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Shandon High Graduation 6.08.2020

Drive through graduation ceremonies were held at several local high school last week. Atascadero, Templeton and Mission Prep holding drive through graduations. Friday night, Shandon had a drive through graduation for 19 graduating seniors. Isaac Lopez was class valedictorian. Kayla Hurl was salutatorian. Paso Robles high school will conduct 16-20 graduation ceremonies at War Memorial…

Bars and Gyms 6.08.2020

The state of California says that bars and gyms may be allowed to reopen this week. San Luis Obispo county public health officer Dr. Penny Borenstien said at her news conference Friday that she would review the guidelines over the weekend. She says she may make an announcement at her briefing this afternoon to allow…

Santa Cruz Deputy Killed in Ambush 6.08.2020

In Santa Cruz county on Friday, a county sheriff’s deputy was killed and two other police officers were wounded when they were ambushed in Ben Lomand in rural Santa Cruz county. Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller was only 38 years old. Damon’s wife is pregnant with their second child. They were shot and wounded with…

Protest 6.08.2020

A peaceful protest conducted yesterday afternoon in Atascadero. Several dozen protests gathered in the sunken gardens. During a protest match in Arroyo Grande Friday, property owners stood on their rooftops with rifles to protect their businesses. The protest attracted several hundred protesters, and were peaceful. Some police officials saying they don’t appreciate motorcycle gangs showing…

Opening 6.08.2020

A blustery weekend in California fanned fires in many areas. Yesterday, it exacerbated fires in several areas, including a grass fire near 46 and branch road east of Paso Robles. The fire was caused by a man mowing his pasture. It grew to an acre and a half. People are encouraged to mow lawns and…

North County Weather 6.04.2020

Sunny today, but cooler, highs near 90 this afternoon. W winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tonight, cloudy with lows near 60. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, but much cooler, highs near 70. The long term forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend, but cooler temperatures dropping to the mid 70’s this weekend, then back up…

SLO Protest 6.04.2020

Fearing the worst, 33 businesses in downtown San Luis Obispo boarded their store windows, but the looting never started yesterday. The fourth protest in the county four days started at 2:00 yesterday afternoon. The young protesters marched around San Luis, and ultimately sat down at the intersection of Santa Rosa and Foothill boulevard. That blocked…

C-130’s At The Paso Robles Airport 6.04.2020

While most Paso Roblans were distracted by the protest rally downtown Tuesday night, about four hundred National Guardsmen landed at the Paso Robles airport. Nine C-130 transport planes flew into the airport transporting troops from Moffett Field south of San Francisco, and the Channel Islands air field north of Los Angeles. Joe Ontiveros owns Joe’s…

North County Weather 6.03.2020

Sunny today and warmer, highs near 101 this afternoon. W winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tonight, cloudy with lows near 60. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, but cooler, highs near 90. The long term forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend, but cooler temperatures dropping to the mid 70s this weekend, then back up to…