Local news in San Luis Obispo County including San Miguel, Paso Robles, Shandon, Templeton, Atascadero, Santa Margarita, San Luis Obispo, Avila Beach, Morro Bay, Cayucos, Cambria, Pismo Beach, Arroyo Grande, Santa Maria, and other cities along the Central Coast of California.

SLO County Supervisors Meeting 8.18.2020

San Luis Obispo county supervisors meet today in another virtual meeting, but there are some hot topics on the agenda, cannabis and the Paso Robles groundwater basin. Superivsor Peschong says he would like to hear more north county people speak up about the recent protests over black lives matter, and the arrest of 20-year-old activist…

Paso Schools 8.18.2020

Despite the hot weather, schools in the Paso Robles school district gave out Chrome books and laptops to facilitate distance learning yesterday at local schools. Tim Vincent is principal at Flamson middle school. He says it got so hot, he gave his staff a two hour break from 2-4 yesterday afternoon. Today, 7th grade parents…

Dick Mason

Opening Monologue 8.18.2020

Another hot one today in the north county. Forecasters say high temperatures will reach 112 in Paso Robles. 107 in Atascadero. The cooling station is operating at centennial park for those who don’t have access to air conditioning. Smoke continues to linger. The smoke is from the River fire which is burning out of control…

North County Weather 8.17.2020

Partly cloudy this morning, sunny this afternoon with high’s near 110. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, increasingly cloudy after midnight with lows near 70. Westerly winds at 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds, highs near 112. NNW winds 15-25 miles per hour in the afternoon. The extended forecast calls for mostly…

46 East Road Work 8.17.2020

Drivers can expect delays and temporary lane closures on highway 46 east starting Monday morning. Caltrans crews will remove and replace striping along the highway from east of McMillan Canyon Road to west of Lucy Brown Road, in Shandon. The project is scheduled to run between 8 in the morning and 4 in the afternoon…

Fires 8.17.2020

No active fires are currently burning in San Luis Obispo county. The one producing smoke in the north county this morning is the River fire, which is near Salinas. The River fire has burned about 2,000 acres in northern Monterey county. Clint Bullard of Cal Fire says there are no active fires burning in San…

Drug Bust 8.17.2020

Saturday night, Paso Robles police arrested two men from Clovis for possession of a controlled substance, paraphernalia and drug sales. The Paso Robles police department said officers contacted Brian Stoffel and Jess Bussey after they stopped at an Arco gas station. Both men are from Clovis. Officers then conducted a post release community supervision (PRCS)…

Supervisor Adam Hill 8.17.2020

Late last week, San Luis Obispo county officials released information about the investigation into workplace misconduct by supervisor Adam Hill. Supervisor Adam Hill died on August 6th after serving as district 3 supervisor since 2008. The county confirms Hill’s workplace misconduct and in a news release says the county initiated a formal investigation. Because it’s…