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Paso Robles City Council 9.10.2020

Paso Robles city council to talk about budget cuts at their next meeting. Although the agenda item may be generic, the council is looking at cutting money from recreation and the library. The city has about a $46 million dollar budget. Of that, 1.1 goes to recreation. Slight more goes to the library. The city…

Weather and Fire 9.10.2020

The weather has cooled off, but the fires continue to burn out of control in California. Forecasters say we’ll see high temperatures in the low to mid 90’s for the next several days here in the north county. The Dolan fire just south of Big Sur has grown dramatically since last weekend. The fire has…

North County Weather 9.09.2020

Mostly sunny today, but there may be haze and smoke in some areas. Definitely cooler today, highs in the mid 80’s. SSW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear skies, with some smoke and haze. Lows in the low to mid 50’s. SW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies with some smoke…

Monterey Bay Community Power 9.09.2020

Monterey Bay Community Power has a new name. The collective energy provider now calls itself, Central Coast Community Energy. That’s partly due to its expansion into San Luis Obispo county. The cities of San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles joining the power collective. Atascadero and San Luis Obispo county rejected invitations to join Monterey Bay…

Corona Flu SLO Update 9.09.2020

County health officer Penny Borenstein says the county found 71 new coronavirus cases over the extended Labor Day weekend. In the north county, there were 11 new cases each in Paso Robles and Atascadero. Two in San Miguel and one in Shandon. So far, 3,145 county residents have tested positive for Covid-19. The vast majority…

Police Chiefs 9.09.2020

A trend which started with the black lives matters movement is gaining momentum. That’s the retirement of police chiefs. In Dallas yesterday, an African American female police chief resigned yesterday. Police chief Rene Hall will leave office at the end of the year. That’s following the resignation of a black female police chief in Seattle…

Paso Robles School Board 9.09.2020

The Paso Robles School Board received a report from Superintendent Curt Dubost on efforts to reopen the elementary schools. Trustee Chris Bausch said he feels it’s important to reopen the schools as soon as possible, but he recognizes the goal posts keep moving. Superintendent Curt Dubost agrees with Trustee Chris Bausch that the goal posts…

Pioneer Day Parade Canceled 9.09.2020

The pioneer day parade is canceled. The board of directors issuing a letter saying, “It is with great regret and much disappointment from the board of directors of the Paso Robles Pioneer Day committee, that we have come to the decision to cancel the Pioneer Day parade, which was scheduled to take place on Saturday,…

North County Weather 9.08.2020

Mostly sunny today, but cooler, highs near 100. W winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear skies, lows in the upper 50’s. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 80’s. SSW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunny skies through the week, but cooler…