Atascadero City Council 9.25.2017

Tomorrow night, atascadero city council will discuss a proposed increase in bus fare, to ride slo rta. They’ll also receive and update on a storm water annual permit and trash amendment. The Atascadero city council meeting begins at 6:30 tomorrow night at the rotunda. You can hear the meeting live tomorrow night here on am…

Travis Allen 9.25.2017

Several hundred north county residents and a few from the south county attended an informational meeting in Atascadero Saturday to discuss opposition to governor Brown’s new gas tax. Assemblyman Travis Allen of Huntington Beach is leading the campaign to repeal the gas tax. Assemblyman Allen is also running for governor on the republican ticket.

Prison Riot at CMC 9.25.2017

A prison riot at the California Men’s Colony yesterday left one inmate dead and nine injured. About 160 inmates were involved in the riot. No prison workers were injured. They did not use deadly force to stop the riot. The dead inmate is identified as 25-year-old Matthew Cook. He was serving a 13-year sentence for…

In Sports 9.22.2017

The Templeton Eagles play their first home game of the season tonight against the undefeated Santa Ynez Pirates. The Templeton eagles scored 71 points last week against Cabrillo. Tonight, they host Santa Ynez. You can hear the game live tonight here on KPRL. The Paso Robles Bearcats travel to Clovis North. Atascadero will host Madera…

BYU and Coke 9.22.2017

“It’s Happening.” That’s the message from administrators at Brigham Young University where the sale of caffeinated soft drink is being allowed on campus for the first time. The church ends a sixty year ban of coca cola with a message on twitter. It shows a can of coke and two words, “It’s Happening.” Current students…

Anchor Rant 9.22.2017

MSNBC anchor Lawrence O’Donnell apologizes after clips manifest that show him yelling profanities at his staff between segments of his prime time program. He complained about the wrong sound being fed into his earpiece. He also yelled “stop that (blank) hammering!” There was apparently some construction near the studio which annoyed the anchor. You can…

Huasna Fire 9.22.2017

The wildfire burning east of Arroyo Grande and Nipomo is holding at 244 acres. The fire is now 75% contained. It started Wednesday afternoon. Steep terrain and heavy vegetation make access and containment line construction difficult. Those Cal Fire crews expected to battle the fire all day today.

Launch of Atlas V – 9.22.2017

The scheduled launch of an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg air force base was postponed because of a glitch in a battery. The launch will not occur before Saturday so the United Launch Alliance Engineers can replace a faulty battery on the booster. The launch could occur at 10:36 tomorrow night. The rocket stands 20…

San Miguel Mission 9.22.2017

Mission San Miguel, the jewel of the California missions celebrates its 220th anniversary Sunday with a day long fiesta. The mission is called a jewel in part because it’s the only California mission with the original painting on the interior walls of the mission. Salinan Indians painted the walls under the direction of Esteben Munras,…