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World Day Against Human Trafficking 7.31.2020

World Day Against Human Trafficking attracted more than 200 people to Atascadero’s Sunken Garden to raise awareness about the issue. Organizer Alysssa Lewis of Underground Railroad invited a number of speakers including abolitionists, educators and members of the public. Beginning at 10:00 Thursday morning they talked about local and international aspects of the problem. An…

CHP 7.31.2020

The Templeton CHP is going to gear up after an increase in north county car accidents. The CHP on the lookout for drivers violating primary collision factors. Those include speeding, seat belt violations, unsafe lane changes, distracted driving following too close and drive under the influence. The CHP recommends that if you see another motorist…

Opening Monologue 7.31.2020

The transition from July to August in the north county is going to be a warm one. You might call it fair weather. We’ll see hot temperatures over 100 for the next four days. 101 today, 103 tomorrow, depending somewhat on where you are this weekend. Then a cooling trend begins next Tuesday. We’ll see…

North County Weather 7.30.2020

Morning clouds becoming mostly sunny this afternoon, high’s in the mid 90’s. Westerly winds 15-25 miles per hour. Overnight, mostly cloudy with lows in the mid 50’s. Westerly winds at 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds, highs near 100. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour tomorrow. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny…

In Sports 7.30.2020

American coaches at three NBA training academies in China told league officials their Chinese partners were physically abusing young players and failing to provide schooling, even though commissioner Adam Silver had said that education would be central to the program, according to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the complaints. The story also notes the…

Chinese Dangerous Seeds Distribution 7.30.2020

The San Luis Obispo county department of agriculture/weights and measures is warning people against opening unsolicited seed packages shipped from China. People in numerous states have reported receiving the mystery seeds, and local agriculture officials say homeowners in San Luis Obispo county and Santa Barbara county have received the shipments as well. The SLO county…

Black Lives Matter Protests 7.30.2020

More evaluation of the recent black lives matters protests. In San Luis, police chief Deanna Cantrell says the public was placed at risk and trust was broken by protesters during the five hour “no justice no peace” protest in San Luis Obispo on July 21st. The demonstration organized by the Marxist organization, black lives matter.…

SLO County Covid Numbers 7.30.2020

Another nursing home death from the coronavirus in the north county. A 12th county resident dying from the coronavirus. He or she was in their 80’s, living at Vineyard Hills Health Center in Templeton, which is described as a skilled nursing facility. The health center is experiencing a Covid-19 outbreak. The death comes after two…