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Heidi Harmon 01.25.2022

Meanwhile, former San Luis Obispo mayor Heidi Harmon is having her own problems. After the FBI began its investigation into cannabis operator Helios Dayspring bribing San Luis Obispo county and city officials including supervisor Adam Hill, Harmon resigned as mayor of San Luis and moved to Santa Cruz where she accepted a job with an…

Sheriff’s Department 01.25.2022

A civilian employee with the San Luis Obispo county sheriff’s department left their fire-arm unattended in the bathroom at the lobby of the jail. It was allegedly stolen by an inmate who had recently been released from the county jail. 51-year-old Matthew Goldsmith was arrested on Sunday for being drunk in public. He is the…

Paso Robles School Board 01.25.2022

Paso Robles school board meets tonight at the district office board room. The board will get a presentation from Virginia Peterson elementary school and much later in the meeting set a date and time for a study session on elementary attendance boundaries and program location. Possibly on February 8th. The board will also get an…

Atascadero City Council 01.25.2022

Atascadero city council meets tonight at the rotunda. The meeting will not be physically open to the public. The council members will be teleconferencing into the meeting. The council will discussion hazardous tree removal of a tree at 5955 East Mall. They will also discuss an audit for the previous fiscal year. You can hear…

Supervisors 01.25.2022

San Luis Obispo county supervisors to discuss how the county should respond to a lawsuit filed against the redistricting map. During discussion of the Patten map in December, supervisor Bruce Gibson made it clear he objected to the revised districts. Gibson wanted to put his opinions into the record, although there was no prior discussion…

Opener For Tuesday 01.25.2022

More sunshine in the north county today and through this week. On the coast, fire crews are still battling the Colorado fire, which started Friday evening. That fire is now 40% contained. It’s burned about 700 acres near the Bixby Creek bridge. As a result, highway one remains closed from Garra-Pata creek to Point Sur,…

Weather

North County Weather 01.24.2022

Mostly sunny skies, highs near 67, with light, variable winds. Tonight, clear skies, lows near 33 with light, variable winds. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 66. NE winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the week. Highs in the upper 60’s and low 70’s. Increasing clouds next Tuesday…

In Sports 01.24.2022

Some big upsets in the NFL play offs over the weekend set up a conference championship game in LA between the Rams and the San Francisco 49ers. The Rams beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the 49ers upset the Green Bay Packers 13-10. The Kansas City Chiefs host the Cincinnati Bengals in the other play…

Spanish Cross Discovered 01.24.2022

In Maryland, an archaeologist discovers a 370-year-old Spanish cross at the colonial fort at St. Mary’s. The cross likely game from Caravaca, Spain around 1650, and made its way to southern Maryland. St. Mary’s was the first English settlement in Maryland, and one of the earliest in the US. The fort was built in 1634.…

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Other Stories This Monday 01.24.2022

San Luis Obispo county supervisors to discuss a plan to allow camping on private property. They’ll discuss it at tomorrow’s supervisors meeting. It’s on the afternoon agenda. Darius Rucker to perform at the mid state fair. The former lead singer of Hootie and the Blowfish says he learned to sing listening to his mother sing…