Applebee’s in Paso Closes

Applebee’s corporate office is not commenting, but the Applebee’s in Paso Robles is closed. A sign is posted on the restaurant’s door. Recently, the restaurant chain announced plans to close between 40 and 60 locations this year. Last year, Applebee’s closed 46 stores. The Applebee’s in San Luis Obispo was open yesterday. The manager there…

Rainfall Totals Over Weekend

The rain over the weekend measured anywhere from 0.36” in Atascadero to 0.56” in Templeton to 0.50 at the Paso Robles Airport. Rocky Butte, east of Cambria, recorded 5.56”. Water levels at local reservoirs range from 54% at Lake San Antonio to 78% at Whale Rock. Lake Nacimiento has 88%. And that was before the…

New Construction on Norma’s Way

What’s going in the alley known as Norma’s Way? Just off Park Street in downtown Paso Robles, construction is underway for a restaurant in the alley near McClintock’s. The contractor recently stopped by KPRL to discuss the project. Jack West is building a restaurant in the alley next to the Paso Robles Downtown Association. He’s…

SLO Supervisors Consider New Oak Woodland Ordinance

San Luis Obispo County Supervisors to consider a new Oak Woodland Ordinance. The ordinance would restrict the removal of oak trees. Some call it a knee-jerk reaction to Stuart Resnick’s clear-cut removal of oak trees on his property near the Justin Winery. This afternoon, Richard Gonzalez will talk about the proposed Oak Woodland Ordinance on…

International Cycle Event Rolls Through North County

About 750 bicyclists from 40 different countries rode vintage bicycles around the hills of the North County yesterday as part of Eroica, an international bike event. Wes Hatakiyama, who graduated from Paso Robles High School, organized the event. The cyclists each rode bicycles that were at least 40-years old over four different courses surrounding Paso…

Spring Break in Isla Vista

Between 6 and 8,000 young people attended the event known as Deltopia on Saturday. 42 people were arrested. 14 others were injured. A 22-year-old woman was hospitalized after falling off a balcony. A sheriff’s deputy suffered a broken hand and other injuries after struggling to arrest a 19-year-old man with an open container of alcohol.…

Doobie Brothers to Play at Vina Robles

Tickets go on sale today for the Doobie Brothers.
The concert is schedule August 22nd at Vina Robles Amphitheater.
It’s the third time the band has played at the venue.
Tickets to go on sale at then this morning.
If you’d like to get tickets, you’re encouraged to visit the vina Robles amphitheater website.

Los Oos Motorcyclist Dies in Head-On Collision

  A Los Osos man killed Wednesday night when his motorcyclist collided with an oncoming car. 36-year-old Garrett Zavala was riding the Honda at speeds of 90 miles an hour on Ninth Street. That’s triple the 35 miles per hour speed limit. A woman driving a Ford Focus was driving north on Ninth Street. When…