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School Board Candidates Forum 10.08.2018

Wednesday night, the Paso Robles school board will conduct a candidates forum at the district office on Niblick road. School board members Matt Mcllish, Tim Gearhart and Field Gibson are running for re-election to the board. Disastrous budget issues will undoubtedly be a hot topic for the candidates and their three challengers. In the last…

Atascadero City Council 10.08.2018

Atascadero city council meets tomorrow night. The city council is expected to authorize a contract with the Wallace Group to provide design engineering services for a pavement rehabilitation project. That Atascadero city council meeting gets underway at 6:00 tomorrow evening at the rotunda. You can hear the meeting live here on KPRL beginning at 6:00…

Public Workshop on Groundwater Levels 10.08.2018

A public workshop on groundwater levels to be conducted tonight at Creston elementary school. Last week, about fifty people attended a similar workshop at Kermit King elementary school in Paso Robles including supervisors John Peschong and Debbie Arnold. Supervisor Debbie Arnold says people are concerned about what the county plans to do with their water…

Columbus Day 10.08.2018

Today is Columbus Day, more or less. Most banks and government offices to be closed today. Last year, mayor Heidi Harmon and the city of San Luis Obispo changed the celebration to Indigenous People’s day. Several states no longer celebrate Columbus day. Hawaii, Oregon, Vermont, Alaska, Florida and South Dakota. The first-ever Columbus day parade…

In Sports 10.05.2018

The Templeton Eagles coming of a 41-14 victory over Morro Bay, travel to Santa Maria to take on Pioneer Valley. Eagles coach Tyler Lane says the Eagles are preparing for a tough challenge. You can hear that game tonight here on KPRL. The Bearcats are at home against Arroyo Grande. The Eagles are 5-2 over…

Other Stories This Friday 10.05.2018

Flea-borne Typhus manifesting in LA. Several cases of the new disease discovered. Although the fleas can come from cats, rats, possums, and other furry pets. Animals do not get sick from Typhus, however, it can spread to humans. In Fullerton, officials started spraying to control west Nile virus. The chemical designed to kill mosquitoes that…

Woman’s Murder 10.05.2018

An Arroyo Grande man will stand trial for the murder of 26-year-old Kristen Marti, whose body was found in Prefumo canyon. Police believe she was murdered nearby in January. Her body was found in Prefumo creek. 36-year-old Robert Koehler faces a single count of murder. He was extradited from Minneapolis, where he and his wife…

Candidates Forum 10.05.2018

A candidates forum at the Elks Lodge last night, opened with the pledge of allegiance. The candidates forum went well, although it got pretty warm with 110 people in attendance. Several city officials were there, besides the candidates. Police chief Ty Lewis, fire chief Jonathon Stornetta, public works director Dick Mckinley and several others attended.…