• Community invited to get a taste of Cuesta College at Cougar Welcome Days

    PASO ROBLES — The public is invited to come onto Cuesta College’s San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles campuses during the month of April to get a taste of college life and register for courses during the college’s inaugural Cougar Welcome Days. Potential students and their families will have the opportunity to tour the campus, learn about Career Technical Education and academic programs from faculty, and speak with financial aid representatives who can assist with filling out FAFSA and Dream Act forms. In addition, college representatives will be on hand to assist in the registration process for both the upcoming Summer and Fall 2018 semesters.

  • Council appoints new chiefs

    PASO ROBLES — The Paso Robles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the appointment of Interim Fire Chief Jonathan Stornetta to the position of Fire Chief and Police Commander Ty Lewis to the position of Police Chief. Stornetta has been serving as the interim fire chief for Paso Robles for the past six months and his appointment as chief took effect immediately. Lewis’ appointment to chief will take effect when current police chief Robert Burton retires on June 25. Normally, staff appointments would be included on the Council’s consent agenda and wouldn’t be discussed during the public meeting, but City Manager Tom Frutchey said he made an exception for these two appointments.

  • Public input needed for county-wide parks study

    SAN LUIS OBISPO — The County of San Luis Obispo has commissioned a Parks and Recreation Needs Assessment and Trends Analysis survey as part of an effort to gather information on the needs and wants of the community. Input from the community is an important part of this process and helps the County to tailor priorities to reflect the community’s desires and needs.

  • Spots open at Paso CSD

    PASO ROBLES –The Paso Robles Community Services Department has 11 available positions for four city boards or advisory bodies including the City Library Board of Trustees, Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee, Senior Citizen Advisory Committee and the Paso Robles Youth Commission. Members serve one to three year terms that begin on July 1 of each year. Applications for the Library, Parks & Recreation and Senior Citizen positions are due to the City by Friday, March 30 by 5 p.m. Youth Commission applications are due by Friday, April 13 by 5 p.m. Applications are available on the City’s website at http://www.prcity.com/government/advisorybodies/.

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Invitation to participate in Sagebrush Days on April 28

SAN MIGUEL — San Miguel continues its Sagebrush Days Annual Parade and Peddlers Faire on April 28 and invites you to be a participant. The Peddlers Faire begins at 8 a.m. on Mission Street and along 112th St. between L St. and Mission St. The parade line-up is at 10 a.m. beginning from 13th St. and Mission St. and starts at 11 a.m. Contact Mike Sanders, Parade Chairman, at [email protected] for an application for either Parade or Peddlers Faire or download these from at www.sanmiguelchamber.org.

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Child bicyclist struck by vehicle

TEMPLETON — The California Highway Patrol is investigating a collision involving a vehicle and a child on a bicycle that occurred in Templeton earlier this morning.

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Package theft suspect identified

PASO ROBLES – On Wednesday, April 11, at approximately 12:35 p.m., the Paso Robles Police Department received a report of a theft that had occurred earlier at a residence in the 500 block of Red Cloud Road. According to the reporting party, an unknown male suspect stole an unattended package from her front porch and the theft was captured on her home security surveillance system.

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Vendors needed at Main Street event

PASO ROBLES — Vendor spaces are available for an opportunity to indulge in the joys of recycled treasures in downtown Paso Robles and at the same time, enjoy the vintage sidecars, motorcycles and vintage British cars of days gone by. Collectors, dealers, crafters, and garden enthusiasts are invited to participate in the Recycled Treasures portion of our Vintage Sidecar, Recycled Treasures, Pre-1950 Motorcycles & Vintage British Cars event on Saturday, April 21, 2018, in the downtown city park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spaces are approximately 15 feet by 15 feet and cost $55 each. Admission is free to the public.

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Library to host info session about Volunteer Program

PASO ROBLES – The public is invited to attend the Paso Robles City Library’s Volunteer Program Information Session on Tuesday, April 17, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Library Conference Room. The Library Volunteer Program, since 1995, has continued to grow and today is one of California’s most innovative models of volunteerism in library service. Learn about the kinds of work library volunteers do, how their service benefits the library, how volunteering in the library can benefit you, and how to become a library volunteer. A short tour of the library’s volunteer opportunities will be available after the program. Light refreshments will be served.

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    Assemblyman Cunningham praises Uber’s new App feature

    SACRAMENTO — Wednesday, Uber announced a new security feature that will allow users to contact 911 via the Uber app. Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham praised the move as a step forward since a recent incident in San Luis Obispo when an Uber driver was charged for burglarizing and sexually assaulting four young victims.

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    APCD seeks input for grants

    SAN LUIS OBISPO — The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District is hosting a series of workshops to gain local community input on air protection grant funding opportunities in their areas.

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    County expands code enforcement service hours

    SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — The San Luis Obispo County Department of Planning and Building, Code Enforcement will begin weekend and holiday on-call service to the unincorporated areas of the county. Beginning on Friday May 4, residents can call (805) 788-2350 and speak directly with the on-call County Code Enforcement Officer.

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    Templeton yard sale this weekend

    TEMPLETON — Templeton’s annual community-wide yard sale Clutter to Cash is back. More than 75-100 garage and yard sales will be held throughout the community starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 14. This event is geared toward keeping unwanted, but useful things out of landfills. Remember: one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. The event promotes recycling, reuse and upcycling. Shoppers can find yard sale addresses and brief description of items for sale on printed maps that will be available this Friday, April 13 at Noon at the Templeton Community Services District Office, Templeton Market and Deli, and Templeton Donuts, as well as online at www.templetoncsd.org.

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    Numerous Highway 101 improvements coming in April

    SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — A project to improve eight miles in both directions of US Highway 101 from San Miguel to Camp Roberts in Monterey County will continue on Wednesday, April 11 with pothole repair in the following locations: Motorists traveling southbound on US Highway 101 will be realigned onto a different section of the highway near the San Marcos Road intersection on Wednesday, April 11 and Thursday, April 12 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Motorists traveling northbound on US Highway 101 will be realigned onto a different section of the highway near the San Marcos Road intersection on Thursday, April 12 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Motorists can expect delays in this area from 15 to 30 minutes. Motorists should allow extra time while traveling in this area.

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    State commission approves funding to Modernize Hwy. 46 at the Cholame ‘Y’

    CHOLAME — Recently the California Transportation Commission approved nearly $134 million in project funds to construct an overpass at the Cholame “Y” intersection on Highway 41/46. The deadly section of highway has been known locally as “blood alley” for years. Recently, a four-car collision involving 11 people left two dead and four with major injuries.

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    Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce to host 2018 Fun on the Farm Business Expo

    PASO ROBLES —The Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce their 2018 Business Expo. The Expo has gained recognition as a “must attend” business building and networking event. This year’s theme, Fun on the Farm, is sure to be a great time! Set for April 25, from 4–7 p.m., the event will be held at Kennedy Club Fitness - Paso Robles Adventure, 500 South River Road, Paso Robles. As in previous years, there will be food, wine and giveaways throughout the event. All in our community are invited and it is free to attend. In an effort to help with parking, there will be a shuttle provided from nearby parking lots, courtesy of Breakaway Tours.

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    USDA prioritizes investments to address opioid crisis in rural America

    DAVIS — USDA Rural Development California State Director Kim Dolbow Vann highlighted key efforts by the department to address opioid misuse in rural communities on April 4. “Opioid misuse has led to a dramatic decrease in quality of life, especially in rural areas where access to resources may be more limited,” said Vann. “We are working hard to bring all of our assets to the table in partnership with local efforts to help combat this epidemic where it is needed most.”

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Pioneer Day

The annual Paso Robles Pioneer Day Parade rolled down Spring Street and around the downtown city square, featuring tractors, bands, equestrian entries and more.

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