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Cherry The Schnoodle 10.28.2020

Cherry the schnoodle is back home with her human friends. Someone stole Monica Tumbrello’s BMW with her dog inside it. A schnoodle is part schnauzer and part poodle. Police arrested a transient when she returned to the car, where she’d parked it on Meineke street in San Luis Obispo. The car was stolen last Thursday…

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Correction 10.28.2020

One correction from a report yesterday here on KPRL. When the Atascadero Fire and Police Associations said there was a no confidence vote for mayoral candidate Josh Donovan, I reported that it was because he opposed D-20, the one per cent sales tax on the ballot in Atascadero. That’s only partially true. The no confidence…

Atascadero City Council Meeting 10.28.2020

Atascadero City Council held a short virtual meeting Tuesday night. The council unanimously approved the annexation of two residential properties. That allows the city to generate revenue from those two housing projects to offset the cost for city services. One of the two projects includes affordable micro-homes. The houses are only 550-850 square feet. They…

Paso Robles School Board 10.28.2020

The Paso Robles School Board heard plans developed by administrators to allow some students to begin returning to school next week. The youngest students will be the first to return under the hybrid model. Jennifer Gaviola says that about 70% of the Transitional kindergarten and kindergarten students will be returning. Another 22% will continue distance…

Opening Monologue 10.28.2020

The frost may be on the pumpkin this morning, but it is going to start warming up in the afternoon hours in the north county. Overnight, temperatures dropped into the mid 30’s in many areas. But look for highs this afternoon to reach the low 80’s. Tomorrow, up into the upper 80’s. We’ll have more…