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North County Weather 12.02.2021

Mostly sunny today, highs near 77. SSW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, clear, lows near 40 with light winds. Tomorrow, sunny skies, highs near 74 in Paso Robles and Atascadero with light winds. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the week. But they’re now forecasting a 22% chance of rain next…

Whitehorse Tack Closes 12.02.2021

Whitehorse Tack in Paso Robles closes after 36 years. Owner Lisa Moore says she’s retiring. That’s why she closed the store. The last day was November 30th. Moore opened Whitehorse Tack in 1985 in Templeton. She relocated the tack store to a larger building on Black Oak Drive in Paso Robles 11 years ago. She…

Holiday Events in the North County 12.02.2021

Holiday events continue this weekend in the north county. Friday night, Atascadero plans to light up the rotunda. That’s tomorrow night at the sunken gardens. Saturday night, the big Christmas parade returns to downtown Paso Robles. This year, Vine Street Victorian Christmas will be a drive through event. This week, KPRL received some calls from…

Atascadero Printery Foundation 12.02.2021

Atascadero Printery Foundation receives a one hundred thousand dollar donation from a long time Atascadero resident. A matching donation of one hundred thousand dollars made in the memory of Gaylen Little, who was a contractor in Atascadero. So far the foundation has raised 18 thousand dollar to match the donation. The foundation is working to…

Homeless Man Identified 12.02.2021

San Luis Obispo police finally identify the body of a homeless man found dead at a homeless camp back on November 20th. He’s 64-year-old Rick Fowler of San Luis Obispo. The suspect in his murder is 42-year-old Marco Cota Jr. of Exeter. Cota is currently being held at the county jail on unrelated charges. Police…

SLO County Supervisor Districts 12.02.2021

The fall out continues from Tuesday’s vote by the San Luis Obispo county supervisors on redrawing their districts following the 2020 census. Chair Lynn Compton called for the vote on the Patton map. Supervisors Peschong and Arnold voted yes, Dawn Ortiz-Legg voted no, then Bruce Gibson started stalling, so Lynn Compton voted yes, to make…