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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…

SLO Co Purple to Red Tier 9.22.2020

Today, the state may move San Luis Obispo county may move from the purple tier to the red tier. Health officer Penny Borenstein talked about it during her briefing last week. The state will make it’s determination known today. Penny Borenstein has another briefing scheduled for tomorrow. If the county moves from purple to red,…

North County Weather 9.21.2020

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 upper 80’s. The long range forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the week. High temperatures reaching the mid 90’s Wednesday and staying in the upper 80 mid 90 range until…

US Open 9.21.2020

Another close finish for Xander Schauffele and Austin Kaiser at yesterday’s US Open, but it did not turn out to be Xander’s first major victory. Xander was in third place only a few strokes out when gusty winds created issues for the golfers at Winged Foot in Westchester county, New York. Only Bryson Dechambeau shot…

State Parks Re-Open 9.21.2020

California state parks welcomed guests back to local campgrounds over the weekend. Morro Bay state park, Hearst San Simeon park, and Morro Strand state beach all getting the green light to reopen. Reservations are required and walk-ins are not welcome at state park campgrounds. Sean Lia is the supervising ranger. He says “the check-in process…

Long Range Shooters 9.21.2020

A shooting event planned to help peace officers injured during the active shooter event in Paso Robles in June. The Central Coast Long Range Shooters will be hosting an all day shooting event October 10th at the San Luis Obispo Sportsman Association gun range to raise money for the family of officers shot on the…

Bed, Bath & Beyond 9.21.2020

Another major retail outlet closing in Paso Robles. Bed, Bath and Beyond to close its Paso Robles store by the end of this year. The company is closing 62 stores across the country as it transitions into a Digital First Company. The store off 46 in the Golden Hill Plaza opened back in 2010. The…

Unemployment in CA 9.21.2020

Governor Gavin Newsom delays all new unemployment claims for the next two weeks while the state’s employment development department adopts new fraud prevention technology. The state also wants to clear up a back log in applications, caused by the state government’s imposed shut down. Governor Gavin Newsom making the announcement on Saturday.

Atascadero City Council 9.21.2020

Atascadero city council meets tomorrow night. 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 tomorrow night. You…

November Election 9.21.2020

November’s general election is drawing nearer. At the republican headquarters in Atascadero, Cheryl Burbach says the ballots go out in ten days. Last year, 80% of San Luis Obispo county voters voted by mail. This year, all of the ballots will be sent out by mail. Voters can either mail them back, take them to…