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In Sports 7.24.2020

The Dodgers beat the Giants 8-1 in the season opener for each team. On the east coast, the Yankees beat the Washington Senators 4-1 in a rain-shortened game. The Seattle hockey team finally has a name. After considering names like the Sockeyes, Steelhead, Evergreens and Metropolitans, the team selected the name the Seattle Kraken. The…

Atascadero 7.24.2020

The Atascadero chamber of commerce is selling tickets for a drive through event next Tuesday. According to Emily Reneau of the Atascadero chamber of commerce, it’s band, burgers and root beer. The event is Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot next to the chamber of commerce of El Camino Real. For more information go to…

San Luis Obispo Police & Protests 7.24.2020

San Luis Obispo police say that the driver who navigated his car through a small crowd of protesters during Tuesday’s black lives matters protest march was fearful of their “mob mentality.” Police say the driver was justified in moving through the crowd. A news release from police describes him as a “vandalism victim.” Protesters struck…

Covid-19 SLO Update 7.24.2020

The county health department confirms another 74 new cases of Covid-19. That brings the total since March to one thousand four hundred 76 cases. 15 residential care facilities have reported outbreaks of the corona virus. County health officer Dr. Penny Borenstein says she can’t release specifics on where or how many people have been affected.…

Mineral Fire 7.24.2020

The Mineral fire is finally fully contained. The fire started back on July 13th in the hills west of Coalinga. Over the past ten days it’s burned nearly 30,000 acres in western Fresno county. The fire started on Mineral road near an old hot springs in the mountains just west of Coalinga.

Opener 7.24.2020

Forecasters say it will be sunny and warm today, becoming cooler Saturday and Sunday. We’ll see high temperatures around 99 this afternoon, then it will cool into the upper 80’s Saturday and Sunday. Next week it will warm up again. We’ll see westerly wind 10-25 miles per hour for the next few days.

North County Weather 7.23.2020

Morning clouds becoming mostly sunny this afternoon. High’s near 80. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Overnight, partly cloudy with lows in the low 50’s. WSW winds at 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds, highs near 90. Westerly winds 10-20 miles per hour tomorrow. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through…

In Sports 7.23.2020

Today is opening day in baseball. The Washington Nationals host the New York Yankees. Here on the west coast, it’s the Giants against the Giants. No word if new Giants manager Gabe Kaplan will kneel again during the National Anthem, as he did before an exhibition game earlier this week in Oakland.

Coast Union Vandalism 7.23.2020

Acts of vandalism at Coast Union high school in Cambria have inspired increased sheriff patrols. School officials say someone gained access to the playing field in their cars and drove around the fields damaging the grass. After an incident on July 4th, the school requested increased patrols from the county sheriff’s office. The school also…