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Roadwork on Spring & Union 6.25.2020

Road work on Spring Street and Union Road continues this week in preparation for resurfacing both streets. Ditus Esperanza of the Paso Robles Public Works Department says Spring Street is in the final phases of underground and concrete work. Crews are installing underground conduits for ornamental street lights which will be installed on Spring Street.…

North County Weather 6.24.2020

Sunny with highs near 90. WSW winds 15-25 mile per hour this afternoon. Overnight, clear with lows in the mid 50’s. SW winds 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs in the mid 80’s. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies through the weekend. Temperatures in the mid to upper…

In Sports 6.24.2020

The FBI says say that alleged noose discovered in the stall of a black Nascar driver had been there since last October, long before the stall had been assigned to Bubba Wallace. It was a pull rope used by a previous occupant. Wallace was assigned to the stall only last week. Regardless, all the drivers…

Jake Horn Part Two 6.24.2020

Former Greyhound Jake Horn has co-written a children’s book which has become one of the top selling books on Amazon. It’s called, Lily and Timmy’s Super Awesome, Incredible Covid-19 Birthday. Jake Horn now lives in Colorado, but he was working in Los Angeles in the film industry before Covid-19 hit. He and his partner are…

Covid-19 SLO County Update 6.24.2020

Although no one appears to be dying of Covid-19, the daily count of people testing positive continues. 11 new cases reported yesterday. That brings the total number of confirmed cases of the virus to 453 in the county. That’s out of a population of 285,000 people. The majority of people who have tested positive for…

Atascadero City Council 6.24.2020

Atascadero city council met last night at the rotunda. It was the first meeting back in the rotunda, but they called it a hybrid. Although people could attend the meeting, they safe-distanced from one another, which limited the number of people the rotunda could accommodate. Probably the most serious message to come from last night’s…

Paso Robles Fire 6.24.2020

The river bed fire in Paso Robles is now 100% contained. The evacuation orders are lifted. Creston road is reopened, but the smokey smell of the fire lingers around the 13th street bridge. PG and E reports that all power was restored to the area yesterday morning. 2400 customers lost power Monday. Some also lost…

North County Weather 6.23.2020

Sunny with highs in the upper 80’s. WSW winds 15-25 mile per hour. Overnight, clear with lows near 50. WSW winds 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs in the upper 80’s. WSW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies through the week. Temperatures in the mid to upper 80’s.

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Other Stories This Tuesday 6.23.2020

More statues removed or taken down by protesters. The catholic church removes the statue of father Junipero Serra from the Mission San Luis Obispo after protesters damaged Serra statues in Los Angeles and other parts of California. Protesters also took down a statue of Thomas Whittier, who was an Abolitionist. The suspicion is that the…