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Paso Robles City Council 3.18.2019

The Paso Robles city council meets tomorrow night at the library conference room. The council will revisit the district election system for the city council. They’ll review the draft council district maps. The council will also discuss a zoning code amendment to allow laundromats in the regional commercial zone. They’ll discuss mid-year budget report and…

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AG Tour 3.18.2019

There is no AG Tour this year in Paso Robles. That’s something that some people are just realizing. Former supervisor Harry Ovitt says, it’s a no go for 2019. Harry Ovitt says people are going down to the chamber of commerce to buy tickets, but it’s not happening. He says the AG Tour took about…

Weather 3.18.2019

How did you like the weekend weather? There’s more of it to come, although forecasters say we’ll see clouds tomorrow, and then more rain on Wednesday. About a 75% chance of rain Wednesday. Today will be sunny and warm, however. Highs into the mid 70’s. The long range forecast calls for mostly sunny skies Thursday…

In Sports 3.15.2019

The Paso Robles softball team beat Sanger 6-4 yesterday afternoon at Paso Robles high school. The team hosts San Luis Obispo this afternoon at 4:30. The Paso Robles baseball team hosts el Diamante of Visalia at 4:30 this afternoon. Coach Jonathon Thornhill says the weather is perfect baseball weather. The Bearcats play el Diamante at…

Drought 3.15.2019

The California drought is over. It lasted 376 weeks, over five years. More than 93% of the state is now free of drought or dryness. Locally, the run-off continues to fill the lakes. Lake Nacimiento moves up to 83% of capacity. That’s up from 33% on February 2nd. San Antonio lake is now at 37%.…

Roadwork 3.15.2019

It’s only getting started, but some roadwork in downtown Paso Robles is going to create congestion on 13th street. That roadwork just getting underway. They’re developing pedestrian cross walks with lights so that people can safely walk from downtown to the area just north of 13th street.

New Homes in San Luis 3.15.2019

In San Luis Obispo, ten new homes are for sale in a development that will ultimately include 113 homes. The starting prices are in the high $700 thousands. It’s called the Arroyos at Righetti Community. It’s located near Tank Farm and Orcutt roads. The homes are three and four bedroom. They range from 1684 to…

San Luis Obispo County Housing 3.15.2019

San Luis Obispo county supervisors vote unanimously this week to amend the housing ordinance and affordable housing fund with a three-year sunset on inclusionary housing if other sources are developed to provide funding for low-cost housing. Under the new rules, any home under 2200 square feet is exempt from in-lieu feels, paid by developers that…

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ASH Officer 3.15.2019

A retired police officer from the Atascadero State Hospital is suing the state over a concealed carry permit. Troy Parker was denied a concealed weapons permit after he retired from ASH. His attorney says the denial was wrong, so they’re suing the state. Parker retired after honorably serving the department of state hospitals for more…