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Other Stories This Friday 10.09.2020

A 36-year-old Cambria man arrested after threatening to harm law enforcement officers. Deputies responding to a suicidal suspect Monday in the 3200 block of Bradford Circle. Helyar was inside his home allegedly making threats to harm sheriff’s deputies. When he started running toward deputies, he was subdued with bean bag rounds. He was booked into…

Park Cinemas Reopens 10.09.2020

The signs say “We’re all in this together.” But like George Orwell’s Animal House, some are more equal than others. One of the hardest hit business by the government imposed shut down, movie theaters. Back in early May, owner John Rousch told KPRL the closure was tough on him. He sold popcorn to keep a…

THS Students Zooming in Parking Lot 10.09.2020

While school officials in Atascadero and Paso Robles wrestle with how to reopen schools under the governor’s metrics some students at Templeton High School made a statement yesterday. Templeton Associated Student Body President Abbey Daly says a number of students wanted to show school board members that they are anxious and ready to return to…

Atascadero Politics 10.09.2020

The plot thickens in Atascadero. You’ve probably seen the fliers attacking mayor Heather Moreno and her challenger, Jerry Tanimoto. Former school superintendent Don Clickard called KPRL to complain about the fliers, which he said were not in Atascadero’s tradition. The hostile fliers and radio advertising originated in a campaign office in Fresno, but the man…

Weather 10.09.2020

The weather in the north county will stay cool through the weekend. Forecasters say it will feel more like October. Next week, we’ll see another warming trend, with temperatures reaching the mid 90’s by the middle of next week. The chance of rain this weekend, pretty slight. 12% tonight and tomorrow night. We’ll have more…

North County Weather 10.08.2020

Mostly sunny skies today, but cooler. Highs this afternoon in the upper 70’s. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear to partly cloudy skies, lows in the upper 40’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, highs in the upper 70’s. The long range forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend. The cooling trend continues.…

Outdoor Supply Hardware 10.08.2020

Orchard supply hardware in Paso Robles closed last year, but now a new store is opening in the same building in the target shopping center. This is outdoor supply hardware. It opened on Theater drive on September 30th. Its one of a number of new outdoor supply hardware stores to open in vacant OSH locations.…

Atascadero Fire Prevention Week 10.08.2020

Atascadero Fire & Emergency Services announces that this is fire prevention week. October 4-10, the Atascadero fire department is working in coordination with the National Fire Protection association to reinforce the potentially life-saving messages. This year’s fire prevention week theme is “Serve up fire safety in the kitchen!” The intent is to educate everyone about…

Schools Reopening 10.08.2020

Tuesday afternoon, the Paso Robles school board voted to follow a plan developed by school district administrators to gradually reopen the schools. But even superintendent Curt Dubost says the plan developed by administrators is not perfect. The plan calls for a gradual reopening of schools, with middle school and high school students not returning to…