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Cal Poly Covid Update 8.11.2020

Cal Poly has added two more Covid cases. That brings the total to 21 positive cases. 15 students, six employees. This fall, Cal Poly will allow in person schooling for only about 15% of its classes. Those include labs and projects where require hands-on classwork. President Jeffrey Armstrong proposing those lab classes. They have not…

Covid SLO County Update 8.11.2020

The San Luis Obispo county health department reports another resident has died who had Covid-19. The individual was in their 60’s and had chronic health conditions. It brings the number of deaths in the county to 16. Eleven of those were over 85. Three others were 65-84. And two were in their 60’s. The average…

Paso Robles School Board 8.11.2020

Paso Robles school board meets tonight, virtually. You can watch the meeting on zoom. Go to the school board agenda and they list the web address. They will discuss a 45-day budget revise, Covid-19. That meeting gets underway at 6:00. Incidentally, one clarification. Trustee Joel Peterson is not running for reelection onto the Paso Robles…

Atascadero City Council 8.11.2020

Atascadero city council meets tonight in another virtual meeting. The council will conduct a second reading of the sales tax ballot measure. That will put a 1% sales tax on the ballot in November, to generate $4.5 million in additional annual revenue for the city. The council will also get an El Camino Real downtown…

North County Weather 8.10.2020

Mostly sunny today, after morning clouds, high’s near 90. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Overnight, clear this evening becoming mostly cloudy after midnight with lows in the mid 50’s. WSW winds at 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds, highs in the low 90’s. WSW winds 15-25 miles per hour in the afternoon.…

In Sports 8.10.2020

Templeton’s Spencer Howard made his major league debut yesterday as a starter for the Philadelphia Phillies. Howard pitched 4 2/3rds innings in the second game of a double header against the Atlanta Braves. He gave up two home runs and an RBI double. When he left the game in the 5th inning, the Phillies trailed…

Some Surfers Support BLM 8.10.2020

On Saturday, some local surfers paddled out from Avila Beach in solidarity with the black lives matter movement. The event began at 8 Saturday morning and featured guest speakers honoring the lives of civil rights leaders like congressman representative John Lewis and reverend C.T. Vivian. Organizers told attendees to practice social distancing and wear masks…

Trevon Perry 8.10.2020

Trevon Perry’s family and friends gather at Pioneer park in Paso Robles Saturday to remember the young Paso Roblan. Perry disappeared last March. His remains were found in Riverside in June. Paso robles police arrested two people in relation to Perry’s murder. Nicholas Ron, who is charged with murder, and Vivianna Rodriguez, who police say…

Washington DC Shooting 8.10.2020

In Washington DC early yesterday, a teenage boy was shot to death, an off duty police officer shot and 20 others party goers were shot and wounded at a large gathering. The victim is identified as 17-year-old Christopher Brown. Police say a dispute occurred shortly after midnight Saturday. Several people produced hand guns and started…