Alexandria Ocasio Cortez 8.28.2019

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez visited the Monterey Bay aquarium over the weekend. AOC, as she’s better known, made an impression on a juvenile penguin, who followed her and mimicked her movements. An observer commented, “AOC has the same effect on millennials.” AOC also visited Kings Canyon national park. She took a tour on horse back and…

Parking Program 8.28.2019

The new parking program in Paso Robles appears to be working. Commander Caleb Davis tells KPRL. There are more parking places available downtown because of the kiosks. Some people are still not getting it. So far they’ve received warnings. Soon, they’ll get $33 fines. More on that tomorrow here on KPRL.

Templeton Vote 8.28.2019

It’s not official, but it appears Templeton voters approve Measure A, which will provide funding for the Templeton fire department. Just under 2,000 votes counted so far, but the count is running 77% in favor of the parcel tax. County clerk recorder Tommy Gong says there are still more votes to be counted. For passage,…

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Sound Off – Tue 08/27/2019

Jaime Umphenour is the host of “Sound-Off”, the longest running talk show on the Central Coast. She brings to the show an eclectic range of guests from Authors to Artists, business owners to politicians, and everyone in between. Tune in to Sound Off every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.     Today’s guests: *Shelly McGill of…

North County Weather 8.27.2019

Sunny today with highs in the upper 90’s. Westerly winds increasing to 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with temperatures dropping into the upper 50’s. Tomorrow sunny, but cooler. Highs in the low 90’s. The long range forecast calls for a warming trend beginning Thursday, with temperatures back into the upper 90’s over the weekend.

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Other Stories This Tuesday 8.27.2019

A preliminary hearing yesterday for 19-year-old Francisco Orozco of Oakland, who is accused of shooting people at an non permitted concert at the Oceano dunes May 4th. He’s pleaded not guilty. Six people were wounded in the shooting. Good news on the fire front. Fewer acres have burned this year in California than in any…

Sewage Closes Bauer Speck 8.27.2019

A sewage back-up forced closure yesterday of the preschool classroom at the new portable campus of Bauer Speck elementary school in Paso Robles. Preschool students were sent home yesterday. Heavy usage of the bathrooms at War Memorial stadium during Friday’s football game may have overloaded the sewer system. The cause of the back-up was a…