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Paso Robles Drug Bust 9.17.2020

An alleged drug house in the 500 block of Laurelwood raided yesterday by Paso Robles police. A police sergeant on patrol spotted two suspicious people sitting in a car in front of the house. A search of the car revealed two hand guns, 109 grams of meth, 14 grams of heroin, a police scanner, paraphernalia,…

Atascadero Teacher 9.17.2020

A superior court judge orders 22 felony charges of pornography dropped against a former teacher in Atascadero. 51-year-old Chris Berdoll faces another 24 felony charges of using a minor for a sex act, and 20 felony counts of possession of child pornography. He was placed on leave and arrested back on September 10th of 2018.…

Candidates Forum in Paso Robles 9.17.2020

Last night, the city of Paso Robles hosted a forum for candidates running for public office. It was an informational meeting with several of the city’s department heads talking about their responsibilities, fire chief Jonathon Stornetta told the group. Chief Stornetta described the challenges facing firefighters in Paso Robles today. Police chief Ty Lewis also…

John Peschong 9.17.2020

North county supervisor John Peschong says he’s still putting pressure on the health officials to open up the county. San Luis Obispo county supervisor John Peschong say he will raise more questions of the health officials next week at the supervisors meeting. Dr. Penny Borenstein and county administrative are marching in locked goose step with…

Borenstein Report 9.17.2020

San Luis Obispo county’s public health officer Penny Borenstein makes her weekly report on the coronavirus yesterday. Dr. Borenstine says there is some good news. She says the county has spent one week below restrictions for the move from the purple to the red tier. The red tier would reopen limited indoor seating in local…

Weather and Fires 9.17.2020

Sunshine today in the north county, after fog and low clouds dissipate. We may see smoke and haze, depending on fire activity. The Dolan fire which started near Limekiln state park south of Big Sur has grown to 122 thousand acres. It remains 40% contained. More than 800 firefighters on the scene. Crews from all…

North County Weather 9.16.2020

Mostly sunny skies today. Smoke and haze are possible. Highs this afternoon in the mid 90’s. Overnight, clear skies, lows in the mid 50’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies. Highs in the low 90’s. The long range forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend. High temperatures dropping back into the upper 80’s and remaining…

Jerry Reis 9.16.2020

One sad note this morning. Jerry Reis died. The Atascadero resident served on the San Luis Obispo city council from 1987 to 1992. While he was a San Luis council member, he proposed the ban on smoking in indoor public places. It was approved by the council in 1990 and the city became the first…

Fall From Bishop’s Peak 9.16.2020

Another climber fell 30 feet from Bishop’s Peak in San Luis Obispo yesterday morning. That’s the second fall there in the last week. Firefighters and paramedics responded to reports of a victim who fell in the open space near the Highland drive trail-head. That was around 11:25 yesterday morning. The person was assessed and treated,…