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DAR 7.01.2019

The daughters of the American Revolution name an African-American woman to its national governing board. 72-year-old Whilhelmena Rhodes Kelly joined the DAR in 2004. She was researching her family history and hit a roadblock. That’s when members of the DAR gave her some help. Yesterday, the DAR installed Kelly as the head of its New…

Oregon Walk Out 7.01.2019

The legislative walk-out in Oregon ended over the weekend. Republicans returned to the state senate Saturday after a nine-day walk-out. The republicans walked out to protest a state cap on carbon that would have allowed companies to trade pollution credits. After republicans returned, the senate voted 17-10 to send that climate proposal back to committee,…

Bakersfield Man DUI 7.01.2019

The CHP says a Bakersfield man who caused a fatal crash on highway 166 on April 6th was driving under the influence of drugs. Three Cal Poly students were driving eastbound on 166 to look at wildflowers. They were struck by a car driven by 29-year-old Brian Scott Adams of Bakersfield. Adams’ car crossed the…

Price of Gas in SLO County 7.01.2019

San Luis Obispo county has the highest gas prices in the nation. That’s what GasBuddy.com determined Friday. The average price in our county, $3.91 cents a gallon. That’s higher than San Francisco, Los Angeles or San Diego. The most expensive gas in the county is the Shell station in Cambria. $4.59 cents a gallon on…

Paso Robles City Council 7.01.2019

Tomorrow night’s Paso Robles city council meeting is canceled. There will be no meeting tomorrow night. You may remember two weeks ago, the meeting went until 11:20 at night. At the “eleventh hour” the council completely reversed itself on the short term vacation rental (STR) issue. In the previous meeting they voted unanimously to ban…

Fire in Paso Robles 7.01.2019

A vegetation fire burned about 11 acres of the Salinas riverbed Saturday. The fire was reported around five Saturday afternoon in the area near North River road. The wind-driven fire consumed dense vegetation in the riverbed. Fire fighters had difficulty accessing the fire. North River road was closed between Union road and Riveroaks drive for…

Fourth of July Week 7.01.2019

This is fourth of July week. The fourth falls on Thursday. The upcoming weekend is a four day holiday for many. The annual Templeton fourth of July parade will be at ten Thursday morning in downtown Templeton. The pancake breakfast put on the Templeton firefighters begins at 7:00 at the fire station. No roadwork scheduled…

Moon Rocks 6.28.2019

Fifty years ago, man landed on the moon. Those Apollo astronauts returned from the moon with hundreds of pounds of moon rocks. For the first time in decades, NASA is about to open some of those pristine samples and let geologists take a crack at them with 21st century technology. Some say it’s a fitting…

Saturday in the Park 6.28.2019

Saturday in the park returns to Atascadero lake park tomorrow night. Terrie Banish tells KPRL who’s playing tomorrow night at 6:30 at the bandstand by the lake. Crisptones will play classic rock beginning at six-thirty tomorrow evening at Atascadero lake park. The summer concert series is presented by Daylight Home, Lighting and Patio with stores…