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Sensorio 5.17.2019

This Sunday, Sensorio opens off 46 east. The colorful solar-powered light show was created by artist Bruce Munro. The field of light will be on display Wednesdays through Sundays until next January. Its open from 7 to 11. Walkways around the landscape guide you through the light show. Adult admission is $27 Wednesday and Thursday.…

LakeFest 5.17.2019

Have you seen Atascadero lake recently? The winter rains have filled that lake. The friends of Atascadero Lake are celebrating. It’s called LakeFest. LakeFest is tomorrow from 10-4, the Friends of the Lake celebrate the lake with LakeFest. It’s free to attend.

Paso Robles Wine Festival 5.17.2019

The Paso Robles Wine Festival kicks off today in Paso Robles with a sold-out reserve event this evening. The big event is tomorrow at the downtown city park in Paso Robles. Tickets for tomorrow’s event are still available. Go to the website pasowine.com. The reserve event this evening is sold out. You may be able…

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Other Stories This Friday 5.17.2019

Schools are closed in LA Capital. Mexico city officials canceled classes for millions of students for the second straight day yesterday. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum says schools will be closed again today in Mexico City. Former president Jimmy Carter says he will teach Sunday school this weekend, after getting a hit replacement this past week. He…

Edgar Morales 5.17.2019

A Nipomo man with two prior DUI’s was driving on a suspended license when he crossed into oncoming traffic and crashed into another car. An 82-year-old woman died in the crash. 23-year-old Edgar Morales was more than three times over the legal limit to drive when he struck the car head on. Maria Medina of…

Goleta Shooting 5.17.2019

We learn more about the fatal officer-involved shooting which occurred last week in Goleta. According to Kelly Hoover of the Santa Barbara county sheriff’s department, 32-year-old Francisco Antonio Alcaraz Jr., was a documented gang member from the Santa Barbara area. He was wanted for attempted murder due to his involvement in a suspected gang related…

Cinco de Mayo 5.17.2019

We learn more about that shooting at the Oceano Dunes early on Cinco de Mayo. District attorney Dan Dow talked with KPRL shortly after the shooting incident. State park officials now say that the shooting occurred in the wee hours on el Cinco de Mayo at a concert at the dunes which attracted about one…

Bill Hatch Obituary 5.17.2019

Colonel Bill Hatch died yesterday after a battle with cancer. Colonel Hatch graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1972. He served in the Gulf War and many other regions during his long military career- 42 years of active duty. He served as commander of Camp Roberts. Colonel Hatch also played…

Rainfall 5.17.2019

Rainfall Wednesday night and early yesterday morning reached 1.65 inches on Rocky Butte, on the north coast. Cambria received an inch of rain. Atascadero received about one tenth of an inch. Paso Robles about two tenths. Regardless, more rain is on the way. We may see a few rain showers beginning around 4:00 tomorrow afternoon.…

In Sports 5.16.2019

Mostly sunny today, highs in the mid 60’s. Westerly winds 15 to 25 miles per hour. Tonight, mostly clear, lows in the mid 40’s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny, highs near 70. NNW winds 10 to 20 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for light rain late Saturday through Sunday morning.