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Paso Robles Protest 6.03.2020

A pop-up protest in Paso Robles yesterday. It began at eleven yesterday morning with a short meeting at Carnegie library and continued all day in downtown Paso Robles. Police were aided by officers from other jurisdictions including Atascadero, Pismo Beach, Morro Bay and deputies from the sheriff’s department. Sheriff Ian Parkinson himself came to Paso…

North County Weather 6.02.2020

Partly cloudy today, highs in the low 90’s. W winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, cloudy with lows in the mid 50’s. Tomorrow, partly cloudy, highs in the upper 90’s. The long term forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend. Cooling back to 90 on Thursday, then sunny and cooler through the weekend.

Atascadero 6.02.2020

In Atascadero, high school seniors are preparing for a drive through graduation exercise tomorrow. The students will drive through the sunken gardens area with their families to receive their diplomas. Atascadero high school senior Nancy Martinez tells KPRL that she’s glad there’s some kind of graduation exercise, because at some schools, seniors just go into…

Flamson 6.02.2020

A long line of cars at Flamson middle school yesterday. Vice principal Audra Carr explains, Monday 8th graders were turning in Chromebooks and text books, and picking up art projects. Today and tomorrow, the same for 6th and 7th graders. A big event occurring Thursday morning, when eighth graders drive through as part of the…

Woman Charged in Death 6.02.2020

The woman involved in that traffic death outside of a Paso Robles brewery is sentenced for her involvement. Sarah Hale was charged with the death of a man who police say tried to stop her from driving under the influence in Paso Robles in late 2018. She will will spend no more than a year…

Fatal Accident 6.02.2020

A fatal single car accident occurred early Sunday morning on Ranchita Canyon road in rural San Miguel. 50-year-old Daniel Koudelka reportedly drove his vehicle off the roadway around 6:45 Sunday morning and traveled down a steep dirt canyon. The vehicle rolled three times, coming to rest near a dry sandy creek bed. The vehicle was…

Opener 6.02.2020

Another protest in San Luis Obispo yesterday. This one was less peaceful than the one Sunday. The protesters marched out onto highway 101, stopping traffic. Then they marched to the San Luis Obispo police station and confronted the officers. A stand-off ensued for several hours. Finally at eight last night, officers ordered the demonstrators to…

North County Weather 6.01.2020

Some sun this morning, then look for increasing clouds this afternoon. Highs in the low 80’s. W winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, cloudy with lows in the mid 50’s. Tomorrow, partly cloudy, highs in the low 90’s. The long term forecast calls for mostly sunny skies Wednesday through Thursday. Temperatures back up to 99…

Tiger in Oakland 6.01.2020

An unrelated police report impacted rioting and looting in Oakland last night. Shortly after ten, police got a report of a tiger on the loose near the Oakland zoo. Word spread through the crowd of looters and protesters on Broadway in Oakland near Pill Hill, where numerous hospitals are located. Most protesters quickly cleared the…

Nipomo Dunes 6.01.2020

One impact of the government imposed shutdown inspired by the corona virus pandemic, the closing of the Oceano Dunes to recreational vehicles. Supervisor Lynn Compton represents the area of southern San Luis Obispo county. She says despite the fact the particulate count has increased during a ban on the dunes, the air pollution control district…