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Holiday Fire 7.09.2018

Over the weekend, the Holiday fire in Goleta destroys 13 homes, and a total of 28 structures. It burned just over 100 acres, but was 80% contained yesterday. Officials expect full containment by Wednesday. It started Friday in the 1500 block of Holiday Hill road. Sun-downer winds and triple digit temperatures spread the fire. The…

Sales Tax Forum 7.09.2018

The city of Paso Robles is considering a one per cent sales tax measure to fund projects that were delayed or cut over the past ten years. Specifically, road maintenance. City manager Tom Frutchey tells KPRL, roads in Paso Robles are deteriorating and additional moneys are needed to repair them. One week from tonight, the…

Atascadero Election Workshop 7.09.2018

The city of Atascadero is holding a public forum, entitled…”The nuts and bolts of running for public office”. It’s Wednesday at the Rotunda. A good opportunity to learn about running for office. The city clerk will explain the election process. This year, Atascadero residents will elect a new city mayor and two council members, and…

Flower Urn 7.09.2018

At the Veterans Memorial in Atascadero, someone stole a flower urn around ten Saturday night. The urn was donated to the memorial to honor a fallen loved one. Colonel Bill Hatch notified the Atascadero police department and made a report. Security cameras photographed the thief and captured the license plate of his car.

Hot Weekend 7.09.2018

Was it hot enough for you over the weekend? Yesterday, temperatures ranged from 104 in Atascadero to 106 in Paso Robles, 102 in Shandon and Santa Margarita. Over in Cambria, Tom Banish at Black Hand Winery says it wasn’t as hot as the north county. He says a breeze off the ocean made weather much…

Studios on the Park 7.06.2018

Tomorrow night, Studios on the Park celebrates art after dark, Paso Robles. Sasha Irving says ‘A square peg in a round hole” is a show that opens tomorrow night, with some amazing art work from LA artists. There will also be a show of older Cuesta college artists. These are artists 55 and older. Art…

Illicit Pot Shops 7.06.2018

Illicit pot shops in la county outnumber the legal shops by a wide margin. Hundreds are reportedly operating in the county, which is making it difficult for about 150 legal operations. The illicit marijuana stores do not collect taxes, and they don’t pay them. One of the selling points for legalization was the tax revenue…

Women’s March 7.06.2018

One of the founders of the women’s march in San Luis files papers to run for city council in Morro Bay. Dawn Addis works for the San Luis school district as an English language intervention teacher. She is not officially a city council candidate, but she can start raising money for a campaign.