North County Weather, TUE 6/27/17

Tonight: Increasing clouds, with lows mostly in the lower 50s. West northwest wind between 5 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with highs mainly in the upper 80s. West wind between 5 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Local Skills USA competitors return home

The Paso Robles contingent is back from the Skills USA National Conference in Louisville. Randy Canaday coordinates the the Skills USA program for the Bearcats. This year, just one medalist from Paso Robles High School. Taylor Pafumi in Early Childhood Education. Canday says Taylor is a big help to Brenda Matthysse, who runs the preschool…

New Hilton hotel proposed for Atascadero

Another new hotel for Atascadero. Madonna Enterprises is looking at building a Hilton Hotel at the old Annex property on El Camino Real near Del Rio. That’s near the site of the proposed Wal Mart store. Wal Mart pulled out after years of battling local unions which did not want the non-union retailer moving into…

Park Hill Fire 40% Contained

  *UPDATE* Hill Fire Incident Information: Last Updated: June 27, 2017 8:30 am Date/Time Started: June 26, 2017 3:27 pm Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE San Luis Obispo Unit Location: Park Hill Road and La Entrada, east of Santa Margarita Acres Burned – Containment: 1,200 acres – 40% contained Evacuations: In the area of Huer Huero…

The Morning Exchange – TUE, 6/27/17

The Morning Exchange; North County’s local news show airs 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. every weekday. Hosts Kevin Will and Dick Mason take a lively, sometimes irreverent look at local issues. Weather every hour around the clock. Call in and let your voice be heard on a number of topics.

Dick Mason

Sound Off – TUE, 6/26/17

Dick Mason from KPRL News hosts “Sound Off” every Monday. Dick brings a diverse range of guests to talk about the issues that effect us most. Tune in to the longest running talk show on the Central Coast – now in its sixth decade.

North County Weather, MON 6/26/17

This Afternoon: Sunny, with highs near 90. West southwest wind around 5 mph. Tonight: Clear, with lows around 50. West wind between 5 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Tuesday: Sunny, with highs mainly in the middle 80s. North northwest wind between 5 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as…

Arroyo Grande man dies in Nipomo house fire

  An early morning house fire in Nipomo killed a 61-year-old Arroyo Grande man. Thomas Edward Gingell died in the fire. The fire started around 7:30am Sunday morning. When firefighters arrived, they found the second story on fie. Responders found one person dead inside the home. The investigation continues into the cause of that fire,…