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Chinese Dangerous Seeds Distribution 7.30.2020

The San Luis Obispo county department of agriculture/weights and measures is warning people against opening unsolicited seed packages shipped from China. People in numerous states have reported receiving the mystery seeds, and local agriculture officials say homeowners in San Luis Obispo county and Santa Barbara county have received the shipments as well. The SLO county…

Black Lives Matter Protests 7.30.2020

More evaluation of the recent black lives matters protests. In San Luis, police chief Deanna Cantrell says the public was placed at risk and trust was broken by protesters during the five hour “no justice no peace” protest in San Luis Obispo on July 21st. The demonstration organized by the Marxist organization, black lives matter.…

SLO County Covid Numbers 7.30.2020

Another nursing home death from the coronavirus in the north county. A 12th county resident dying from the coronavirus. He or she was in their 80’s, living at Vineyard Hills Health Center in Templeton, which is described as a skilled nursing facility. The health center is experiencing a Covid-19 outbreak. The death comes after two…

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Human Foot Found 7.30.2020

The sheriff’s department identifies the human foot found along a rural road in Templeton. The foot belongs to a driver whose legs were severed in crash along highway 101 earlier this month. A bicyclist found the foot in the area near Santa Rita road Sunday morning. Initially, sheriff’s investigators called the foot “suspicious in nature”…

Branch Fire Update 7.30.2020

The Branch Fire is now 75% contained. The wildfire off Highway 58 in the California Valley burned 3,022 acres. It destroyed two structures and ten outbuildings. The evacuation order for the California Valley was lifted at 5:00 Thursday afternoon. A resident in the area said, “That bad boy really took off.”

North County Weather 7.29.2020

Morning clouds becoming mostly sunny this afternoon, high’s in the low to mid 90’s. WSW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Overnight, mostly cloudy with lows in the mid 50’s. WSW winds at 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds, highs in the mid 90’s. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour tomorrow. The extended forecast…

Black Bear 7.29.2020

Just south of Santa Barbara, a black bear was spotted near Oprah Winfrey’s home in Montecito. The black bear described as a healthy juvenile. Earlier in the morning Monday, the Santa Barbara county sheriff’s office received calls about a bear being spotted on the north end of Ennisbrook Trail. Fish and wildlife officials said they…

Band, Burgers & Brew 7.29.2020

The Duo-Tones entertained folks who drove through the parking lot next to the Atascadero chamber of commerce as part of Band, Burgers and Brew. The drive-thru event held yesterday afternoon in Atascadero. Chamber CEO Emily Reneau said it went well. Proceeds benefited Kiwanis and the chamber of commerce on the first Band, Burgers and Brew…