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Pot Bust 8.29.2019

Another pot bust on the central coast. Thousands of marijuana plants and cannabis products seized at a cultivation site near Santa Maria. The Santa Barbara county sheriff’s departments cannabis compliance team served several search warrants at the grow site east of Santa Maria. Warrants also served at various homes in Santa Maria, Nipomo and the…

Cunningham and Nuclear Power 8.29.2019

Redefining renewable energy in California. Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham introduces an assembly resolution which will more clearly define renewable energy to include dams and nuclear power. The resolution would put on the ballot in 2020 a measure which would allow voters to define renewable energy to include hydroelectric and nuclear power. Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham says his…

Weekend Weather 8.29.2019

It’s still August, and the weather may feel like it this weekend, but it will cool off with the ides of September. A warming trend begins tomorrow. On Sunday, high temperatures may reach 100. Then we’ll see a cooling trend next week, as September gets underway. Labor day will see temperatures in the upper 90’s,…

North County Weather 8.28.2019

Sunny today with highs near 90. SW winds increasing to 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with temperatures dropping into the upper 50’s. Tomorrow sunny, but cooler. Highs in the low 90’s. The long range forecast calls for a warming trend beginning Friday with temperatures back into the upper 90’s over the weekend.

Housing Prices 8.28.2019

Housing prices rose more slowly in June across the nation. Up 2.1% in June. Prices fell 1.3% in Seattle, but inched up 0.7% in San Francisco. Prices rose 5.8% in Phoenix and 5.5% in Las Vegas. Philip Murphy of S & P Dow Jones says that prices have clearly cooled off from 2018, but continue…

Auntie Anne’s 8.28.2019

Auntie Anne’s is coming to Atascadero. It’s a made to order pretzel restaurant that will go in at the corner of El Camino Real and highway 41. Auntie Anne’s will operate jointly with a new Jamba Juice that’s planned for the spot directly next door. Both chains are owned by Focus Brand. It’s the first…

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez 8.28.2019

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez visited the Monterey Bay aquarium over the weekend. AOC, as she’s better known, made an impression on a juvenile penguin, who followed her and mimicked her movements. An observer commented, “AOC has the same effect on millennials.” AOC also visited Kings Canyon national park. She took a tour on horse back and…

Parking Program 8.28.2019

The new parking program in Paso Robles appears to be working. Commander Caleb Davis tells KPRL. There are more parking places available downtown because of the kiosks. Some people are still not getting it. So far they’ve received warnings. Soon, they’ll get $33 fines. More on that tomorrow here on KPRL.

Templeton Vote 8.28.2019

It’s not official, but it appears Templeton voters approve Measure A, which will provide funding for the Templeton fire department. Just under 2,000 votes counted so far, but the count is running 77% in favor of the parcel tax. County clerk recorder Tommy Gong says there are still more votes to be counted. For passage,…