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Kurt Hardenbrook 9.12.2018

For five years, Kurt Hardenbrook has served as general manager of Kuehl -Nicolay funeral home in Paso Robles. Today, he is leaving to return home to his native Idaho. Kurt Hardenbrook, returning today to Idaho after five years as general manager of the Kuehl-Nicolay funeral home. Many are sad to see him go, but Kurt…

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…