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NRC & Diablo Canyon 01.26.2023

Tuesday, federal regulators reject a request to continue operation of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. The NRC’s letter throws an obstacle in PG and E’s path to secure a longer operating life for Diablo’s twin nuclear reactors. It’s the latest battle in a long-running fight over the continued operation of the Diablo Canyon plant.…

Atascadero General Plan 01.26.2023

The city of Atascadero held an Open House at the rotunda yesterday to discuss the general plan. Phil Dunsmore is community development director in Atascadero. He says the general plan was last updated in 2002, so it’s time to revisit the process. The city will be accepting input this year to develop a newly revised…

John Peschong 01.26.2023

The new board of supervisors off and running in the county’s Katcho government center. The new board is looking at ways to change the new district map. Peschong says they also talked about homelessness, which the supervisors says is a big priority. They vote to remove John Peshong and Debbie Arnold from the committee overseeing…

Opener For Thursday 01.26.2023

A minor change in the weather forecast. There’s still a chance of light rain this weekend, but it’s going to be Sunday morning. Otherwise, sunshine through Saturday and about a 30% chance of light rain Sunday morning. We’ll get only a fraction of an inch of rain. Then back to more sunshine. More on the…

North County Weather 01.25.2023

Sunny today in the north county, highs near 65. NE winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, clear, lows near 44. ENE winds 10-15 miles per hour. Sunny tomorrow, highs near 67. Northerly winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through Saturday with a 40% chance of rain late Sunday…

In Sports 01.25.2023

The NFC championship game between the 49ers and Philadelphia Eagles sold out quickly after tickets went on sale yesterday. The 49ers coming off a big win over the Dallas Cowboys. Christian McCaffrey had the only touchdown in the win over Dallas. You can hear the NFC championship game at eleven Sunday morning here on KPRL.…

Other Stories This Wednesday 01.25.2023

Caltrans is asking for $20 million dollars over the next two years to remove homeless encampments from its property. The agency submitting a request to the department of finance. Caltrans plans to clear thousands of encampments. The San Luis Obispo county regional airport in San Luis saw record-breaking travel last year. 553 thousand passengers traveled…

NRC and Diablo Canyon 01.25.2023

Yesterday, federal regulators rebuff a request to continue operation of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. The letter from the NRC throws an obstacle in PG and E’s path to secure a longer operating life for Diablo’s twin reactors. The decision marks the latest skirmish in a long-running fight over the operation and safety of…

Atascadero City Council 01.25.2023

Atascadero city council met last night at the rotunda. City manager Rachelle Rickard talks about services available for Atascadero residents impacted by the recent storms and ensuing floodwaters. For more information go to: readyslo.org. And that’s true wherever you live. Today, the city of Atascadero is conducting an Open House to talk about the future…

SLO County DRC 01.25.2023

The San Luis Obispo county Disaster Recovery Center is located at the Veterans Memorial Building on Grand Avenue in San Luis Obispo. Rachel Dion is the executive director of the DRC. She says the intent is to create a one-stop disaster center. So, FEMA is there to answer questions and provide support. If you lost…