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SLO Co Covid Update 3.26.2021

After only a few new cases on Wednesday, San Luis Obispo county reporting 45 new cases of the coronavirus yesterday. No new deaths reported by the health department. The county remains in the red tier under governor Gavin Newsom’s blue print for state control of the economy.

All Seasons Athletic Director 3.26.2021

With sports returning to north county high schools, the life of the athletic director can be challenging. Joe Farley tells KPRL about all the sports underway at Templeton high school yesterday afternoon. He says teams from fall, winter and spring seasons are all playing at once. Wednesday, Templeton hosted a cross country meet. The runners…

North County Weather 3.25.2021

Sunny and clouds today, highs near 61. W winds 10-15 miles per hour. Clear skies tonight, lows near 37. Light winds from the WSW. Tomorrow, sunny, highs near 70. Northerly winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny through this weekend. Highs Saturday and Sunday in the upper 70’s.

Templeton Cross Country 3.25.2021

The Templeton high school cross country teams wrapped up their season with a dual meet against St. Joseph of Santa Maria Wednesday afternoon at Templeton high school. In the girls race, Maddie Bobbitt of Templeton finished first in 20:23 for the 5k course. That was nearly by two and a half minutes. The girls’ team…

Atascadero 3.25.2021

The city of Atascadero is looking for an operator for the watercraft business at Atascadero lake. City manager Rochelle tells KPRL, the written proposals are accepted until April 9th. The information is available on the city’s website. Rachelle says with daylight savings, the zoo and Farmer’s Market are operating at extended hours. Farmer’s Market is…

Border Children 3.25.2021

At the US Mexico border, thousands of kids are being held as they await president Joe Biden’s next move. Photos leaked from border patrol facilities show children packed in terrible conditions. The Biden administration awards an $87 million dollar contract to put families into hotels and motels near the border, while they do their paper…

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New Park in Santa Maria 3.25.2021

A new park in Santa Maria will honor the valley’s Japanese farming tradition. The Santa Maria Japanese community center provided $300,000 for the new park that will include a community center. The plan is to restore an 1880’s era ranch house that was relocated to the park several years ago. The Japanese community is paying…

Atascadero Farmer’s Market 3.25.2021

The Atascadero Farmers Market is now operating between 3:00 and 6:00 pm Wednesday afternoons at the Sunken Gardens. The hours extended because of the change back to Daylight Savings Time. With the expanded hours, growing numbers of farmers and other vendors are showing up at the Sunken Gardens. Maeve Peterson, who is a Landscape Architecture…

Covid Tests in SLO 3.25.2021

San Luis Obispo county added only six new coronavirus cases yesterday. That’s according to the county public health department. It’s the fewest number of cases that the county has reported on a single day since before Thanksgiving of last year. Health officials say it may be a sign that herd immunity is occurring in the…