New Computer System 7.27.2018

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT GETS A NEW COMPUTER SOFTWARE PROGRAM. SHERIFF IAN PARKINSON TELLS KPRL THE SYSTEM WILL ALLOW OFFICERS WHO MAKE AN ARREST IN THE NORTH COUNTY TO INPUT THE INFORMATION ENROUTE TO THE JAIL TO EXPEDITE BOOKING WHEN THEY ARRIVE. THIS WEEK, PARKINSON WAS INDUCTED INTO THE CALIFORNIA MID STATE FAIR…

School Board 7.27.2018

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 7.27.2018

IN THE NEXT FEW MONTHS, THE CITY OF PASO ROBLES MAY BEGIN CONVERSATIONS ABOUT BUYING THE VACANT BOYS SCHOOL IN PASO ROBLES. A QUESTION RAISED BY LISTENERS TO KPRL, IF THEY CAN’T AFFORD TO IMPROVE THE ROADS, WHERE DO THEY FIND THE MONEY TO PAY $4.7 MILLION DOLLARS FOR 135 ACRES ALONG AIRPORT ROAD. CITY…

Hot Weather 7.27.2018

HOW DO YOU LIKE THE HOT WEATHER? 108 YESTERDAY IN PASO ROBLES AND ATASCADFERO. 105 IN SHANDON AND TEMPELTON. SANTA MARGARITA WAS 103. FAR BELOW THE HOT SPOTS IN CALIFORNIA. A NEW RECORD HIGH YESTERDAY IN DEATH VALLEY, 127 DEGREES. THAT BREAKS THE RECORD OF 126, SET BACK IN 1916. PALM SPRINGS ALSO SETS A…

Kayak Rentals 7.26.2018

Although the hot weather is forecast to continue for the next couple days, there’s respite from the heat over at the coast. For instance, at San Simeon Cove, Cubbie Cashon is renting kayaks and paddle boards to those who want to get out on the water to escape the heat. Stop by his rental office…

DUI In Atascadero 7.26.2018

The Atascadero police department is conducting a DUI, driver’s license checkpoint tomorrow evening. The location has not been identified. The checkpoint will operate somewhere in the city limits between the hours of six in the evening and one early Saturday morning. Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and or drug impairment. They will…

Cal Poly Asbestos 7.26.2018

Cal Poly evacuates the administration building at the university after material containing asbestos was released on the second floor of the building. The asbestos came from recent construction activity. The building was closed around 4 Tuesday afternoon. It is scheduled to reopen today.

Boys School 7.26.2018

This week, KPRL has been talking with Paso Robles city officials about efforts to buy the boys school on Airport road. The vacant buildings have sat idly since the boys school closed in 2008. Now, the city is negotiating to buy the 135 acre site for about $4.7 million dollars. City manager Tom Frutchey says…

Apartment Fire 7.26.2018

An apartment fire yesterday in Atascadero. The fire at a two-unit apartment on Amapoa avenue was quickly contained by Atascadero fire. Both units were saved, but the building has been yellow tagged. Atascadero fire worked with the Red Cross to find shelter for the occupants, who were displaced. The cause of the fire is under…