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Polar Bear Dip 1.04.2021

Despite the cancellation of the 40th Annual Polar Bear Dip in Cayucos, about 250 people plunged into the pacific on New Year’s day. Among those to take the plunge, Paso Robles local Scott Reneau. How was it? Scott Reneau tells KPRL “It was cold!” Scott was helped by his trainer, Emily Reneau. Says it’s a…

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Other Stories This Monday 1.04.2021

About 1500 Cal Poly students moved into the dorms and on-campus apartments over the weekend. The protocol includes testing for Covid-19. Another three thousand students are expected this coming weekend. About 4,300 students will attend class on campus during the winter quarter. Many of them in classes which require labs. San Luis Obispo county public…

Jason Kinney & The CA Governor 1.04.2021

The LA Times publishes a story late last week about a close connection between governor Gavin Newsom and a lobbyist who says he has advised the governor for 14 years. In November, the governor attended Jason Kinney’s 50th birthday celebration at the French Laundry restaurant in Yountville. Previously, Jason Kinney served as a speech writer…

Opener Weather 1.04.2021

The storm that we expected earlier this week has moved to the north of us, so there’s only a 15% chance of rain today in the north county. Forecasters say we’ll see some big waves on the coast. They’re expected to reach 16 feet tomorrow. But not much chance of rain today and a 10%…

North County Weather 12.31.2020

Mostly sunny today, Highs near 60. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Partly cloudy overnight, lows near 30. Mostly sunny skies tomorrow with highs near 60. The extended forecast calls for sunshine through the New Year’s weekend. Then more rain beginning next Monday and continuing off and on for several days. We may get rain…

In Sports 12.31.2020

The San Jose State Spartans playing in the Arizona Bowl today against Ball State. The Spartans are 7-0. Ball State is 6-1. Former Bearcat Bailey Gaither is playing well at wide receiver for the Spartans. San Jose is coached by Brent Brennan who coached wide receivers at Cal Poly after playing the position at UCLA.…

Sea Pickles in Morro Bay 12.31.2020

Sea pickles litter the beach in Morro Bay. Sea pickles are also called pyrosomes or fire-bodies. Sea bodies are small fish that feed on plankton. The sea pickles float on the ocean and go where ever the ocean takes them. Since Christmas, hundreds have washed up on Morro Bay’s beaches. Thousands of sea pickles washed…