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Other Stories This Monday 02.27.2023

Two Santa Maria residents arrested after San Luis Obispo county sheriff’s deputies found them in possession of two firearms and large quantities of narcotics. That occurred during a routine traffic stop Friday. 40-year-old Salvador Pompa and 34-year-old Jessika Zepeda arrested on multiple drug and weapons charges. In Arroyo Grande a police officer was struck by…

UC Applications Down 02.27.2023

Fewer high school seniors are applying to UC this year. After two years of record growth, fewer students applied to the UC system for the fall of 2023. In state applications are flat. Out of state numbers are down. Applications down 2% for first year seats. The steepest drop is with international students. Some say…

Kenny Enny Fundraiser 02.27.2023

A big turn out Saturday for a drive through BBQ fundraiser for Kenny Enny, who is running for Paso Robles school board. The retired marine corps Lt. Colonel says parents in Paso Robles are concerned about disturbing test scores in the public schools. Kenny Enny was selected to serve on the school board to fill…

Riverbed Rescue 02.27.2023

A rescue from the Salinas riverbed Friday morning in Paso Robles. Paso Robles Emergency Services received a call from the riverbed around 2:00 am Friday morning. Police officers responded, but could not locate the individual. The caller kept losing communication with dispatchers. Around 4:30, they got another call, and located the individual, but he or…

Four People Rescued 02.27.2023

Yesterday afternoon, four people were rescued from the roof of their car after driving through a flooded road closure sign on north river road. Cal Fire was assisted by the sheriff’s department, the CHP and the San Miguel fire department. We’ll put the Cal Fire photos on the KPRL website. It’s another example of the…

North County Weather 02.24.2023

Today, periods of rain, heavy rainfall at times, highs near 47. Southerly winds 15-25 miles per hour. Chance of rain is 100%. Tonight, steady rain becoming showers, lows near 35. Light variable winds. Nearly a quarter inch of inch of rain overnight. The chance of rain is 80%. Tomorrow, cloudy, highs near 49. NNW winds…

In Sports 02.24.2023

Two central coast high school boys basketball teams play this weekend in the CIF Central Section Championships. The Arroyo Grande Eagles play against Porterville at eight tonight at Selland Arena in Fresno. Tomorrow night, the St. Joseph Knights take on Clovis West, the number one team in division one. The Knights are 25-6 this season.…

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Other Stories This Friday 02.24.2023

San Luis Obispo police identify the bicyclist killed in a hit and run accident on February 11th. He’s 22-year-old Gavin Matthew Robinson of San Luis Obispo. He was riding his bicycle on South Higuera and Prado road around 9 that night. 29-year-old Eduardo Torres of San Luis Obispo was arrested on charges of felony hit-and-run…

SLO County Progressive Majority 02.24.2023

From the city to the county, the progressive movement is impacting government. That’s Mike Brown of COLAB, the Coalition of Labor, Agriculture and Business. Debbie Arnold says there’s another change that Bruce Gibson is working on quietly, behind closed doors. He wants to get rid of the new supervisors district map for elections which supervisors…