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FEMA Money 8.29.2019

The department of homeland security is diverting $271 million dollars from other federal agencies, like FEMA and the US Coast Guard, to increase the number of beds for detained illegal immigrants at the border. The money will also pay to force asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases are adjudicated. House speaker Nancy…

Parking in Paso Robles 8.29.2019

If you park your car in downtown Paso Robles and forget to enter your car license number in one of the kiosks, you may get a $33 ticket in the near future. Parking ambassador Donna King tells KPRL, so far she’s not written any parking tickets. Parking ambassador Donna King has worked eleven years with…

Templeton Election 8.29.2019

Templeton voters approve a parcel tax to upgrade the Templeton fire department, but county clerk recorder Tommy Gong says the election isn’t yet official. He says there are more ballots to count. Regardless, Templeton fire chief Bill White says he’s ready to move forward with his plans to hire more firefighters in Templeton. He has…

Head On At Cholame Y 8.29.2019

A head-on collision near the Cholame Y caused two serious injuries and back-up traffic yesterday morning around 7:30. 29-year-old Joey Mcgraw of San Bernardino was traveling westbound on 46, just west of Antelope road when he attempted to pass a tractor-trailer rig. When he realized he didn’t have enough room to pass, he got back…

Pot Bust 8.29.2019

Another pot bust on the central coast. Thousands of marijuana plants and cannabis products seized at a cultivation site near Santa Maria. The Santa Barbara county sheriff’s departments cannabis compliance team served several search warrants at the grow site east of Santa Maria. Warrants also served at various homes in Santa Maria, Nipomo and the…

Cunningham and Nuclear Power 8.29.2019

Redefining renewable energy in California. Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham introduces an assembly resolution which will more clearly define renewable energy to include dams and nuclear power. The resolution would put on the ballot in 2020 a measure which would allow voters to define renewable energy to include hydroelectric and nuclear power. Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham says his…

Weekend Weather 8.29.2019

It’s still August, and the weather may feel like it this weekend, but it will cool off with the ides of September. A warming trend begins tomorrow. On Sunday, high temperatures may reach 100. Then we’ll see a cooling trend next week, as September gets underway. Labor day will see temperatures in the upper 90’s,…

North County Weather 8.28.2019

Sunny today with highs near 90. SW winds increasing to 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with temperatures dropping into the upper 50’s. Tomorrow sunny, but cooler. Highs in the low 90’s. The long range forecast calls for a warming trend beginning Friday with temperatures back into the upper 90’s over the weekend.

Housing Prices 8.28.2019

Housing prices rose more slowly in June across the nation. Up 2.1% in June. Prices fell 1.3% in Seattle, but inched up 0.7% in San Francisco. Prices rose 5.8% in Phoenix and 5.5% in Las Vegas. Philip Murphy of S & P Dow Jones says that prices have clearly cooled off from 2018, but continue…