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Vandenberg Missile Launch 2.25.2021

Did you see the missile launch around midnight early yesterday morning? Vandenberg air fore base launched a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile. It traveled 4,200 miles toward a test site on the Marshall islands. It traveled at a speed greater than 15,000 miles per hour. It’s the first launch of the year from Vandenberg.

Paso Robles School Board 2.25.2021

The Paso Robles school board makes it official, sixth graders return to the classroom March 9th. Students older than that have to wait. At Tuesday nights meeting, assistant superintendent Jennifer Gaviola endorsed Plan A, which would delay reopening the schools. She said Plan A would have encouraged the continuing collaboration with the teachers union. The…

Vaccines For Teachers 2.25.2021

The county health department reports that beginning next month, 10% of all covid vaccines will be set aside for teachers, childcare providers and other educators. Health department spokesperson Michelle Shoresman says the plans are vague, but they hope to get more information from the state in the next few days. The governor says the 10%…

Opening For Thursday 2.25.2021

It’s only late February, but parts of the north county are beginning to feel like spring has sprung. the fruitless pear trees on turtle drive in paso robles are beginning to bloom. More people are wearing shorts and t-shirts. But that doesn’t mean we’re done with rain. Forecasters now saying there’s about a 30% chance…

North County Weather 2.24.2021

Sunny today, highs this afternoon near 74. Northerly winds 10-20 miles per hour. Clear tonight, lows near 33. Sunny skies tomorrow, highs near 69. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny through this weekend in the north county. Highs between the upper 60’s to the mid 70’s. Next week, we may get some rain. Increasing…

Tiger Woods Car Crash 2.24.2021

The jaws of life used to extricate Tiger Woods from a single car, rollover crash in Palos Verdes yesterday morning. Woods was the sole occupant of the car when it crashed just after 7 Tuesday morning. The vehicle sustained major damage. Woods was transported to a local hospital by ambulance where he underwent surgery for…

SLO Co Corona Update 2.24.2021

The county health department reports another day of reduced cases of the corona-virus. 42 new cases reported yesterday. The county remains in the purple tier, but may move to the red tier if this current trend continues. Health director Penny Borenstein says the vaccines are critical to improving the positivity rate in the county.