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SLO Co Covid Update 10.14.2020

The county health department adds 82 new cases of the coronavirus over the weekend. The report provided yesterday included another death. That takes the total death count since March 15th to 32. This fatality, like most of the others, was a person in their 80’s with underlying medical conditions. The average age of those who…

PRJUSD Meeting 10.14.2020

Paso Robles School District Board of Trustees met last night. They got a report from Shanna Ray of Bauer Speck Elementary School on distance learning and how it is working for elementary students. She said there are challenges getting children to stay focused on a computer screen for an extended amount of time. The teachers…

Atascadero City Council 10.14.2020

An emotional meeting last night as the Atascadero City Council said farewell to Police Chief Jerel Haley, City Manager Rochelle Rickard telling the council Haley joined the city as chief nine years ago. His 29-year career in law enforcement included serving as a police officer in Santa Cruz and Santa Maria. Rickard said she’s said…

North County Weather 10.13.2020

Sunny skies today, highs this afternoon in the mid 90’s. NNE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Overnight, clear to partly cloudy skies, lows near 50. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 90’s. NNE winds 5-10 miles per hour. The long range forecast calls for sunny skies through the week. Highs Thursday and Friday…

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Other Stories This Tuesday 10.13.2020

A 33-year-old San Luis Obispo man was arrested on suspicion of abusing his grandmother. David Mazza Jr. arrested Saturday evening. The 86-year-old woman was taken to the hospital by ambulance. She is now being cared for by San Luis Obispo county adult protective services. Mazza has been the woman’s primary care giver for the past…

Caldwell & Carbajal 10.13.2020

Congressman Salud Carbajal. photo: ksby.com[/caption] Congressman Salud Carbajal has raised nearly $2 million dollars in campaign cash, nearly double the amount raised by challenger Andy Caldwell. Carbajal has $1.7 million dollars in his campaign chest. In the past, Carbajal has received the greatest portion of his campaign from political action committees, basically special interest groups…

Body Count 10.13.2020

That man who was found dead in a truck at a San Luis Obispo gas station last week was probably a drug overdose. San Luis Obispo police say the 39-year-old’s death appears to be from a drug overdose and there is no evidence of foul play. Police say drug paraphernalia was found in the vehicle…