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Unemployment Benefits Ended Saturday 9.07.2021

Unemployment benefits which ended Saturday will not be revived in California. Jenna Gerry is senior staff attorney at the National Employment Law Center. She says, “What we’ve seen is there just has been no conversation or political will to extend these benefits.” The benefits served an estimated 2.2 million people in California. Extending those benefits…

Drunk Driver in SLO 9.07.2021

A drunk driver struck a power pole in downtown San Luis Obispo late Sunday night and knocked out power to part of downtown. The driver also crashed into several cars around 11:20 Sunday night. Witnesses say 24-year-old Kevin Matul Muralles was driving at a high rate of speed on Foothill boulevard when he clipped one…

Atascadero Accident 9.07.2021

A three car crash Sunday morning on highway 41 left several people injured. Atascadero police call it a case of assault with a deadly weapon. The police responded around 10:15 Sunday morning. The driver of a silver Subaru intentionally tried to cause a head-on collision. Several people were treated for their injuries and transported to…

Paso Robles City Council 9.07.2021

A house fire in Atascadero Sunday morning injured one person and killed three dogs. Fire fighters arrived at the residential fire in the 8600 block of Portola road around 9:25 Sunday morning. They found a single-story home with heavy smoke and fire. Ten occupants were accounted for, but one suffered a cut to their arm.…

Paso Robles City Council 9.07.2021

Paso Robles city council meets tonight. The council will get an update on covid in the community. The council will also discuss Senate Bill 9. That is a proposed state law which would allow homeowners to do a lot split, regardless of local municipal laws. And the council will also discuss the downtown Parklet Program…

Recall Vote Next Week 9.07.2021

The recall governor Gavin Newsom is one week from today. At the republican headquarters, they are open and accepting ballots. And there are a lot of candidates on the ballot, including exotic dancers, democrats and republicans. Election day is next Tuesday, but the ballots were sent out. You have until Tuesday to turn your ballot…

Tuesday Opener 9.07.2021

Labor Day weekend was sunny and hot in the north county. 105 yesterday in Paso Robles. 98 in Atascadero, 105 in Shandon, 101 in Templeton, 99 in Santa Margarita. Today we’ll see highs in the low 90’s in Paso Robles, sneaking up to to near 100, and staying there through Friday. A cooling trend begins…

North County Weather 9.03.2021

Mostly sunny skies today, but warmer. Highs today near 90 in Paso Robles. Near 86 Atascadero. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 47. NW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny and a little warmer. Highs near 96 in Paso Robles. 92 in Atascadero. SW winds 10-20 miles per…

In Local Sports 9.03.2021

A rare Thursday night high school football game last night at War Memorial stadium. The Paso Robles Bearcats lost to Buchanan of Clovis last night at War Memorial stadium. The final score 48-0. The Bears improve to 3-0 for the season. They’re the top ranked team in the central section. The Bearcats are now 1-2.…

Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty 9.03.2021

Another San Luis Obispo county bookkeeper pleads guilty to embezzlement. Ginger Lee Mankins of Arroyo Grande will be sentenced to 10 years instate prison after pleading guilty this week. She entered a guilty plea to six counts against her. She is ordered to repay the money she stole. Mankins was a bookkeeper for Rick Machado…