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Driver’s License 7.15.2020

dmv If you’re 70 or older and your driver’s license is about to expire, good news from the California DMV. Your license will be extended for another year. That’s so you don’t have to visit a DMV field office during the alleged pandemic. The extension is automatic. But if you’re over 70, you’re encouraged stay…

Coronavirus 7.15.2020

San Luis Obispo county reports another 72 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in San Luis Obispo county. That brings the total number of coronavirus to 10078 since they began counting in mid March. County health officer Penny Borenstein says the testing is getting more difficult. The demand is slowing the process. You may have to…

PRJUSD 7.15.2020

The superintendent of the Paso Robles school district to talk to parents tonight about the upcoming school year. Dr. Curt Dubost sending out an announcement about the talk tonight. We hope this message finds you and your loved ones well and healthy. This evening, July 15 at 6 pm, superintendent Curt Dubost and director of…

Newsom Orders More Closures 7.14.2020

The governor closes down many business in the state, citing a surge in the coronavirus. San Luis Obispo county is added to the state’s watch list for surging cases of the virus. It means a number of businesses are forced to close or alter their operations. Bars, brew pubs, breweries, indoor restaurants, indoor wineries and…

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Dead Man In Street 7.14.2020

In Morro Bay yesterday, a dead man was discovered in the middle of the street in the area of Harbor and Piney way. At 2:53 in the morning, police and fire personnel responded to the area. They discovered the man was in fact deceased. The investigation into his death is on-going. Police have not released…

Birthday For Keefer 7.14.2020

A drive-by birthday party for 95-year-old Don Keefer yesterday in Paso Robles. The former city manager of the city couldn’t have a traditional birthday, because of the Covid-19 restrictions, so people drove by in cars festooned with flags and birthday greetings. KPRL talked with his grand daughter, Julie Bell. She says Don Keefer is remarkably…

North County Weather 7.10.2020

Sunny today, high’s near 100. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Overnight, clear with lows in the mid 50’s. NW winds 10-20 mph. Tomorrow, sunny, highs in the upper 90’s. NW winds 10-20 miles per hour tomorrow. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the weekend, warming up to about 103 on Sunday.…

James Papp Fired 7.10.2020

The chairman of the San Luis Obispo Cultural Heritage Commission is fired after city council members say he was rude and disrespectful. James Papp says he carried out his duties assessing historic preservation. The San Luis Obispo city council votes 5-0 to remove him. Afterwards, Papp announced that he’s now running for city council. Papp…