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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…

Shandon Fire 7.10.2019

The Gillis fire in Shandon is now 90% contained. It’s burned about one thousand acres near Shandon. The fire started Sunday afternoon on South Gillis road near San Juan road. Forward progress was stopped by 6:40 Sunday night. Cal Fire’s Clint Bullard tells KSBY they’ll be out there again today. Cal Fire’s Clint Bullard says…

Sherry Gong 7.10.2019

Sherry Gong repays most of the money she allegedly embezzled from the Atascadero band Booster club. She admits to embezzling $32,554 dollars. Her attorney says she gave Atascadero police cashier’s checks for $28,500. if that’s the case, she still owes $4,054. The San Luis Obispo county district attorney’s office filed three felony counts of grand…

North County Weather 7.09.2019

Mostly sunny today with highs near 85. NW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, partly cloudy with lows near 55. WNW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tomorrow, sunny with highs near 95. N winds 10-20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny weather through the week with highs reaching 100 by Friday…

California Mid State Fair 7.09.2019

The California Mid-State fair is calling all kids ages four to seven, weighing less than 60 pounds to participate in the Mutton Bustin’ Showcase. The event will take place Saturday evening July 27th at the Chumash grandstand arena starting at 6:30. 15 children will be randomly chosen to participate from the pool of entrees. Parents…