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Paso Man Arrested 02.10.2022

A Paso Robles man was arrested on suspicion of possessing multiple types of illegal drugs and a handgun with the serial number removed. According to the city’s police department, 36-year-old Dustin Marlow was arrested on suspicion of possessing a loaded Glock .40-caliber handgun, four pounds of methamphetamine, 25 grams of fentanyl, 19 grams of black…

Indoor Masks in SLO 02.10.2022

The indoor mask mandate is lifted in San Luis Obispo county, effective next Wednesday. Dr. Penny Borenstein lifting the mandate next Wednesday to be in alignment with the state, from whom she receives her marching orders. You may remember the indoor mandate was reinstated on September first of last year. That was during the delta…

Atascadero City Council 02.10.2022

Atascadero city council approves an agreement with Central Coast Community Energy or 3CE at their city council meeting Tuesday night. The unanimous decision by the council came after lengthy public testimony. After lengthy public testimony, most of it in favor of 3CE, mayor Heather Moreno expressed her concerns, including the arguments against for profit businesses.…

Patton Map in Court 02.10.2022

The Patton map holds up in court. Superior court judge Rita Federman lets stand, newly drawn supervisors district boundaries for the upcoming election. The judge and the county faced a short deadline to notify the state if there were any issues with the map. The judge heard arguments yesterday in Paso Robles court. A liberal…

North County Weather 02.09.2022

Sunny today and warmer, highs near 78. NE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies and cold, lows near 36 with light variable winds. Tomorrow, mostly sunny and warmer, highs near 81. NE winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend.

SLO Co Covid Update 02.09.2022

The weekly report on covid in the county released yesterday. They say ten people with covid died. The health department does not share other health issues bothering those people. They do provide their ages. One death was between 30-49. One 50-64. Five deaths were 65-84. And three deaths in 85 and over. Despite the fatalities,…

Mask Mandate 02.09.2022

The state is lifting the mandate on wearing masks indoors, but that won’t change life in San Luis Obispo county. The county has it’s own mandate. Michelle Shoresman of the county public health department says, “Masking is a proven public health measure and an important tool in limiting the spread of the disease”. The state…

Paso Man Breaks Into Home 02.09.2022

Paso Robles police arrested a 30-year-old man yesterday suspected of breaking into a woman’s home and sexually assaulting her while she was sleeping. 30-year-old Courtney Quiros allegedly broke into a home in the 400 block of Kenton Ct. A police department K9 unit tracked the suspect to a nearby house where he was arrested.

Atascadero Homeless Camp 02.09.2022

Atascadero police finally cleaned up that homeless camp off Capistrano near the Centennial bridge. The homeless set up a lively camp with young people coming and going, almost as if they were doing drug transactions there. A few days ago, a man broke into an apartment on Capistrano and wreaked havoc. There have also been…

Morro Bay High School 02.09.2022

Morro Bay police arrest a man suspected of repeatedly breaking into Morro Bay high school. 21-year-old Royal Ebright entered the campus after hours on several occasions and committed crimes of burglary, criminal trespassing, vandalism, and theft. Monday morning, a school employee found the suspect inside a classroom. The suspect fled the scene, but he was…