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Tax Service For Seniors 01.31.2022

Tax season is fast approaching. Again this year, volunteers are providing free tax preparation through AARP for a few seniors who need help. Mike Cussen and Heidi Seeley are again organizing the free tax service. Heidi is coordinating the free tax service in Atascadero this year. She says it will take about sixty minutes to…

Jimmy Panetta 01.31.2022

Redistricting is changing elections at the local level for supervisors, and going all the way up to congress. Right now, the north county is represented by congressman Salud Carbajal, who is based in Santa Barbara. Congressman Jimmy Panetta of Monterey county says that will change soon. He represents the 20th district, but he’s running for…

SLO Co Covid Update 01.31.2022

On Friday, the San Luis Obispo county health department reported nine people with covid recently died. That brings the total for the past two years to 3978. The deaths range from people in their 40s to their 90’s. The department does not report what other health issues those people suffered from.

PG & E Proposal 01.31.2022

PG and E is proposing building a series of battery energy storage projects around the state. The intent is to help improve energy resiliency after Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant is shut down. Diablo produces 9% of the state’s energy. Now, PG and E wants to build nine battery storage projects. The one in Nipomo…

Highway 46 Allocation 01.31.2022

Caltrans announces highway 46 has received an allocation of 136 million to continue the work to widen the highway to four lanes. The funding comes from Senate Bill I and the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017. The money will go to convert highway 46 east between the Shandon rest area and the Jack…

Opener For Monday 01.31.2022

January ends this year cloudy skies in the north county. John Lindsay says it was one of the driest January’s on record, but it followed a wet December, so we’re still head of average rainfall for the rainy season. After cloudy skies today, we’ll see mostly sunny skies through the weekend. Highs in the low…

North County Weather 01.28.2022

Mostly sunny skies, highs near 70 with light variable winds. Partly cloudy skies, lows near 37 with light, variable winds. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 67 with light variable winds. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend. Highs in the upper 60’s and low 70’s. The sunshine expected to continue through…