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Reservoir Canyon Fires 9.17.2018

Two fires in Reservoir Canyon yesterday knocked out power to Cal Poly Sunday morning. The fires burned about 51 acres yesterday. The first began around 8:30 near highway one and Reservoir Canyon near Cuesta Park. Cal Fire information officer Chris Elms says the animal hospital at Cuesta Park was not damaged. That fire was 90%…

Human Trafficking Summit 9.17.2018

San Luis Obispo county’s first human trafficking summit was held Saturday in Morro Bay. The event sponsored by the rotary club of Morro Bay and St. Timothy’s Women’s Guild. The keynote speaker was Christina Maricic, who says she was trafficked as a child while she was in the foster care system. Sheriff Ian Parkinson says…

Chris Berdoll 9.17.2018

The district attorney is going to investigate the videos taken by an Atascadero teacher of his sixth grade students. Chris Berdoll teaches visual arts at Atascadero Fine Arts Academy. He’s accused of taking inappropriate pictures of the girls in his class. He was arrested last week. The district attorney’s office will investigate reports and decide…

In Sports 9.14.2018

Tonight, the Templeton Eagles host Liberty high school of Madera. The hawks are 3-1 for the season. Kick off is at seven. You can hear the game live here on KPRL at 6:45. All the San Luis Obispo county teams that joined the central section were placed high in their divisions. There may be a…

ASH Career Fair 9.14.2018

Atascadero State Hospital is conducting a career fair tomorrow for prospective employees. ASH is the largest forensic mental health hospital system in the nation. They are looking for people to fill jobs in 300 clinical and non-clinical classifications. The career fair is tomorrow from 9-3 at Atascadero State Hospital.

Cal Poly Diversity 9.14.2018

Cal Poly unveils plans to make out of state students pay more to attend Poly. The increased revenue will go to scholarships for minority students. The intent is to increase the diversity at Cal Poly. The money generated from the increased out-of-state tuition will pay tuition for African-American and Hispanic students. Asian students will not…

School Budget 9.14.2018

Today, Paso Robles school district will submit its unaudited actuals to the state of California. Those budget figures will be discussed at the next Paso Robles school board meeting on September 25th. One trustee says the budget problems facing the district are dire. Superintendent Chris Williams spent money recklessly while the district’s reserve fund dropped…