Drums 6.29.2018

The Santa Clara Vanguard drum and Bugle Corps practicing at War Memorial stadium. Sean Gallant is the executive director. He says this is a big group, 160 students from 28 states and four countries. KPRL talked with 19-year-old Colby Clem, one of the trumpet players with Vanguard. Colby attends the University of Houston, where he…

Debbie Arnold 6.29.2018

Looming large in the economic future of San Luis Obispo county, the closure of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. San Luis Obispo county supervisor Debbie Arnold says the economic impact will be profound. Meanwhile, the economic vitality corporation is doing a study to ascertain how the county and can deal with the closure. Mike…

Jessica Lea Allred 6.29.2018

A jury trial underway for a San Luis Obispo woman whose car struck and killed a Santa Margarita woman in 2016. 24-year-old Jessica Lea Allred was driving home from the Pozo Stampede when her car crossed the double yellow line and crashed head on with a vehicle driven by Denise Fox of Santa Margarita. Fox…

Jaime Umphenour, host

Sound Off – Thu 6/28/2018

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 6.28.2018

The college world series underway in Omaha. With two out in the top of the ninth, the Arkansas Razorbacks failed to catch a foul ball which would have clinched the championship. The Oregon State Beavers hitter then singled in a run to tie the game, and the next hitter homered to score two more runs.…

Bridge In Avila Beach 6.28.2018

The bridge in Avila Beach which connects Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant to Avila Beach is at risk of collapse during an earthquake. Seismic retrofitting work on the bridge over San Luis Obispo Creek will begin after labor day. The bridge was built in 1967. A PG and E study in 2010 identified it as…

Victor Martinez 6.28.2018

A verdict in a Santa Maria murder trial. Victor Martinez found guilty of murder of a 64-year-old Santa Maria woman. Martinez had been arrested six previous times and had previously been deported to Mexico. He was found guilty of first degree murder of 64-year-old Marylin Pharis. Martinez was also found guilty of robbery, burglary, sexual…