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Niner Pig Roast 7.02.2018

Although it’s early July, plans are underway for harvest events at north county wineries. Niner winery is hosting its harvest pig roast on September 22nd in the winery’s olive grove. The pig will be wrapped in Niner grape leaves, jack creek farm apples and mourvedre grapes, then buried early in the morning for 14 hours…

Mountain Lion Shot Dead 7.02.2018

A young mountain lion was destroyed in the Adelaida area west of Paso Robles. The young male is identified as SM-2. Scientists knew a lot about the mountain lion, because it was previously trapped and equipped with a radio collar. It killed several domestic animals in the Adelaide area in recent months. In April, it…

Pot Shops 7.02.2018

Cannabis retailers in California have to destroy millions of dollars worth of untested product on the shelves of neighborhood pot shops. That’s because the pot was not tested for quality and toxins. The united cannabis business association and advocacy groups petitioned governor Jerry Brown to indefinitely extend the period for selling untested marijuana products. They…

Congalton 7.02.2018

San Luis Obispo radio talk show host Dave Congalton was seriously injured Saturday when hit by a car. A car struck Congalton in downtown San Luis while he was on his way to walk in the women’s march to protest ICE. Dave was transported to Sierra Vista regional medical center for surgery. He says it…

Superintendent Teresa Taylor 7.02.2018

Shandon school district has a new superintendent today. Kristina Benson takes over for Teresa Taylor, who retired after completing her work day on Friday. Teresa Taylor tells KPRL it’s hard to leave Shandon school district. Kristina Benson has been the principal of Templeton middle school. She has twenty years experience in public education. She also…

Elections 7.02.2018

As we approach the elections, the city of Paso Robles announces the filing period for candidates opens two weeks from today. Nomination papers for mayor and city council can be filed from July 16th to August tenth. An appointment is required with the deputy city clerk to pick up a candidate packet, so if you…

In Sports 6.29.2018

Oregon state wins the college world series by beating the Arkansas Razorbacks 5-0 yesterday in Omaha. It was the first time the Hogs were shut out all season. Freshman pitcher Kevin Abel of San Diego threw a complete game two-hitter. Oregon state’s catcher Adley Rutchman of Sherwood was named outstanding player of the college world…

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…