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Halter Ranch Offer 4.08.2021

The owner of Halter Ranch Winery is offering to buy the Tribune publishing. That’s the big Tribune Publishing Company, which includes the Chicago Tribune and Baltimore Sun. The owner of Halter Ranch is Swiss, Hasjorg Wyss. He and a hotel developer in Maryland are trying to buy the Tribune company. Wyss made his fortune developing…

SLO Co Covid Update 4.08.2021

The San Luis Obispo county health department reports 22 new coronavirus cases yesterday. No new deaths. Again, San Luis Obispo leads all areas in the number of covid positive tests. Six of those cases are in the city of San Luis Obispo. 3 in Atascadero. 1 each in Paso Robles, Templeton and Shandon. 2 in…

Gray Wolf Traveling 4.08.2021

Be on the look out for a gray wolf, which has migrated south from Oregon. OR-93 has a radio collar, so scientists can monitor his travel. He was born near Mt. Hood in Oregon, which is in the northern cascades very near the Columbia river. He has walked south through Oregon and into Modoc and…

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Templeton Rail Crossing 4.08.2021

Rail work on the Union Pacific tracks through Templeton has blocked an access road isolating several dozen people on a tract of land between the railroad tracks and Salinas River. There is one other access road, but a resident has blocked it with rocks and logs, so the people who live in homes and trailers…

Opener For Thursday 4.08.2021

Golf weather in the north county through the weekend. Maybe better here than Augusta, Georgia, where clouds are expected to gather this afternoon. There may be a stray thunderstorm today on opening day for the Masters golf tournament. More thunderstorms forecast through the weekend at the Masters. Incidentally, Xander Schauffele is teeing off at 7:42…

North County Weather 4.07.2021

Sunny with some clouds in the north county. Highs near 80, NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Partly cloudy skies tonight, lows near 40. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 78. Northwest winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the week. Highs in…

ASH Data Breach 4.07.2021

The data breach at Atascadero State Hospital is greater than reported previously. The state hospitals department releasing information from their investigation. It reveals that the breach includes data regarding 1415 patients, and 617 employees. It includes covid test results and other health information used for tracking covid.

SLO Co Covid Update 4.07.2021

The San Luis Obispo county health department reports 43 new coronavirus cases yesterday. Nearly half of those cases are in the city of San Luis Obispo. 18 of the 43 new cases were in San Luis Obispo 4 in Paso Robles. 2 in Atascadero. None reported in Cambria. As mentioned earlier, the governor is proposing…