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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Public Workshop to Expand Uptown/Town Center Specific Plan

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Affected area includes 1st to 38th, Salinas river to Vine

PASO ROBLES, CA, January 19, 2022 – The City of Paso Robles is holding a virtual public workshop on Thursday, January 20, 2022 to discuss a potential boundary change and zoning changes for the existing Uptown/Town Center Specific Plan. 

This speci...

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Additional Info... Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Annual Development Impact Fee Report

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Paso Robles will consider acceptance of the Annual Development Impact Fee Report for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2021.

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2021

Supplemental Sales Tax Committee Seeking New Members

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Applications are due by Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 5:00 pm.

PASO ROBLES, CA, December 28, 2021 -  The City of Paso Robles is now accepting applications for appointments to fill two at-large member positions for the Supplemental Sales Tax Oversight Committee (SSTOC). 

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Update: Officer Involved Shooting – SLO Regional SWAT Assault with a Deadly Weapon

UPDATED MESSAGE: The investigative report into the July 06, 2021, fatal shooting of Steven Adam Calderon by members of the San Luis Obispo Regional Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team has been completed by the San Luis Obispo D.A.’s Office Bureau of I...

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Paso Robles Police News
Posted on: December 21, 2021

Paso Robles Appoints New Chief of Police

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The City of Paso Robles has announced the appointment of a new Police Chief, Damian Nord. Chief Nord assumed his new position with the City on Tuesday, December 21, 2021.

Chief Nord was selected after a competitive nationwide recruitment process with over ...

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Paso Robles Police News
Posted on: December 16, 2021

Golden Hill and Union Road Intersection Improvements

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Future Road Closures

PASO ROBLES, CA – The City is pleased to announce that the proposed improvement project at Golden Hill and Union Road is currently out to bid. Attached are the before and after photos of the proposed improvements.

City Council has directed staff ...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2021

Health Department Offers Guidance for COVID-19 At-Home Testing

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Community members testing positive are required to isolate for 10 days and should report results

San Luis Obispo, CA—With increasing numbers of community members using in-home tests to detect COVID-19, the County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department has new guidance on what to do when one receives positive results from one of these t...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2021

Paso Robles Appoints New Police Chief

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PASO ROBLES, CA, December 21, 2021 – The City of Paso Robles has announced the appointment of a new Police Chief, Damian Nord.  Chief Nord assumed his new position with the City on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. 

Chief Nord was selected afte...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2021

Paso Robles Appoints New Police Chief

Police Chief Nord

PASO ROBLES, CA, December 21, 2021 – The City of Paso Robles has announced the appointment of a new Police Chief, Damian Nord.  Chief Nord assumed his new position with the City on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. 

Chief Nord was selected afte...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2021

Paso Robles Housing Authority Seeking Commissioners

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Commissioner applicants must be residents of either City of Paso Robles or San Luis Obispo County and must be a tenant over 62 years of age owned or managed by the Housing Authority.

The City of Paso Robles is now accepting applications for appointments to fill one vacancy for a Board of Commissioner and one Tenant Board of Commissioner on the Paso Robles Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2021

Paso Robles Planning Commission Seeking Volunteers

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The City of Paso Robles is now accepting applications for appointment to the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission prepares recommendations to the City Council regarding the City’s General Plan and Zoning Ordinance.  The Commissi...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2021

Paso Robles Planning Commission Seeking Volunteers

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The City of Paso Robles is now accepting applications for appointment to the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission prepares recommendations to the City Council regarding the City’s General Plan and Zoning Ordinance.  The Commissi...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2021

New Tools Added to Paso Robles Library’s Employment Resources Toolchest

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Four new online workforce development resources now available

PASO ROBLES, CA – December 7, 2021 With funding from the California State Library, the Paso Robles City Library is pleased to make available several new tools from some of the top online learning companies to help library users with job training...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2021

Carjacking Suspect in Custody

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On 11-28-2021 at approximately 8:00 PM, a carjacking occurred in the 1200 block of Creston Road. The suspect approached an occupied vehicle with his hand on his right side, implying he was armed, and demanded the victim get out of the vehicle. The victim ...

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Paso Robles Police News
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Robbery and Chase

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On November 24, 2021, at approximately 10:15 PM, PRPD officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at Carl’s Jr on Black Oak Drive. Through the investigation officers learned the suspect fled the business without stealing any money. Office...

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Paso Robles Police News
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Paso Robles to Appoint New Assistant City Manager

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Former Bakersfield Assistant City Manager Chris Huot

PASO ROBLES, CA – The City of Paso Robles is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Assistant City Manager, Chris Huot (Hue-Ott), effective January 3, 2022. Mr. Huot was selected after a competitive nationwide recruitment process.

Over the ...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Stolen Vehicle Arrest

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Paso Robles Police Department’s stationary license plate scanner alerted to a vehicle with a reported stolen license plate. Brief standoff ends in arrest of two suspects.

PASO ROBLES, CA- On November 2, 2021, at approximately 9:25 pm, the Paso Robles Police Department’s stationary license plate scanner alerted to a vehicle with a reported stolen license plate. Officers quickly realized the stolen license plate wa...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Stolen Vehicle Arrest

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Paso Robles Police Department’s stationary license plate scanner alerted to a vehicle with a reported stolen license plate. Brief standoff ends in arrest of two suspects.

PASO ROBLES, CA- On November 2, 2021, at approximately 9:25 pm, the Paso Robles Police Department’s stationary license plate scanner alerted to a vehicle with a reported stolen license plate. Officers quickly realized the stolen license plate wa...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2021

New Paso Robles Apartment Housing Breaks Ground

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Creston Road will be widened to improve traffic circulation

PASO ROBLES, CA, October 27, 2021 – The City of Paso Robles held a groundbreaking ceremony this morning to celebrate the beginning of construction of a new apartment complex at 1401 Creston Road, along with the widening of the portion of Creston...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Paso Robles Participating in Central Coast Clean Campaign

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Asking residents for help in keeping trash out of local waterways

PASO ROBLES, CA, October 4, 2021 – The City of Paso Robles is participating in a county-wide initiative to help decrease the amount of trash, especially plastic, that makes its way into our waterways and effects water quality on the Central Coas...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Downtown Parklets to be Removed by November 1, 2021

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Option to extend for 90 days by request

PASO ROBLES, CA, October 1, 2021 – The City of Paso Robles is asking downtown restaurants to remove their parklets and/or sidewalk cafés no later than November 1, 2021. 

In June of 2020, the Paso Robles City Council authorized...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Fire Prevention Week, October 3-9, 2021

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Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services encourages all residents to embrace the 2021 Fire Prevention Week theme and learn the sounds of fire safety.

9/30/21 – Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years—to promote this year’s Fire Prevention WeekTM campaign, “Le...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Fire Prevention Week, October 3-9, 2021

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Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services encourages all residents to embrace the 2021 Fire Prevention Week theme and learn the sounds of fire safety.

9/30/21 – Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years—to promote this year’s Fire Prevention WeekTM campaign, “Le...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Attempted Murder Suspect in Custody

Paso Robles, CA – On 09-26-21 at approximately 12:55pm, Paso Robles Police received a 911 call from the 1000 block of Dorothy Street. The caller advised someone in her household had been shot in the head by a male suspect who ran out of the hous...

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Paso Robles Police News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Multi-Family Residential Structure Fire

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PASO ROBLES, CA – On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at approximately 8:14 am, Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services responded to a report of a multi-family residential structure fire at 1211 Alamo Creek Drive in Paso Robles. 

First arriv...

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Paso Robles Fire News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Paso Robles Receives $2.8MM Grant for Broadband

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Will increase internet access, help attract tech businesses

PASO ROBLES, CA, September 21, 2021 – The United States Department of Commerce announced Sept. 16 that it will award the city of Paso Robles $2.8 million to expand broadband access and reliability in the city.

In August of 2020 the City submitted...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2021

City of Paso Robles Receives Chamber Endorsement for Spaceport Concept

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A number of companies involved in the space technology sector have been in contact with the City regarding the Spaceport project and the City is actively researching the potential opportunities of the space tech economy.

PASO ROBLES, CA. September 14, 2021 - President and CEO of the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce, Gina Fitzpatrick, presented a Letter of Support to City of Paso Robles Mayor Steve Martin on behalf of the Chamber Board of Directors in support of the City&am...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Paso Robles Receives Rural Innovation Grant

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Partnering with Hispanic Business Association and Sandbox Paso to create tech jobs

PASO ROBLES, CA, September 10, 2021 – The City of Paso Robles in partnership with the Hispanic Business Association has been selected from among 40 communities nationwide to receive fully-funded participation in the Rural Innovation Initiative f...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2021

City of Paso Robles Announces New Concession Services at Barney Schwartz Park

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Reservable Mobile Food Vendor Spaces and New Concessionaire Program to Benefit Nonprofit Groups

PASO ROBLES, CA - The City of Paso Robles is rolling-out a new plan for concession service at Barney Schwartz Park (2970 Union Road) including a dedicated area for mobile food service vendors and a concessionaire program designed to benefit nonprofit comm...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Mayor Martin Visits the Miniature World of Space Tech

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Conversations continue with a wide range of companies from the numerous sectors of the space industry who have expressed early interest in a potential Paso Robles Spaceport.

On August 3rd, the Paso Robles City Council unanimously voted to submit pre-application information to the FAA for a Spaceport license for the Paso Robles Airport and to continue evaluating the Spaceport license opportunity with the Airport Commission.&am...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Paso Robles Breaks Ground on New Public Safety Facility

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Fire Station 3 will be located on Union Road near Ardmore

PASO ROBLES, CA, September 3, 2021 – The City of Paso Robles held a groundbreaking ceremony this morning to celebrate the beginning of construction of a new public safety facility located at 2924 Union Road. Once complete, the facility will house Fire Sta...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2021

Paso Robles Moves Back to Virtual Public Meetings

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In response to the recent spike of COVID-19 cases in Paso Robles and SLO County, the City of Paso Robles is opting to move back to virtual public meetings.

PASO ROBLES, CA – August 23, 2021. In response to the recent spike of COVID-19 cases in Paso Robles and SLO County, the City of Paso Robles is opting to move back to virtual public meetings. 

Effective immediately, City Council and Planning Commis...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Paso Robles Hires Olympic Skatepark Firm to Design Bike Pump Track

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City is seeking community input on design features

PASO ROBLES, CA, August 20, 2021 – The City of Paso Robles has engaged the services California Skateparks to design a new bicycle pump track and is seeking community input from future users of the track on what design features they might...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2021

The First Tract Homes Since 2007 Under Construction in Paso Robles

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The First Tract Homes Since 2007 Under Construction in Paso Robles at The Vintages at River Oaks

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PASO ROBLES, CA, August 17, 2021 – The first tract homes in Paso Robles to be built since the 2007 recession began are under construction now in a community called The Vintage at River Oaks. The tract is located near the River Oaks Hot Springs a...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Paso Robles Appoints New City Manager

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The Paso Robles City Council is pleased to announce that a conditional offer of employment for the position of City Manager has been made to Ty Lewis, the current Paso Robles Police Chief.  The appointment is formally scheduled to occur at the ne...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2021

Community Emergency Response Training Available

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Next session begins October 20

PASO ROBLES, CA – In the event of a large-scale disaster, such as a wildfire, earthquake, or flood, the fire department, law enforcement, and emergency medical services will immediately respond.  However, it is likely that they will be ...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2021

Paso Robles Beginning Redistricting Process

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Public input requested at August 3, 2021 meeting

PASO ROBLES, CA, July 29, 2021 – The City of Paso Robles will be considering possible changes to its four City Council election districts in advance of the 2022 election and is asking for resident input. The process will include four public hearings betwe...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Change in Public Meeting Format

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The City of Paso Robles is encouraging residents to take adequate safety precautions in the wake of increasing COVID-19 cases in San Luis Obispo County. In an effort to remain vigilant against COVID-19 variants, the City of Paso Robles is taking every opp...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Senator John Laird Visits Paso Robles

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Meets with City leaders and community stakeholders

PASO ROBLES, CA, July 26, 2021 – Representatives of the City of Paso Robles hosted Senator John Laird and his District Representative for SLO County, Clint Weirick, on Thursday, July 22 for a short presentation by the City that was followed by a...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Paso Robles Addresses Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Homelessness Issues

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Including statistical data, legal considerations, riverbed issues, local resources

PASO ROBLES, CA, June 22, 2021 – Due to an increase in requests for information about legal and safety issues surrounding homeless residents and riverbed clearing, the City of Paso Robles has compiled answers to frequently asked questions surrou...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: May 26, 2021

City of Paso Robles Short-Term Rental Permits Reach Capacity

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The City has limited the number of non-hosted short term rental permits to 325.

PASO ROBLES, CA, May 24, 2021– The Paso Robles Community Development Department recently accepted the 325th application for a non-hosted short-term rental permit, which was the maximum number approved by the City Council in 2019.  

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Grazing Salinas River

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The City of Paso Robles will begin grazing the primary firebreaks within the Salinas River on Monday May 3, 2021. The size and complexity of the project will require 300-500 goats per day.

PASO ROBLES, CA – City of Paso Robles will begin grazing the primary firebreaks within the Salinas River on Monday May 3, 2021. The City’s Vegetation Management Plan identifies grazing as an approved method to reduce hazardous fuels. H...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Paso Robles Downtown Parking Expanded Hours

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The City of Paso Robles is expanding the hours of paid parking in downtown Paso Robles to 7 days a week from 9 AM to 8 PM.

PASO ROBLES, CA – May 1, 2021 - The City of Paso Robles is expanding the hours of paid parking in downtown Paso Robles. Currently paid parking hours are Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 6 PM. Starting May 1st, paid parking hours will be 7 days a we...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2021

UPCOMING FIRE SEASON

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With the lack of seasonal rain this year, it is especially important that property owners reduce hazardous vegetation as soon as possible. Please clear all combustible vegetation, including dead leaves, weeds, brush, and tree limbs no later than May 1.

PASO ROBLES, CA – To prepare for the upcoming fire season, Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services would like to remind residents and property owners about the City’s weed abatement program. This program is designed to keep the City fi...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2021

City Receives Grant for Crosswalk Upgrades at Appaloosa and Niblick

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The City of Paso Robles was awarded a Highway Safety Improvement Grant for crosswalk upgrades at Appaloosa Drive and Niblick Road.

PASO ROBLES, CA - The City of Paso Robles was awarded a Highway Safety Improvement Grant, on March 31, for crosswalk upgrades at Appaloosa Drive and Niblick Road. The grant will pay for push button flashing lighting, extension and widening of the median t...

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Additional Info... Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Paso Robles City Council Sets Goals for 2021-2022

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Public workshop and surveys helped develop community vision and Council goals

PASO ROBLES, CA, February 23, 2021 – The Paso Robles City Council held a community visioning and goal-setting workshop on February 20, in preparation for setting budget priorities for the next fiscal budget and to get a feel for what residents w...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services Releases Annual Report

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PASO ROBLES, CA, January 26, 2021 – City of Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services recently completed its Annual Report for 2020 and is making the results available to the public.

The report outlines the department’s ...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Paso Robles Prepares for Incoming Storms

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Road closures, temporary parklet modifications, riverbed outreach

PASO ROBLES, CA, January 25, 2021– A series of winter storms is heading toward San Luis Obispo County and Paso Robles is expected to receive up to 9-12 inches of rain this week if the storm stays on its current course. The heaviest rainfall is c...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Paso Robles Incentive Program to Support Local Business is Underway

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PASO ROBLES, CA, January 22, 2021 -- The City of Paso Robles' "Keep It Local" gift card program is now in full swing! Over 50 local businesses are participating in the campaign offering 20% discounts on full-v...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Paso Robles Upcoming Street Maintenance Work 2021

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Paso Robles, CA, January 21, 2021 -- The City of Paso Robles has scheduled its street maintenance repairs for 2021, using funds from the existing Supplemental Sales Tax passed in 2012.

Construction is set to begin this summer and to be completed by the end...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Paso Robles Now Using Translation Services

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All residents can now get their questions answered more quickly

PASO ROBLES, CA, January 12, 2021 – The City of Paso Robles has announced it will begin using a new translation service to help callers more quickly. The service allows City staff to easily connect to a third-party translation service via a conf...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Pending Winter Storms and Flood Preparedness

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Should you wish to make sandbags to protect private property, the City has sand available at the City Streets Yard located at 1220 Paso Robles Street. Please make sure to bring a shovel.

Rainfall amounts from anticipated winter storms could be significant, which may potentially cause local flooding. City Staff has taken preemptive measures to mitigate and/or reduce the flooding potential where possible (i.e., drain cleaning, etc.) The Cit...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Safe Temporary Camping Area Established for the Homeless in Paso Robles

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City, ECHO and Paso Cares collaborating

PASO ROBLES, CA, August 6, 2020 – In order to respond to high fire risk conditions and to follow guidance for providing shelter to those experiencing homelessness during the pandemic, the City is providing an emergency, temporary camping area wi...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases