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Tax Time 2.02.2021

It’s time again to think about doing your taxes. AARP is again offering it’s national volunteer program. The volunteer program is for seniors who need help getting their taxes done looks a little different this year. The tax service will be a drive through this year. Tomorrow, Heidi Seely talks about changes in law and…

Paso Robles City Council 2.02.2021

Paso Robles city council meets this evening in a virtual meeting. You can watch it live on the internet, and call in if you’d like to comment or ask questions. They’ll discuss oversight committee bylaws for the supplemental sales tax. And also get a report to the general fund financial forecast. They will also discuss…

Paso Robles School Board 2.02.2021

This afternoon, the Paso Robles school board resumes discussion of their draft response to the grand jury report. They are required by law to respond to the judge in charge of the grand jury. At Saturday’s discussion school board president Chris Arend talked about turning over some of the evidence to the district attorney’s office.…

Opening Monologue 2.02.2021

Ground Hog Day today, and if one were in the north county, it’s not likely he’d see his shadow. We’ll have some sunshine, but also some clouds today, and about 13% chance of precipitation. Light winds from the SW 5-10 miles per hour. About the same over night, a few clouds and a 15% chance…

Charles Paddock Zoo 2.01.2021

In Atascadero, the Charles Paddock Zoo reopens, with some restrictions. Flamingos, welcoming visitors back to the zoo. You must wear a mask to visit the park. And they are only allowing 40 people into the zoo at one time, but that did not present a problem yesterday. Weekdays, the limit should not cause delays at…

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Other Stories This Monday 2.01.2021

One person dead after a car crash off highway 41 in Atascadero. The accident occurred around 8:15 Saturday night near Frog Hollow road Three people hospitalized after a Santa Maria shooting. It occurred Saturday night around 10:30 on North Mary drive. Amtrak suspends operation between San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara because of track damage…

PRJUSD Special Meeting 2.01.2021

Saturday morning, the Paso Robles Joint Unified School District board of trustees held a special meeting to craft response to the county grand jury’s report castigating the previous school board. Point by point, the current school board discussed the draft response developed by board president Chris Arend. Before the discussion began Saturday morning, there was…

Highway One Closure 2.01.2021

The storm last week caused a mudslide which damaged a section of highway one near Big Sur. Part of the highway and the cliff below it slid into the pacific ocean. It means that highway one will be closed until that section is rebuilt. Mary Ann Carson of the Cambria Chamber of Commerce calls the…

Opening Monologue 2.01.2021

Did you enjoy the sunshine over the weekend? Soon, we should see more green on the hillsides surrounding the north county. Forecasters say this week will be a typical ground hog week. Mostly sunny today. Mostly cloudy tomorrow, then mostly sunny Wednesday through the rest of the week. High temperatures may reach the low 70’s…