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Paso Robles School Board 1.11.2021

The Paso Robles school board met Saturday at the district office to discuss the recent grand jury report entitled, Paso Robles School District, A Cautionary Tale. The grand jury investigation into mismanagement by superintendent Chris Willams and his staff produced a report with three sections. School district leadership, district reserve management and the aquatic complex.…

SLO Co Covid Update 1.08.2021

San Luis Obispo county reports 412 new cases of Covid-19 yesterday. That puts the county over the 3,000 active cases. No additional deaths reported. So far, 95 people have died with coronavirus. The average age of those people who died is over 85. Meanwhile, the FDA approves a new at home Covid-19 test. It is…

SLO DA 1.08.2021

San Luis Obsipo district attorney says that there may be a court challenge to a local judge’s ruling that the San Luis Obispo district attorney’s office may not prosecute black lives matter protest leader Tiana Arata. Superior court judge Matthew Guerrero ruled that the DA’s office could not prosecute Arata for leading protesters onto 101,…

PRJUSD 1.08.2021

Tomorrow, the Paso Robles school board is holding a meeting to discuss the grand jury report criticizing the district for mismanagement during the tenure of superintendent Chris Williams. You may remember three years ago, Chris Williams announced the aquatic complex to a crowded school district board room. He called it the fastest pool in the…

New Tower For KPRL 1.07.2021

A new tower for KPRL went up Tuesday near River Oaks Spa in Paso Robles. After power is hooked up by PG and E, the transmitter will be moved to the new tower site. There be a short interruption during that transfer of equipment, but afterward listeners may notice a stronger clearer signal. The new…

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Other Stories This Thursday 1.07.2021

Burglars ransack a cannabis store in San Luis early Monday, stealing half the inventory in the Hemp Shack. They stole merchandise including jewelry, clothing, and wallets. In Grover Beach Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff’s deputy crashed a county vehicle into a palm tree. The deputy was transported to a local hospital. High surf warning issued for…

CA State Stimulus 1.07.2021

Governor Gavin Newsom is calling for the state to send new $600 stimulus payments to low-income residents. The cash would add to the $600 in federal stimulus payments that congress approved last month. Unlike the federal money, illegal immigrants would be eligible for the California payments. Newsom’s proposal is part of a broader economic relief…