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North County Weather 4.16.2021

Mostly sunny, but warmer than yesterday, highs near 76. NW winds increasing to 10-20 miles per hour. Partly cloudy skies tonight, lows near 44. NW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, but warmer, highs near 80. NW winds 10-15 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend…

In Sports 4.16.2021

The Templeton Eagles hosting the Paso Robles Bearcats tonight in high school football. Bearcat coach Matt Carroll tells KPRL about the match-up which has not occurred since 1924. He says it’s unique, because the coaches and players all know each other. He says it’s critical that the Bearcats win the turnover battle, and tackle well,…

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Field of Lights Reopens 4.16.2021

Field of Light reopens in Paso Robles. The 15-acre field with 58-thousand solar-powered fiber optic lights illuminated last night. It’s the first time since it closed in December because of covid and the government-imposed shutdown. Adult admission is $30-40 dollars, depending on the day. Children’s admission is $9.50 to $22. Critics say Bruce Munro’s field…

David Krause & Oceano Murder 4.16.2021

In another courtroom at the county courthouse in San Luis Obispo, 41-year-old David Krause pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder for the killing of a 90-year-old retired teacher and political activist. Lawrence Albert Bross was found dead inside his Oceano home two years ago on January 24th, 2019. Assistant district attorney Eric Dobroth…

Paul & Ruben Flores 4.16.2021

Paul and Ruben Flores appeared in San Luis Obispo superior court yesterday. The father and son arranged on charges of murder and accessory, respectively, for the disappearance of 19-year-old Kristin Smart in May of 1996. No pleas entered yesterday. Kristin Smart was 19-years-old when she disappeared in 1996. Today, Paul Flores is 44, and his…

North County Weather 4.15.2021

Mostly sunny, but warmer than yesterday, highs near 72. WNW winds increasing to 10-20 miles per hour. Partly cloudy skies tonight, lows near 39. WNW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, but warmer, highs near 76. NW winds increasing to 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through…

In Sports 4.15.2021

Cal Poly short stop Brooks Lee named to USA Baseball’s 2021 Golden Spike award watch list. Brooks currently leads the Big West conference in doubles, RBI’s, total bases, sacrifice flies and slugging percentage. He’s second in home runs and hits. Third in runs scored. His .363 batting average is 7th in the conference. Nationally he…