• Paso Robles Press office is moving next week

    The Paso Robles Press is on the move. Starting Monday, July 1, the Paso Robles Press will begin moving its office from Riverside Avenue to its new location in the Bates Plaza, 945 Spring St., Suite 11.

  • Twin Cities Community Hospital receives Quality Achievement Award

    Twin Cities Community Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll. This award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

  • SLO County stakeholders eye expanded mental health services

    With more attendance from San Luis Obispo County Behavioral Health Department staff, and representatives from several nonprofit agencies seeking service funding, the mental health advisory committee stakeholder meeting at the San Luis Obispo Veterans Hall, April 30, was larger than usual.

  • New Templeton Advisory Group assembles

    The Templeton Area Advisory Group (TAAG) has reorganized following its elections last month, seating new members and electing new officers and committee chairs for 2019-2020. New board members Jon De Morales (delegate), Rocky Spurgeon (first alternate delegate), and Marie Roth (second alternate delegate) were seated based on the results of the March elections, while incumbents Chris Cobey and Bruce Jones were re-seated as delegates based on their re-election.

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SLO Sheriffs investigating a suspicious death in Paso Robles

PASO ROBLES — San Luis Obispo Sheriffs found a body of a male on Sunday, July 7, in Paso Robles and are conducting an investigation into a suspicious death. At approximately 6:54 a.m. the Sheriff's Office was contacted at about a possible body spotted on the side of the road off of Estrella Rd. near Hog Canyon.

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Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce begins promoting Brew Paso

To help get the word out about the growing craft beverage industry in Paso Robles, the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce put www.BrewPaso.com into play. Not only is the campaign and accompanying website a great marketing tool for the businesses, but it also provides useful information for prospective entrepreneurs looking to start a micro-brewery in the city’s Downtown.

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Louise Wood-Jennings

Louise Aleta Hulings-Wood-Jennings of Paso Robles passed away on March 30, 2019, with her daughters at her side. She was born in Emporia, Kan., on July 21, 1930, and arrived in Paso Robles in 1943. Louise graduated from Paso Robles High School in 1948, the same year she was crowned May Queen. In 1949, she married native Laurence Harley (Larry) Wood and they raised three daughters before his death in 1976. The family business was H.A. Wood Welding and Machine Shop at the 13th Street Bridge, (now TAPS).

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King City man drowns at Lake Nacimiento

A King City man drowned at Lake Nacimiento on Sunday, June 30, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office reported.

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Never too late to go Pro

PASO ROBLES — Tucked away on the East side of Paso Robles, behind the Food 4 Less and the Jack in the Box is a small fitness studio, named “The Studio” and inside of it trains a champion

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SLO Sheriffs investigating a suspicious death in Paso Robles

PASO ROBLES — San Luis Obispo Sheriffs found a body of a male on Sunday, July 7, in Paso Robles and are conducting an investigation into a suspicious death. At approximately 6:54 a.m. the Sheriff's Office was contacted at about a possible body spotted on the side of the road off of Estrella Rd. near Hog Canyon.

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Fires continue to burn within the communities of the North County

NORTH COUNTY — Cal Fire San Luis Obispo County responded to a garage and outbuilding that were fully engulfed in fire along with two acres of nearby vegetation in Paso Robles on June 23. Cal Fire San Luis Obispo arrived at about 4:51 p.m. and was able to clear the area in about an hour. They were assisted by Paso Robles Fire Department, Camp Roberts Fire Department, and San Miguel Fire Department. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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County Public Libraries partnering with Hearst Castle on centennials

COUNTY — This year marks the centennial of County Libraries and the 100th Anniversary of the ground-breaking for construction at Hearst Castle. California State Parks Museum Director Mary Levkoff and Guide Supervisor Aja Milne developed a summer schedule of programs to be held free of charge at county branches for the Adult Summer Reading program. Several branches will be hosting a Living History 1930’s Fashion Show, an interpretive experience of Hearst Castle with period pieces and reproductions on hand to try styles from this bygone era. Also scheduled are presentations on Chief Architect Julia Morgan; longtime Hearst companion and actress Marion Davies; W.R. Hearst and the Hollywood Connection; Hearst’s Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, and more.

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Master Gardeners now taking applications

COUNTY — Applications are now being accepted for the upcoming 2020 UC Master Gardener training class. The training class teaches research-based sustainable landscape practices. Certified Master Gardeners then extend that knowledge to residents of the county through workshops, newspaper articles, garden helplines, social media and other outreach efforts. Topics included during the training are botany, soils, entomology, irrigation, propagation, and more. Classes are taught by experts from the University of California and Cal Poly. Visit ucanr.edu/sites/mgslo/ to apply or attend the next informational meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the UCCE Auditorium, 2156 Sierra Way in San Luis Obispo.

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Reinstedt sisters presented their award winning film at the Exchange Club

NORTH COUNTY — Bethany and Abigail Reinstedt were guests of the Exchange Club of North San Luis Obispo County on June 11, and presented their short film, “The Chosen.” High school students, Bethany, and Abigail Reinstedt, residents of Bradley, spent their Christmas vacation producing their film at the end of 2018, the start of 2019 as their final for their home school Film Production class.

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    Commentary: Fires giving utilities vast new powers

    From the ashes of last year’s huge fires in Butte, Shasta, Lake and Los Angeles counties, this state’s utilities have suddenly acquired vast new powers to control and influence the lives of millions of Californians.

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    Striping project resumes this week on Highway 46 East

    COUNTY — A project to replace the roadway striping and pavement markers will resume on Highway 46 East beginning Tuesday, July 9 in the following locations: Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions on Hwy. 46 East from the US 101 Interchange to East of Airport on Tuesday, July 9 during the overnight hours from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

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    Commentary: Will PUC, utilities make fire victims of most Californians?

    Until now, the California Public Utilities Commission has appeared to work responsibly at minimizing future wildfire risks in this thoroughly singed state, certifying new safety plans from electric companies it regulates and imposing a few fines where the big utilities have been found negligent.

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    Boat on Lake Nacimiento takes on water

    LAKE NACIMIENTO — A boater on Lake Nacimiento was in trouble when his vessel started to take on water on Wednesday, June 18. Cal Fire San Luis Obispo County reported on 4:52 p.m. that a boat was taking on water and dispatched Cal Fire/County Fire Boat No. 33 to assist Monterey County Rangers near the mouth of Las Tablas Bay.

  • News

    Templeton building caught on fire

    TEMPLETON — An approximate 2,000 sq ft. structure was fully engulfed on 2500 block of Vineyard Drive on June 13. Firefighters from Cal Fire San Luis Obispo, Atascadero Fire, Templeton Fire, Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services and Atascadero State Hospital responded. According to scanner traffic there was an explosion right before the building caught on fire.

  • Opinion

    Commentary: The military-industrial complex strikes again

    A few months ago some friends and I visited the Pearl Harbor National Memorial complex in Honolulu, Hawai’i. The primary exhibits were designed (or deigned, I should say, for the complex was multi-layered, as we shall see) to honor those in the military that lost their lives in the surprise attack on the U.S. Navy and Air Force at Pearl Harbor and other parts of Oahu and the Hawaiian islands by the Japanese Air Force on December 7, 1941.

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    Highway 1 paving between Harmony and Cambria begins next week

    COUNTY — A project to resurface the pavement on Highway 1 from just north of Harmony Valley Road to Cambria Pines Road will begin on Monday, June 10. Motorists will encounter alternating lane closures with flaggers Sunday night through Friday morning from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Construction will also take place Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Fridays from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Motorists can expect delays not to exceed 15 minutes. Electronic message boards will inform the public about this roadwork. This project will result in a smooth ride for everyone.

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    Highway 46 East striping improvement project begins next week

    COUNTY — A project to replace the roadway striping and pavement markers began on Highway 46 East on Sunday, June 2. Motorists will encounter lane closures in each direction of Highway 46 East from west of Lucy Brown Road to the Kern County Line Sunday night through Friday morning during the overnight hours between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Motorists can expect minimal delays during this roadwork.

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2019 Templeton Fourth of July Parade

Thousands of people lined the streets of Templeton for the annual Fourth of July Parade. The event featured plenty of red, white and blue and started with a Pancake Breakfast in the park put on by Templeton Firefighter’s Association. The parade is put on each year by the Rotary Club of Templeton and began at 10 a.m. More than 60 entries, including four grand marshals, made their way on the circular parade route — up Crocker Street and back down Main Street from 1st to 8th streets. Following the parade, there was live music and food and craft vendors at the Templeton Park until 3 p.m. (Photos by Brian Williams)