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CAPS 8.18.2021

In the Atascadero, CAPS, the Committee for Atascadero Public Schools doing their auction again, Nicole Hider tells KPRL, it’s the 15th year for the auction. They’ve raised over $900,000 for Atascadero schools. Nicole says there are some great items in the auction, to check out the auction items go to their website: atascaderocaps.org.

PRJUSD 8.18.2021

Tomorrow, schools in the Paso Robles school district reopen, and feeding the students is taking a new direction. Director of student services, Tom Harrington tells KPRL because of a new federal program, all students will get a free lunch. Many will also receive breakfast and dinner. So, that’s the plan for this academic year. Classes…

Parklets Discussed at Paso Meeting 8.18.2021

The council discussed those parklets for restaurants in the downtown area. A number of people spoke, including Dana Stroud who spoke for the chamber of commerce. Billy Grant also spoke about plans to remove the parklets November first. He says that’s too soon. Councilman John Hamon talked about parklets he saw in Anacortes, Washington, which…

Paso Robles City Council 8.18.2021

Tuesday night, the Paso Robles City Council unanimously approved an employment agreement with Police Chief Ty Lewis. Lewis officially becomes the City Manager on Monday. Lewis will move from his office at the Police Station on Monday to his new office in City Hall. Lewis will be paid $221,000 per year as City Manager. He…

North County Weather 8.17.2021

Sunny skies today, highs near 88 in Paso Robles. Near 84 Atascadero. SW winds increasing 15-25 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 54. W winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny, but cooler, highs near 78 in Paso Robles. 75 in Atascadero. SSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for…

In Sports 8.17.2021

Brigham Young University among the first to develop ways to allow athletes to be compensated by outside companies for the use of their name, image and likeness. They call it an N-I-L deal. A Utah-based company that makes protein snacks giving all 123 members of the Cougar’s football the opportunity to be paid to promote…

Hot El Camino Nights 8.17.2021

This coming Friday night, the return of Cruisin’ El Camino Real in Atascadero. Hot El Camino Nights returns to A-town after a break during the pandemic. Terrie Banish is with the city of Atascadero. She says the cruise returns this Friday. The Hot El Camino Nights Cruise is Friday night in downtown Atascadero.

PRJUSD 8.17.2021

At the district office on Niblick road, the Paso Robles school district is preparing for the first day of school later this week. Tom Harrington is director of student services with the Paso Robles school district. He says the school doors will open Thursday. They’re still looking for drivers. If you’d like to help the…

Paso Robles City Council 8.17.2021

Tonight, Paso Robles city council will appoint police chief Ty Lewis the new city manager. Lewis has been a police officer with the city of Paso Robles for about 20 years. He’s been police chief for the past three years. The council will discuss his appointment as city manager during closed session. His official appointment…