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Posted on: June 24, 2022

All Fireworks Prohibited

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Citations of up to $1000 will be issued to those caught setting off fireworks.

PASO ROBLES, CA – Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services would like to remind residents that all fireworks including “Safe and Sane” fireworks are prohibited in the City of Paso Robles.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that in 20...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2022

How to Make the Most of the Paso Robles 4th of July Celebration

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Picnicking, Traffic Flow, RV parking

PASO ROBLES, CA, June 21, 2022 - The 2022 Fourth of July celebration at Barney Schwartz Park happens on Monday, July 4th and the community is looking forward to a great day in the park for the whole family.

Family-friendly activities including music and ga...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2022

City Announces Filing Period Dates for Candidates in November 2022 Election

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Candidate Packets Available Beginning July 18th
Deadline for Filing Nomination Papers is August 12th

Paso Robles, CA, June 5, 2022 - On November 8, 2022, Paso Robles residents will have the opportunity to vote for two open Councilmember seats (one in District 1 and one in District 2) and for the Mayor.  Each position serves a four-year term. &am...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2022

Mandatory 3-day Watering Schedule

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Outdoor irrigation is limited to 3 days a week inside city limits.
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PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA (June 8, 2022) - On May 24, 2022, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted regulations requiring urban water suppliers to implement Level 2 demand management measures established in the agency’s Water Shortage Contingency Pl...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Residential Structure Fire

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PASO ROBLES, CA – At approximately 3:44 p.m. on June 7th, Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services responded to Nighthawk Drive for a reported residential structure fire.

Firefighters arrived at scene to discover a fire burning between two residen...

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Paso Robles Fire News
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Paso Robles Participating in Central Coast Clean Campaign

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Asking residents for help in getting and keeping trash out of local waterways

PASO ROBLES, CA, May 31, 2022 – 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 Coast a...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Groundbreaking Ceremony to Launch New Paso Robles 1200 Unit Housing Development

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20+ years in the making

PASO ROBLES, CA, May 20, 2022 – After being annexed into the City of Paso Robles in 2004 the new Olsen – South Chandler Specific Plan 1,200+ unit housing development is beginning construction on May 25, 2022. 

Known as Viñedo and located at the so...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Paso Robles Signs Letters of Intent with Cal Poly and Stellar Explorations

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Support for the city’s Spaceport designation is increasing

PASO ROBLES, CA, May 16, 2022 – The City of Paso Robles is in the process of seeking a “spaceport” designation for the municipal airport and the concept is getting support from Cal Poly and technology companies. After presenting the Paso Robles Air and Sp...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2022

4th of July Celebration at Barney Schwartz Park

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Join us for a 4th of July celebration at Barney Schwartz Park on Monday, July 4, 2022 from 2-10 PM.

PASO ROBLES, CA, Monday, May 16, 2022 – The City of Paso Robles is hosting a free 4th of July celebration at Barney Schwartz Park  The celebration will include family-friendly activities throughout the day and will fin...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2022

4th of July Celebration at Barney Schwartz Park

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Travel Paso and City Partner to Provide Free Celebration

PASO ROBLES, CA, Friday, May 6, 2022 – The City of Paso Robles is hosting a free 4th of July celebration at Barney Schwartz Park. The celebration will include family-friendly activities throughout the day and culminate with a f...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Junior Giants Baseball Sign-Ups Now Open

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Effective immediately, the Paso Robles Police Activities League (PRPAL) is accepting applications for the Junior Giants Summer Baseball / Softball League. This is a non-competitive league open to boys and girls between the ages of 5-13 years of age. &...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Paso Robles and Atascadero Partnering to Improve Broadband Access

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The “fourth utility” is one step closer to being a reality in North County

PASO ROBLES, CA, May 2, 2022 – The cities of Paso Robles and Atascadero are formalizing an agreement to partner on a North San Luis Obispo County Broadband Strategic Plan. The regional agreement will better align policy development and improve f...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Weed Abatement Inspections Begin May 1

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Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services will begin seasonal weed abatement inspections on May 1.

The following guidelines should be followed year-round when maintaining weeds and other combustible material on your property: 

    Clear lots by mowing or disking to a maximum height of 4 inches. This includes...

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Paso Robles Fire News
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Paso Robles City Council to Discuss Parking this Saturday

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Joint meeting with the Downtown Parking Advisory Commission to discuss modifications to the Paid Parking program

PASO ROBLES, CA, April 5, 2022– The Paso Robles City Council will be holding a special meeting on Saturday, April 9 from 12:00-4:00PM at 1000 Spring Street.  The meeting will also be attended by the Downtown Parking Advisory Commission ...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Public Invited to Participate in Homelessness Services Discussions

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City Council has created an Ad Hoc committee to lead discussions

PASO ROBLES, CA, March 29, 2022– The Paso Robles City Council has created a two-member ad hoc committee to review and make recommendations regarding the City’s existing memorandum of understanding with El Camino Homeless Organization (...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2022

Paso Robles Downtown Senior Parking Permits

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PASO ROBLES, CA – The City of Paso Robles will be offering 500 annual Senior Downtown Parking Permits starting March 28, 2022, to residents of Paso Robles. Seniors 65 and older can purchase a permit for $30. Permits are valid from April 1st &...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2022

Public Workshop to Develop Outdoor Dining Options

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Residents encouraged to give input on parklets, sidewalk cafés, etc.

PASO ROBLES, CA, March 15, 2022 – The City of Paso Robles is holding a public workshop on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 from 3-5 PM to discuss ideas for permanent outdoor dining options in Paso Robles. which may include parklets. 

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2022

Tips for Draining Your Pool or Spa

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Preserve your pool and protect community waterways and wildlife

Hot summer days are right around the corner, 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 problems that might re...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2022

Public Workshop: Short-Term Rental Ordinance Update

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PASO ROBLES, CA, March 14, 2022 – The community is encouraged to attend a public workshop about the City’s Short-Term Rental Ordinance.   The workshop will begin at 6:30PM on Thursday, March 24, 2022, and will be conducted in ...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Paso Robles City Council Holding Goal Setting Workshop

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Seeking resident input on 2022-2024 goals and budget priorities

PASO ROBLES, CA, February 16, 2022 – The Paso Robles City Council is seeking community input on the City’s goals and budget priorities during a workshop scheduled for Saturday, February 26 at 12 p.m. in City Council Chambers. To maximi...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2022

Paso Robles City Council Re-Appoints Davis and Koegler to the Planning Commission

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PASO ROBLES, CA – The Paso Robles City Council has re-appointed two sitting Planning Commissioners back to the Paso Robles Planning Commission.  Commissioners Sheree Davis and Mark Koegler were both re-appointed to new 3-year terms at a special C...

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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.

WHEN:             &...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
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

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

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 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 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.

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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 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.

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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 Letter of Support to City of Paso Robles Mayor Steve Martin on behalf of the Chamber Board of Directors in support of th...

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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

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 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.  

Pleas...

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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 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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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: 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