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Other Stories This Monday 7.20.2020

The Mineral fire on the west side of Fresno county, just west of Coalinga has burned 26 thousand acres. It is now 47% contained. A fire burned three acres along highway 41 near Shandon yesterday. That fire was brought under control around 4:30 yesterday afternoon. A woman in San Luis Obispo is accusing of shooting…

Coronavirus Facts by Dr. Kelly Victory 7.20.2020

School districts and many municipalities impacted by the corona virus and particularly, the government-imposed shutdown. A physician who specializes in public health says many of the political decisions surrounding the corona-virus have been unnecessary and ill-advised. Her name is Dr. Kelly Victory, and she’s a specialist in public issues and emergencies like pandemics. What about…

Paso Robles City Council 7.20.2020

Paso Robles city council meets tomorrow night. One issue which is being carried over from last week’s emergency meeting; What to do about all the fires in the riverbed. Most people agree that if they don’t do something soon, there’s going to be a disastrous fire. City councilman John Hamon has been the most vocal…

Highway 101 Road Work 7.20.2020

Today, road work get underway which will impact commuters on highway 101. The roadwork is scheduled to begin today and continue through Wednesday between the hours of 6 and 11. One lane in each direction will be closed between Traffic way in Atascadero and highway 58 near Santa Margarita. So you can expect back-ups during…

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Opening Monologue 7.20.2020

Cooler temperatures this week in the north. Mid-week, we’ll see high temperatures in the upper 70’s, sneaking up into the upper 80’s this weekend. And that weather will continue through the end of July, if all goes as forecast. A vehicle chase in Atascadero early this morning became a search for an armed man. One…

North County Weather 7.17.2020

Mostly sunny and breezy today, high’s in the mid 80’s. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Overnight, clear becoming mostly cloudy with lows in the low to mid 50’s. SW winds 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, partly cloudy, highs near 90. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour tomorrow. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through…

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Kangaroo Escaped 7.17.2020

A kangaroo named Jack broke out of a man’s house in Fort Lauderdale and explored a nearby neighborhood. Police received a signal 69 call, which usually means a cat or dog got loose. Initially, officer Robert Norvis did not believe the call, but when they arrived the officers discovered the kangaroo. The police corralled the…

Road Work Beginning Monday 7.17.2020

A project to replace concrete pavement at five locations along highway 101 between the highway 58 interchange near Santa Margarita and Traffic way in Atascadero will begin on July 20th through July 22nd from 6 am to 11 am. According to a spokesperson for Caltrans, drivers can expect the closure of the #2 (right) lane…