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SLO Co Covid Update 4.12.2021

Later today, the San Luis Obispo county health department will give an update on coronavirus in the county. On Friday, Dr. Penny Borenstien reported 19 new cases of covid. The city of San Luis Obispo again leading the way with 6 cases. Paso Robles had four. San Miguel and Templeton on each. None reported in…

Arrest in Larry Bross Killing 4.12.2021

The San Luis Obispo county sheriff’s department announcing an arrest in the murder of a 90-year-old activist who was found dead at his home in Oceano two years ago. 41-year-old David Krause is identified as the suspect in the killing of Larry Bross, a retired history teacher and longtime community advocate. Krause was formally charged…

Hearst Castle Closed 4.12.2021

Hearst Castle may not reopen for months. The delay is not covid related. State park officials recently discovered some sink holes on the road up the hill from the visitors center to the hilltop. They are concerned the buses carrying as many as 54 passengers up the hill may be threatened. Superintendent Dan Falat of…

Atascadero City Council 4.12.2021

Atascadero city council meets tomorrow evening, virtually. The council expected to approve a weed abatement program. City manager Rochelle Rickad will give an oral report on a current issues of concern to the city council. No public hearings scheduled. But the council will get a report on covid-19 from mayor Heather Moreno and city manager…

Paso Robles School District 4.12.2021

The Paso Robles school district meets tomorrow night. Superintendent Curt Dubost will give a report on considerations for greater in-person learning opportunities and a recommendation for moving forward. During a recent meeting, Dubost was asked by trustee Chris Bausch when schools in the Paso Robles school district would reopen. He said he believed the school…

Opener For Monday 4.12.2021

Forecasters say we’ll enjoy cooler temperatures and a little fog this week in the north county. Tomorrow and Wednesday, high temperatures will only reach the mid-60’s. Then they’ll climb into the 80’s this coming weekend, and stay there for at least five days. We may see highs near 90 on Sunday here in the north…

North County Weather 4.09.2021

Sunny with some clouds in the north county, highs near 80. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Partly cloudy skies tonight, lows near 40. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 80. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through next week. Highs in…

In Sports 4.09.2021

High school football resumes tonight. Game four for most teams. And there’s a big one tonight in Santa Maria. Undefeated Templeton taking on the undefeated St. Joseph Knights. Both teams are 3-0 for the season, although Templeton coach Don Crow tells KPRL, the Knights played a number of games against club teams before the season…

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Other Stories This Friday 4.09.2021

A body found floating in the ocean off Pismo Beach yesterday morning. Park Rangers notified around 3:30 yesterday morning. The identity has not been released pending notification of next of kin. San Luis Obispo Triathlon canceled because of covid-19 disruptions. Have you seen Jeopardy with Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers as host? He says he’d…

Highway One 4.09.2021

Back in February, Jim Shivers of Caltrans talked about efforts to fix highway one near Rat Creek so the highway could reopen this summer. That road work has gone more quickly than expected, so Caltrans is now saying that highway one will reopen by April 30th. That’s good news for businesses along the coast that…