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North County Weather 8.13.2020

Mostly cloudy after a 50% chance of rain this morning. Cloudy this afternoon with high’s near 98 SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, mostly cloudy tonight with lows in the low 60’s westerly winds at 10-15 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds, highs near 108. NNE winds 15-25 miles per hour in the…

Rescue in Lodi 8.13.2020

In Lodi yesterday, a police officer saves a man in a wheelchair just seconds before an oncoming train runs through the intersection. The officer’s body camera captures the moment. Officer Erika Urrea spotted a man in a wheelchair stuck on the railroad tracks. The crossing arms were coming down and she jumped out of her…

On Highway 41 in Atascadero 8.13.2020

One-way reversing traffic control again today. Work underway to relocate telephone poles in the area. Delays can be expected from 9 in the morning, to 3:30 in the afternoon today. The work began Tuesday, it’s scheduled to be completed today. Traffic control will begin one-mile west of San Gabriel road for those traveling westbound and…

Republican Headquarters 8.13.2020

While Democrats celebrate Joe Biden’s nominee for vice president, North County Republicans are registering voters and gathering signatures to recall Governor Gavin Newsom at the Republican headquarters in Atascadero. Cheryl Burbach counted new registrations gathered Wednesday. She said, “I’ve registered several dozen voters today including three Independents, four ‘Decline-to-State’, and three Democrats who are all…

Coronavirus SLO Update 8.13.2020

The county health department reports 22 new coronavirus cases. That brings the total in the county since mid-March to two thousand 300. That’s out of a population of 280 thousand. Of those 2,300, 1935 have fully recovered from the illness. Meanwhile, testing for coronavirus continues in San Luis at the Veterans Memorial Hall. Monday through…

Public Schools 8.13.2020

Public schools in Atascadero resumed online classes yesterday. The Atascadero school district the first public schools to begin fall classes. One week from today Paso Robles schools return to on-line distance learning. And next week, the free lunch program continues for those students. Lunches, breakfast and supper will be offered each weekday at four schools…

Opening Monologue 8.13.2020

Forecasters say we may get some showers this morning in the north county. About a 50% chance of rain this morning in the north county. Cloudy this afternoon with cooler temperatures. Then it will start heating up this weekend with highs tomorrow reaching 108 in Paso Robles. A little cooler in Atascadero. 104 the expected…

North County Weather 8.12.2020

Mostly sunny today after morning clouds, high’s near 95. WSW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Overnight, clear this evening becoming mostly cloudy after midnight with lows in the mid to upper 50’s. Westerly winds at 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds, highs in the upper 90’s. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour in…

Indio Muerto 8.12.2020

A street named Indio Muerto is raising a stir in Santa Barbara. Indio Muerto means, dead Indian in Spanish The Barbareno Chumash Tribal Council is asking the city council to change the street name on the east side of Santa Barbara. They call it “insulting, offensive and demeaning.” Monday night, the neighborhood advisory council voted…