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In Sports 4.15.2021

Cal Poly short stop Brooks Lee named to USA Baseball’s 2021 Golden Spike award watch list. Brooks currently leads the Big West conference in doubles, RBI’s, total bases, sacrifice flies and slugging percentage. He’s second in home runs and hits. Third in runs scored. His .363 batting average is 7th in the conference. Nationally he…

SLO Covid Report 4.15.2021

In her daily report on coronavirus, San Luis Obispo county health officer Penny Borenstein reports 30 new coronavirus cases yesterday. No deaths reported, in fact, there have been no deaths for people with covid this month of April in San Luis Obispo county. The count released yesterday has the same pattern. 20 cases reported in…

Atascadero Chamber Dinner 4.15.2021

The Atascadero Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for their annual gala dinner, but this year it will be virtual. Josh Cross is chamber president/CEO. He says it’s this Saturday evening. You can buy tickets on the Atascadero chamber’s website; Atascaderochamber.org. The virtual Atascadero chamber dinner is this Saturday night. We’ll have highlights next Monday…

Arraignment for Flores 4.15.2021

Arraignment today for Paul and Ruben Flores, the father and son accused in the murder and disappearance of 19-year-old Kristin Smart. District attorney Dan Dow holding a news conference yesterday to make the announcement at the county courthouse. Paul Flores was the last person seen with Smart. They left an off campus party together in…

North County Weather 4.14.2021

Mostly sunny, but cool, highs near 64. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Partly cloudy skies tonight, lows near 38. W winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, but cooler, highs near 72. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend with a warming trend.…

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Other Stories This Wednesday 4.14.2021

San Luis Obispo county could enter into the less restrictive orange tier next week. That’s because the local adjusted case rate dropped to 5.4 new cases per 100 thousand people. Another cannabis store opens in Morro Bay. Natural Healing Center opening its doors Monday on Morro Bay boulevard and Napa avenue. It also has stores…

Aquatic Complex 4.14.2021

The Paso Robles school board also discussed the proposed aquatic complex for Paso Robles high school. Jill Orgosolka spoke for Swim Paso, a group which is applying for a $3 million grant to help pay for the $10-15 million aquatic complex. Chris Bausch raised questions about the board getting involved with the grant. The aquatic…

PRJUSD School Board 4.14.2021

Paso Robles school board discussed at great length a proposed ethnic studies course. The instructor, Geoffrey Land, had worked on the course to make it more palatable to all members of the school board. At last night’s meeting, the board received a pile of written comments about the proposed ethnic studies course. And about a…