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Arrested Teen 7.22.2020

Atascadero police arrest a Paso Robles teenager in connection with Sunday’s car chase and crash into a light pole. Police say they tried to check on a vehicle in the Paloma Creek park parking lot just after 11 Sunday night. The driver took off and the chase began. The car crashed into a light pole…

Another Protest in SLO 7.22.2020

Another black lives matter protest yesterday afternoon in San Luis Obispo. Protesters said they were angry about comments made by San Luis Obispo county sheriff Ian Parkinson at a meeting in Atascadero two weeks ago. At the Tea Party meeting on July 6th, the sheriff allegedly condemned violent protests. Yesterday, protesters in San Luis Obispo…

Paso Robles Schools 7.22.2020

Tonight, Paso Robles schools superintendent Curt Dubost and administrator Nate Maas will hold another streamed conversation to update families and community members about distance learning, home school and independent study options. There will also be a short update from special education. The conversation will be at six this evening on YouTube. Go to the school…

North County Weather 7.21.2020

Morning clouds becoming mostly sunny this afternoon . High’s near 90. Westerly winds 5-10 miles per hour. Overnight, partly cloudy w/ lows in the low 50’s. SW winds at 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after morning clouds, highs in the upper 70’s. SW winds 20-30 miles per hour tomorrow. The extended forecast calls for mostly…

Protect Atascadero 7.21.2020

Protect Atascadero getting a lot of compliments for giving police officers gift baskets to thank them for their service. Protect Atascadero planning their next promotion. Co-founder Amanda Hawkins telling KPRL they’re planning a meeting on a neighborhood watch program in Atascadero. No date set for the meeting. We’ll let you know when they set a…

Vehicle Pursuit 7.21.2020

A vehicle pursuit in Atascadero ended in a search early yesterday morning for an armed suspect. The incident began at 11:11 Sunday night when an Atascadero police officer conducted a check on a car in the parking lot at Paloma Creek park. During the contact, the driver fled and that started the vehicle pursuit. It…

Highway 101 Roadwork 7.21.2020

Road work continues today which will impact commuters on highway 101. The roadwork is scheduled to continue through Wednesday between the hours of 6 and 11. One lane in each direction will be closed between Traffic way in Atascadero and highway 58 near Santa Margarita. So you can expect back-ups during the morning commute on…

Paso Robles City Council Meeting 7.21.2020

Paso Robles city council meets tonight, virtually. You can hear the meeting live here on KPRL. It will also be live-streamed on YouTube. You can access it at www.prcity.com/youtube. The council to consider a one percent increase in the city’s sales tax and transient occupancy tax (TOT). They will also revisit the Salinas riverbed issue.…