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San Miguel 8.21.2019

A skimmer device discovered at a gas station in San Miguel. A clerk at the station noticed some suspicious activity on the surveillance video system and called the sheriff’s department. Deputies discovered a skimmer device on six of the eight fuel pumps. They are illegal card readers attached to the payment terminals. The skimmer devices…

Roadwork and Portables 8.21.2019

The nightmare on Spring street on the first day of school included roadwork north of 24th. Ditus Esperanza explained to Paso Robles city council last night what is going on there. A new water line is being installed, now that the sewer line is done. That work will continue for a few more weeks. The…

Riverbed Clean Up 8.21.2019

Paso Robles city council getting a report last night about Salinas riverbed clean-up fire chief Jonathon Stornetta telling the council about the operation. He says the masticator is going to start clearing the riverbed around 9 this morning. You may see it working near the Niblick bridge. The intent is to reduce the fire hazard…

North County Weather 8.20.2019

Sunny today after morning clouds, highs in the low 90’s. WNW winds 10-15 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows in the mid 50’s. NNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs in the upper 90’s. WNW winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for warmer temperatures returning mid week. Thursday,…

In Sports 8.20.2019

High school football begins Friday for north county high schools. Because they’re now in the central section, it mean’s many of the local teams are playing teams from the central valley. Friday, Templeton travels to Caruthers. Then Saturday night, the Eagles Boosters are hosting a fundraiser at the Groves. Paso Robles high school hosts Liberty…

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Ian Parkinson 8.20.2019

San Luis Obispo county sheriff Ian Parkinson held a news conference yesterday. The sheriff says three men who were arrested in connection with a suspected murder in Oceano back in April are members of the Oceano 13 gang. The suspects are identified as 28-year-old Robert Garay, 21-year-old Gabriel Garay, and 21-year-old Nathaniel Jara. The three…

Paso Robles City Council 8.20.2019

Paso Robles city council meets tonight at the library/conference center. The council will get a report on riverbed clean up from city manager Tom Frutchey. The council will get a proclamation honoring police department retirees. The council meeting begins at 6:30 this evening. You can hear the meeting live tonight here on KPRL.

School District 8.20.2019

Despite a challenging start, Paso Robles school superintendent Curt Dubost says Bauer Speck students are attending class in portables located at Flamson. Today, concrete will be poured for a playground at the campus. On Saturday, 26th street will be paved to make it easier to access the school. There are 31 portables on the temporary…

Vegetation Fire 8.20.2019

Another fire on 101 near Santa Barbara road yesterday temporarily closed highway 101 in the southbound direction. The truck was reported on fire just before 2 yesterday afternoon. The big rig was traveling southbound on 101, carrying 79,000 pounds of rocks when a rear tire went flat. Driver Jorge Luis Gonzales of Bakersfield pulled over…