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Wisconsin Protest/Riot 6.25.2020

In Madison, Wisconsin, a black lives matter crowd tore down statues and attacked a state legislator. The governor says he is ready to activate the National Guard to protect state properties. The protesters tore down statues commemorating an abolitionist and women’s rights activist. They threw a Molotov cocktail into a government building. They also attacked…

Earthquake 6.25.2020

Did you feel the earthquake yesterday? It struck near Ridgecrest at 10:40 yesterday morning. The epicenter was 12 miles from Lone Pine on the east side of the Sierra. Yesterday morning at the Paso Robles post office, a woman announced that her phone indicated an earthquake was active. She asked if any of us felt…

Covid-19 Yosemite 6.25.2020

Yosemite national park has canceled reservations at campgrounds because of Covid-19. That’s after partially reopening two weeks ago. Upper Pines and Wowona Horse Camp reopened earlier this month after being closed since March 20th. Reservations have been canceled for Bridal Veil Horse Camp, Crane Flat Hodgdon Meadow, Lower Pines, North Pines and Tuolumne Meadows. Uppers…

Developer Fraud 6.25.2020

A developer who proposed a three story bowling alley and entertainment center in downtown San Luis is arrested and charged with securities fraud and grand theft. Jeremy Pemberton proposed developing an entertainment complex in downtown San Luis. The building was once home to Riley’s department store. An investor is alleging he was cheated out of…

Sports in Public Schools 6.25.2020

High school sports this fall remain in question, but this week, some schools in San Luis Obispo county are beginning practice. Paso Robles school board approved limited practice Tuesday night. Tom Harrington told the board about the plan developed by high school athletic directors in the county. Harrington says high school athletic directors created their…

Roadwork on Spring & Union 6.25.2020

Road work on Spring Street and Union Road continues this week in preparation for resurfacing both streets. Ditus Esperanza of the Paso Robles Public Works Department says Spring Street is in the final phases of underground and concrete work. Crews are installing underground conduits for ornamental street lights which will be installed on Spring Street.…

North County Weather 6.24.2020

Sunny with highs near 90. WSW winds 15-25 mile per hour this afternoon. Overnight, clear with lows in the mid 50’s. SW winds 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs in the mid 80’s. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies through the weekend. Temperatures in the mid to upper…

In Sports 6.24.2020

The FBI says say that alleged noose discovered in the stall of a black Nascar driver had been there since last October, long before the stall had been assigned to Bubba Wallace. It was a pull rope used by a previous occupant. Wallace was assigned to the stall only last week. Regardless, all the drivers…

Jake Horn Part Two 6.24.2020

Former Greyhound Jake Horn has co-written a children’s book which has become one of the top selling books on Amazon. It’s called, Lily and Timmy’s Super Awesome, Incredible Covid-19 Birthday. Jake Horn now lives in Colorado, but he was working in Los Angeles in the film industry before Covid-19 hit. He and his partner are…

Covid-19 SLO County Update 6.24.2020

Although no one appears to be dying of Covid-19, the daily count of people testing positive continues. 11 new cases reported yesterday. That brings the total number of confirmed cases of the virus to 453 in the county. That’s out of a population of 285,000 people. The majority of people who have tested positive for…