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Killer Whales 4.03.2019

An endangered killer whale pod was spotted recently in Monterey Bay. It’s the first time in years that a pod of Orca, or killer whales, has been spotted there. Video of the pod shot recently from a plane which spotted them in Monterey Bay. The Orcas are part of “l pod” a group of killer…

Phillips Station Snow Measurement 4.03.2019

The department of water resources measured snow level at Phillips station in the Sierra. They announced snow levels reached 106.5 inches. That’s the fourth highest level ever recorded at that location in early April. The snow level is now at 162% of normal. Although at Phillips Station, the snow-water equivalent is 200% of average, double…

Robbery Suspect 4.03.2019

Paso Robles police are looking for a suspect who stole items from Rite Aid, and then dragged a store employee behind his pick-up truck as he escaped the parking lot. Monday night, a man left the Rite Aid store at 24th and Spring street without paying for several items. A loss prevention officer saw him…

Paso Road Work 4.03.2019

In downtown Paso Robles, roadwork has closed Park street at 13th street. Crews are working to improve sidewalks and construct lighted pedestrian crossing zones. Esau Blanco of the Wallace Group tells KPRL that although Park street will reopen tomorrow, crews will be working on the project for a few more weeks. After the sidewalks and…

Monterey Bay Power 4.03.2019

Paso Robles city council hearing a report last night about Monterey Bay Community Power. It’s a collective which some cities in San Luis Obispo county have joined. JR Kilgore of MBCP explained the “Community Choice Energy Opportunity.” The presentation by Monterey Bay Community Power was informational only. The council did not take action other than…

Paso Robles City Council 4.03.2019

Last night, Paso Robles city council unanimously approves a draft plan for creating districts for the election of council members. Draft plan E was developed by a citizen. It creates districts in the city giving each sitting council member his or her own district. The map describing those districts is available online at the Paso…

In High School Sports 4.02.2019

Tuesday afternoon, the Atascadero Greyhounds softball team hosts the St. Joseph Knights. The Greyhounds lead the Mountain League with a record of 5-0. They are 11-5 overall. St. Joseph is 1-4 (5-6). That game gets underway at 4:30 in Atascadero. Bailey Doherty is the probable starter for the Greyhounds. The Templeton Eagles softball team host…

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Other Stories This Tuesday 4.02.2019

Cal Poly evacuated several buildings yesterday as hazmat teams responded to reports of a suspicious substance bubbling up in one of the parking lots. The cause turns out to be a leaky water boiler. The liquid was only water. Measles is making a comeback in the US. So far this year, the number of measles…

Dunes 4.02.2019

The state of California has a new plan to reduce dust from the Oceano Dunes. State parks releasing a new plan to cut half of the dust emissions form the Oceano Dunes state vehicular recreation area. State parks planning to plant vegetation to reduce particulate emissions for the dunes. The new plan says that vehicles…