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Two Fires 7.11.2019

Two fires in the north county in the past 24-hours. A house fire started shortly after one thirty yesterday afternoon in Shandon. The house is located on the 300 block of Mesa Grande drive near El Portal. Initially, a fence caught fire. The flames spread to the house. Firefighters knocked down the fire in 30…

Kidnapping Son 7.11.2019

A Paso Robles woman arrested for allegedly kidnapping her son at knife-point yesterday. The incident occurred yesterday during a supervised visit at a park in Paso Robles. The one year-old boy taken from a child welfare services worker at the park around 9:15 yesterday morning. 25-year-old Rashawana Bullock of rural Paso Robles and her mother,…

North County Weather 7.10.2019

Mostly sunny today with highs in the low 90’s. Winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, partly cloudy with lows near 55. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs near 99. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through the week with highs reaching 100 by…

Habit Burger 7.10.2019

Today, habit burger is opening a new store in Atascadero. The store to open in the 7300 block of El Camino Real. The restaurant will employ about 35 people. Habit Burger is located in the lot which was the former home of Coco’s Bakery restaurant. That building was demolished. The hamburger chain started in 1969…

Diablo Closure 7.10.2019

A new study by UC Berkeley indicates closing the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant will reduce economic activity in San Luis Obispo county by $801 million dollars. The study was mandated by senate bill 968. It found the closure of Diablo would have less impact than previous estimates. An earlier estimate put the figure at…

Paso Robles School 7.10.2019

Dr. Curt Dubost officially took office as superintendent of the Paso Robles school district on the first of July. He’s not a newcomer to the north county. Dr. Dubost tells KPRL about his family history in the north county going back to the 19th century. As miners, the Dubost family moved from Cherbourg, France to…

Coastal Commission and Oceano Dunes 7.10.2019

Thursday morning in San Luis Obispo, the California Coastal Commission will discuss a staff recommendation that the Oceano Dunes be closed to off-road vehicles. Jim Suty is president of the Friends of the Oceano Dunes. He tells KPRL the dunes were in Nipomo there long before off-road vehicles. The coastal commission meeting to discuss the…