In Sports 3.18.2019

The Paso Robles baseball team beat Seaside Saturday night, 16-1 in five innings. The Bearcats scored six runs in the first inning and eight in the second. Juniors CJ Ontiveros and Ethan Breese went 3-3 with two runs and two RBI’s. Freshman Carson Turnquist went 3-4 with three RBI’s. Senior Riley Swarthout had two doubles.…

Dick Dale Obit 3.18.2019

One sad note….Dick Dale is dead. The king of surf guitar died Saturday night. Dale was an avid surfer. He developed a fan base in the late 50’s, playing a Fender Stratocaster guitar at Newport Beach’s old Rendezvous ballroom. His most famous tune included music he’d heard as a child in his native Lebanon. He…

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Other Stories This Monday 3.18.2019

A Walnut Creek-based community bank is buying Rabobank. The Dutch banking company selling out to Mechanics bank for $2.1 billion dollars. Rabobank has 100 branches, including 14 in San Luis Obispo county. Mechanics Bank has 44 branches. It’s operated for 114 years. The transaction is expected to close late this year. Two California democrats have…

Paso Robles City Council 3.18.2019

The Paso Robles city council meets tomorrow night at the library conference room. The council will revisit the district election system for the city council. They’ll review the draft council district maps. The council will also discuss a zoning code amendment to allow laundromats in the regional commercial zone. They’ll discuss mid-year budget report and…

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AG Tour 3.18.2019

There is no AG Tour this year in Paso Robles. That’s something that some people are just realizing. Former supervisor Harry Ovitt says, it’s a no go for 2019. Harry Ovitt says people are going down to the chamber of commerce to buy tickets, but it’s not happening. He says the AG Tour took about…

Weather 3.18.2019

How did you like the weekend weather? There’s more of it to come, although forecasters say we’ll see clouds tomorrow, and then more rain on Wednesday. About a 75% chance of rain Wednesday. Today will be sunny and warm, however. Highs into the mid 70’s. The long range forecast calls for mostly sunny skies Thursday…

Sound Off – Mon 03/18/2019

Dick Mason from KPRL News hosts “Sound Off” every Monday. Dick brings a diverse range of guests to talk about the issues that effect us most. Tune in to the longest running talk show on the Central Coast – now in its sixth decade. Sound Off guest: Greg Astle