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Atascadero City Council 9.23.2020

Atascadero City Council met virtually Tuesday night. Mayor Heather Moreno and the council received a report from City Manager Rachelle Rickard on the annual Creek Clean-up. Dozens of people helped remove literally tons of debris from creeks in Atascadero. The clean-up takes place every year in the fall, before the winter rains. Rickard also told…

SLO Moves To Red Tier 9.23.2020

Under the governor’s criteria for the coronavirus, San Luis Obispo county moves from the purple tier to the red tier. That means restaurants can once again serve food indoors. Movie theaters can reopen, and churches can offer inside services. Health officer Penny Borenstein talked about the next step in the state’s process and what the…

Weather

North County Weather 9.22.2020

Mostly sunny skies today. Highs this afternoon near 90. 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 week. High temperatures staying in the upper 80 to mid 90 range until Sunday, then it may climb back up…

Redwings Horse Sanctuary 9.22.2020

Redwings Horse Sanctuary is creating a permanent location in Paso Robles. Redwings has purchased a 141-acre property at 6785 Union road. According to a press release, they are seeking donations for their fundraising campaign for the sanctuary. The campaign is launching next week, it’s called “Paso, Here We Come!” It’s a one-year major capital campaign…

Ralph’s Grocery Store Hiring 9.22.2020

Ralph’s grocery store is hiring. Ralph’s operates grocery stores in San Luis and Los Osos. The chain says they have an immediate need for workers. Jobs include courtesy clerks and associates in the service deli, meat/seafood, baker, general merchandise and pharmacy departments. The company offers incentives for people who plan to further their education. Go…

Bobcat Fire 9.22.2020

Out in the desert at the eastern edge of Los Angeles county, the Bobcat fire has become one of the largest fires in that county’s history. In two weeks it’s burned 165 square miles. It’s only 15% contained. Thousands of residents have evacuated their homes. Firefighters battled another flare up near Mount Wilson this week,…

Atascadero City Council Meeting 9.22.2020

Atascadero city council meets tonight. Mayor Heather Moreno will preside over the virtual meeting. The council will conduct a public hearing for a specific plan amendment for the Del Rio road area. Mayor Heather Moreno and city manager Rochelle Rickard will also give their reports. That meeting gets underway at six tonight. You can hear…

SLO Co Covid Update 9.22.2020

Yesterday, the county reports 78 new cases manifested over the weekend. That brings the county’s total to 3,438 confirmed cases. That’s out of a population of 285,000 people. So, over the past six months about 1.2% of the county population tested positive for the coronavirus. Most have recovered. Of those who tested positive, 0.8% died…