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…

Sheriff Ian Parkinson 7.26.2018

Sheriff Ian Parkinson honored as a new member of the mid state fair hall of fame. Before he was elected sheriff, Parkinson worked for many years at the mid state fair. He says the fair has always put a strong emphasis on safety and security. Sheriff Ian Parkinson, talking with KPRL about security at the…

Hot Weather 7.26.2018

Another hot one today in the north county. Forecasters say high temperatures will reach between 107 and 109 today and tomorrow in Paso Robles, then dropping down to about 100 on Saturday. This morning, the mid state fair hosts its annual free pancake breakfast at the downtown Paso Robles city park. At the fairgrounds, meat…