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Man Crashes Car Onto Beach 7.23.2021

Wednesday night, a driver crashed his car onto the sand in Pismo Beach, then walked away. Pismo Beach police responded just before eleven Wednesday night. They received reports of a car driven recklessly off the roadway. The gray 2005 Volvo drove through a grass area, struck a trash can and a chain link fence before…

Morro Bay Teacher Sentenced 7.23.2021

A Morro Bay high school teacher who had sex with one student and sent explicit message to another pleads no contest to two felonies. 25-year-old Tyler Dale Andree will spend a couple of months in the San Luis Obispo county jail, but he will avoid doing time in state prison. Andree was arrested in February…

Industrial Arts Auction 7.23.2021

The Industrial Arts Auction at the California Mid-State Fair was low on inventory, but the selling prices sailed through the roof of the livestock barn. Kerrigan Jensen of Atascadero high school built a coffee table featuring a metal American flag on a wood base. Her coffee table sold for $10,000 to a family from Creston.…

Opener For Friday 7.23.2021

The first weekend of the California mid state fair, and gates open at twelve noon today through Sunday. Wine industry awards will be presented at five this afternoon. Another draft horse demonstration with Harris Stage Lines at 6. Bear Market Riot on the free Mission Square Stage at seven. And Big and Rich with special…

North County Weather 7.22.2021

Sunny today, but a little cooler, highs near 95 in Paso Robles. 86 in Atascadero. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 54. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, but cooler, highs near 94 in Paso Robles. 86 tomorrow in Atascadero. SW winds 10-15 miles per hour. The…

Life Expectancy in the US 7.22.2021

Life expectancy in the US fell by a year and a half in 2020. Its the largest one-year decline since World War II. The drop for black and Hispanic Americans was three years. The Centers for Disease Control and prevention saying the drop is due mainly to the Covid-19 pandemic, but also cited increased obesity…

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Other Stories This Thursday 7.22.2021

PG and E is going to move more than 10 thousand miles of the utility’s power lines underground. PG and E executives make that announcement at a press conference in Butte county yesterday. A fire near there caused by a faulty power pole, caused the Dixie fire,which continues to burn out of control in the…

San Luis Parklets 7.22.2021

The city council of San Luis Obispo unanimously agrees to make the parklets a permanent fixture in the downtown area. They describe it as a cultural attraction using outdoor public spaces for dining and visitor enjoyment. The council also agreeing to close off parts of Monterey street for parklet and pedestrian use, near Guiseppe’s Italian…