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Paso Bookkeeper Sentenced 2.05.2019

A former Paso Robles bookkeeper gets five years in state prison yesterday for embezzling nearly one half million dollars from from an elderly couple in Paso Robles. Diana Louise Russell charged with three felony counts of theft from an elder and two counts of grand theft embezzlement. The charges carried sentencing enhancement because she stole…

Paso Robles City Council 2.05.2019

Paso Robles city council meets tonight at the library conference room. The council to discuss a short-term rental ordinance. It’s an amendment to regulate short-term vacation rental homes in the city. The council will also consider a general plan amendment to the circulation element’s circulation diagram as well as policies and development impact fee adoption.…

Rain and Flooding 2.05.2019

Any flooding at your place yesterday? 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 closed…

North County Weather 2.04.2019

Rain and wind today, highs in the low 50’s. West south west winds 20-30 miles per hour. Showers tonight, lows in the upper 30’s. Cloudy tomorrow with a 40% chance of rain, highs near 50. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies forecast Wednesday and Thursday. Then more rain next weekend.

Jerry Seinfeld Porsche 2.04.2019

Remember the Seinfeld episode where George Costanza bought a used car believing it was previously owned by Jon Voigt, the actor? Turns out the car was previously owned by John Voigt the dentist, not Jon Voigt the actor. The episode recalled because a company has sued Jerry Seinfeld, the actor, after buying his 1958 Porsche…