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Atascadero City Council 6.09.2020

Atascadero city council meets tonight in a virtual meeting. You can hear the meeting live here on KPRL beginning at 6:00. The council will get a report on Covid 19 issues from mayor Heather Moreno and city manger Rachelle Rickard. The council will also discuss assessments for Apple Valley assessment district, de Anza estates assessment…

It’s Getting Hot 6.09.2020

Now that the wind has subsided, prepare yourself for more hot weather. Forecasters predicting it will get up into the mid 90’s today in the north county. Tomorrow, high temperatures may reach 100. Then the north county will cool off again Friday and Saturday, high temperatures near 80. Days are getting way longer. Have you…

Shandon High Graduation 6.08.2020

Drive through graduation ceremonies were held at several local high school last week. Atascadero, Templeton and Mission Prep holding drive through graduations. Friday night, Shandon had a drive through graduation for 19 graduating seniors. Isaac Lopez was class valedictorian. Kayla Hurl was salutatorian. Paso Robles high school will conduct 16-20 graduation ceremonies at War Memorial…

Bars and Gyms 6.08.2020

The state of California says that bars and gyms may be allowed to reopen this week. San Luis Obispo county public health officer Dr. Penny Borenstien said at her news conference Friday that she would review the guidelines over the weekend. She says she may make an announcement at her briefing this afternoon to allow…

Santa Cruz Deputy Killed in Ambush 6.08.2020

In Santa Cruz county on Friday, a county sheriff’s deputy was killed and two other police officers were wounded when they were ambushed in Ben Lomand in rural Santa Cruz county. Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller was only 38 years old. Damon’s wife is pregnant with their second child. They were shot and wounded with…

Protest 6.08.2020

A peaceful protest conducted yesterday afternoon in Atascadero. Several dozen protests gathered in the sunken gardens. During a protest match in Arroyo Grande Friday, property owners stood on their rooftops with rifles to protect their businesses. The protest attracted several hundred protesters, and were peaceful. Some police officials saying they don’t appreciate motorcycle gangs showing…

Opening 6.08.2020

A blustery weekend in California fanned fires in many areas. Yesterday, it exacerbated fires in several areas, including a grass fire near 46 and branch road east of Paso Robles. The fire was caused by a man mowing his pasture. It grew to an acre and a half. People are encouraged to mow lawns and…

North County Weather 6.04.2020

Sunny today, but cooler, highs near 90 this afternoon. W winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tonight, cloudy with lows near 60. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, but much cooler, highs near 70. The long term forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend, but cooler temperatures dropping to the mid 70’s this weekend, then back up…

SLO Protest 6.04.2020

Fearing the worst, 33 businesses in downtown San Luis Obispo boarded their store windows, but the looting never started yesterday. The fourth protest in the county four days started at 2:00 yesterday afternoon. The young protesters marched around San Luis, and ultimately sat down at the intersection of Santa Rosa and Foothill boulevard. That blocked…