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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 21, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - Election Redistricting

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Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Paso Robles will conduct a public hearing per Elections Code Section 21607.1 on October 5, 2021, at 7:15 PM, at which the City Council will 1) receive a report from staff on the redistricting pro...

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

No City Council Meeting on 9/21

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The next Paso Robles City Council meeting takes place on Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Tomorrow night’s regular meeting of the Paso Robles City Council has been cancelled due to the fact that the majority of councilmembers will be attending the Annual Cal Cities Conference and Expo. The decision was made on August 3 and reported out at the ...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Paso Robles Airport Commission Seeking New Members

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PASO ROBLES, CA – The City of Paso Robles is seeking applicants for openings on the Airport Commission. The City will accept applications until 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 15, 2021

The Commission serves at the pleasure of the City Counci...

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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 3, 2021

Message from Paso Robles Fire Chief Regarding COVID-19

PASO ROBLES, CA, September 3, 2021 – The Paso Robles Chief of Fire and Emergency Services, Jonathan Stornetta is urging all Paso Robles community members to consider immediately vaccinating against COVID-19.  The recent spike in severe ...

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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

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: 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: August 31, 2021

National Preparedness Month

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September is National Preparedness Month, a time to focus on getting ready for emergencies and disasters

Paso Robles, CA – August 31, 2021.  September is National Preparedness Month, a time to focus on getting ready for emergencies and disasters.  Disasters frequently strike in the U. S. – wildfires, hurricanes, tornados...

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

Virtual Public Meeting on Centennial Creek Improvement Project

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Project will improve stream function and value

PASO ROBLES, CA, August 26, 2021– The City of Paso Robles, in partnership with CalTrans and the Upper Salinas-Las Tablas Resource Conservation District (USLTRCD), is planning improvements to Centennial Creek in Paso Robles and is looking for pub...

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

Paso Robles Moving 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 Plann...

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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: June 21, 2021

Paso Robles Meetings Returning to In-Person in July

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Additional virtual engagement options remain; some masking required

PASO ROBLES, CA, June 21, 2021 – With the reopening of California and removal of meeting capacity restrictions, the City of Paso Robles will return to in-person meetings for its City Council, Planning Commission and advisory bodies beginning Jul...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2021

City Council to hold EIR Scoping Meeting for The Landing Paso Robles

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PASO ROBLES, CA, June 10, 2021– The public is encouraged to participate in the June 15, 2021 City Council teleconference-only scoping meeting for the Environmental Impact Report for the proposed reuse of the Estrella Youth Correctional Facility ...

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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.  

Pleas...

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

Summer Pool Care in Paso Robles

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Summer is Almost Here and It’s Pool Time!!

Hot summer days are here, and the pool is calling your name. Although you may be ready to grab a float and jump in, you should first check the condition of your pool for holes in the liner, missing tiles, or other...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2021

Unaccompanied Minors at Camp Roberts

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UPDATE: June 3, 2021

The federal government’s plans to house unaccompanied migrant children from the United States-Mexico border at Camp Roberts have been placed on hold “indefinitely,” according to Rep. Salud Carbajal&rsq...

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Additional Info... Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Mayor Reports on Plans to House Migrant Children at Camp Roberts

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(PASO ROBLES CA) The City of Paso Robles has been notified of the potential to re-locate migrant children from California’s southern border to shelter facilities at Camp Roberts, north of the city, according to Paso Robles Mayor Steve Martin.

“In a teleconference meeting with federal officials recently we were told as many as 5,000 unaccompanied migrant children could be processed at Camp Roberts,” said Martin. “I expressed concerns about the impacts on local traf...

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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 14, 2021

Paso Robles Extends Local Business Incentive Program Until June 15th

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PASO ROBLES, CA, April 14, 2021 -- The City of Paso Robles' "Keep It Local" gift card program is now scheduled to continue until June 15, 2021, to coincide with the potential re-opening of the state’s economy, as annou...

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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: March 29, 2021

Paso Robles Downtown Senior Parking Permits Now Available

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The City of Paso Robles is launching an annual Senior Downtown Parking Permit. Seniors 65 and older can purchase a permit for $5 per year. Permits are valid from April 1st – March 31st. With the Senior Permit, seniors can park in any paid parkin...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Council Appoints Interim City Manager While Permanent Search Continues

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Public invited to COVID-safe send off for Tom Frutchey

PASO ROBLES, CA, March 18, 2021 – The City Council has appointed Greg Carpenter as Interim City Manager, effective April 19th. He will serve in this role for at least a few months while the City Council continues the search for a permanent City ...

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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: February 18, 2021

Paso Robles City Council Holding Goal Setting Workshop on 2/20

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Seeking resident input on 2021-2022 goals and budget priorities

PASO ROBLES, CA, February 18, 2021 – The Paso Robles City Council is seeking community participation in its visioning and goal-setting workshop, which will be held on Saturday, February 20.  The purpose of the workshop is to set budget ...

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

Paso Robles Providing Propane Assistance to Local Businesses

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PASO ROBLES, CA, January 26, 2021 – Paso Robles City Council has allocated $100,000 towards the purchase of propane as part of its COVID-19 Economic Recovery Program to assist local businesses and the residents they employ. 

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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 25, 2021

Incoming Storms and Flood Safety

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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: 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 14, 2021

Paso Robles Launches Incentive Program to Support Local Business

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Designed to generate sales revenue while saving customers money

PASO ROBLES, CA, January 12, 2021 -- With many local businesses forced to shut down or limit activities during the state’s Regional Stay at Home order, the City of Paso Robles continues to find ways to help support local businesses and residents. To that ...

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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: January 7, 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. Appointments will be for 3-year terms expiring February 28, 2024.

The City of Paso Robles is now accepting applications for appointment to the Planning Commission. Appointments will be for 3-year terms expiring February 28, 2024. Commissioners can expect to dedicate 15 - 20 hours each month to meetings, subcommittee mee...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Paso Robles Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Seeking New Members

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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.

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 17, 2020

Información de distribución comunitaria de alimentos para Paso Robles

PASO ROBLES, CA, 16 de diciembre de 2020 – El Distrito Escolar de la Unión Conjunta Paso Robles (PRJUSD) anunció ayer que no proporcionará comidas a los estudiantes durante las vacaciones de invierno de tres sema...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Community Food Distribution Information for Paso Robles

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PASO ROBLES, CA, December 16, 2020 – The Paso Robles Joint Union School District announced yesterday that it will not be providing meals to students during the three-week winter break.

The City of Paso Robles has compiled Food Resource informatio...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Council Provides Direction Regarding Public Health Orders

While Council Supports Purple Tier for Paso, State and County Retain Public Health Oversight

PASO ROBLES, CA, December 11, 2020 - Last night, the City Council held a special meeting, in light of the state’s recent decision to issue a stay-at-home order for San Luis Obispo County.  After extensive public input and discussion, th...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Paso Robles Housing Element Being Updated

The City Council will be holding a public hearing on December 1, 2020

PASO ROBLES, CA, November 23, 2020 – The City of Paso Robles is updating its Housing Element, a required Element of the General Plan that includes goals and objectives to achieve housing for all economic segments of the community, including affo...

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

Pending Winter Storms and Flood Preparedness

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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: November 5, 2020

Paso Robles Housing Element Being Updated

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Planning Commission Holding Public Hearing on November 10

PASO ROBLES, CA, November 5, 2020 – The City of Paso Robles is updating its Housing Element, a required Element of the General Plan that includes goals and objectives to achieve housing for all economic segments of the community, including affor...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Paso Robles Unveils its Wildfire Preparedness Plan

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Encourages all residents to make a plan

PASO ROBLES, CA, October 12, 2020 – Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services would like to remind all residents about the importance of being prepared in the event of a wildfire. To better our assist our community in being prepared, we created th...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: October 9, 2020

City Streets Repair and Maintenance Update

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Pavement condition rating received

PASO ROBLES, CA, October 9, 2020 – The City of Paso Robles Public Works Department received an update on the Pavement Condition Index (PCI) rating for city streets. PCI is the commonly accepted system for assessing the overall condition of stree...

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

Local Businesses “Paying it Forward”

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Ask that their small business grants be given to those who need them more

PASO ROBLES, CA, October 6, 2020 - In August 2020, the City of Paso Robles launched a COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program utilizing $200,000 in federal CARES Act funds to provide one-time grant funding for small businesses in Paso Robles. 

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

K-12 Schools Can Reopen for Modified In-Person Instruction in SLO County

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Starting today, October 6, San Luis Obispo County’s K-12 schools have the option to reopen for modified in-person instruction.

San Luis Obispo, CA — County Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein affirmed that starting today, October 6, San Luis Obispo County’s K-12 schools have the option to reopen for modified in-person instruction according to the criteria list...

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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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