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Opening 4.27.2020

Did you enjoy the weekend weather? Today will be a little cooler, but we’ll see temperatures back into the low 90’s this week. Windy today, then warmer tomorrow. Highs in the low 90’s. No rain in the near future. Another corona virus case confirmed in the county yesterday. Two new cases were added Saturday. That…

Atascadero Shooting 4.24.2020

An Atascadero man was arrested Wednesday on charges of attempted murder. 65-year-old Steven Ladwig allegedly impersonated a police officer and fired a handgun at a woman in a vehicle two weeks ago. The incident occurred on Saturday April 11th at 2:20 in the morning in the area of Buena Fortuna and Avenida Maria in Atascadero.…

Rally To Reopen in SLO 4.24.2020

There will be another rally to reopen San Luis Obispo county tomorrow at the county government center in San Luis Obispo. A protest rally Monday drew attention to what the government-imposed shut down is doing to small business and the nation’s economy. Tomorrow’s rally will be held at one Saturday afternoon at the county government…

Businesses Re-Opening 4.24.2020

Four more sectors of business are being allowed to reopen in San Luis Obispo county. Drive-in movie theaters, fabric stores, and cleaning and janitorial services will now be allowed to reopen. Houses of worship may now have drive-in services, according to county officials. Earlier, the county saying that recreational fishing, pet grooming service, elective surgeries…

Coronavirus and Recovery 4.24.2020

For many, the pandemic and government imposed shut down is no laughing matter. Many small businesses are struggling. Some people have already shuttered their businesses. Those applying for small business loans are finding the task challenging, and many small business people are slow in getting those applications submitted. Meanwhile, large businesses are snagging up to…

Coronavirus SLO Update 4.24.2020

San Luis Obispo county health department giving the latest totals on coronavirus yesterday. They say that so far, since the pandemic began, there have been 149 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the county. Of those victims, 119 have recovered. 28 are now at home recovering. One person is hospitalized. The number of total cases in…

Cover Story Reopening 4.24.2020

The story on the national news was wrong. On NBC’s Today Show yesterday. National correspondent Miguel Almaguer said: “With a low number of cases and testing capabilities in place, San Luis Obspo county says some businesses will be free to open May first, including dine-in restaurants,” The county public health department said, and I quote,…