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JC Penny 6.09.2020

Currently bankrupt, JC Penny announced plans to close more than 150 stores, including its store in Paso Robles. As a nonessential retail store, JC Penny was forced to close its store because of the pandemic. On May 15th, the company filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection. The company is hoping to emerge as a smaller…

Protest in San Luis 6.09.2020

Another protest in downtown San Luis Obispo yesterday. It began around 4:30 yesterday afternoon and lasted until around 6:30. Organizers said they are asking San Luis Obispo county to divert county spending away from law enforcement toward mental health and community non-profits. The current county budget is showing a deficit of about $56 million dollars…

Men on Roofs 6.09.2020

More discussion tonight about men who stood with rifles on the roofs of their businesses in Arroyo Grande during a recent protest for black lives matter. John Hacklmean operates The Pit martial arts studio. He tells KSBY the intent was to protect his property. He says he heard rumors that protesters were being bused in.…

Paso Robles School District 6.09.2020

Paso Robles school board meets tonight. It’s a virtual meeting which you can watch on YouTube. They Zoom the meeting so you’ll see all the trustees and some of the administrators on the screen configured similar to Hollywood Squares. Some are at home. Some are at their offices. The school board will talk about the…

San Luis Obispo County Supervisors 6.08.2020

Budget hearings continue today for San Luis Obispo county supervisors. Proposals include a 1.3 million dollar budget cut for the sheriff’s department. The public is encouraged to call in and provide input. You may call in before the meeting. Or you may call during that particular item’s discussion. There are two separate numbers. If you…

Atascadero City Council 6.09.2020

Atascadero city council meets tonight in a virtual meeting. You can hear the meeting live here on KPRL beginning at 6:00. The council will get a report on Covid 19 issues from mayor Heather Moreno and city manger Rachelle Rickard. The council will also discuss assessments for Apple Valley assessment district, de Anza estates assessment…

It’s Getting Hot 6.09.2020

Now that the wind has subsided, prepare yourself for more hot weather. Forecasters predicting it will get up into the mid 90’s today in the north county. Tomorrow, high temperatures may reach 100. Then the north county will cool off again Friday and Saturday, high temperatures near 80. Days are getting way longer. Have you…

Shandon High Graduation 6.08.2020

Drive through graduation ceremonies were held at several local high school last week. Atascadero, Templeton and Mission Prep holding drive through graduations. Friday night, Shandon had a drive through graduation for 19 graduating seniors. Isaac Lopez was class valedictorian. Kayla Hurl was salutatorian. Paso Robles high school will conduct 16-20 graduation ceremonies at War Memorial…