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KPRL Listener Quote 2.12.2021

People who are afraid to get sick want healthy people to wear masks. People who want to depopulate the planet demand forced vaccinations. People who are burning down cities, destroying business fronts and punching the elderly want to take your guns away. People who demand tolerance want half the country canceled. People who want open…

North County Weather 2.10.2021

Partly cloudy skies today with plenty of sunshine. Highs this afternoon near 67. NNW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Clear to partly cloudy skies tonight, lows near 39 with light winds. Mostly cloudy tomorrow with a 50% chance of rain late Thursday night and early Friday morning, highs around 67. The extended forecast calls for…

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Mars Aircraft 2.10.2021

The United Arab Emirates has launched a spacecraft which is now in orbit around mars. It’s the Arab World’s first interplanetary mission. The space crafted recently reached the end of its nearly seven month, 300-million mile journey. The space craft is called Amal. Which is Arabic for hope. Two more unmanned spacecraft from the US…

Great White Sharks 2.10.2021

Researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium says there’s a dramatic increase in the number of great white sharks swimming in Monterey Bay. The habitat includes an area off Santa Cruz county where a surfer was killed by a shark last year. The new study was published yesterday. It indicates the sharks swim in groups in…

Atascadero City Council 2.10.2021

The Atascadero city council held a virtual meeting last night, broadcast from the rotunda. They thanked and honored retiring members of the Atascadero planning commission for their service. Charles Borbeau talked about his appointee, Tom Zirk, thanking him for his service. Jan Wolfe also served on the planning commission. . Duane Anderson and Mike Shaw…

Morro Bay Teacher Arrested 2.10.2021

We learn more about the former Morro Bay high school teacher who is under investigation for sexual misconduct. Morro Bay police say they arrested the teacher on suspicion of having sex with a student and other sexual misconduct. 24-year-old Tyler Andree was arrested Monday afternoon after a three week investigation. He was booked into the…

Gavin Newsom 2.10.2021

Governor Gavin Newsom says he’s getting close to a deal with the teachers union to reopen elementary schools. He says he hopes to announce a final plan later this week. He met with lawmakers Monday night. The sticking point has been vaccines and whether teachers will need to be vaccinated before returning to the classroom.…

PRJUSD School Board Meeting 2.10.2021

The Paso Robles Joint Unified School District (PRJUSD) Board of Trustees met for over five hours Tuesday evening after an hour long meeting in closed session. At the beginning of the meeting, the board received a live virtual report from Principal Kelly Ward of Kermit King Elementary School with recorded presentations by staff, students and…

Opener 2.10.2021

Mostly sunny skies in the north county today, after the fog and low clouds dissipate. Tomorrow we’ll see more clouds, and a 50% chance of rain late tomorrow night and early Friday morning. Sunny skies Friday and most of Saturday. A chance of rain late Saturday. So, it’s every other day this week, sunshine then…

North County Weather 2.08.2021

Clouds and sunny skies today, highs this afternoon near 68. SSW winds 5-10 miles per hour. Cloudy skies tonight, lows near 43, SSW winds 5-10. Cloudy skies tomorrow, highs around 64. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies Wednesday. Then showers on Thursday, sunny Friday, and afternoon showers Saturday.