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Dr. Warren Frankel 3.30.2021

After a year of the corovirus impacting the way people live in the north county, Dr. Warren Frankel, a practicing physician in Templeton weighs in on the impacts of the virus and the government-imposed shutdown. Dr. Frankel said that people who visited his office last spring were very fearful. Fearful for their lives. But a…

City of Paso Robles 3.30.2021

Hindsight is twenty-twenty, but it’s illuminating to look back at measures taken by our local governments when the threats of the coronavirus were aired on the national media. Mayor Steve Martin talked about the issues in early March of last year. Two days later, the Paso Robles city council called a special meeting. Their focus,…

WHO and China 3.30.2021

So where did covid come from? A joint World Health Organization and China study indicates that the transmission of the virus from bats to humans passed through another animal. They say it is extremely unlikely that the spread came from a laboratory leak, as some have speculated. The team studying the origins of covid are…

SLO Co Covid Update 3.30.2021

The San Luis Obispo county health department out with its Monday report on coronavirus in the county. They say there were only 31 new positive cases in the county over the 3-day weekend. The city of San Luis Obispo again leading the way with 12 new cases. Seven cases reported in Atascadero, five in Paso…

Opener For Tuesday 3.30.2021

March is going out like a lamb in the north county, but early April looks even warmer. Forecasters saying we’ll see sunny skies and temperatures in the mid 80’s by Thursday. It will cool off into the low 70’s this weekend, and upper 60’s early next week. About 20-25% chance of rain Tuesday and Wednesday…

North County Weather 3.29.2021

Sunny in the north county, highs near 81. Northerly winds 5-10 miles per hour. Clear skies tonight, lows near 39. NNW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny and warm, highs near 81. ENE winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny through the weekend. Highs in the mid 70’s through…

In Sports 3.29.2021

Week two for most local high school football teams. The Templeton Eagles beat Morro Bay 42-0 to remain undefeated. The Paso Robles Bearcats came from behind to beat San Luis Obispo 29-22. Mission Prep beat Atascadero 56-6. After the final Cross Country meet of the season, the senior athletes lined up for a picture taken…

Uber Driver Found Guilty 3.29.2021

A former Uber driver from Santa Maria was found guilty Friday of 13 felonies for sexually assaulting women on the central coast. Alfonso Alarcon Nunez preyed on young, inebriated women, who were looking for a safe ride home after a night on the town, primarily in San Luis Obispo. He was found guilty of 13…