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Holiday Season Traditions

Necessity is the mother of invention. In Atascadero, city leaders may have invented a new tradition for the Christmas holiday season. Terrie Banish tells KPRL, Atascadero may have a new annual holiday tradition on the night of the Light Up of Atascadero. Terrie says the reindeer were a big hit, so they’ll likely be returning…

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Crash in Shell Beach 12.30.2020

Two people detained after a crash in Shell Beach yesterday. A short pursuit involving a sheriff’s deputy started when a deputy initiated a traffic enforcement stop and the driver took off. The short pursuit was quickly called off. The driver then crashed his car on Shell Beach road and Park Place. The CHP deployed a…

Paso River Clean Up 12.30.2020

Last week, the CAT team with the Paso Robles police department facilitated a trash clean up in the Salinas riverbed. A local company was hired to remove 94 hundred pounds of trash from the southeast and northeast end of the riverbed. That cost about 75 hundred dollars. Crews are out in the riverbed this week…

SLO Co Covid Count 12.30.2020

San Luis Obispo county releases its Covid count yesterday. 63 new cases of the coronavirus, including a number without symptoms, but discovered in testing. That brings the total number of county residents who have tested positive for coronavirus since mid-March to 9602. The state, however, is reporting more than that. Dr. Penny Borenstein reports four…

Stay-At-Home Order 12.30.2020

The governor extends the regional stay at home order for the southern California region. That includes San Luis Obispo county. California health and human services secretary Mark Ghaly making the announcement yesterday. The state extends the stay at home order issued by the governor on November 19th. Dr. Ghaly says the number of cases of…

North County Weather 12.29.2020

Partly cloudy today, highs in the mid 60’s. SE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Partly cloudy overnight, lows near 40. Partly cloudy tomorrow with highs in the mid 60’s. 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.

In Sports 12.29.2020

Dwayne Haskins was cut from the Washington Football Team, previously known as the Redskins. Haskins intercepted twice Sunday and benched after three quarters. That performance coming after video emerged recently of him partying with his girl friend and some strippers at a local night club. His coach has cancer, which is another concern for the…

Atascadero Tamale Festival 12.29.2020

The Atascadero Tamale Festival has grown dramatically in its short lifetime, but this year has altered that rapid growth. This year, it’s been moved from January to May. Terrie Banish is with the city of Atascadero. She says the Tamale Festival will be held May 8th in Atascadero. For more information, go to: visitatascadero.com.

County Jail Covid Cases 12.29.2020

The San Luis Obispo county reports that 15 more jail inmates have tested positive for covid-19. It’s part of an outbreak at the county jail that started around December 10th. So far, a total of 20 cases are linked to this outbreak. All of the infected inmates have been isolated. The affected housing units have…