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Orange Tier in SLO 4.28.2021

San Luis Obispo county gets the state’s go ahead to move into the orange tier of the governor’s spectrum of restrictions for coronavirus. The previous week, the county barely missed receiving permission. Now it’s okay. The less restrictive tier will going into effect at eight this morning. It’s the first time the county has reached…

School Board Meeting 4.28.2021

An emotional Paso Robles school board meeting. It opened with over an hour of public comment. Parents calling in with two issues. First, demanding the district reopen the schools. As you may remember, the teachers union in Paso Robles opposed the reopening of schools. In a survey, about half of the teachers said they did…

North County Weather 4.27.2021

Mostly sunny after morning clouds dissipate, highs near 65. WSW wind 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, partly cloudy skies, lows near 42. Tomorrow, partly cloudy skies, highs near 72. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Forecasters say we’ll see mostly sunny this week with a warming trend. Highs into the low 90’s by Friday.

Open-Carry Gun Case 4.27.2021

The US supreme court agrees to hear an appeal to expand gun rights in the United States. It relates to a case in New York over the right to carry a firearm in public for self-defense. It’s the first time the high court has discussed a gun right issue since Amy Coney Barrett became a…

Declining Population & Congress 4.27.2021

As the middle class and upper middle class move out of California, it’s changing the population and the number of congressional seats in the state. California to lose one congressional seat. Texas to gain two seats in congress. That’s the report from the Census Bureau. The US population increased by 7.4% last year to 331…

SLO Co Covid Count 4.27.2021

The covid count for San Luis Obispo county over the weekend released yesterday afternoon. It shows 59 new cases over the weekend. 20 of those cases in San Luis Obispo. 10 in Atascadero. 9 in Paso Robles. One each in Creston and Templeton. San Luis Obispo county remains in the red tier, but last week’s…

Recall Gavin Newsom Update 4.27.2021

Remember the Recall Gavin movement? Assemblyman Kevin Kiley of Folsom is spearheading the recall effort to remove governor Gavin Newsom from office. Kiley stopped in Atascadero in early March to talk with people about his campaign. Now he is announcing that the secretary of state verifies enough signatures to put the recall on the ballot.…

Candidate Geoff Auslen 4.27.2021

The campaign is on to succeed supervisor Debbie Arnold in the 5th supervisorial district. Geoff Auslen announces his intention to run for the office. Geoff Auslen is the owner of Glenn’s Repair and Rental and several other small businesses. He has participated in Atascadero politics for many years. He’s one of several candidates to make…