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Opener 2.05.2021

Sunshine through the weekend in the north county. We’ll see temperatures today in the upper 60’s tomorrow and Sunday near 70 with light winds. Meanwhile, the hills are turning green, the lake levels are up, and the trout are biting at Atascadero lake. Almost feels like spring. Forecasters say we’ll see mostly sunny weather through…

North County Weather 2.04.2021

Mostly sunny skies today, highs this afternoon near 62. NNE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Clear tonight, lows near 31, ENE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Mostly sunny skies, highs around 66. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through next week. Afternoon temperatures will sneak up into the low 70’s by Sunday.

Other Stories This Thursday 2.04.2021

Back rent in San Luis Obispo county owed by tenants to their landlords reaches $24 million dollars. The back rent accumulating during the Covid crisis. The Bay Area Equity Atlas compiled those figures. State wide, back rent owed to landlords is about $3.7 billion dollars. Another shopping center is going to be built in Nipomo.…

SLO Co Covid Update 2.04.2021

San Luis Obispo appears to be the hot bed for coronavirus in San Luis Obispo county. The county health department reporting 62 new cases in San Luis. 24 in Paso Robles 11 in Atascadero 3 in San Miguel 2 in Templeton One at Atascadero State Hospital One in Cambria And one in Shandon Nine deaths…

Cussen & Taxes For Seniors 2.04.2021

Volunteer CPA Mike Cussen summarizes how the service will operate in the north county, because it’s different this year, operating only at the senior center in Paso Robles. To make an appointment in Atascadero, the phone number is (805) 931-6038. For more information go to the Central Coast Tax Free website: cctaxfree.org.

Sewer Rates 2.04.2021

Paso Robles city council discussed a proposed sewer rate increase late into the night Tuesday. The decision was deferred to the next meeting, which will be held February 16th. Toward the end of the discussion, councilman John Hamon raised the question of tying sewer rate increases to the consumer price index, the CPI. That’s the…

PRJUSD 2.04.2021

For nearly 20 hours, the Paso Robles school board discussed that grand jury report castigating the former school board for enabling superintendent Chris Williams to fleece the district. You may remember, former board member Joel Peterson called in to the school board. He said there was push back against superintendent Chris Williams by members of…

Opener 2.04.2021

Sunny weather continues in the north county. Forecasters say we’ll see sunny skies through the weekend, and continuing through next week. Mostly cloudy skies Monday, but otherwise mostly sunny skies through next Friday, February 12th, which is president Lincoln’s biological birthday. Meanwhile, some flowering trees are beginning to bloom in the north county and leaves…

Electronic Message Boards 2.03.2021

Caltrans announces $3 million in state funding will pay for installing electronic message boards and other elections on highways 101 and 46. The message boards will be located along 101 between San Luis Obispo to the Paso Robles railroad bridge at the north of town. The second sign will go on highway 46 east. It…

Tax Laws 2.03.2021

Tax time is fast approaching. Heidi Seely volunteers with the AARP Program to provide free taxes services for seniors who cannot otherwise afford it. She says there are some changes this year, particularly related to unemployment. She says citizens who received unemployment have to pay taxes on those unemployment payments. The AARP free tax services…