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ATV Crash 12.21.2020

Details are sketchy but Cal Fire responded early this morning to the crash of an ATV in Cambria. The accident occurred near highway one and Alapay road. Early reports indicate four people were on board the ATV when it drove off a cliff into the ocean. The sheriff’s department received a call at 3:53 this…

Inheritance Tax Break Change 12.18.2020

San Luis Obispo county assessor Tom Bordonaro is notifying county residents that property tax transfer laws are changing dramatically. He says families may want to act now to protect lower taxes when passing property ownership within a family. Bordonaro says, “Taxpayer protections for inherited property are changing in a big way. These changes are the…

In Sports 12.18.2020

While many high school athletes had to put their competition on hold because of Covid-19, a 16-year-old runner at Science Hill high school in Johnson City, Tennessee broke the national record for an outdoor 5k, under the age of 20. Jenna Hutchings also broke the US girls high school record, running 15.34 for 5,000 meters.…

Recall Gavin Newsom 12.18.2020

The effort to recall governor Gavin Newsom is gaining momentum statewide. The growing momentum because of fear the governor is going to put more businesses out of operation and people out of work. Ann Dunsmore is with Rescue California, says rescue California has helped with the recall effort, but the reason it’s working is because…

Covid in the County Jail 12.18.2020

One of the worst environments for coronavirus is jails and prisons. San Luis Obispo county sheriff Ian Parkinson says the county jail is doing pretty well managing it, although the outbreaks at state prison’s is preventing them from shipping inmates to state facilities. As a result, there are a number of convicted or accused murderers…

Going Back To School 12.18.2020

Most educators and parents agree that distance learning in the public schools is not effective. It’s simply not working for most students. Many students are not learning anything. At Tuesday’s Paso Robles school board meeting, superintendent Curt Dubost encouraged the district to allow middle school and high school students return to the classroom. The board…

Opening Monologue 12.18.2020

The last weekend before Christmas and it looks to be sunny and warm in the north county. We may see a few clouds, but afternoon temperatures will reach into the mid 60’s. Again tomorrow night, there will be another drive-thru Vine Street Victorian Christmas Showcase. That’s from 6-8 Saturday evening on Vine street in Paso…

North County Weather 12.17.2020

Sunny today with a few clouds this afternoon, highs near 60. A slight chance of a rain shower. NW winds at 15-25 miles per hour. Clear to partly cloudy overnight, lows in the low 30’s . Sunny tomorrow with highs in the low 60’s. The extended forecast calls for sunshine through the weekend. No snow…