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Covid SLO Update 8.14.2020

San Luis Obispo county health officer Penny Borenstein reports yesterday 24 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in local testing. 18 people in the county have died. The most recent death was a person in their 90’s. Of the 18 people who have died, 13 were over the age of 85. Almost all of them had…

Adam Hill 8.14.2020

Details are sketchy, but San Luis Obispo county officials confirm yesterday that the county was investigating supervisor Adam Hill for allegations of workplace misconduct before his death. County officials would not elaborate on the misconduct allegations against Hill. The supervisor was found dead at this home in Pismo Beach on August 6th. In March, during…

Republican Patriots Rally 8.14.2020

A Patriots rally yesterday in Paso Robles for republican candidates running for public office. Andy Caldwell is running against democrat Salud Carbajal of Santa Barbara in the 24th congressional district. Caldwell is the founder of COLAB in Santa Barbara county. Another candidate who spoke came all the way from Monterey county. Vicki Norden talked about…

Rainfall Thursday 8.14.2020

Atascadero received just under an inch of rain yesterday. Paso Robles received one third of an inch. Santa Margarita six tenths. Templeton nine-tenths of an inch. Same in Cambria nine tenths. Now it gets hot. 105 today. And 107 tomorrow. High temperatures will be over 100 until Friday of next week. (good thing you watered…

North County Weather 8.13.2020

Mostly cloudy after a 50% chance of rain this morning. Cloudy this afternoon with high’s near 98 SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, mostly cloudy tonight with lows in the low 60’s westerly winds at 10-15 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds, highs near 108. NNE winds 15-25 miles per hour in the…

Rescue in Lodi 8.13.2020

In Lodi yesterday, a police officer saves a man in a wheelchair just seconds before an oncoming train runs through the intersection. The officer’s body camera captures the moment. Officer Erika Urrea spotted a man in a wheelchair stuck on the railroad tracks. The crossing arms were coming down and she jumped out of her…

On Highway 41 in Atascadero 8.13.2020

One-way reversing traffic control again today. Work underway to relocate telephone poles in the area. Delays can be expected from 9 in the morning, to 3:30 in the afternoon today. The work began Tuesday, it’s scheduled to be completed today. Traffic control will begin one-mile west of San Gabriel road for those traveling westbound and…

Republican Headquarters 8.13.2020

While Democrats celebrate Joe Biden’s nominee for vice president, North County Republicans are registering voters and gathering signatures to recall Governor Gavin Newsom at the Republican headquarters in Atascadero. Cheryl Burbach counted new registrations gathered Wednesday. She said, “I’ve registered several dozen voters today including three Independents, four ‘Decline-to-State’, and three Democrats who are all…

Coronavirus SLO Update 8.13.2020

The county health department reports 22 new coronavirus cases. That brings the total in the county since mid-March to two thousand 300. That’s out of a population of 280 thousand. Of those 2,300, 1935 have fully recovered from the illness. Meanwhile, testing for coronavirus continues in San Luis at the Veterans Memorial Hall. Monday through…