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Other Stories This Monday 3.11.2019

The state legislature is looking at a plan to encourage families to save for college expenses. Assembly Bill 211 would give families a tax deduction of up to $10,000 if they save money for a state-managed college savings plan known as Scholarshare. More than 30 other states have some kind of program like it. Governor…

McClatchy 3.11.2019

McClatchy corporation reports a net loss of $427.5 million dollars in the fourth quarter of 2018. The Sacramento-based publisher of 30 newspapers puts out the San Luis Obispo Tribune. The Tribune is printed in Fresno at the Fresno Bee plant, and then trucked every morning to San Luis Obispo county. That’s why the paper no…

Atascadero City Council 3.11.2019

Atascadero city council meets tomorrow night at the rotunda. They’ll discuss a draft resolution supporting the county homeless emergency aid program. That meeting gets underway at 6:00 tomorrow night. You can hear the Atascadero city council meeting live from the rotunda here on KPRL, beginning at 6:00.

Plans For a Mutual Dispatch Center 3.11.2019

Paso Robles, Atascadero and San Luis Obispo among police agencies talking about a joint 911 dispatch center. Last week, the Paso Robles city council approving $45 thousand dollars for a $110 thousand dollar study to look into the proposal. Police chief Ty Lewis telling the council to consider the option. The council voted unanimously to…

Memorial For Emilie Ruiz 3.11.2019

Memorials going up late last week along highway 101 in Templeton and at Paso Robles high school for 17-year-old Emilie Ruiz, who was struck and killed last Tuesday night while walking along highway 101. Ruiz stepped into the right lane of the freeway around 10:50 Tuesday night, she stepped directly into the path of a…

Weather 3.11.2019

Sunshine today with a few clouds tomorrow. Then, mostly sunny skies for the next five days in the north county. The rainfall so far this season has been greater than average. At the Paso Robles airport, where they generally receive about ten inches by this point in the rainy season, they’ve received 13.3”. The level…

North County Weather 3.08.2019

Partly cloudy today with a 20% chance of showers, NNW winds 10-15 miles per hour, highs in the mid 50’s. Tonight, partly cloudy, 10% chance of rain, lows in the mid 30’s. Tomorrow, mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of rain, highs in the mid 50’s. The extended forecast calls for isolated thunderstorms Sunday afternoon.