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Egrets 7.18.2019

An animal rescue group in the Bay Area is asking for help caring for 89 baby snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons who were left homeless last week after a tree fell over in downtown Oakland. International Bird Rescue is asking for donations and volunteers to help feed and care for the baby birds rescued…

Kohl’s 7.18.2019

Kohl’s is hiring people for the back to school rush through the Christmas holiday season. The hiring announced yesterday. It will kick off in August. Three thousand full and part-time workers to be hired nationwide. Kohl’s has 500 stores including one in Paso Robles in the Walmart shopping center.

Michael Dusi 7.18.2019

Grape growers, a free workshop today to learn the best practices for transportation and operation ahead of the 2019 Wine Harvest. It’s the first every Harvest Prep meeting at Michael Dusi Logistics off Dry Creek road. The Harvest Prep meeting begins at three this afternoon at Michael Dusi Logistics on Second Wind Way near Dry…

Clarification on Paso School District 7.18.2019

KPRL needs to clarify some information related to the Paso Robles school district. It relates to the district’s cooperation with the San Miguel school district. Although Paso Robles school board members have met with San Miguel board members to talk about possibly sharing a superintendent, and sharing some services, discussion of any consolidation between the…

Fire at Fort Hunter Liggett 7.18.2019

A fire at Fort Hunter Liggett burned about 1600 acres yesterday. The fire started around 4:30 Tuesday afternoon. It burned off Nacimiento-Ferguson road. Fire crews fully contained the fire around 3:00 yesterday morning. They were still mopping up the area yesterday. No injuries reported. You may see some of the smoke today. Most of it…

Fatality ID 7.18.2019

The woman who was killed in a suspected DUI crash Saturday night on Union road in Paso Robles. She’s identified as 25-year-old Maya Lakshima Visvanathan of Los Altos. The car crashed into a tree in the 5700 block of Union road. The victim was ejected from the car. She died from her injuries. The driver…

STR’s 7.18.2019

In Paso Robles, a lot of residents still talking about the flip flop by mayor Steve Martin and the two council members on the short term vacation rentals. The testimony Tuesday night had some familiar voices and some that were new, although the arguments were familiar. Mayor Steve Martin and Fred Strong talked at length…

Mid State Fair 7.18.2019

The California Mid State fair continues today from twelve noon until twelve midnight. Queen Mikaila Ciampi is out and about at the fair, meeting people and petting animals. As Miss California Mid State Fair. One of the big highlights today, the Industrial Arts awards and project auction. Local students selling wood and metal furniture and…

North County Weather 7.17.2019

Sunny today with highs in the low 80’s. WSW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows in the low 50’s. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs in the low 80’s. SW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through the weekend. High temperatures…

Mid State Fair Pageant 7.17.2019

The California Mid State fair has a new queen. Mikaila Ciampi of Paso Robles is the queen of the 2019 California Mid State Fair. Mikaila crowned Tuesday night at the fairgrounds. Ciampi was selected at a pageant held last night at the Frontier Stage. Mikaila will be a senior at Mission College Prep in Paso…