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Weird Al 8.15.2018

Weird Al Yankovic will get his Hollywood walk of fame star later this month. Weird Al graduated in architecture from Cal Poly. He recorded his song, “My Bologna” in the bathroom across the hall of the campus radio station, where he volunteered as a DJ. The tune was a parody of “My Sharona.” Weird Al…

Cal Poly Value 8.15.2018

The value of an education at Cal Poly recognized by Money magazine, although the university placed below fifteen other California universities. Poly was ranked 64th out of 727 American universities as one of the “best colleges for your money.” Long Beach state was 22nd, Dominguez Hills 45th, Cal Poly Pomona 47th, and Chico State 62nd.…

Neptune Pool 8.15.2018

Water started flowing into the Neptune pool at Hearst castle for the first time since completion of the $5.5 million dollar renovation. The water began flowing into the pool at 8:20 yesterday morning. It will take a couple days to fill the pool, which has a capacity of 345 thousand gallons. The water comes from…

Atascadero Traffic Calming 8.15.2018

Making Atascadero friendlier toward pedestrians and other visitors. Last night at the rotunda, the city council and city staff discussed options for calming traffic and making downtown Atascadero a more welcoming environment. After nearly 2 hours of discussion Atascadero city manager Rochelle Rickard said the city staff has direction on what kind of plans to…

In Sports 8.14.2018

The Templeton volleyball team opens their season tonight at home. The Eagles hosting Pioneer Valley of Santa Maria. The non-conference game to be played at six at Templeton high school. Freshmen and JV games at 4 and 5 will precede the varsity game at six. Last year, the Templeton girls volleyball team finished with the…

Cruise Night 8.14.2018

Atascadero gearing up for one of the biggest events all year. Cruisin’ Weekend, which kicks off Friday night with Hot El Camnio Cruise Night. Terrie Banish tells KPRL there’s a big car show at Atascadero lake park on Saturday, and then dancing in the street Saturday night in the downtown colony district with several live…

Hearst Castle 8.14.2018

The Neptune pool at Hearst castle is going to be refilled after a five and a half million dollar project to renovate it. A small leak in the pool was exacerbated by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003. All the marble tile was removed and the lead was repaired. They also put a membrane on…

Golden State Killer 8.14.2018

Police in Tulare county believe the east area rapist is responsible for a murder in Visalia back in 1975. College professor Claude Snelling was murdered in September of that year. The Tulare county district attorney says there’s enough physical and witness evidence to convict Joseph James de Angelo, who is already charged with 12 murders.…