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Governor Brown’s New Laws 10.03.2018

Over the weekend, governor Jerry Brown signed into law a plethora of bills that are now being sorted out by legislative analysts. Many reduce penalties for crimes committed in the state, while others increase scrutiny of law enforcement. For instance, one new law automatically erases or reduces marijuana related convictions now that pot is legal…

Downtown Parking 10.03.2018

Downtown parking, it wasn’t on the agenda, but the city council got an update from parking consultant Julie Dixon. Dixon is working with the city of Paso Robles to address parking management issues in downtown Paso Robles. The community stakeholders meeting is next Thursday, October 11th.

Paso Robles City Council 10.03.2018

At last night’s Paso Robles city council, several people honored for their work in the recent trial over water rights. Also honored for their work on the issue, Mike Mazer and public works director Dick Mckinley. Martin telling the council of Dick Mckinley. Public works director Dick Mckinley and city staffers Mike Mazer and Christopher…

Rain 10.03.2018

Thunderstorms expected today in the north county. Forecasters are saying we have an 80% chance of rain today, 20% tomorrow. Predicted rainfall amounts range from a quarter inch to an inch and a half. Meanwhile, the water level at lake Nacimiento has dropped steadily. It was 55% last spring. It’s now about 13% of capacity.…

Paso Robles City Council 10.02.2018

Paso Robles city council meets tonight at the library conference room. They’ll consider amending the Paso Robles municipal code. The council will also discuss a request to remove an oak tree on Golden Hill road near Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The council meets at 6:30 tonight. You can hear the meeting live here on KPRL beginning at…

Pipeline 10.02.2018

Remember the oil pipeline break that caused an oil spill north of Santa Barbara? Plains All-American Pipe wants to replace 123 miles of pipelines to move domestic crude oil through Santa Barbara county and south San Luis Obispo county along highway 166. The pipeline has been shut down since that oil spill in 2015. Today,…