Other Stories This Friday 10.05.2018

Flea-borne Typhus manifesting in LA. Several cases of the new disease discovered. Although the fleas can come from cats, rats, possums, and other furry pets. Animals do not get sick from Typhus, however, it can spread to humans. In Fullerton, officials started spraying to control west Nile virus. The chemical designed to kill mosquitoes that…

Woman’s Murder 10.05.2018

An Arroyo Grande man will stand trial for the murder of 26-year-old Kristen Marti, whose body was found in Prefumo canyon. Police believe she was murdered nearby in January. Her body was found in Prefumo creek. 36-year-old Robert Koehler faces a single count of murder. He was extradited from Minneapolis, where he and his wife…

Candidates Forum 10.05.2018

A candidates forum at the Elks Lodge last night, opened with the pledge of allegiance. The candidates forum went well, although it got pretty warm with 110 people in attendance. Several city officials were there, besides the candidates. Police chief Ty Lewis, fire chief Jonathon Stornetta, public works director Dick Mckinley and several others attended.…

Jaime Umphenour, host

Sound Off – Thu 10/04/2018

Jaime Umphenour is the host of “Sound-Off”, the longest running talk show on the Central Coast now in its sixth decade. 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.

In Sports 10.04.2018

The Templeton Eagles coming of a 41-14 victory over Morro Bay, travel to Santa Maria to take on Pioneer Valley. Eagles coach Tyler Lane says the Eagles are preparing for a touch challenge. You can hear that game tomorrow night here on KPRL. The Bearcats are at home against Arroyo Grande. The Eagles are 5-2…

Black Students 10.04.2018

A study by USC’s race and equity center finds Cal Poly one of the worst public universities for African American students. The study looked at four “equity indicators”: Percentage of black students in the student body, gender equity, graduation rates and black student-to-black faculty ratio. Cal Poly has fewer black students as a percentage of…

Kristen Marti Murder 10.04.2018

A preliminary hearing yesterday for the man accused of murdering a 26-year-old prostitute in San Luis Obispo last January. The body of Kristin Marti was found in Perfumo Canyon in late March following a large-scale search of the area. In May, police announced they’d arrested 36-year-old Robert William Koehlr in Minneapolis, where he’d moved with…