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Fatal Car Crash 5.21.2020

A San Luis Obispo man was killed in a head-on car crash on highway 154 near Lake Cachuma Saturday. He’s identified as 21-year-old Daniel Anthony Andrade of San Luis Obispo. His Honda crossed into the opposing lane where he smashed head on into a Ford traveling in the westbound direction. Andrade was trapped in the…

Wall Faller Identified 5.21.2020

San Luis Obispo police identify the man who fell off a 13-foot retaining wall near San Luis cemetery. 59-year-old Daniel Leflore died from injuries sustained in the fall. Witnesses saw him walking on the retaining wall, and later saw his body on the sidewalk. The accident occurred last month off lower Higuera in San Luis…

Small Plane Crash 5.21.2020

A small plain crashed at an elementary school in Orcutt yesterday morning. The pilot was killed in the crash. He was the only occupant of the single-engine pane. He has not been identified. The aircraft crash landed on the basketball courts of Ralph Dunlap school on approach to Santa Maria airport. It caught fire after…

State Officials 5.21.2020

State officials are now predicting that the impacts of Covid-19 and the government imposed shut down will result in a 32 to 56 million dollar budget deficit in the next fiscal year for the county of San Luis Obispo county. That will trickle down and impact local municipalities and school districts. County Administrative Officer Wade…

Covid-19 Numbers SLO Update 5.21.2020

New numbers on Covid-19 in San Luis Obispo county. The county confirms two new cases yesterday. Both in Paso Robles. That brings the total in the county to 249 since the pandemic began in mid-March. That’s 249 residents out of a population of 285 thousand people. Of those 249 patients, 222 have completely recovered. 27…

Release From Shut Down 5.21.2020

The state of California gives San Luis Obispo county the go ahead to move more quickly through Stage 2 opening sectors. It means restaurants and stores can reopen to some extent. The state public health department determining that the county has met governor Newsom’s Stage 2 variance criteria. San Luis Obispo and 28 other counties…

Goodwill Remains Closed 5.20.2020

If you’re doing some spring cleaning, some advice on where to take items you don’t want. Goodwill Industries says their donation centers remain closed because of the government imposed shutdown. They ask that you not drop off items at their donation centers. The stores will resume operations as soon as the state allows. Information is…

Oregon Ruling On Coronavirus Shut Down 5.20.2020

In Oregon, a judge overturns the authority of governor Kate Brown. Judge Matthew Shirtcliff, judge of Baker county in eastern Oregon, declared the governor’s coronavirus restrictions “null and void” because the governor didn’t have her emergency orders approved by the state legislature. Judge Shirtcliff made the ruling Monday. That decision related to a lawsuit brought…

Going Rogue 5.20.2020

While some who are frustrated are asking why our county officials or our city officials or even north county businesses do not go rogue and just ignore the shelter-in-place order by the state. San Luis Obispo county sheriff Ian Parkinson explains why that’s a bad idea. He says the state could revoke a state license…