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Other Stories This Tuesday 02.08.2022

A drug bust in San Luis nets more than a million dollars in drugs. Bags of fentanyl, OxyContin, Xanax, cocaine and other drugs confiscated in the heist on the 20 block of Chorro street. An apartment on Capistrano street in Atascadero broken into. Police suspect it may be someone from the homeless encampment between Capistrano…

Dalila Epperson 02.08.2022

The June primary includes the first election for the new 19th congressional district. Recently congressman Jimmy Panetta visited the north county on a campaign swing. On the republican side, Dalila Epperson is also running for the seat. Dalila is an Italian name which is her background. Her mother was first generation, and when her dad…

Atascadero City Council 02.08.2022

Atascadero city council meets tonight, virtually. You can listen to the meeting live here on KPRL beginning at 6:00. City manager Rachelle Rickard may comment on a great Valentine’s day promotion. You can name a cockroach at the Charles Paddock Zoo after your sweetheart. Go to the Atascadero city website to learn more about how…

PRJUSD School Board 02.08.2022

Tonight, the Paso Robles school board is expected to choose between two options for utilizing elementary schools. Option A would move the dual immersion program from Georgia Brown to Speck. When Georgia Brown is renovated in a few years, Speck students will make that their new home. That’s option A. Option B is the status…

Opener For Tuesday 02.08.2022

Details are sketchy, but we learn that yesterday afternoon a Flamson middle school student walking with friends on the railroad tracks was struck and killed by a northbound train. The student has not been identified. The accident occurred near 36th and Park at the north end of Paso Robles. Teachers and counselors are preparing for…

North County Weather 02.07.2022

Sunny today and warmer, highs near 73. WSW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Overnight, clear skies and cold, lows near 33 with light variable winds. Tomorrow, mostly sunny and warmer, highs near 75. NE winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the week. Highs in the mid to…

In Sports 02.07.2022

The Paso Robles high school boys basketball team lost to Nipomo 79-59 at Gil Asa gym Friday night. The Paso Robles girls basketball team lost at Nipomo 66-46. The Atascadero boys basketball team beat Righetti in Santa Maria 95-87. In soccer, the Templeton boys soccer team lost at Morro Bay, 4-1. The Templeton girls soccer…

San Luis Hotel 02.07.2022

If you stay at a hotel in San Luis during midweek, they’ll give you $100 in gifts. The promotion designed to bring people into San Luis for a two-night midweek stay. That runs from now until the end of March. If you stay two nights they give you $100 in gift cards. No gift card…

Controlled Burns Near Cambria 02.07.2022

A series of prescribed burns are scheduled to begin on today in Cambria. CAL FIRE San Luis Obispo county says 250 piles of overgrown vegetation will be removed. CAL FIRE Battalion Chief Dennis O’Neil says, “We plan to conduct these burns with as little smoke impact to the surrounding homes and communities as possible. It…