School Board 7.25.2018

Are you interested in becoming a member of the school board? A free workshop will be presented by the San Luis Obispo county office of education on Monday, August 6th. It will take place at the county office of education. That’s located across highway one from Cuesta college. Topics will include board meeting preparation and…

Boys School 7.25.2018

The city of Paso Robles may buy the old boys school on Airport road. Mayor Steve Martin tells KPRL about efforts to buy the vacant old correctional facility which housed young criminals. For the past two years, Paso Robles city manager Tom Frutchey has been meeting with state officials in Sacramento, to try to find…

Demi Lovato 7.25.2018

Sunday night, Demi Lovato performed at the California mid-state fair. While she was singing ‘Sober’, a song about her battles with drugs and alcohol, she forgot the lyrics. Yesterday, an emergency call to the Hollywood Hills home of Demi Lovato. Lovato was celebrating a friend’s birthday in west Hollywood Monday night. Yesterday afternoon, she was…

Hot Weather 7.25.2018

The hot weather partly to blame for a power outage yesterday at the California mid state fair. The power went out for just over an hour, beginning around 4:30 yesterday afternoon. The fair has back up generators, but the power came back on around 5:45 and stayed on through the night. More hot weather today…

Fabric Store 7.24.2018

Another long-time local retail store closes its doors in San Luis. Betty’s Fabrics closes after 45 years. Betty Pilkinton opened the store during the flood of January 18, 1973. At the time, Cal Poly students were paddling canoes through the streets around Higuera and Marsh due to the flooded conditions. She also operated fabric stores…

Stabbing 7.24.2018

A fatal stabbing Sunday night on BART at an Oakland subway station. 27-year-old John Lee Cowell is accused of fatally stabbing an 18-year-old woman in the neck. He also stabbed her sister as they exited a train at the Oakland BART station. The attack was described as unprovoked. Cowell had been riding in the same…

Rosenberg 7.24.2018

A teenage animal activist from San Luis Obispo releases goats and lambs from their pens at the California mid-state fair. 16-year-old Zoe Rosenberg was arrested and released Sunday. Over the past two years, Rosenberg has been arrested several times for acting out in the name of animal rights. She previously protested at the Charles Paddock…

Sales Tax in Paso Robles 7.24.2018

Paso Robles mayor Steve Martin says you’ll see the proposed one half percent sales tax on the ballot in November to fund city roads. City manager Tom Frutchey says the state has taken away gas tax revenue from cities to spend on state programs. Paso Robles mayor Steve Martin says he and Tom Frutchey will…