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Charles Paddock Zoo 2.01.2021

In Atascadero, the Charles Paddock Zoo reopens, with some restrictions. Flamingos, welcoming visitors back to the zoo. You must wear a mask to visit the park. And they are only allowing 40 people into the zoo at one time, but that did not present a problem yesterday. Weekdays, the limit should not cause delays at…

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Other Stories This Monday 2.01.2021

One person dead after a car crash off highway 41 in Atascadero. The accident occurred around 8:15 Saturday night near Frog Hollow road Three people hospitalized after a Santa Maria shooting. It occurred Saturday night around 10:30 on North Mary drive. Amtrak suspends operation between San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara because of track damage…

PRJUSD Special Meeting 2.01.2021

Saturday morning, the Paso Robles Joint Unified School District board of trustees held a special meeting to craft response to the county grand jury’s report castigating the previous school board. Point by point, the current school board discussed the draft response developed by board president Chris Arend. Before the discussion began Saturday morning, there was…

Highway One Closure 2.01.2021

The storm last week caused a mudslide which damaged a section of highway one near Big Sur. Part of the highway and the cliff below it slid into the pacific ocean. It means that highway one will be closed until that section is rebuilt. Mary Ann Carson of the Cambria Chamber of Commerce calls the…

Opening Monologue 2.01.2021

Did you enjoy the sunshine over the weekend? Soon, we should see more green on the hillsides surrounding the north county. Forecasters say this week will be a typical ground hog week. Mostly sunny today. Mostly cloudy tomorrow, then mostly sunny Wednesday through the rest of the week. High temperatures may reach the low 70’s…

The Chicken Run 1.29.2021

This weekend is the final weekend for this year’s virtual edition of The Chicken Run. In previous years, The Chicken Run was held the first Sunday of the new year. But this year, it’s a virtual run. Warren Frace says it’s not too late to take part. Just go to the website and sign up.…

Paso Robles School Board 1.29.2021

The Paso Robles school board to hold a meeting tomorrow to revisit the San Luis Obispo grand jury report, critical of the district for financial mismanagement during superintendent Chris Williams administration. The board held three meetings to go point-by-point through that grand jury report. The board agreed with all but a couple points of the…

Coats For Kids 1.29.2021

Today is the final scheduled day of the week long Coats For Kids drive. You can donate coats, jackets, sweaters and sweatshirts at several locations today in the north county. Erik Gorham tells KPRL that you can donate coats, jackets, sweaters and sweatshirts in Paso Robles at Paso Market Walk or New Day Church on…