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Seal Killer 4.13.2021

A former Santa Maria man was sentenced to three months in federal prison for killing an elephant seal on a San Simeon beach in 2019. 30-year-old Jordan Peter Gerbich pleaded guilty in a US district court in Los Angeles in December. Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, the federal misdemeanor carried a maximum penalty of…

Shouting Match at Brewery 4.13.2021

A confrontation over face masks at Barrel House Brewery in Paso Robles over the weekend. A Fresno anti-masker confronted a Fresno city council member Sunday at the local brewery. Ben Martin shouted at councilman Miguel Arias Arias responded by holding up a peace symbol, and saying, “Have a good day, brother.” A waitress escorted Ben…

Paso Robles School District Meeting 4.13.2021

The Paso Robles school district meets tonight virtually. Superintendent Curt Dubost will give a report on in-person learning opportunities and a recommendation for moving forward to reopen schools in the district. The board will also discuss the aquatic complex and the use of Measure M funds for that project. You may remember last month, district…

Atascadero City Council 4.13.2021

Atascadero city council meets tonight, virtually. On the agenda, marketing plans for the year ahead. Terrie Banish tells KPRL she’ll look back at the previous year as well as looking at 2021. Banish says the government-imposed shutdown made events more challenging. Terrie Banish will present her plans for marketing at tonight’s Atascadero city council meeting.…

North County Weather 4.12.2021

Sunny after some morning fog and low clouds in the north county, highs near 77. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Partly cloudy skies tonight, lows near 42. SW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, but cooler, highs near 66. WSW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny…

Football Wrap Up 4.12.2021

The Paso Robles Bearcats beat Arroyo Grande 19-14 at Doug Hitchen Stadium Friday night in the south county. The Bearcats improve to 2-2 for the season, 2-2 in conference. The Eagles fall to 1-3 overall, 0-3 in the Mountain League. The Bearcats travel to Templeton next Friday to play the Eagles. It’s the first game…

SLO Co Covid Update 4.12.2021

Later today, the San Luis Obispo county health department will give an update on coronavirus in the county. On Friday, Dr. Penny Borenstien reported 19 new cases of covid. The city of San Luis Obispo again leading the way with 6 cases. Paso Robles had four. San Miguel and Templeton on each. None reported in…

Arrest in Larry Bross Killing 4.12.2021

The San Luis Obispo county sheriff’s department announcing an arrest in the murder of a 90-year-old activist who was found dead at his home in Oceano two years ago. 41-year-old David Krause is identified as the suspect in the killing of Larry Bross, a retired history teacher and longtime community advocate. Krause was formally charged…