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North County Weather 12.31.2020

Mostly sunny today, Highs near 60. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Partly cloudy overnight, lows near 30. Mostly sunny skies tomorrow with highs near 60. The extended forecast calls for sunshine through the New Year’s weekend. Then more rain beginning next Monday and continuing off and on for several days. We may get rain…

In Sports 12.31.2020

The San Jose State Spartans playing in the Arizona Bowl today against Ball State. The Spartans are 7-0. Ball State is 6-1. Former Bearcat Bailey Gaither is playing well at wide receiver for the Spartans. San Jose is coached by Brent Brennan who coached wide receivers at Cal Poly after playing the position at UCLA.…

Sea Pickles in Morro Bay 12.31.2020

Sea pickles litter the beach in Morro Bay. Sea pickles are also called pyrosomes or fire-bodies. Sea bodies are small fish that feed on plankton. The sea pickles float on the ocean and go where ever the ocean takes them. Since Christmas, hundreds have washed up on Morro Bay’s beaches. Thousands of sea pickles washed…

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Burglar Arrested 12.31.2020

Yesterday, San Luis Obispo county sheriff’s office deputies arrest a man accused of prowling and committing theft in several Templeton neighborhoods. The arrest linked to a series of theft reports in the Las Tablas road, Hawley street and Cayucos avenue neighborhoods in Templeton starting back on Dec. 23rd. Deputies took 18-year-old Cody Smith of Templeton…

Recall Newsom Effort 12.31.2020

Meanwhile in southern California, a group has donated one half million dollars to fund the recall effort against the governor. Another woman has donated $100,000 for that effort to recall governor Gavin Newsom. Faith Cortez is coordinating the effort in San Luis Obispo county. She told us early this month, the campaign is going well.…

Rose Bowl in Texas 12.31.2020

Usually this time of year, Pasadena is preparing for one of California’s great New Year’s Day traditions, The Rose Bowl. There will be a Rose Bowl game, but it will be played tomorrow in Dallas, Texas. Alabama against Notre Dame. The semifinals of the national championship. The Fighting Irish are 10-1 for the season. The…

Vaccines in SLO County 12.31.2020

San Luis Obispo county has 7,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines available. Among those at the front of the line to get vaccinated, health workers who are working with Covid patients. Also medical specialists including those working in optometry, and physical therapy, lab workers and dental office employees. Also pharmacy staff, especially those who work at…

SLO Co Covid Update 12.31.2020

The report on coronavirus in the county shows an uptick, but Dr. Penny Borenstein says it’s because there was a delay in reporting local coronavirus cases over the Christmas holiday weekend, and a change in state criteria. The number is 576 new cases, including many which were asymptomatic, but tested positive. Eight new deaths reported.…