Human Composting 5.22.2019

In Olympia, the governor of Washington state signs legislation making that state the first to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human rains. The law signed by governor Jay Inslee allows licensed facilities to offer “natural organic reduction” which turns a body, mixed with substances such as wood chips and straw, into…

Skills USA Dinner 5.22.2019

About 100 people turned out for the Paso Robles High School Skills USA Dinner at the Culinary Arts Academy. County School Superintendent Jim Brescia gave the keynote address, talking about the value of high school students developing skills in a trade which may become a career. Those who qualified from the National Skills USA Competition…

Short Term Rentals 5.22.2019

At last night’s Paso Robles city council meeting, short term rentals came up during public comment. You may remember, last week, six out of seven planning commissioners recused them from discussion on STR’s, because they had a conflict. So the commission invoked the rule of necessity, and the commissioners drew straws. Four approved rules for…

Jaime Umphenour, host

Sound Off – Tue 05/21/2019

Jaime Umphenour is the host of “Sound-Off”, the longest running talk show on the Central Coast. 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: *Ronnie Maxwell to…

North County Weather 5.21.2019

Morning clouds, but sunny this afternoon, highs in the mid 60’s. NNW winds 15 to 25 miles per hour. Tonight, mostly clear, lows in the mid 40’s. 25% chance of rain overnight Tomorrow, partly cloudy, highs near 70. NW winds 10 to 20 miles per hour. The extended forecast call for mostly sunny skies thru…