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Governor Newsom & Illegals 4.17.2020

Governor Gavin Newsom makes it official. California will distribute $125 million dollars to illegal immigrants as part of the state stimulus program. The federal program did not include illegals. The governor suggests, however, that $125 million is not enough. He says 10% of the state’s workforce consists of undocumented immigrants. He says they paid more…

Atascadero High School 4.17.2020

Public schools still finding their way through the government imposed shut down. At Atascadero high school, administrators are meeting with teachers and local community leaders to determine how to celebrate graduation and scholarship night. Superintendent Tom Butler tells KPRL district officials are meeting now with teachers and community leaders to find a way to stage…

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CEO Manchak and the Economy 4.17.2020

Although our county has fared well against corona-virus, the economic shut down imposed by state and local government is ruining some people’s lives. Nationwide, 22 million people have lost their jobs. The shutdown has impacted virtually every sector of the economy in varying degrees, but small business is the hardest hit. Particularly those businesses deemed…

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Kelly Gearhart Release 4.17.2020

Cal Coast News is reporting that the corona-virus pandemic is opening the cell door for Kelly Gearhart. He’s scheduled in two weeks to leave federal prison in Ohio for confinement at his home in Ohio. Gearhart was a big developer in Atascadero until the real estate crash ruined him about 13 years ago. In July…

SLO Coronavirus Update 4.17.2020

One new case reported yesterday. That brings the total number of cases since the alleged pandemic began to 125 in San Luis Obispo county. 104 of those people recovered. 16 are at home recovering now. Four are hospitalized, two in intensive care. And still just the one death in the county. The 86-year-old man who…

Weather 4.17.2020

Did you get any rain at your place this morning? Scattered showers this morning in the north county, but more of a drizzle than actual rain. Forecasters say the clouds will dissipate this afternoon and will see mostly sunny skies today and through the weekend. There is a slight chance of showers tomorrow. Then mostly…

Newsom Closes State Fishing Season 4.16.2020

Yesterday, governor Gavin Newsom was granted authority to temporarily close the state’s fishing season in some rural counties. That comes after a teleconference meeting last week that ended in chaos and slurs thrown at state officials. The state Fish and Game Commission voting to allow Charlton Bonham to postpone the spring trout season, which opens…

Single Car Crash 4.16.2020

California Highway Patrol and Morro Bay fire department responding to a single car crash on highway 41 yesterday morning. The crash occurred around 7:40 yesterday morning on highway 41 near Bear Ridge road. That’s between Atascadero and Morro Bay. The crash blocked both lanes of traffic for about 40 minutes. One one person was involved…