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SLO Co Covid Update 12.01.2020

San Luis Obispo county health department announces two people died of coronavirus over the Thanksgiving weekend. One was in their 60’s. The other in their 80’s. Both were vulnerable because of underlying conditions. The total number of fatalities has reached 38, including two inmates at the Men’s Colony. The average age of fatalities is over…

Templeton Chamber of Commerce 12.01.2020

The Templeton chamber of commerce will not be holding their annual chamber dinner this year. But the Christmas tree auction begins today. You can bid one one of three fully decorated trees loaded with gifts beginning today, The bidding begins this morning and will continue until Thursday. If you’d like to bid on the trees,…

Grand Jury Report 12.01.2020

This week, we’re looking at the recent grand jury report on the failure of the Paso Robles school district leadership during the administration of superintendent Chris Williams, from 2014-2018. Trustee Chris Bausch says you can access the 28 page report if you’d like to examine it yourself. It’s available on the district website and on…

Paso Robles City Council 12.01.2020

Paso Robles city council to hold another virtual meeting this evening. The council to meet at 5:30 in closed session. And the regular meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30. The council expected to get an update on Covid-19 in the community. They will conduct two public hearings. One is approval of the general plan…

Ed Murray Passed Away 11.30.2020

One sad note this morning. Ed Murray died last week in Santa Maria. Ed was a retired investment consultant who previously sold radio advertising for a country station in Santa Maria. But he was best known as being the older brother of comedian Bill Murray, and inspiration for the movie Caddyshack. Ed Murray was the…

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Grand Jury Report 11.30.2020

Two weeks ago, the San Luis Obispo county grand jury released a report on the Paso Robles school district. KPRL talked recently with school board trustee Chris Bausch about that grand jury report. This week, KPRL will take a look at the findings of the grand jury. We’ll look at their accounting which describes how…

Paso Robles School District 11.30.2020

Today, Paso Robles school district staff members whose names begin with the letters ‘M’ through ‘Z’ are to get tested for Covid-19. In an email sent out yesterday, assistant superintendent Jennifer Gaviola also advised staff that if they travel out of town, they have to shelter at home for 14 days. Contact the school administration…