High Speed Rail 2.20.2019

High speed rail catapulting off the track in California. First, governor Gavin Newsom announced plans to downsize the project, which is billions of dollars over budget. Newsom says the state will focus on completing a stretch between Merced and Bakersfield. He says the state will explore new ways of financing the project from the Bay…

Dick Mason

Affordability 2.20.2019

A new report by the national association of home builders finds San Luis Obispo county housing to be the seventh least affordable in the final quarter of 2018. That’s out of 237 metropolitan areas. Fewer than 14% of the homes on the market were affordable for a median income family during that quarter. The least…

Weather 2.20.2019

Forecasters say we’ll see cloudy skies with some light showers today. The rain expected to start around eleven this morning, but clear by four this afternoon. Just some scattered showers today in the north county, then sunshine tomorrow through Tuesday. Forecasters say we’ll see more rain in early March. Meanwhile, reservoir levels remain at 66%…

Jaime Umphenour, host

Sound Off – Tue 02/19/2019

Jaime Umphenour is the host of “Sound-Off”, the longest running talk show on the Central Coast now in its sixth decade. She brings to the show an eclectic range of guests from Authors to Artists, business owners to politicians, and everyone in between. Tune in to Sound Off every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Today’s guests:…

In Sports 2.19.2019

The only one county soccer team still alive in the playoffs. The San Luis Obispo girls soccer team hosting Clovis this afternoon at San Luis Obispo high school. Clovis upset central to set up today’s match up. High school baseball resumes this week. The Paso robles Bearcats travel to San Luis Obispo in a preseason,…

Dick Mason

Peanuts Art Theft 2.19.2019

Cartoon art stolen at an art gallery in the Southland. Thieves broke into a southern California gallery last week, stealing artwork depicting Charlie Brown and other characters from the comic strip “Peanuts.” The Los Angeles Times reports that a security guard patrolling an open-air mall in Costa Mesa discovered a glass door smashed at the…