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New Tower For KPRL 1.07.2021

A new tower for KPRL went up Tuesday near River Oaks Spa in Paso Robles. After power is hooked up by PG and E, the transmitter will be moved to the new tower site. There be a short interruption during that transfer of equipment, but afterward listeners may notice a stronger clearer signal. The new…

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Other Stories This Thursday 1.07.2021

Burglars ransack a cannabis store in San Luis early Monday, stealing half the inventory in the Hemp Shack. They stole merchandise including jewelry, clothing, and wallets. In Grover Beach Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff’s deputy crashed a county vehicle into a palm tree. The deputy was transported to a local hospital. High surf warning issued for…

CA State Stimulus 1.07.2021

Governor Gavin Newsom is calling for the state to send new $600 stimulus payments to low-income residents. The cash would add to the $600 in federal stimulus payments that congress approved last month. Unlike the federal money, illegal immigrants would be eligible for the California payments. Newsom’s proposal is part of a broader economic relief…

SLO Vaccine Program 1.07.2021

The vaccine against the coronavirus is being administered to health professionals in San Luis Obispo county. The procedure is now underway. Dr. Penny Borenstein is the county health officer. She says delivery of the vaccine will be prioritized by age. The average age of those who died with coronavirus is over 85. Dr. Borenstein says…

Supervisors 1.07.2021

When the San Luis Obispo county supervisors met Tuesday, a new supervisor was introduced, and two supervisors who were re-elected by north county voters were welcomed to the board. The two re-elected supervisors and the appointed supervisor were sworn in on Monday, but chair Lynn Compton afforded them an opportunity to speak before the meeting…

Opening Monologue 1.07.2021

Horns honked in support of a rally held yesterday afternoon at the downtown city park. The peaceful demonstration held in support of president Donald Trump. Meanwhile, at Sherwood Forest park, police investigated the death of a man whose body was discovered off Creston road. That grisly discovery occurred around 7:30 yesterday morning. Police believe a…

County Fire Burn Season Opens 1.06.2021

County Fire says that the burn season in the unincorporated areas opens today. That’s due to recent rainfall and vegetation moisture levels. So backyard burning permits will be authorized effective today. The burn season typically runs through the end of April. You’re advised to check with the fire officials in your jurisdiction before doing any…

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Other Stories This Wednesday 1.06.2021

A Paso Robles distillery is challenging the US Food and Drug Administration over a $14 thousand dollar fee they’re levying against his company for switching to making hand sanitizer. Aaron Bergh says his company is trying to help the community and keep his business in operation during the pandemic. In San Luis Obispo, sheriff’s deputies…