North County Weather 2.20.2019

Cloudy with showers today. The showers will begin around 11 and continue until around four this afternoon. Then we’ll see sunny skies again. Highs this afternoon around 50. Partly cloudy overnight with 20% chance of rain, lows around 30. Tomorrow, partly cloudy with 20% chance of showers, highs in the mid 50’s. Then mostly sunny…

In Sports 2.20.2019

The San Luis Obispo girls soccer team beat Clovis 2-1 yesterday at San Luis Obispo high school to advance to the CIF Central Section Championship. The Tigers will play the winner of a game between Clovis North and Clovis West. Clovis North is the top ranked team in the section. San Luis Obispo is #3.…

Dick Mason

Dog Reunited 2.20.2019

In Paradise, a dog is reunited with its family 100 days after he jumped out of their truck as they fled the wildfire. The 12-year-old Akita named Kingston was reunited with the Ballejos family on Monday. Family members believe Kingston stayed alive by eating skunks. He hunted them before the fire, and he smelled like…

Pot Sales 2.20.2019

More proof that the illegal, underground market is undercutting tax revenue from legal cannabis sales. In 2018, California took in $345 million dollars in tax revenue. That’s about one third what was projected by analysts. The industry and some regulators agree, the state’s high taxes and a thriving black market are to blame for the…

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%…