Highway 46 East 2.07.2019

Roadwork on 46 east, how is it progressing? This week, Paso Robles city council got an update from Gus Khouri who is a lobbyist working for the city of Paso Robles. He says the challenge is to motivate Cal Trans to address safety issues before there are several fatalities, which we’ve seen at 46 west…

Paso Robles School District 2.07.2019

The Paso Robles school district still recovering from recent resignations and accusations, but it’s business as usual for most. On Tuesday night, school board president Joel Peterson introduced himself to the council as the new CEO of the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance. Peterson continues as president of the Paso Robles school board. Yesterday, the…

Weather 2.07.2019

Weather still a hot topic in the north county. After 2-4 inches over the weekend, people are now talking about the cold temperatures and scattered snow earlier this week. Forecasters say we’ll enjoy sunny skies again today, and then gathering clouds tomorrow. Temperatures this morning dropped into the mid 20s in some areas overnight, so…

Otter Reunification 2.06.2019

A touching otter story from Morro Bay. A two-day-old baby otter discovered by a fisherman near a boat ramp. When baby otters and their moms get separated, they cry out for each other. Mark Harris of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife recorded the pup and they motored around the bay playing that recording…

Watercraft At The Lake 2.06.2019

The city of Atascadero is accepting written proposals for a watercraft concessionaire with exclusive use of the boat ramp and current paddle boat location at Atascadero lake park. Applications will be accepted until March first. The city wants to execute a contract with a single firm as the sole recreational watercraft service provider using the…

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Other Stories This Wednesday 2.06.2019

A bill proposed by a state assemblyman from Palo Alto will allow community colleges to provide parking for homeless college students to sleep in their cars on campus. Currently at Cuesta, that is now allowed on campus parking lots. A north county resident reportedly struck and killed by a train yesterday. The identity has not…

Short Term Vacation Rentals 2.06.2019

The issue of short-term vacation rentals came up before Paso Robles City Council Tuesday night. City Manager Tom Frutchey tells the council the issues include noise, traffic, parking, litter as well as the rights of property owners to do what they choose with their homes. The proposal before city council Tuesday night was for an…

Rain and Flooding 2.06.2019

How high is the water near you? Rainfall rates reached three quarters of an inch per hour in some areas early yesterday morning. There was flooding on North River road in Paso Robles, Cholame Valley road, Penman Springs road north of Linne road and San Marcos road east of Wellsona road. Shell Creek road was…