Waste Manager 8.09.2018

The long term manager of the Integrated Waste Management Authority in San Luis Obispo county is placed on leave prior to his retirement next month. Bill Worrel is accused of fraudulently misusing public funds. The action of the board to put him on leave coming shortly after district attorney Dan Dow announces he’s looking into…

Weather 8.09.2018

Forecasters say it will be warm again today, then we’ll see a cooling trend beginning tomorrow. Today, we’ll see temperatures in the north county up around 104. Then look for temperatures dropping below the century mark. Sunday through Thursday of next week, temperatures will be in the low 90’s. Then next weekend, it will get…

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Sound Off – Wed 8/08/2018

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.

Other Stories 8.08.2018

The fires in northern California have now burned nearly 600,000 acres. More than 13,000 firefighters are battling that fire. More than 2,300 national guard members are also in the fight. A Cambria man is arrested after injuring his grandmother. 46-year-old James Scott Rimbach surrendered to sheriff’s deputies at his family home on bridge street after…

Cal Fire Grant 8.08.2018

Cal Fire approves a $3.9 million dollar grant to prevent fires in the county. The grant goes to San Luis Obispo county fire safety council. The council has applied for grants previously, but the largest donation up to this point has been $500 thousand dollars. The money comes from Cal Fire at the state level.

Powerline 8.08.2018

Tuesday night at Winifred Pifer elementary school, about sixty community members attended a public forum to learn about plans by the California public utilities commission and PG and E to construct an overhead power line through Paso Robles. The power line would connect a proposed Estrella substation to the Paso Robles substation off Niblick road…

Parking 8.08.2018

The Paso Robles city council votes to follow the recommendations of parking consultant Julie Dixon. Based in San Diego, Julie Dixon works with cities throughout the county to address parking issues. The “Near Term” solutions include improved signage and outreach to encourage employees to park out of the downtown area.