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North County Weather 9.03.2021

Mostly sunny skies today, but warmer. Highs today near 90 in Paso Robles. Near 86 Atascadero. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 47. NW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny and a little warmer. Highs near 96 in Paso Robles. 92 in Atascadero. SW winds 10-20 miles per…

In Local Sports 9.03.2021

A rare Thursday night high school football game last night at War Memorial stadium. The Paso Robles Bearcats lost to Buchanan of Clovis last night at War Memorial stadium. The final score 48-0. The Bears improve to 3-0 for the season. They’re the top ranked team in the central section. The Bearcats are now 1-2.…

Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty 9.03.2021

Another San Luis Obispo county bookkeeper pleads guilty to embezzlement. Ginger Lee Mankins of Arroyo Grande will be sentenced to 10 years instate prison after pleading guilty this week. She entered a guilty plea to six counts against her. She is ordered to repay the money she stole. Mankins was a bookkeeper for Rick Machado…

Wildfire Fund 9.03.2021

A wildfire fund for PG and E victims is about $2 billion short of what is needed. That’s because the PG and E corporations stock price has dropped. More than 70,000 wildfire victims are warned they may receive less than full value for their claims against PG and E. The settlement plan was designed to…

Winds at Tahoe 9.03.2021

The winds were calmer yesterday in the lake Tahoe basin, but the Caldor fire is still a threat to thousands of structures there. A red flag warning expired Wednesday evening. Single-digit winds are forecast through Saturday. The light winds are helping firefighters, Yesterday, the fire burned southeast of pioneer trail after jumping highway 89 earlier…

Almond Acres Charter Academy 9.03.2021

The school year is challenging for Almond Acres Academy, the new charter school in Paso Robles. The school has been located next to Lillian Larson school in San Miguel, but a new campus is being built on Niblick road. Unfortunately, that’s not yet complete. KPRL talked with principal Bo Bourgault at one of two temporary…

Fatal Crash in Nipomo 9.03.2021

A fatal crash on 101 in Nipomo Wednesday afternoon involving a big rig. The semi carrying an excavator made contact with the guard rail. The excavator flew off the trailer, and rolled down an embankment onto the off-ramp at Willow road. It landed on the top of an SUV. A 60-year-old woman driving the 2008…

North County Weather 9.02.2021

Mostly sunny skies today, but again, cooler. Highs today near 82 in Paso Robles. Near 78 Atascadero. WSW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies, lows near 47. WNW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny and a little warmer. Highs near 90 in Paso Robles. 86 in Atascadero. WSW winds 10-20 miles…

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In Sports 9.02.2021

The Paso Robles Bearcats host Buchanan this evening in high school football. The game is reportedly being played on a Thursday because of a shortage of officials. At least that’s one explanation from central section officials. The Bears are 2 and 0 and highly ranked. They are the top ranked football team in the central…