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Thanksgiving 10.16.2020

What are your plans for Thanksgiving? That’s the next big American traditional holiday to be impacted by the coronavirus paranoia. Dr. Anthony Fauci says yesterday and I quote, “We’ve really got to double down on fundamental public health measures.” He advises Americans to rethink their usual plans for Thanksgiving gatherings. Here in the north county,…

Harris Travel 10.16.2020

Senator Kamala Harris will not be traveling this weekend. That’s after three people connected to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign test positive for the coronavirus. The California senator and her husband will be staying at home through Monday. Joe Biden is not altering his public schedule. His campaign officials say Biden had no direct exposure to…

United Airlines 10.16.2020

Meanwhile, the economic impact of the government imposed shutdown continues to shake the economy. United Airlines says that 2,700 corporate jobs cut since the shutdown began will not return. CEO Scott Kirby says the airlines is beginning to see the “light at the end of the tunnel.” But they expect air travel to plateau at…

SLO Co Covid Update 10.16.2020

The county health department reports another 36 new positive tests for the coronavirus. 19 of those were reported in Paso Robles. That takes the total since March to 3,969 people testing positive out of a population of 285 thousand people. So, just over one percent of the county population has tested positive for Covid-19. The…

Race Matters in Atascadero 10.16.2020

Race issues in Atascadero. Race Matters visiting with city leaders recently to ascertain the state of the city’s race relations. City councilwoman Roberta Fonzi tells KPRL, the group was concerned about what they perceive as the lack of diversity in the county. Councilwoman Robert Fonzi has lived in Atascadero for more than fifty years. She…

Shooting in Paso 10.16.2020

A fatal shooting yesterday at a liquor store at the north end of Paso Robles. The shooting occurred just before 6:00 yesterday near J n J’s Liquor at 34th and Spring streets. Witnesses described hearing between three and four shots. One person was killed another wounded in the forearm. Paso Robles police sergeant Tod Rehner…

North County Weather 10.15.2020

Sunny skies today, highs this afternoon in the upper 90’s. NE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Overnight, clear to partly cloudy skies, lows in the low 50’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs close to 100. WSW winds 5-10 miles per hour. The long range forecast calls for sunny skies through the weekend. Highs Saturday in…

Paso Robles Fire 10.15.2020

Paso Robles fire department contained a house fire this morning. The fire was reportedly started by an oven. The fire broke out shortly after 6 this morning in a home located at 417 Beverly avenue in Paso Robles. The fire was contained within the structure. One occupant was treated for smoke inhalation by medics at…