Sound Off – Mon 07/22/2019

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: Templeton Fire Chief Bill White & Templeton Chamber…

North County Weather 7.22.2019

Sunny today with highs in the mid 90’s. WSW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows near 60. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs near 100. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through the week, but warmer than last week. Highs…

In Sports 7.22.2019

Cal Poly is facing a daunting opening to next year’s baseball season. The Mustangs will play in the MLB4 tournament in Scottsdale, Arizona. The field includes Vanderbilt, which won the college world series this year. Michigan, which was runner up, and Connecticut, which was a regional qualifier in the world series. Each team will play…

Oceano Dunes 7.22.2019

At the Oceano Dunes, the death toll has set a new record. Six people have died at the dunes this year. That compares to one in 2018, and none in 2017. 2019 is described as the deadliest in the past decade. Officials are trying to address the issue. All of those who were killed were…

Vegetation Fire 7.22.2019

A small vegetation fire near 101 in Templeton slowed traffic on the freeway. Some vehicles were routed off the freeway. The fire burned only a couple of acres at the most, but it was just off the freeway which impacted traffic late yesterday afternoon around 4:15.

River Clean Up 7.22.2019

The Paso Robles city council is cleaning up the riverbed. The intent is to reduce the fire hazard. The 300 thousand dollar clean up includes removing a large number of homeless encampments. Fire chief Jonathon Stornetta says there were one hundred fifteen fires in the river bed in 2018. So far, there have been two…

Fair Update 7.22.2019

Day six at the California mid-state fair. This week, it’s going to get hotter at the fair. Sheriff Ian Parkinson, who previously coordinated security at the fair, has some advice if you’re taking your family to the fair. He says designate a place to rendezvous, and give younger children a piece of paper with the…