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Newsom 6.19.2019

Governor Gavin Newsom formally apologizes to native American tribes for state violence against their ancestors. The governor made the apology in a ceremony yesterday in west Sacramento. The governor saying, “there’s no other way to describe it. I’m sorry on behalf of the state of California.”

PG & E Forum 6.19.2019

PG and E is hosting an open house tomorrow night in San Luis for customers in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties. The topic, the Community Wildfire Safety Program. The open house will be held from 6-8 tomorrow night at embassy suites hotel in San Luis Obispo. PS PS, the Public Safety Power Shut…

Supervisors 6.19.2019

San Luis Obispo county supervisors pass a temporary ban on new industrial hemp crops. Some see the decision as a major setback for local hemp farmers. The vote was four to one to pass an urgency ordinance that places a 45-day moratorium on industrial hemp. That will give the county an opportunity to look at…

Dan Jones 6.19.2019

Among those who attended last night’s lengthy Paso Robles city council meeting on short term rentals, Dan Jones, who has participated in the short term rental task force and attended more than twenty public meetings. He was not impressed with the council’s decision. Jones says neighborhoods have changed a lot in many areas which are…

Paso Robles City Council 6.19.2019

The Paso Robles city council reversed their direction on short term vacation rentals (STR’s). Instead of approving a second reading of an ordinance to phase out short term rentals in R-1 residential zoning, they unanimously approved a plan to allow 210 short term vacation rentals to remain in R-1 zoning. The vote was 3-0. Councilman…

AG News 6.18.2019

The California Mid State fair is looking for all former Miss California mid-state fair queens. This is the 50th anniversary of the annual pageant. So they have plans for special recognition for the former mid-state fair queens. If you are a former queen or know of one, you’re asked to call Patti Lucas at the…

Jackson Brown 6.18.2019

Jackson Brown will perform at an acoustic benefit concert to raise money for the Morro Bay dog beach. It’s a fundraiser for the Cayucos Land Conservancy. The group is trying to raise several million dollars to buy the hillside property between Morro Bay and Cayucos. It’s currently owned by Toro Creek Ranch. It’s known on…

County House Prices 6.18.2019

Home prices in San Luis Obispo county for the month of May reached a new high. The county’s median home price was $640 thousand dollars. That’s up about 13-hundred dollars over last year. When put up for sale, the median home spent 19 days on the market. The median price for a home is seen…