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Shelter at Home 3.20.2020

Today is the first full day of shelter at home assemblyman Jordan Cunningham says this is different from Shelter in Place. Shelter at home means people only leave home for essential services. Today is the first full day of the new state policy. Governor Gavin Newsom says it’s not likely children will be going back…

North County Weather 3.19.2020

Cloudy skies with morning showers, tapering off this afternoon, highs in the upper 50’s. Tonight, mostly clear skies with a 10% chance of showers, lows in the upper 30’s. Tomorrow, sunny skies with a 10% chance of rain. Highs near 60. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies Saturday and Sunday. Then rain arriving…

Dick Mason

Other Stories This Thursday 3.19.2020

San Luis Obispo county schools are still offering free lunches to students. They drive through operations are from 11-1 each weekday at many schools in the county. In Paso Robles, the lunch program is offered at Georgia Brown, Winifred Pifer, Flamson middle school and Paso Robles high school. In Atascadero nearly every school is providing…

Veterans Voices 3.19.2020

Veteran’s Voices returns to Paso Robles in the next few weeks. This year, it’s called Veteran’s Voices Three, because this is the third year for the event at Studios on the Park in Paso Robles. Deprise Brescia is putting it together. Veterans Voices three was scheduled to open in early April, but that may be…

AARP Tax Program 3.19.2020

The AARP Tax Service Program for seniors and others in need has ended abruptly. The last day of tax preparation by the AARP volunteers was last Friday. Those who have appointments to have their taxes done by AARP volunteers will have to find other ways to get their taxes done. Dawn Segal has helped prepare…

Shelter in Place 3.19.2020

Shelter in place. That’s the order from San Luis Obispo county administrators. County counsel Rita Neal explains what you can do during this order by the county to shelter in place. The list covers essential activities which you may engage in under the county administrators order to shelter in place. County administrator Wade Horton says…

Wuhan China Coronavirus 3.18.2020

The county health department reported three additional cases of Wuhan corona-virus yesterday. It brings the total number of confirmed cases in San Luis Obispo county to six. Dr. Penny Borenstein says, “This is not a surprise and we have been planning and preparing accordingly.” She says “what is vitally important right now is that we…

North County Weather 3.18.2020

Sunny skies with only a 10% chance of rain, highs near 60. Tonight, mostly clear skies with a 10% chance of showers, lows in the upper 30’s. Tomorrow, sunny skies with a 20% chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50’s. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through Sunday. Then rain arriving Monday.

Dick Mason

Other Stories This Wednesday 3/18/2020

Cal Poly classes this coming spring quarter will be online. Students won’t have to come back to San Luis Obispo. No in-person classes will be held during spring quarter. Commencement exercises will be postponed. Paso Robles police are looking for two suspects who started a fire at Lowe’s Home Improvement store, and then stole a…