Paso Robles Horse Park
The Paso Robles Horse Park has just broken ground, located off Dry Creek Road at 3801 Hughes Parkway. The 67 acre Horse Park will host sanctioned United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) hunter/jumper events. USEF events qualify participants for the U.S. Olympics as well as other national and world competitions. During the first year the park plans to host local shows and then move into sanctioned shows. Read more.
New Car Dealership in Paso Robles
A new automobile dealership, Mullahey Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram plans to break ground soon at the corner of Golden Hill Road and Tractor Street. The facility will have about 275 cars and trucks on the lot for sale and include a Parts and Service department that will be able to service all makes and models, light and medium duty trucks and RV's. Initially this new project will create 40 jobs, with room to grow to 60 employees. The dealership plans to open late this year. Read more.
Oxford Suites Hotel
Just approved, the Oxford Suites Paso Robles will offer 127 rooms, plus 5,300 square feet of meeting space on a 2.45 acre lot located at the corner of 4th and Pine. The hotel will feature an outdoor pool, spa, sauna, and steam room, in addition to a full exercise facility. On-site catering will be available for meetings or conferences. Each suite will offer premium bedding, as well as sitting areas and desk space. Specially designed pet friendly suites will be available as well. Read more.
"The Cove" Project Breaks Ground
A 51-unit housing tract is under construction at the corner of River Oaks Drive and Experimental Station Road. The Cove project (Tract 2887) subdivides a 4.28-acre site into 56 lots, for the development of 51 single family residential lots, 4 open space lots and 1 common area. The homes will be 2-story, ranging in size from 1,500 to 3,000 square feet. Phase I (24 lots) is under construction and the homes should be completed by October 2015. Read more.
Twin Cities National Accreditations
Twin Cities Community Hospital received the following awards in 2013: Center of Excellence designation from CIGNA (January 2013), Gold Seal Award and three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (May 2013), Gold-Plus award for Heart Failure care by the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association (Sept. 2013), Top Performer in Key Quality Measures in heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care (Nov. 2013), and the hospital was awarded its third and fourth consecutive "A" Hospital Safety Score (April and December 2013). Read more.
Sports Club Expansion
The Paso Robles Planning Commission just approved a facility expansion at the Paso Robles Sports Club located directly across the street from Barney Schwartz Park at 2975 Union Rd. The new facility, called the Paso Robles Sports Club’s Performance Center, will be over 16,000 square feet. Planned amenities include: fast and slow pitch softball and also baseball batting cages; 10,000 square feet of additional Fitness space, an Event Center for parties, and raised Tournament Seating for viewing of 7 lighted-tennis courts. Read more.
New Mixed-Use Development
A new project has been approved for the former Paso Robles Ford location at 34th and Spring Streets. The "Uptown Center" project proposes to construct 23,500 square feet of commercial buildings fronting on Spring Street. 28 detached single family homes along with 14 attached ownership residential units would be constructed on the eastern portion of the site, with homes oriented to 34th Street and Park Street. Read more.
City Council approved a plan by the Paso Robles Waste & Recycle family of companies for developing a public-access Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fueling Station. This station will allow the community and Paso Robles Waste & Recycle to take advantage of the numerous benefits compressed natural gas offers. Read more.
Recently, a new fire engine was purchased to replace one of two eleven-year old front-line engines - each having over 100,000 miles and 8,000 engine hours. The new engine incorporates a number of new safety features and complies with newer, stricter emission standards. Read more.
Construction of a new accessible City Park restroom building is complete and the facility was opened to the public on Tuesday, June 18. The exterior of the building was purposely designed to complement existing architecture in the downtown core, including the city library and the original Carnegie library building that is now home to the el Paso de Robles Historical Society. Read more.