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Paso Robles Newsletter for February 1-15, 2019

You can see at a glance what is going on in our community; opportunities for public input; and upcoming meetings, public forums, and events. 

No matter what your areas of local interest, there is something here for you. 
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Downtown Parking Program Update

Many thanks to the downtown businesses that are participating in the Downtown Employee Parking Permit Pilot Program. Their commitment to walking a couple of extra blocks is freeing up customer parking for locals Mon-Fri from 8-5.  Here's how it's going so far.

Look for the "Proud Participant" flyer in windows downtown starting in February. Participants will be receiving a survey email the first week of February. This pilot program runs through the end of April. Details

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Paso Robles Community Calendar

Have you ever wished you could see ALL the Paso Robles events in one place? We partnered with the Chamber of Commerce, Main Street and the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance to create an honest-to-goodness hanging wall calendar! It lists all the great annual events, Chamber and Main Street mixer dates, recreation sign-up dates and so much more. Pick up your copy at the Chamber and Main Street offices

Important Business News

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New Online Resource for Development Opportunities 

Investors and developers have a new tool for finding developable properties within Paso Robles city limits, thanks to the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce.  Search by land use to be paired with available properties that match your project needs. 

Upcoming City Meetings, Forums, & Workshops

Development Review Committee Meeting
February 4, 2019, 3:30 PM @ City Hall Large Conference Room, 1000 Spring St. 
The DRC has the authority to make decisions on all applications for development review and also reviews and comments on all major development projects before such projects are scheduled for review and consideration by the Planning Commission or City Council for final action.
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City Council Meeting
February 5, 2019, 6:30 PM @ City Council Chamber, 1000 Spring St. 
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Paso Robles Youth Commission Advisory Committee Meeting
February 6, 2019, 2:30 PM-4:00 PM @ Centennial Park White Oak Room, 600 Nickerson Dr. 
The Paso Robles Youth Commission is a youth-led organization that seeks to provide opportunities and representation for youth through collaboration with local government in order to enrich the lives of the youth in our community.
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Senior Citizen Advisory Commission Meeting
February 11, 2019, 1:30 PM-2:30 PM, Senior Center, 240 Scott St.
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Development Review Committee Meeting
February 11, 2019, 3:30 PM @ City Hall Large Conference Room, 1000 Spring St. 
The DRC has the authority to make decisions on all applications for development review and also reviews and comments on all major development projects before such projects are scheduled for review and consideration by the Planning Commission or City Council for final action.
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Paso Robles Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee Meeting
February 11, 2019, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM @ Centennial Park, Banquet Room B, 600 Nickerson Dr. 
The Paso Robles Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee seeks to partner with the community and provide opportunities for people to enrich their lives and increase their enjoyment and well-being through recreation and education while striving to protect the natural resource-based park system.
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Planning Commission Meeting
February 12, 2019, 6:30 PM-7:30 PM @ City Council Chamber, 1000 Spring St. 
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Library Board Meeting
February 14, 2019, 9:00 AM-10:00 AM @ City Council Chamber, 1000 Spring St. 
The Library Board of Trustees advises the City Council on matters concerning the library. Members of the Board represent the people living within the library's jurisdiction and provide valuable feedback regarding community need and the development of library policy and potential programs and services.
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Holiday - City Hall, Library and City Offices Closed
February 18, 2019, 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
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Recreation Classes & Events

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New Rec Class Offered

Join Recreation Services and Yvette Madrigal for a new Mommy & Me-style class called Babies & Moms at the Barre on Mondays at 9 a.m. This baby-wearing or baby watching exercise class is perfect for new mamas and their little ones (up to age one).  There will be a mix of stretching, basic ballet and Pilates exercises designed to rebuild strength in abdominals and increase flexibility.  $90/10 punch pass allows moms to join at any time and come when they’re able.  Details

Library Events

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Cuesta Book of the Year Events

The Paso Robles City Library celebrates the Cuesta Book of the Year, Black Dove by Ana Castillo. Community members are invited to attend a series of presentations and activities exploring themes found in the book.

In addition to a book discussion, the library will offer film discussions and creative opportunities. Details

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Take Your Child to the Library Day 

Monday, February 4, beginning at 10:30 & 11:30 AM, starting with Preschool Story Time and ending with a drop-in craft and scavenger hunt for prizes for families and older children from 2:00-4:00 PM.

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National I Love My Library Day!

Tuesday, February 12, 4:00-5:00 PM, children ages 5-13 can create a unique wooden bobble heart note/photo holder--a sweet, whimsical gift that parents will treasure. This class is limited to ages 5 to 13 years. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult during the class. Space is limited. Registration is required.  Library calendar

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Upcoming Community Events 

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Art After Dark

Saturday, February 2, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Studios on the Park, 1130 Pine Street

Studios on the Park celebrates Art After Dark Paso, a fun tradition of art, wine, and live music-filled evenings at the start of every month! Celebrate the opening of pARTners with Enfold wines and live music by Bob & Wendy. Free. Wine for $8/glass.

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The Big Laugh

Saturday, February 9, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Paso Robles Event Center - Adelaide Hall

Four comedians one sweet night! BIG Laugh Live presents the 10th annual Valentine's comedy, magic & live music event. Tickets $40/$45 Details

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Valentine's Events

There are tons of interesting ways to celeberate Valentine's Day in Paso.

A classic movie, live comedy, brunches and dinners, live music, Galentine's Day specials, trivia contests, Legends of Vegas and more. 

Here's the full list.

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Tuesday Farmer's Market

Every Tuesday
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Near Downtown City Park, 11th and Park Streets

Get fresh local produce and artisan foods in Downtown Paso Robles every Tuesday from 3-6. Get a wider variety of foods not found in the supermarket. Know where it comes from. Talk to the farmer who actually grew it, picked it, and brought it to you!  

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Country Farm and Craft Market

Every Saturday
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Near Downtown City Park, 11th and Park Streets

Join your friends, neighbors and visitors at the Downtown City Park in Paso Robles for this weekly event filled with small town charm. Arts, crafts, produce and more sold by SLO County farmers and craftspeople. 

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Dog Jog Registration Now Open

You and your furry, four-legged friends are invited to join Sherwood Dog Park volunteers on a 2k or 4k jog or walk through the lush Vina Robles vineyard on Saturday, May 4, 2019.  After the jog, listen to live music as you enjoy lunch, wine tasting and tour the event expo comprised of local, dog-loving vendors, silent auction and dog contests.  Registration for this event is now open. 

Need more info? 

If you'd like information on a specific item, event or issue that isn't listed here, please send an email to or call 805.237.3888. 

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