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North County Weather 6.23.2020

Sunny with highs in the upper 80’s. WSW winds 15-25 mile per hour. Overnight, clear with lows near 50. WSW winds 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs in the upper 80’s. WSW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies through the week. Temperatures in the mid to upper 80’s.

Dick Mason

Other Stories This Tuesday 6.23.2020

More statues removed or taken down by protesters. The catholic church removes the statue of father Junipero Serra from the Mission San Luis Obispo after protesters damaged Serra statues in Los Angeles and other parts of California. Protesters also took down a statue of Thomas Whittier, who was an Abolitionist. The suspicion is that the…

Atascadero City Council 6.23.2020

Tonight, Atascadero city council meets at the rotunda. They’re calling it a hybrid meeting. They’re meeting back in the rotunda, but only about 20 people will be allowed to attend. The council will discuss assessment for the downtown business improvement district. They will also get a report on the shooting last Monday in Atascadero, during…

Fire in the Salinas Riverbed 6.23.2020

A wildfire yesterday afternoon in the Salinas riverbed in Paso Robles. 15 acres burned. Two homes destroyed. The fire is now 60% contained. 120 firefighters battled the fire. It started just before 2 yesterday afternoon in near South River road and Navajo street. The fire climbed up the hillside and forced the evacuation of dozens…

North County Weather 6.19.2020

Sunny with highs in the mid to upper 80’s. WSW winds 5-10 mile per hour. Overnight, clear with lows near 50. SW winds 10 – 20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs in the upper 80’s. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies through the weekend. Temperatures in the low…

Juneteenth 6.19.2020

Today is Juneteenth. It’s the date in 1865, 155 years ago, that slaves in Texas first learned that they had been emancipated by president Abraham Lincoln. The proclamation took effect on January first of 1865, but slaves in Texas did not learn of it until June 19th. Several weeks after president Abraham Lincoln was assassinated…

Dick Mason

Other Stories This Friday 6.19.2020

San Luis Obispo county health director Penny Borenstein reports 13 new Covid-19 cases. 389 local residents have now tested positive for the corona virus. 306 have fully recovered. That’s 389 total cases of 285 thousand people in the county. The number is up slightly because they’re now doing more testing. In Cambria, the deli at…