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Federal Money 6.30.2021

Congressman Salud Carbajal of Santa Barbara announcing his district will receive about 20 million dollars in president Joe Biden’s, “Invest in America Act”. It’s part of the president’s jobs plan. Of the $20 million dollars earmarked for congressman Carbajal’s district, $11 million dollars will go to Santa Barbara county to fund the highway 101 corridor…

Dora Carey 6.30.2021

This week, we’re talking with Dora Carey, a north county resident who grew up in Romania in the 70’s and 80’s. Dora says many people she’s met in the north county do not understand how life is under socialism. Dora says the government taught school kids that socialism was fair and equitable, but she saw…

Porter Gets Life 6.30.2021

A Paso Robles man is sentenced to more than 280 years in prison for sexually abusing children and videotaping his crimes. 49-year-old Jason Robert Porter was sentenced Monday to more than 280 years in prison. It’s unlikely he will ever be released from incarceration. Porter’s sentencing comes exactly five years after his arrest. The case…

SLO Co Covid Update 6.30.2021

San Luis Obispo county health department adds only 34 new coronavirus cases over the past week. There are now 46 active cases in the county. 39 people are recovering at home. 7 are hospitalized. Three of those hospitalized are in intensive care units. Since they began tracking covid cases last spring, just over 21 thousand…

Paso Robles City Council 6.30.2021

This morning, the Paso Robles city council is holding a special meeting to discuss hiring a new city manager to replace Tom Frutchey, who resigned several weeks ago. You may remember, the council hired retired Long Beach city manager Greg Carpenter to fill in until a new city manager is hired. This morning’s Paso Robles…

Opener For Wednesday 6.30.2021

What a difference a day makes! Much cooler weather today in the north county. High temperatures this afternoon to reach 86. Tomorrow, 87. Maybe cooler where you are. Temps in the mid-80’s in the north county to continue through the weekend. Weather this extended fourth of July three day weekend should be delightful in the…

North County Weather 6.29.2021

Sunny skies today, highs near 98. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 58. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 87. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for cooling temperatures beginning tomorrow. With highs staying in the mid-80’s through the coming weekend.

In Sports 6.29.2021

At the Olympic track and field trials in Eugene Sunday, the events were stopped and fans asked to evacuate the new stadium due to extreme heat. Despite the heat in recent days, Elle Purrier St. Pierre won the women’s 1500 meters in a dramatic race. Shortly after the beginning of the race, the Vermont native…

Transgender Laws Travel Ban 6.29.2021

The state of California is banning tax-payer funded travel to five states. That’s because of laws passed in those states which restrict transgender youth from playing sports. For instance, boys who decide they identify as girls are having great success in track and field in some parts of the country. Their success denies girls the…

Romanian Immigrant Story 6.29.2021

Many Americans were shocked by the popularity of socialist candidates for national office, particularly among younger voters. A north county woman who grew up in Romania says many Americans don’t know what it’s like to live in a socialist country. Dora Carey telling KPRL about her first experience as a child which taught her the…