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 2020-03-31 01:57 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Teens are still meeting up during coronavirus outbreak. 'Please stop,' SLO County says...

Look, we all get it — shelter at home can be a bit boring, especially if you're a teenager and school is out. But that's no reason to ignore social ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 01:54 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

How are teens managing in this time of physical distancing?...

SLO County Public Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein urges teens to use social media to stay connected rather than gathering in person, while offering advice for parents. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 01:49 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Cal Poly Rec Center could house 931 coronavirus beds...

San Luis Obispo County Administrative Officer Wade Horton discusses how the Cal Poly Rec Center is being set up as an alternative care site for coronavirus patients. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 01:37 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Idaho governor signs into law anti-transgender legislation...

Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Monday signed into law two anti-transgender bills, making Idaho the first among states that introduced some 40 such bills this year to enact them. The ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 01:32 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

'Ghostbusters,' 'Morbius' postponed to 2021 due to virus...

Sony Pictures on Monday cleared out its summer calendar due to the coronavirus, postponing the releases of Jason Reitman's "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" and the Marvel movie "Morbius" to 2021. Hollywood's summer ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 01:30 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Study: Social distancing seems to be helping in King County...

Public health officials and researchers said Monday social distancing appears to be helping slow the spread of COVID-19 in the Seattle area, where many of the first U.S. deaths occurred, ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 01:23 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Gun shops join alcohol, pot stores as 'essential' businesses in coronavirus pandemic...

Grocery stores, pharmacies, hospitals and now gun shops. All are considered "essential" businesses during the coronavirus pandemic after the Trump administration ruled on Saturday that firearms dealers should be allowed ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 01:22 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility...

The NCAA will permit Division I spring-sport athletes — such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players — who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus pandemic to have an additional ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 01:18 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Gillispie named coach at Tarelton State for transition to DI...

Billy Gillispie was named head coach at Tarleton State, taking over a program making the transition from NCAA Division II to Division I. The move Monday came two years after ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 01:12 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Judges slow abortion bans in Texas, Ohio during pandemic...

A federal judge Monday temporarily blocked Texas' efforts to ban abortions during the coronavirus pandemic, handing Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers a victory as clinics across the U.S. filed ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 01:01 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Coronavirus cases mount, nearly 130 total infections in Fresno and nearby counties...

Coronavirus cases in the central San Joaquin Valley Fresno County and surrounding Valley counties continued to climb Monday — as health officials in Fresno, Tulare, Merced and Madera counties collectively ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:54 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

'Strega Nona' author Tomie dePaola is dead at age 85...

Tomie dePaola, the prolific children's author and illustrator who delighted generations with tales of Strega Nona, the kindly and helpful old witch in Italy, died Monday at age 85. DePaola ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:48 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sacramento man killed in random road rage shooting in early March, Sunnyvale police say...

A Sacramento man was killed in a road rage shooting in Santa Clara County earlier this month after the shooter intentionally caused the crash, according to the Sunnyvale Department of ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:36 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Coronavirus: Merced County Sheriff may cite those who violate shelter-in order...

In an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Merced County Sheriff's Office says it will be enforcing the Gov. Gavin Newsom's stay-at-home order — and those who refuse to ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:31 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Trump administration rules gun shops 'essential' amid virus...

The Trump administration has ruled that gun shops are considered "essential" businesses that should remain open as other businesses are closed to try to stop the spread of coronavirus. Gun ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:31 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Gas is cheap, but for many motorists there's nowhere to go...

U.S. gasoline prices have dropped to their lowest levels in four years, and they are almost sure to go lower as oil prices plunge. Price-tracking services put the national average ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:29 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Job cuts pile up, Ford to make ventilators at parts plant...

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Monday related to the global economy, the work place and ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:27 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Coronavirus upends high school seniors' college decisions...

The coronavirus pandemic has made the nerve-wracking experience of picking a college all the more difficult for Illinois' high school students as campus visits are canceled and admission deadlines get ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:23 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Illinois inmate dies from COVID-19; dozens more sickened...

Illinois officials on Monday reported the death of a state prison inmate from COVID-19 and acknowledged the difficulty they face in stopping the spread of the virus in a crowded ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:21 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Idaho governor signs into law anti-transgender legislation...

Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Monday signed into law two anti-transgender bills. The Republican governor approved legislation that prohibits transgender people from changing the sex listed on their birth certificates, ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:18 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Some Instacart, Amazon workers strike as jobs get riskier...

Some Instacart and Amazon warehouse workers walked off the job Monday demanding greater safeguards against the coronavirus, even as both companies are speed-hiring hundreds of thousands of new workers to ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:16 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Man charged in California camper's death brawls in courtroom...

A man charged with killing a father who was camping with his daughters in a Southern California park had to be subdued in court on Monday after the judge refused ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:16 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Woman imprisoned in trooper slaying case sues parole board...

A Mississippi woman convicted of helping her boyfriend kill a state trooper decades ago has filed a lawsuit against the parole board, claiming the board has not granted her parole ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:14 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Gray hair, don't care: Cuts and color lead to home travails...

Sister love playing out in a living-room hair trim. A botched home dye job with a silver lining. Stylists shipping out kits of personalized color with promises to talk their ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:14 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Countries crack down on basic rights amid virus pandemic...

Soldiers patrol the streets with their fingers on machine gun triggers. The army guards an exhibition center-turned-makeshift-hospital crowded with rows of bunks for those infected with the coronavirus. And Serbia's ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:14 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

How dire projections, grim images dashed Trump's Easter plan...

The two doctors spread out their charts on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. The projections were grim: Even if the U.S. were to continue to do what it ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:14 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

AP PHOTOS: Virus overwhelms health workers, marches westward...

Tales of grim scenes have emerged from Italian and Spanish hospitals, where the sick have sometimes been left to crowd hallways and doctors and nurses have worked beyond the point ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-31 00:06 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

State rejects Fresno fairgrounds as site for coronavirus field hospital. County leader surprised...

The state has all but rejected the Fresno fairgrounds as the site for 250 incoming government beds to treat coronavirus patients. "The fairgrounds has technically not formally been rejected but ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 23:26 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

SLO County can't take those handmade masks — but here are the supplies it needs...

Here's bad news for everyone who has spent time making face masks in hopes of helping out local health care workers — San Luis Obispo County actually can't accept homemade ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 23:01 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Four inmates, 18 workers in California prisons have tested positive for coronavirus...

Four state prison inmates — three of them at California State Prison, Los Angeles County, in Lancaster — have now tested positive for coronavirus, along with 18 corrections workers throughout ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 22:48 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Can you help? SLO County needs volunteers for its Medical Corps Reserve...

San Luis Obispo County is putting out a call for help to doctors, nurses, EMTs, pharmacists, dentists, veterinarians and more as it looks to build a Medical Corps Reserve ahead of a potential surge in coronavirus patients. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 21:53 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Coronavirus could pose yet another risk - a surge of contaminated medical waste...

Trash we discard it and forget about it. But the coronavirus pandemic poses a new threat to the people who handle the garbage after you're done with it ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 21:26 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Adam Hill confirms he attempted suicide, says he wants to return 'to the job I love'...

Newly reelected San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill broke his nearly monthlong silence Monday and confirmed to The Tribune that he attempted suicide earlier this month. He also acknowledged ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 21:00 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Video from national park captures Milky Way and Northern Lights — at the same time...

Looking for something to do while socially distancing? An Alaska national park has an idea. The Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve went stargazing in mid-March and captured something rare ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 20:53 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Coronavirus could mean hefty medical bills for California's uninsured...

Norma Duarte, a 46-year-old stay-at-home mother of three in Mendota, does not have health insurance. Neither does her oldest son, 19, nor her 42-year-old husband. Duarte's husband used to work ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 20:41 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Thief assaults security guard with liquor bottle at SLO County grocery store, police say...

The Grover Beach Police Department is looking for a thief who used a liquor bottle to assault a security guard at a local grocery store Monday afternoon. Police say the ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 20:38 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

'Thousands and thousands' more health workers needed to fight coronavirus, Gavin Newsom says...

California needs "thousands and thousands" more health care workers to treat the incoming wave of coronavirus patients, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday. To meet that need, he signed an executive ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 20:25 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Hazard pay for first responders? Health workers could get extra in new bill, feds say...

After passing a $2 trillion stimulus package, lawmakers are thinking about a fourth bill, The Wall Street Journal reported. "This is certainly not the end of our work here in ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 20:11 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Nike, Toyota, GM and others race to help health workers battling COVID-19. Here's how...

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, major brands are pivoting their factories to produce equipment to help medical workers battle the pandemic. Here's how companies from car manufacturers to ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 20:05 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

How do you disinfect a home office? Tips for protecting yourself from coronavirus...

As the coronavirus spreads, schools and companies have opened up the option to work remotely. While at home, you may want to disinfect your computer and other electronics. That's because ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 19:58 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sierra Vista hospital ER doctor shares thoughts on coronavirus...

Brad Knox, chair of Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, in San Luis Obispo, California, shares his thoughts on coronavirus (COVID-19) testing and health and safety precautions on Friday, March 27, 2020. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 19:56 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

What's #ChalkYourWalk? Thousands create positive messages during coronavirus pandemic...

Thousands of chalk drawings and signs have made people's walks during coronavirus a little better. Under stay-at-home orders, the outdoors is one of the few places people can go to ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 19:52 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

SLO County has 6 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total to 77...

San Luis Obispo County has 77 confirmed cases of coronavirus as of Monday with 6 new patients, according to the Public Health Department. Details of the 77 cases have not ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 19:51 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Lucia Mar tried to hide records on disgraced wrestling coach. Now it owes Tribune $80,000...

A San Luis Obispo judge ordered the Lucia Mar Unified School District to pay more than $80,000 of The Tribune's legal fees after the news organization successfully sued the district ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 19:39 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

SLO County medical clinic looks poised to close amid coronavirus pandemic...

Although the landlord and Cambria's healthcare district haven't yet received formal notification, it appears that the First California Physicians Partners Cambria clinic may close soon — right in the midst ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 19:34 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Can gig workers, contractors file for unemployment under the coronavirus stimulus law?...

The $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill includes a lot ofmoney for unemployment benefits as bars, restaurants and other businesses shut down to slow the spread of the virus. Unemployment is ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 19:25 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Fake police at 'coronavirus roadblock' warn drivers to stay home, Colorado cops say...

Colorado drivers report being pulled over early Friday at a roadblock checking for coronavirus lockdown violators, but police say they haven't conducted any blocks, a Facebook post says. Gov. Jared ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 18:59 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Coronavirus updates: SLO County recovery numbers double; homeless still being fined...

More than two weeks since the first confirmed case of coronavirus in San Luis Obispo County, the number of people infected has reached 71. In positive news, the number of ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 18:59 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Watch: Gov. Gavin Newsom announces plans to increase health workforce to fight coronavirus...

Gov. Gavin Newsom will announce plans Monday to increase California's health workforce to meet the surge in coronavirus patients, according to his office. Sac Bee Newsom 03 30 2020 Watch ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-30 18:42 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Santa Barbara County deputies test positive for coronavirus after patrolling Santa Maria...

Two Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office deputies who patrol the Santa Maria area have tested positive for coronavirus, the agency said. The first deputy who was diagnosed with COVID-19 last ... Click to Continue...

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