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Mirella Ponce 11.09.2017

A 20-year-old Fresno woman arrested on felony charges may get a new career as a model. Mirella Ponce’s mug shot went viral. People talking about her beauty, her sculpted eyebrows and her fierce look. She was charged with being in a gang and being in a vehicle with her infant child and a gun. She…

Senate Bill One 11.09.2017

How are you doing at the gas pump? Have you felt the impact of the gas tax? At the Paso Robles city council meeting, a heated discussion about Senate Bill 1, which raised your gas tax. It started with a presentation by Ron di Carli of the San Luis Obispo council of governments, or SLOCOG.…

Diablo Canyon Pay-Out 11.09.2017

The windfall expected by local municipalities when the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant closes may not manifest after all. A judge with the California Public Utilities Commission says rate payers should not pay an $85 million dollar settlement for the closure. The power plant is scheduled to close in 2025. The judge ruling yesterday that…

Short Term Rentals 11.08.2017

Paso Robles city council thoroughly discussed rules related to short term rentals, but ultimately, sent the proposal back to the planning commission. Public testimony went both ways. After all the public testimony, the Paso Robles city council members weighed in on short term rentals and its impact on the city. After the council members discussed…

Atascadero Controlled Burn 11.08.2017

Today, Cal Fire plans to conduct a 25-acre controlled burn. The burn will begin around 9:00 this morning in the area of Santa Lucia and Llano roads. Chris Elms says it’s likely you’ll see smoke in the northwest area of Atascadero, near the San Anselmo road off ramp. Fire engines, bulldozers and cal fire personnel…