IWMA Director Leaving 6.25.2021

After two years of contentiousness, the director of the Integrated Waste Management Authority is leaving. Brooks Stayer told the board earlier this month that he has accepted a new job in Augusta, Georgia. Stayer will leave his position in San Luis Obispo county in July. He said he wants to be closer to his family,…

Tax Rebate For Californians 6.25.2021

If you earned fewer than $75 thousand dollars last year, you may receive a tax rebate from the state that’s worth hundreds of dollars. That check will be sent out after the new state budget is approved. Governor Gavin Newsom and state legislators are still working out details for the fiscal year that begins July…

Reverend Ruben Franklin Tate Jr. 6.25.2021

Do you remember reverend Ruben Tate? He served as a letter carrier at the post office before becoming a leader in the community. Ultimately, reverend Tate served on the Paso Robles school board. This week, congressman Salud Carbajal introduced legislation to rename the Paso Robles post office after reverend Tate. The reverend Ruben Franklin Tate…

Willow Fire 6.25.2021

The Willow fire is now 19% contained. It has burned nearly 3,000 acres. The fire is burning south of Big Sur and is near the Tassajara Zen Center and Hot Springs. A crew of hot shot fire fighters were flown in Wednesday. Those hot shots may be dropped by planes into remote areas to create…

The Landing 6.25.2021

Late Tuesday night, June 15th, the Paso Robles city council introduced The Landing, a proposed project for 136-acres at the old Paso Robles Boys School. The city council did not begin discussion of the project until after eleven that Tuesday night. Phil Brown represented Majestic, the company based in LA which is going to clean…

North County Weather 6.24.2021

Partly cloudy skies with highs near 81. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour this afternoon. Overnight, partly cloudy, lows near 51. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny and warmer, highs near 91. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for temperatures warm up this weekend. High temperatures around 100…

Olive & Lavender Festivals Return 6.24.2021

The Paso Robles Olive Festival and Central Coast Lavender Festival are returning to Paso Robles. Both festivals to be held together on Saturday, July 10th at the downtown city park. Main Street is looking for people who would like to participate in the Olive Festival and Lavender Festival July 10th in downtown. Contact Main Atreet…

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Other Stories This Thursday 6.24.2021

Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a couple who allegedly assaulted a boy at his home in Cambria. The couple upset about a dog which was loose. They allegedly assaulted the boy in the 1600 block of Richard avenue. Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the two suspects. Records show that San Luis…

The Landing 6.24.2021

This week, KPRL is talking with the key people involved with the development proposed for the old Boys School on Airport road in Paso Robles. Shortly before eleven at night during last week’s Paso Robles city council virtual meeting, community development director Warren Frace introduced The Landing to the community. They’re calling it, The landing.…