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Atascadero Teacher 9.12.2018

The district attorney’s office has not yet filed charges against Chris Berdoll, the Atascadero teacher accused of possessing child pornography, some of it allegedly containing pictures and videos of his students. 48-year-old Chris Berdoll was arrested Monday and released after a short visit to the county jail. The school district reported to police that he…

Paso Robles School Board 9.12.2018

The Paso Robles school board met last night, but made no mention of the elephant in the room. The elephant is the budgetary problems facing the school district. No budget report last night. No mention of the budget. Later this week, however, the school district is required to submit unaudited actuals to the state showing…

911 – 9.12.2018

Remembering those who died 17 years ago today. Events held at two north county high schools yesterday. At Templeton high school, the Templeton fire department and other firefighters climbed the stairs at Templeton high school football field to celebrate the memory of those first responders who died at the twin towers. Captain Brandon Wall is…

BMW Championship 9.11.2018

Inclement weather delayed the final round of the BMW championship in Massachusetts, but in the end, Xander Schouffele finished in a tie for third place. Xander has a local connection. Austin Kaiser of Paso Robles is his caddy. Popi Kaiser of Cider Creek restaurant says her son, Austin Kaiser of Paso Robles, is a caddy…

Kuehl-Nicolay Funeral Home 9.11.2018

Kurt Hardenbrook is leaving Paso Robles this week, but the general manager of Kuehl-Nicolay funeral home is leaving something behind. It’s the flag pole which was recently dedicated and which includes a historic plaque his wife discovered at the old funeral home. Hardenbrook says he’s made a lot of friends in Paso Robles. He is…

Paso Robles School District 9.11.2018

The Paso Robles school district meets tonight. The agenda does not tell the real story behind issues facing the school district. Serious financial issues. The county office of education has assigned a seasoned accountant to the district to try to save the district from falling into bankruptcy. Diana Larson has worked with districts in the…

Atascadero City Council 9.11.2018

The Atascadero city council meeting tonight at the rotunda. The council will get a report from Peter Williams about ride share week, which is the first week of October. KPRL talked with Williamson after he spoke to Paso Robles city council last Thursday night. He’ll be talking to Atascadero city council tonight. There are no…

Atascadero School District 9.11.2018

Atascadero police and the Atascadero school district conducting an investigation into alleged misconduct by a teacher at the Fine Arts Academy. 48-year-old Chris Berdoll arrested yesterday, charged with sexual exploitation of a child, production of child pornography and possession of child pornography. The police department says no children were physically molested, however, inappropriate videotaping did…