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3CE 12.15.2020

Have you received a mailer from 3CE? That’s the new collective which is managing power for the residents of Paso Robles. Three ‘C’ ‘E’ stands for Central Coast Community Energy. It used to be called Monterey Bay Community Power. Cody Ferguson explains how this replaced PG and E as the power provider in Paso Robles.…

Paso Robles School Board 12.15.2020

The Paso Robles school board meets tonight at the district office. Although the board will be physically present, no one other than the school board and staff is allowed to attend. It’s another virtual meeting to be zoomed to interested community members. You can access the district’s zoom address on their website. Around five, the…

SLO Co Covid Update 12.15.2020

Dr. Penny Borenstein says, “Everybody, myself included are tired of this pandemic.” Since March the coronavirus is blamed for the death of about 50 people in San Luis Obispo county. That’s out of a population of 275 thousand people. There are 53 intensive care unit beds in our county. As of Friday, seven of those…

Paso Robles City Council 12.15.2020

The Paso Robles city council meets tonight. They’ll get the routine update on Covid-19 from the fire chief. Later, they’ll discuss the Covid-19 business assistance and economic recovery program, and they may discuss the action at the special meeting last week to reject the governor’s stay at home order. You can hear the live meeting…

North County Weather 12.14.2020

Mostly sunny today, highs this afternoon around 60. NNW winds at 10-20 miles per hour. Clear overnight, lows near 30. Tomorrow, sunny with highs in the low 60’s. The long term forecast calls for mostly sunny skies until we see increasing clouds Wednesday. A 50% chance of rain early Thursday morning.

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Eighty Years Ago 12.14.2020

It was eighty years ago this week, the Paso Robles Inn burned to the ground. December 19, 1940. The late Cliff Tucker told KPRL about his experience that day. He said he and his brother heard the siren, which sent a clear message he never forgot. The fire burned most of the Paso Robles Inn.…

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Other Stories This Monday 12.14.2020

Union hospital workers reach an agreement with Tenet Healthcare. Tenet has 11 hospitals in California including Twin Cities Hospital in Templeton and Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo. The new contract agreement covers over 4,300 workers. The workers will get raises, and access to better coronavirus pandemic support and safety measures. Cal…

Stay At Home Order 12.14.2020

Late last week, the Paso Robles city council voted unanimously to reject governor Gavin Newsom’s order to stay at home. Councilman John Hamon set the tone for the special meeting Thursday night. After four hours of discussion, including more than fifty calls from local citizens, the council voted unanimously in support of mayor Steve Martin’s…