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Dick Mason

Cover Story 5.07.2020

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY IS READY, BUT NO PLANS TO LIFT THE SHUT DOWN THIS WEEK. ASSEMBLYMAN JORDAN CUNNINGHAM IS NOT HAPPY ABOUT IT. JORDAN CUNNINGHAM SAYS UNEMPLOYMENT IN OUR COUNTY IS OVER THE TOP. 15% OF THE COUNTY WORKFORCE FILING CLAIMS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE LAST SEVERAL WEEKS.

Tour Bus Collision 5.06.2020

REMEMBER THE CRASH OF JOSH TURNER’S TOUR BUS ON HIGHWAY 46 EAST OF SHANDON? MEMBERS OF THE COUNTRY SINGER’S ROAD CREW WHO SURVIVED THAT DEADLY CRASH ARE SUING A TENNESSEE COMPANY THAT OPERATED THE BUS. IT WAS ON SEPTEMBER OF LAST YEAR THAT THE BUS CRASHED FOLLOWING A CONCERT AT VINA ROBLES AMPHITHEATER. THE BUS…

Paso Robles Schools 5.06.2020

THE PASO ROBLES SCHOOL DISTRICT IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO SERVE ON THE 7-11 COMMITTEE, WHICH WILL DISCUSS THE CLOSURE OF SCHOOLS IN THE DISTRICT TO SAVE MONEY AND ADDRESS DECLINING ENROLLMENT. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE 7-11 COMMITTEE YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT DR. CURT DUBOST OR A MEMBER OF THE…

Sewer and Water 5.06.2020

AT LAST NIGHT’S MEETING, THE PASO ROBLES CITY COUNCIL ALSO WAIVED PENALTIES AND INTEREST FOR LATE SEWER AND WATER PAYMENTS, AND FOR BUSINESS LICENSES FEES. A SIMILAR MOTION WAIVING PENALTIES FOR LATE PAYMENT OF BUSINESS LICENSE FEES WAS ALSO PASSED BY A 4-1 VOTE WITH COUNCILMAN JOHN HAMON CASTING THE LONE DISSENTING VOTE. THE COUNCIL…

Other Stories This Tuesday 5.05.2020

MONTEREY BAY COMMUNITY POWER IS CHANGING ITS NAME. AFTER SEPTEMBER, IT WILL BE KNOWN AS CENTRAL COAST COMMUNITY ENERGY. THAT’S AFTER ADDING THE CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO TO ITS ENERGY COLLECTIVE. A BRIDGE IN AVILA CLOSED BY COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS. IT’S THE BRIDGE ABOUT 250 FEET NORTH OF SEE CANYON ROAD. IT WILL REMAIN…

Carlos from Venezuela 5.05.2020

ANOTHER ASPECT OF THIS GOVERNMENT IMPOSED SHUTDOWN WHICH PEOPLE ARE BEGINNING TO DISCUSS IS THE LOSS OF CIVIL RIGHTS. AT FRIDAY’S PROTEST RALLY IN PASO ROBLES, AN IMMIGRANT FROM VENEZUELA TALKED ABOUT THE GOVERNMENT TAKE OVER BY SOCIALIST DICTATORS AND WHY WE NEED TO BE MINDFUL OF CIVIL RIGHTS IN OUR COUNTRY, HIS NAME IS…

California Hospitals 5.05.2020

California hospitals say they have suffered as much as $14 billion in losses by postponing elective surgeries and other procedures to clear space in anticipation of a flood of coronavirus patients that never occurred. The California Hospital Association on Monday asked state lawmakers to immediately approve $1 billion in financial aid. The request came as…

Dr. Curt Dubost & PRJUSD 5.05.2020

LAST FRIDAY, DR. PENNY BORENSTEIN ANNOUNCED THAT STUDENTS WILL NOT RETURN TO THE CLASS ROOM THIS ACADEMIC YEAR. AT THE PASO ROBLES SCHOOL DISTRICT, SUPERINTENDENT DR. CURT DUBOST WAS NOT SURPRISED. DR. DUBOST SAYS DISTANCE LEARNING WILL CONTINUE IN THE PASO ROBLES SCHOOL DISTRICT UNTIL JUNE 4TH WHICH IS WHEN STUDENTS ARE SCHEDULED TO GO…

Supreme Leader Newsom Relaxes Order 5.05.2020

AFTER DOZENS OF PROTESTS THROUGHOUT CALIFORNIA, INCLUDING LAST FRIDAY IN PASO ROBLES, GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM ANNOUNCES PLANS TO BEGIN TO REOPEN THE ECONOMY ON FRIDAY. ON THURSDAY, NEWSOM IS SCHEDULED TO ALLOW SOME MANUFACTURING AND RETAIL STORES TO REOPEN. THIS INCLUDES CLOTHING STORES, TOY STORES, FLOWER SHOPS AND SPORTING GOODS STORES, UTILIZING CURBSIDE PICKUP. NEWSOM…

Other Stories Monday 5.04.2020

THE CITY MANAGER OF ARROYO GRANDE ABRUPTLY RESIGNS. JIM BERGMAN STEPPING DOWN EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY. HE DOESN’T SAY WHY. THE COUNCIL HAS SET A SPECIAL MEETING THIS FRIDAY TO NAME AN INTERIM CITY MANAGER. THE CITY HAS HAD SEVERAL CITY MANAGERS ABRUPTLY LEAVE IN RECENT YEARS. BERGMAN JOINED THE CITY IN 2017 AFTER SERVING AS PLANNING…