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Homeless Shelter 4.04.2019

A debate before the county-wide homeless services oversight council over which projects should get part of the $4.8 million dollar state grant funding for homeless shelters. Paso Robles has applied for $1.4 million dollars to build a 5,000 square foot homeless shelter near the wastewater treatment facility off highways 101 and 46 east. Grover Beach…

Paso Robles & Monterey Bay Power 4.04.2019

Tuesday night, the Paso Robles city council took a step toward joining a power collective. Monterey Bay Community Power. The agenda called it an introduction and discussion of community choice energy opportunity, JR Kilgore is with MBCP. Attending Tuesday night’s meeting, a vocal group of supporters for community power and other progressive causes. One staff…

Weather 4.04.2019

A slight chance of rain today, about 20%. Increasing to 55% by three tomorrow afternoon. Then diminishing Friday night. About a 30% chance of rain Saturday morning. Then cloudy skies through Monday. Sunshine Tuesday and Wednesday. A 40% chance of showers again next Thursday. “April showers, bring May flowers”. According to T.S. Eliot. April is…

North County Weather 4.03.2019

Mostly cloudy today, highs in the mid 60’s. Mostly cloudy overnight, 10% chance of rain, lows in the upper 40’s. Tomorrow, cloudy, 20% chance of rain, highs in the mid 60’s. The extended forecast, a good chance of rain on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, tapering off Saturday afternoon.

In Sports 4.03.2019

The Atascadero softball team beat St. Joseph 7-0 yesterday at Atascadero high school. Bailey Doherty threw another no-hitter for the Greyhounds. The Greyhounds have won six games in a row. Atascadero will play the Bearcats at Paso Robles high school tomorrow afternoon. The Templeton softball team beat Arroyo Grande 5-4 at Vineyard Athletic Park. Templeton…

Killer Whales 4.03.2019

An endangered killer whale pod was spotted recently in Monterey Bay. It’s the first time in years that a pod of Orca, or killer whales, has been spotted there. Video of the pod shot recently from a plane which spotted them in Monterey Bay. The Orcas are part of “l pod” a group of killer…

Phillips Station Snow Measurement 4.03.2019

The department of water resources measured snow level at Phillips station in the Sierra. They announced snow levels reached 106.5 inches. That’s the fourth highest level ever recorded at that location in early April. The snow level is now at 162% of normal. Although at Phillips Station, the snow-water equivalent is 200% of average, double…

Robbery Suspect 4.03.2019

Paso Robles police are looking for a suspect who stole items from Rite Aid, and then dragged a store employee behind his pick-up truck as he escaped the parking lot. Monday night, a man left the Rite Aid store at 24th and Spring street without paying for several items. A loss prevention officer saw him…

Paso Road Work 4.03.2019

In downtown Paso Robles, roadwork has closed Park street at 13th street. Crews are working to improve sidewalks and construct lighted pedestrian crossing zones. Esau Blanco of the Wallace Group tells KPRL that although Park street will reopen tomorrow, crews will be working on the project for a few more weeks. After the sidewalks and…

Monterey Bay Power 4.03.2019

Paso Robles city council hearing a report last night about Monterey Bay Community Power. It’s a collective which some cities in San Luis Obispo county have joined. JR Kilgore of MBCP explained the “Community Choice Energy Opportunity.” The presentation by Monterey Bay Community Power was informational only. The council did not take action other than…