Sound Off – Mon 04/15/2019

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: Wendy Lewis, President and CEO of ECHO, speaking…

North County Weather 4.15.2019

Mostly sunny today with highs near 70. NNW winds 5-10 miles per hour, 60% chance of showers early tonight, lows in the mid 40’s. Tomorrow, morning clouds, afternoon sunshine, about a 20% chance of rain. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour, highs near 80. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through Sunday. Highs…

In Sports 4.15.2019

The Paso Robles baseball team beat Arroyo Grande 10-3. The Paso Robles softball beat Arroyo Grande 7-2. Jaiden Ralston struck out 16 in the game. Atascadero softball team in a tournament late last week. They beat Morro Bay 7-4, and St. Bonaventure 9-0 on Friday. On Saturday they beat Pioneer Valley 11-1, and lost to…

Austin Kaiser 4.15.2019

Last week, Bob and Popi Kaiser of San Miguel went back to the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia to watch their son, Austin, caddie for Xander Schoufele, a 25-year-old currently ranked #10 in the world. Growing up in the North County, Austin Kaiser was obsessed with golf. At the age of 3, he took…

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Art in the Park 4.15.2019

“Art in the Park” attracted hundreds of people to the Paso Robles downtown city park over the weekend. Dozens of artists from several western states, and a few from the east coast displayed art, ceramics, photography, jewelry and wood craft. “Art in the Park” may return again in October to the downtown city park in…

Home Invasion in Santa Maria 4.15.2019

A Santa Maria family fought off a home invasion robbery early Saturday morning. Three teenagers wielding knives and one carrying a rifle broke into their home. An 11-year-old boy awakened when he heard noises, ran to his parents bedroom where he saw a suspect holding a gun to his father’s head. He tackled the suspect…

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Geiger Acquittal 4.15.2019

A jury acquits former Grover Beach police officer Alex Geiger in that fatal dog attack. Geiger was accused of not securing his police dog, which got out and attacked two neighbors. 65-year-old David Fear went to the aid of an 80-year-old neighbor woman. Fear died from injuries sustained in the attack. Last week, Alex Geiger…

Pot Farm Closed 4.15.2019

A south county pot farm closed for repeated violations of county codes on cannabis. County supervisors revoked the merit granted by the county planning commission to C-FAM Management Group. The Nipomo operation had a record of non permitted processing and manufacturing. Offensive cannabis odors emanated from the marijuana grow and processing plant. So, it’s being…