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Fatal Stabbing 6.10.2019

Murder charges filed late last week against three people who stabbed a man to death in a gang-related attack in Santa Barbara. The charges relate to a fatal attack on Alberto Suarez Torres in the early morning hours on June first. The defendants are members of the westside criminal street gang. They drove into eastside…

Hepatitis A 6.10.2019

Three adults diagnosed with hepatitis A after a private catered event back on May 3rd. The county health department says it appears the cases are linked to a single common source. The health department is investigating these cases and contacting people who may have been exposed to the virus so they can get medical attention.…

California Medicaid 6.10.2019

Yesterday afternoon, democrats in the California legislature reached an agreement to provide full health benefits to some adults living in the country illegally. The plan is part of an overall strategy to spend $213 billion dollars of state and federal tax money over the next year. Low-income adults between 19 and 25 living in California…

Hot Weather 6.10.2019

Was it hot enough for over the weekend? Forecasters say temperatures will reach the 100 mark again today in the north county. A few degrees cooler tomorrow. We’ll see a cooling trend later this week with temperatures dropping into the mid 80’s by Friday. The hot and windy weather sparked a few fires in the…

International Donut Day 6.07.2019

Today is International Doughnut Day. Doughnut stores throughout the north county are gearing up for a busy Friday In Atascadero, SLODOCO is preparing thousands of exotic, fresh doughnuts. SLODOCO supervisor, Sameer Wahba, tells KPRL, SLODOCO Donuts in Atascadero is the company’s second store. The first is a 24-hour coffee and doughnut store off Foothill boulevard…

Sea Lion 6.07.2019

In Morro Bay Wednesday, a young sea lion crawled up onto the Embarcadero. Morro Bay police picked up the sea lion. The animal was turned over to the Marine Mammal Center, where it was given the name Gunther. A spokeswoman at the Marin Mammal Center says veterinarians will examine Gunther to determine if it is…

Power Outages 6.07.2019

PG and E is telling people in the north county to prepare for power interruptions this summer, some of which could last for hours. After lawsuits related to fires in northern California, the power company may shut off power lines during red flag weather, and other times when conditions are critically dry and windy. The…

Talk on the Block 6.07.2019

The final “Talk on the Block” attracted about 35 Atascadero residents to Monterey Road elementary school last night. Police chief Jerel Haley gave a power point overview detailing the city’s operation. Then, residents were given an opportunity to ask questions of city department heads who attended last night’s meeting. Mayor Heather Moreno tells KPRL a…

Graduation 6.07.2019

Commencement exercises continue for north county high schools. Last night, 165 members of Templeton high school’s class of 2019 received their diplomas in a ceremony held at the high school football field, clearly visible to those driving on 101 through Templeton. At War Memorial stadium in Paso Robles, hundreds of people turned out for Liberty…