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Vandenberg 9.16.2019

Vandenberg Air Force base will be launching a Space X Falcon 9 rocket early next year. The launch is scheduled for sometime in January. It will carry an Argentine earth-observation satellite. The rocket will blast off from space launch Complex 4E, although the window is unknown at this time.

Paso Robles City Council 9.16.2019

Paso Robles city council meets tomorrow night at the library conference room. The council will get a presentation from police commander Caleb Davis on the parking program in downtown. And they’ll get a report on capital projects. The council will conduct public hearings on the removal of two oak trees in the city. One is…

Weather 9.16.2019

Cooler weather this week in the north county. We even have a chance of rain today. Another trough of cold air may bring showers on Wednesday into Thursday. High temperatures will be in the upper 70’s to upper 80’s. You may have felt the weather change yesterday as an early season low-pressure system swept in…

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Other Stories This Friday 9.13.2019

A motorcyclist seriously injured when a truck clips the motorcycle on highway 58. Around 9:10 yesterday morning, 34-year-old Laurie Trejo was riding a 2006 Harley Davidson when she was hit by a flat bed truck driven by a Paso Robles man. Trejo suffered major injuries. The driver left the scene and was found later at…

In Sports 9.13.2019

The Templeton Eagles travel south to play the San Luis Obispo Tigers. Each team has a 2-0 record. Eagles coach Don Crow says this may be a high scoring game. Kick-off is at seven in San Luis Obispo high school. You can hear the game live tonight here on KPRL. The Paso Robles high school…

Dive Boat 9.13.2019

The investigation continues into the Labor Day dive boat fire. Searchers raised the boat and discovered the final victim. 34 people died of smoke inhalation early on Labor Day morning. Officials have now identified all the bodies. The boat caught fire while anchored early Labor Day morning while the Conception was on a diving trip…

North Coast Power 9.13.2019

About 2500 PG and E customers on the north coast may experience a power shut-off between 10 and 10:30 tonight. The Friday night shut-down is a planned outage, part of a large, scheduled repair job on a 70-thousand volt transmission line that feeds the distribution system for Cambria and Cayucos. Power could be out briefly…

Diversity 9.13.2019

The Atascadero diversity council held its first event last night at the Holiday Inn Suites. About 50 people attended the discussion of “diversity in the workplace.” The speakers included Rabbi Janice Merhing of the north county congregation Orh Tzafon (northern light). She described herself as the “Jewish face of the north county.” Paso Robles city…