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Apartment Fire 7.26.2018

An apartment fire yesterday in Atascadero. The fire at a two-unit apartment on Amapoa avenue was quickly contained by Atascadero fire. Both units were saved, but the building has been yellow tagged. Atascadero fire worked with the Red Cross to find shelter for the occupants, who were displaced. The cause of the fire is under…

Sheriff Ian Parkinson 7.26.2018

Sheriff Ian Parkinson honored as a new member of the mid state fair hall of fame. Before he was elected sheriff, Parkinson worked for many years at the mid state fair. He says the fair has always put a strong emphasis on safety and security. Sheriff Ian Parkinson, talking with KPRL about security at the…

Hot Weather 7.26.2018

Another hot one today in the north county. Forecasters say high temperatures will reach between 107 and 109 today and tomorrow in Paso Robles, then dropping down to about 100 on Saturday. This morning, the mid state fair hosts its annual free pancake breakfast at the downtown Paso Robles city park. At the fairgrounds, meat…

Other Stories 7.25.2018

Fire closes the Yosemite valley. Fire crews trying to stop the Ferguson fire from spreading into the national park. The closure at noon today will continue through Sunday. That’s on part of highway 41 from Wawona to the tunnel entry into Yosemite valley. Work on the highway 101 and Wellsona road intersection will not begin…

School Board 7.25.2018

Are you interested in becoming a member of the school board? A free workshop will be presented by the San Luis Obispo county office of education on Monday, August 6th. It will take place at the county office of education. That’s located across highway one from Cuesta college. Topics will include board meeting preparation and…

Boys School 7.25.2018

The city of Paso Robles may buy the old boys school on Airport road. Mayor Steve Martin tells KPRL about efforts to buy the vacant old correctional facility which housed young criminals. For the past two years, Paso Robles city manager Tom Frutchey has been meeting with state officials in Sacramento, to try to find…

Demi Lovato 7.25.2018

Sunday night, Demi Lovato performed at the California mid-state fair. While she was singing ‘Sober’, a song about her battles with drugs and alcohol, she forgot the lyrics. Yesterday, an emergency call to the Hollywood Hills home of Demi Lovato. Lovato was celebrating a friend’s birthday in west Hollywood Monday night. Yesterday afternoon, she was…