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Mayor Harmon 6.17.2020

San Luis Obispo mayor Heidi Harmon removed from Facebook’s a remark she posted which connected racial injustice in the county and the impacts of climate change. That’s after the head of the California black chamber of commerce called her out in a letter he posted. Mayor Harmon had written…. “As we confront racism and a…

Fires 6.17.2020

Avila fire 6.17.20 The firefighters battling the Avila fire reported yesterday morning the fire was 20% contained. It’s burned about 400 acres, but no structures. Air tankers and helicopters, some operating out of Paso Robles had a major impact in controlling that fire. We should get an update on the progress later today. FIRE IN…

Paso Robles Gateway Project 6.17.2020

The Paso Robles city council unanimously approved initial plans for the development of a luxury resort to be built at the south end of Vine street near highway 46. Community Development Director Warren Frace said the overall concept is a world class wine country resort that functions as a gateway to the community. The project…

Paso Robles City Council 6.17.2020

The Paso Robles city council thanked police chief Ty Lewis for his leadership during the effort to arrest and stop the shooter who terrorized the city and evaded police in the Salinas riverbed. Chief Lewis says his department’s investigation has raised a lot of questions. Several members of the council thanked the police chief for…

North County Weather 6.16.2020

Sunny with highs in the mid 80’s. NNW winds 10-20 mile per hour. Overnight, clear with lows in the upper 40’s. NNW 15 – 25 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs in the upper-60’s. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies with temperatures in the mid 80’s thru Saturday. Low…

Other Stories This Tuesday 6.16.2020

The Oscars are delayed by the academy of motion picture arts and sciences. The 93rd academy awards presentation will now be held April 25th of next year. Eight weeks later than originally planned because of the pandemic’s effect and the hysteria surrounding the coronavirus. Will high school football and other sports return to local schools…

Santa Maria 6.16.2020

Santa Maria police department is searching for a missing woman whose car was found abandoned near a park in that city. 23-year-old Juana Lopez Bautista was last seen around 8 Sunday morning. She went to a laundry in Santa Maria around 11 Sunday morning. Then went to a local Santa Maria grocery store. Her Kia…

Covid-19 SLO Update 6.16.2020

San Luis Obispo county reported 23 new confirmed cases of Covid-19. It’s the greatest number of positive cases of the Covid 19 virus since they started tracking them in March. Why so many? The health department does not offer any explanation for the spike in cases. The rules have relaxed somewhat in the county. The…