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China Coronavirus SLO County Update 5.18.2020

No new cases of corona-virus confirmed yesterday by the San Luis Obispo county health department. County health officials releasing that report yesterday. Out of 285,000 people living in San Luis Obispo county, the county has confirmed 243 cases since March. Of those, 201 people have completely recovered. That leaves 41 active patients. 39 are recovering…

North County Weather 5.15.2020

Mostly sunny today, highs this afternoon near 80. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear to partly cloudy, lows in the upper 40’s. NW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with a few clouds, highs in the mid 80’s. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast mostly cloudy skies Sunday and…

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Other Stories This Friday 5.15.2020

Two people arrested in connection with a bomb threat that was made at the county courthouse Wednesday. The call made shortly after 40-year-old Carrie Maggard’s boyfriend was taken into custody. He’s identified as 30-year-old Derek Atkins. The couple lives in Los Osos. Sheriff’s deputies took Maggard into custody yesterday afternoon. A 6.2 magnitude earthquake shakes…

Vacation Plans, Don’t Go To SLO 5.15.2020

San Luis Obispo county is spending up to $9.000 to tell people in the San Joaquin Valley don’t come to San Luis Obispo county. The advertising campaign was launched Monday. The county is spending money with a San Luis Obispo marketing company that targets Fresno, Bakersfield and Visalia residents. Chuck Davison of Visit SLO Cal…

CA Budget 5.15.2020

Yesterday, the governor unveils his budget plan. In January, the governor said the state would have a $20 billion dollar surplus. Now, after the government imposed shut down, that has evolved into a projected $54.3 billion dollar deficit. His new $203 billion dollar budget would make major funding cuts for schools, and cancel a planned…

Wuhan Coronavirus SLO County Update 5.15.2020

Although many businesses in the north county remain closed because of the government imposed shut down, some are managing under state guidelines. Sculpterra Winery for instance. The owner called KPRL yesterday. Dr. Warren Frankel, owner of Sculpterra Winery off Linne road in Paso Robles says they operating within the shelter-in-place orders. The winery will be…

Opening Monologue 5.15.2020

The county health officer confirms five new Covid-19 cases in San Luis Obispo county. That brings the total to 237 since the pandemic began about two months ago. Of that number, 180 people have completely recovered. Meanwhile the testing continues at the Paso Robles Vets Building. 7-7 each weekday. The test is free, and it’s…

Is Contact Tracing Coming to CA?

WA state just released the info on contact tracing and it could be coming to CA. I am sure Newsom will be pushing contact tracing to all of his subjects in the state. https://lynnwoodtimes.com/2020/05/12/governor-inslee-lays-out-statewide-contact-tracing-plan-for-covid-19/ https://www.louderwithcrowder.com/jay-inslee-restraunt-orders