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Colony House Move 7.10.2018

A big event tonight in Atascadero. Jim Wilkins of the Historical Society and a few helpers are moving a Colony house from Del Rio road down El Camino Real to the Colony Heritage Center. Jim Wilkins of the Atascadero Historical Society is coordinating the move. Around nine tonight, he and his volunteers will move an…

Faces of Freedom Theft 7.10.2018

The Atascadero police identify the suspect in the theft of a flower urn from the veterans memorial Saturday night. Jeff Wilshusen tells KPRL: The suspect is identified as 40-year-old Juan Sosa of Atascadero. Police say the stolen flower urn has been returned to the Veterans memorial. It was placed there to remember a fallen soldier.…

Crabs 7.09.2018

Photo courtesy of Todd Street The shells of thousands of small red crabs litter the beaches of Montana de Oro. The tuna crabs washed up last week. Department of Fish and Wildlife Lt. Todd Tognazzzini says the red crabs appear on local beaches every few years. The last notable sightings were in 2003 or 2004.…

Camp Roberts 7.09.2018

Camp Roberts is still looking to hire 100 temporary employees to help with National Guard training this summer. They held a job fair Tuesday, and only 24 people attended. The jobs will run for about four weeks. Pay starts at $16.58 per hour. To apply, go to tadpgs.com. They need a lot more people beginning…

Sexual Assault 7.09.2018

San Luis Obispo police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a woman in her home early Sunday morning. The assault occurred on Los Palos drive near Los Osos Valley road. The woman told police she awakened to find a strange man in her bedroom. He threatened her with a sharp object, then sexually…

Fire In Northern California 7.09.2018

A wildfire at the north end of California burned timber and brush near the Oregon border. One person died in the flames. The fire threatened 300 homes near Hornbook, which is a small town about 14 miles south of the Oregon border. Several buildings were burned. In southern Oregon, officials warned hikers and other outdoor…

Holiday Fire 7.09.2018

Over the weekend, the Holiday fire in Goleta destroys 13 homes, and a total of 28 structures. It burned just over 100 acres, but was 80% contained yesterday. Officials expect full containment by Wednesday. It started Friday in the 1500 block of Holiday Hill road. Sun-downer winds and triple digit temperatures spread the fire. The…

Sales Tax Forum 7.09.2018

The city of Paso Robles is considering a one per cent sales tax measure to fund projects that were delayed or cut over the past ten years. Specifically, road maintenance. City manager Tom Frutchey tells KPRL, roads in Paso Robles are deteriorating and additional moneys are needed to repair them. One week from tonight, the…