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Other Stories This Tuesday 8.27.2019

A preliminary hearing yesterday for 19-year-old Francisco Orozco of Oakland, who is accused of shooting people at an non permitted concert at the Oceano dunes May 4th. He’s pleaded not guilty. Six people were wounded in the shooting. Good news on the fire front. Fewer acres have burned this year in California than in any…

Sewage Closes Bauer Speck 8.27.2019

A sewage back-up forced closure yesterday of the preschool classroom at the new portable campus of Bauer Speck elementary school in Paso Robles. Preschool students were sent home yesterday. Heavy usage of the bathrooms at War Memorial stadium during Friday’s football game may have overloaded the sewer system. The cause of the back-up was a…

Paso Parking 8.27.2019

The new parking kiosks in downtown Paso Robles enjoying a two week anniversary this week. Commander Caleb Davis of the Paso Robles police department tells KPRL, “so far, so good.” The parking ambassador has been writing warnings to those who do not register they’re car license number in one of the kiosks. Repeat warnings will…

North County Weather 8.26.2019

Sunny today, highs near 100. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows near 60. SW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny, highs near 100. W winds 15-25 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for sunshine with temperatures in the low 90’s Wednesday and Thursday. Then climbing up into the mid…

In High School Sports 8.26.2019

Friday night kicked off high school football for north county teams. The Templeton Eagles traveled to the hot and humid San Joaquin valley for a game against Caruthers Friday evening. The Eagles upset the Blue Raiders 32-6. The Paso Robles Bearcats shut out by Liberty of Bakersfield 24-0. Atascadero lost to Sunnyside in Fresno 30-7.…

Trading Day 8.26.2019

Trading Day and Kids Flea Market Saturday at the downtown city park in Paso Robles. There were also some educational booths. The air pollution control district’s Jackie Mansoor surveyed people who walked through the park. Trading Day is an annual event in Paso Robles.

Pioneer Day 8.26.2019

A good turn out in San Miguel yesterday for the Old Timers Picnic. Pioneer royalty was on hand. The queen this year is Milene Barlogio Radford two Marshals this year, brother Thomas Hardin Moore and Lawrence Duane Moore are Marshals of Pioneer Day in 2019. The Pioneer Day Belle is Paso Robles high school senior…

Gas Prices 8.26.2019

The average price of regular-grade gas in the US drops 8 cents a gallon over the past two weeks. The national average is $2.66 per gallon. That’s about 25 cents cheaper than what it was one year ago. The highest average is $3.57 a gallon in Honolulu. The lowest is $2.07 a gallon in Baton…

Measure A – Save Templeton Fire 8.26.2019

If you have not yet voted in Templeton’s election, you have until tomorrow to mail in your ballot. Proponents call Measure A “Save Templeton Fire.” The flat parcel tax would raise money to fund Templeton’s fire department. Jessica Main is with the Templeton Chamber of Commerce. “Measure A” mail-in ballots have to be sent to…