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Fires and Weather 9.15.2020

Forecasters say we’ll see a warming trend today and tomorrow, highs up into the low to mid 90’s, then it will cool off again by the weekend. The smoke and haze will persist. The intensity depends on the fires, particularly the Dolan fire on the coast. That fire along highway one, just south of Big…

North County Weather 9.14.2020

Partly sunny skies today. Smoke and haze are possible. Highs this afternoon in the upper 80’s. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 50. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies. Highs in the low 90’s. The long range forecast calls for mostly sunny skies. Highs in the mid 90’s Wednesday, then dropping back into the upper 80’s through next…

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Other Stories This Monday 9.14.2020

Paso People’s Action hosted a black lives matter chalk and talk event Friday evening. It was billed as an opportunity for the community to come together and talk. People drew messages with chalk on the sidewalk like, “no justice, no peace.” And “black lives matter.” This week, Tianna Arata is expected to make a virtual…

911 Service at Faces of Freedom 9.14.2020

In Atascadero Friday evening, a ceremony to remember 911. The speakers included Vicki Norden whose husband served as a Navy Seal, and Andy Caldwell, whose father survived the Bataan Death March in the Philippines in 1942. Caldwell says despite all his suffering, his father never mentioned it. District attorney Dan Dow also spoke. He enumerated…

Paso Robles City Council 9.14.2020

Tomorrow night, Paso Robles city council to hold a virtual meeting. Among the topics, how to cut the city budget to adjust for loss of revenue caused by the government imposed shut down. The city is reportedly looking at ways to cut recreation and library services as a cost- cutting effort. The meeting will be…

SLO Co Corona Update 9.14.2020

Later today, we’ll get the latest count on the coronavirus cases in San Luis Obispo county. That count determines whether or not our county remains in color purple, the most severe restrictions imposed by the state. Supervisor John Peschong says a lot of local small businesses are folding in our county. He cited AJ Spurs…

Weather and Fire 9.14.2020

Mostly sunny skies for the next ten days in the north county. We’ll see smoke and haze to varying degrees, depending on fires burning out of control in the area. The Dolan fire burning along highway one, just south of Big Sur has now burned 117 thousand acres. It’s now 40% contained, which is a…

Park Cinemas Fundraiser 9.11.2020

What can a business owner do when local government forces them to close their operation and they lose everything? The owner of Park Cinemas has organized a GoFundMe campaign to help pay his bills. John Roush says the shut down has created a disaster for his family. They are looking at $250 thousand dollars in…