350,000 worth of PPP loans, newly-released data…

SLO Co Covid Lock Down 12.09.2020

The counties of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura may ask the governor to form a central coast region under the governor’s regional stay-at-home order that would consider their collective ICU capacity and remove them from the governor’s arbitrary southern California area. The governor ordered San Luis Obispo county to comply with his draconian…

Atascadero City Council 12.09.2020

At a virtual meeting last night, the Atascadero council confirmed the appointment of chief Robert Masterson as Atascadero’s new police chief. Rachelle Rickard introduced him as chief Masterson because he is currently chief of police in King City. Previously, Masterson worked with College of Sequoia’s and Tulare county sheriff’s department. He thanked the city council…

North County Weather 12.08.2020

Sunny today with highs this afternoon near 75. NE winds at 5-10 miles per hour. Clear overnight with lows in the low 30’s. Tomorrow, sunny with highs in the mid 70’s. The long term forecast calls for continued sunny skies with highs dropping into the 60’s on Thursday. A 20% chance of rain one week…