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PG & E 2.11.2020

PG and E is asking the state Public Utilities Commission for rate increases. The utility asking the PUC to charge rate payers an additional $1.4 billion dollars over the next two years to pay for the risks and prevention of wildfires. About one third of the money would go to buying liability insurance. The rest…

Paso Robles School Board 2.11.2020

The Paso Robles school board meets late this afternoon at the school district board room. The board will discuss making a change to school bus routes which would save money and address the shortage of bus drivers. Brad Palwoski will present the new bus route options tonight as a follow up to suggestions made at…

Embezzlement 2.11.2020

An Arroyo Grande bookkeeper is charged with embezzling about $5 million dollars from two companies over the past 11 years. 55-year-old Ginger Lee Mankins of Pismo Beach charged with 15 felony counts of grand theft by embezzlement by the county DA’s office. The DA announcing the charges yesterday in a news release. Mankins pleaded not…

Ellen Beraud 2.11.2020

More information comes out about the marijuana dealers donating money to supervisorial candidate Ellen Beraud. According to state form 460, Ellen has received more than $37,000 from the marijuana/cannabis industry. $23 thousand dollars was donated on January 11th by William Szymscak of Palos Verdes Penninsula and the Rustic Inn of Los Angeles. Szymcsak and the…

Supervisors Forum 2.11.2020

Another day another candidates forum. The League of Women Voters and NAACP of San Luis Obispo county are conducting a candidates forum this evening at the Unitarian Church in San Luis Obispo. That’s located on Lawton Avenue. It runs from 6:30 until 8:30 this evening. The same groups will host another forum next week at…

Atascadero City Council 2.11.2020

Atascadero city council meets tonight at the rotunda. The council will get a report on Winespeak. They’ll also get a management report on marketing for the city. No public hearings are scheduled. Tonight’s city council meets at six this evening at the rotunda. You can hear the meeting live tonight here on am 1230 KPRL.

IWMA Banning Plastic Bags 2.11.2020

The Integrated Waste Management board of directors meets this afternoon at the supervisors council chambers. The board will discuss a proposal to approve an new ordinance establishing a waste reduction and reuse program for carryout bags. It would prohibit plastic carry out plastic bags, including single use and reusable bags at point-of-sale establishments. That includes…

North County Weather 2.10.2020

Sunny today with highs this afternoon upper 60’s, light winds. Tonight, cold and clear. Low temperatures around 32. Tomorrow, sunny and warm. Highs near 67 tomorrow afternoon in the north county. The extended forecast calls for sunny weather through the middle of next week, with high temperatures in the 60’s. Overnight lows in the mid…

In Sports 2.10.2020

Atascadero boys basketball team beat Orcutt Academy 63-17 Friday night. Atascadero girls beat Santa Maria 59-58. Paso Robles boys lost to St. Joseph 83-45. Paso Robles girls lost to Righetti 58-50. Templeton boys lost to Morro Bay 68-58. Templeton girls lost to Orcutt Academy 67-23. N GAMES TOMORROW NIGHT….. Atascadero boys travel to Nipomo. Atascadero…