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Blitz Krieg 03.27.2023

The San Luis Obispo county board of supervisors has began the process of making Central Coast Community Energy Collective, 3CE, its energy provider. The board is beginning discussions to get the county back into the Integrated Waste Management Authority, although that board was charged with malfeasance. In water issues, supervisors Bruce Gibson removed John Peschong…

Patton Map Thrown Out 03.27.2023

During closed session last week, the San Luis Obispo county supervisors approve the settlement of a lawsuit which throws out the Patton map for redistricting. You may remember for years, four of the supervisors districts reached into San Luis Obispo. That was eliminated in the Patton map, but that map thrown out in a settlement…

Opener For Monday 03.27.2023

Sunny today, but we’ll get more rain in the north county before April arrives. About a 90% chance of rain tomorrow. We’ll get about four tenths of an inch of rain. Then another quarter inch on Wednesday. The sunshine returns on Thursday, and it will stay with us for the next week or so. More…

North County Weather 03.24.2023

Today, sunny, highs near 58. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear, lows near 35. NNW winds increasing to 10-15. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 59 NNW winds 10-20 mph. The extended forecast mostly sunny skies through Monday. Then, we’ll get more rain Tuesday and Wednesday of next week. About seven tenths of an…

In Sports 03.24.2023

Four games in the NCAA play off yesterday. Kansas State beat Michigan State 98-93. Uconn over Arkansas 88-65. Florida Atlantic beat Tennessee 62-55. And Gonzaga beat UCLA 79-76. The Bulldogs winning in the closing seconds. Four more games today in the men’s bracket, including San Diego State against Alabama. Princeton plays Creighton. Xavier takes on…

River Rescue 03.24.2023

Four people rescued who attempted to cross the Estrella river crossing on North River road yesterday. Despite road closure barricades, the driver attempted the crossing. They became trapped in their compact car in the fast-moving water. First responders from several agencies all responded and rescued the people.

Storms Wreak Havoc for Ag in CA 03.24.2023

Widespread flooding from continuing atmospheric storms have caused extensive damage for California agriculture, with more storms expected this month. Water from recent storms flooded dairies and carried silt and debris into citrus groves in Tulare county, flooded fields of leafy greens and berries in Monterey county and impacted livestock and feed crops in Humboldt county.…

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Other Stories This Friday 03.24.2023

Water is spilling over at Lopez lake for the first time in 20 years. The water spilled early yesterday morning after the latest storm impacted lake levels. San Simeon residents asked to reduce water use after the storm impacts a well that serves the community. The San Simeon CSD says water from its well could…