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Big Sur Hotel Fire 8.12.2021

A Big Sur hotel and restaurant was destroyed by fire late Tuesday night. Fire crews responded to a structure fire at Lucia Lodge around 11:30 Tuesday night. The flames had broken through the roof of the restaurant. Firefighters were able to stop the fire’s spread toward the general store. Angela Padilla is Big Sur fire’s…

SLO Co Pulls Out of IWMA 8.12.2021

While most of the north county was focused on mask wearing at local schools, and the debate over critical race theory in Paso Robles, the San Luis Obispo county supervisors quietly pulled out of the Integrated Waste Management Authority. The discussion began with members of the public, attorney Stewart Jenkins tells the board of supervisors.…

Governor Newsom Order 8.12.2021

Although local school districts are spending a great deal of time talking about how students and teachers wear masks at local schools, the governor still has the final say. Yesterday, governor Gavin Newsom announces that all California school teachers and staff must get vaccinated against covid, or be subjected to weekly testing. Newsom holding a…

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Atascadero School 8.12.2021

If you drove El Camino Real through Atascadero yesterday afternoon, you probably saw all the kids in the sunken gardens after they got out of school. Atascadero the first to begin school in the north county. Paso Robles public schools open one week from today. Next Wednesday, the school district will officially open a new…

North County Weather 8.11.2021

Sunny skies today, highs near 100 in Paso Robles. Near 92 Atascadero. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 62. W winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny, but warmer, highs near 100 in Paso Robles. 92 in Atascadero. WNW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for temperatures…

14 Year Old Swimmer 8.11.2021

A 14-year-old boy becomes the youngest person to swim the entire length of lake Tahoe. That’s 21.3 miles. James Savage of Los Banos swam the lake on August first. It took him 12 hours. He previously swam two legs of the Lake Tahoe Triple Crown. Each is 10 miles or longer. At the age of…

SLO Co Covid Cases 8.11.2021

The San Luis Obipso county health department out with a report on covid cases. The health officials say the week saw just over 600 new cases over the past week. Two deaths reported. They don’t provide any information about underlying causes. The greatest number of new cases is in San Luis Obispo with 128 new…

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Opener For Wednesday 8.11.2021

Standing room only at Paso Robles school board meeting. Following the lead of Atascadero school district earlier yesterday, the Paso Robles school board approves plans to make face masks mandatory for children returning to school. Coming up, we’ll hear arguments on both sides. The Paso Robles school board also approved a resolution banning the teaching…