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Sobriety Check Point 9.18.2018

A DUI/driver’s license check point last night on Niblick road in Paso Robles. Motor officer Ketchum was in charge. He tells KPRL it was a successful operation. That checkpoint operated from six to until around one. Next to the Redeemer baptist church on Niblick near Country Club road. The checkpoint was paid for by a…

Faces of Freedom 9.18.2018

Atascadero’s Faces of Freedom Memorial Foundation is looking for a few good men and women. Colonel Bill Hatch tells KPRL, the Faces of Freedom Foundation Memorial is going to hold a meeting next Monday to recruit new members. The Veterans Day ceremony on schedule for Sunday, November eleventh from eleven until twelve noon.

Paso Talks 9.18.2018

Another ‘Paso Talks’ event last night at the library conference room. This one about water. Mayor Steve Martin tells KPRL residents raised a lot of questions about water, its sources, recycling and purple pipelines planned for Paso Robles. A fourth “Paso Talks” event will be held at La Bellaserra tomorrow night. Another “Paso Talks” discussion…

In Sports 9.17.2018

The Paso Robles Bearcats beat Pioneer Valley 21-7 Friday night in Santa Maria. The Bearcats improve to 2-3 for the season. They take on Sanger next Friday night at War Memorial stadium. Sanger is 3-1. The Atascadero Greyhounds lost to Redwood high school in Visalia, 48-14. The Greyhounds fall to 0-4. They travel to Santa…

Santa Barbara Teen 9.17.2018

A Santa Barbara teenager driving home from school saw a purse in the road, so he stopped to check it out. 16-year-old Rhami Zeini discovered ten thousand dollars in cash inside the purse. There was no identification. He took it to the sheriff’s department and they located the owner of the purse. The woman who…

Donut Shop 9.17.2018

If you’re looking to put on some pounds, a new donut shop has opened in San Luis Obispo which calls itself a “do-it-yourself donut shop.” The downtown Donut Factory on Higuera street allows people to choose their own donut flavor, icing, toppings and drizzle. There are about 29 to choose from. The toppings include butterfinger,…

Rocket at Vandenberg 9.17.2018

A Delta II rocket blasted into space early Saturday morning from Vandenberg air force base on board, a Cube Sat from Cal Poly. The satellite is about the size of a softball. One of the Cube Sats includes the damping and vibrations experiment…or DAVE. Which Cal Poly students are utilizing. It studies the behavior of…

Statue at SF City Hall 9.17.2018

In San Francisco Saturday, a 19th century statue was removed from its historic spot by city hall. The statue depicts a native American at the feet of a Spanish cowboy, or vaquero, and a catholic missionary. Some said the statue was racist. Native American activists have lobbied for its removal for decades. Saturday, they removed…