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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Press Release - Auto Theft

Ryan Dutra

SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR AUTO THEFT, BEING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF NARCOTICS, RESISTING ARREST AND FELONY WARRANTS 

PASO ROBLES, CA – On Friday, February 21, 2020, officers from the Paso Robles Police Department located a stolen Nissan Altima...

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

Public Information Forum about Homeless Services Center in Paso Robles

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El Camino Homeless Organization to hold public information forum about First Step Homeless Services Center in Paso Robles

Paso Robles, CA (February 12, 2020) – Following the January announcement that El Camino Homeless Organization (ECHO) has been contracted to run homeless services for the City of Paso Robles, ECHO will be holding a series of public information an...

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

Preparing for a Power Outage

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Paso Robles Library and Emergency Services Department offer preparedness program on March 5, 2020

PASO ROBLES, CA – On Thursday, March 5, 6:00-7:00 pm, the Paso Robles City Library invites the public to attend an informative presentation about possible power outages in the area. Members of the Paso Robles Emergency Services Department will p...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Paso Robles St. Traffic Collision

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Paso Robles, CA - Today, just after 11 AM Paso Robles Police Dispatch were notified regarding a vehicle collision that occurred on Paso Robles Street near the northbound 101 off-ramp. Those reporting the incident informed dispatchers that the driver had e...

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Additional Info... Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2020

City Council Budget Planning Session Presentation from 1/25/2020

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The Paso Robles City Council began its budget planning process this morning to create a budget for July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022.

Today’s presentation can be found here. Residents will have opportunities to give input at upcoming sessions (see last slide of presentation) before the budget gets adopted in June.

Please direct questions to info@prcity.com or call 805.237.3888....

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Notice of Planning Commission Hearing on Olsen-South Chandler Ranch Development

Olsen-Chandler Ranch Presentation (link to PDF)

Attached to this message is a notice of public hearing for the Olsen-South Chandler Ranch Specific Plan.

The Planning Commission hearing is on January 28, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at Paso Robles City Hall (1000 Spring Street, Paso Robles).  At the hearing, City staff will present the project and the public will have an opportu...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

City of Paso Robles Receives Two Regional Water Quality Awards

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On Friday, January 17, representatives of the City of Paso Robles Public Works Department received two awards from California Water Environment Association (CWEA), at an awards banquet in Santa Barbara.

CWEA is California’s oldest and most prominent association of water protection professionals.Jared Pickens, Wastewater Collections Supervisor for the City of Paso Robles, received the award for Wastewater Collection System of the Year for the re...

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

UPDATE - SUSPECT ARRESTED

Michaela Jean Twyman

 PASO ROBLES, CA – As previously reported, on January 14, 2020, the Paso Robles Police Department responded to a stabbing that occurred in a trailer, parked in the Woodland Plaza II parking lot.  The victim, a 16-year-old male,...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Michaela Jean Twyman

PASO ROBLES, CA – On January 14, 2020, the Paso Robles Police Department responded to a stabbing that occurred in a trailer parked in the Woodland Plaza II parking lot.  The victim, a 16-year-old male, had been stabbed in the neck and f...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Parolee and Additional Suspect Arrested

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PAROLEE AT LARGE AND ADDITIONAL SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR ILLEGAL FIREARMS POSSESSION, BURGLARY TOOLS, NARCOTICS and EVADING ARREST

 PASO ROBLES, CA – Just after midnight on Saturday, January 11, 2020, officers from the Paso Robles Police Department re...

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Additional Info... Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2020

SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR NUMEROUS FELONY & MISDEMEANOR CHARGES

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PASO ROBLES, CA – On Thursday, January 09, 2020, just after midnight, officers from the Paso Robles Police Department contacted 41-year-old Benjamin Keeney in the Golden One Credit Union parking lot located at 128 Niblick Rd. Keeney was found to...

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

FATAL TRAFFIC COLLISION

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PASO ROBLES, CA – On Sunday, January 5, 2020 at approximately 10:20 PM, officers from the Paso Robles Police Department received a report of a single vehicle vs tree traffic collision on Airport Rd. near Dry Creek Rd. 

Officers arrived a...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: January 2, 2020

How to Properly Dispose of Leaves in Paso Robles

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With the change in season and wet weather already upon us, residents are reminded to collect and properly dispose of the leaves from trees on their private property and the sidewalk bordering their property.

Leaves left in the street can clog our storm drains, resulting in street flooding when it rains.  To prevent potential flooding issues in your neighborhood, residents are encouraged to collect and dispose of yard waste in the green waste bins for...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Rapid Response and Active Shooter Training

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PASO ROBLES, CA – The Paso Robles Police Department and Paso Robles Fire Department will be conducting a rapid response and active shooter training exercise at the Paso Robles City Hall on November 22, 2019. 

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Paso Resident Donating Park

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PASO ROBLES, CA, November 19, 2019 – The City of Paso Robles is preparing to take ownership of a long-empty lot at the corner of 18th and Spring, that will soon be transformed into a neighborhood park and plaza.

A long-time local winery owner purchased the empty lot in 2017 with the idea of turning it into a small park for the community to enjoy.

“Paso has been good to me. My kids were born and raised here. I love this town and I wanted to give back a bi...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Bank Robbery - Pacific Premier Bank

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This morning at 9:20 am, Pacific Premier Bank on 12th Street in Paso Robles was robbed at gun point. Employees reported that two men entered the bank holding handguns, wearing masks and demanding money. The men left the bank and fled in a Gold Honda. With...

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Additional Info... Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Rapid Response and Active Shooter Training at Library/City Hall

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The parking lot at City Hall and surrounding streets will be closed at noon on Friday, November 22nd for a rapid response and active shooter training exercise. City Hall and the City Library will be closed for business at 2:30 PM.

The Paso Robles Police Department and Paso Robles Fire Department will be conducting a rapid response and active shooter training exercise at the Paso Robles City Hall on November 22, 2019. 

Residents and businesses in the area of Paso Robles City...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Community Emergency Response Training Graduation

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PASO ROBLES, CA – North San Luis Obispo County CERT, sponsored by Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services, is pleased to announce that 36 students recently graduated from Community Emergency Response Training (CERT).

CERT basic training is a FEMA course that teaches citizens how to be prepared in case of a disaster.

Students completed a 20-hour course over 4 weeks that developed skills to extinguish small fires, render basic first aid, search lightly damaged buildings,...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Flamson and Georgia Brown Lockdown

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PASO ROBLES, CA – On November 6, 2019, the Paso Robles Police Departmentarrested 39-year-old Manuel Antonio Ordunez Martinez for resisting arrest and three outstanding warrants.  One of the outstanding warrants was for felony kidnapping out of so...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2019

City of Paso Robles Celebrates Completion of Tertiary Treatment Plant

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PASO ROBLES, CA, October 30, 2019 – Today the City of Paso Robles celebrated completion of one of the largest and most complex infrastructure projects in the City’s history, new Tertiary Treatment Facilities at the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant.

The City hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and facility tour.  Many City officials, Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham, and other interested persons attended the event.  

City staff thanked those who contributed to the project, including engine...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Paso Robles is Updating its Noise Regulations

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PASO ROBLES, CA – The City of Paso Robles City Council will hold a public hearing on November 5, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. to consider an update to the General Plan Noise Element and proposed Noise Ordinance.

This is the first time the Council will review the proposed regulations, however the Planning Commission previously held a series of public workshops over the last year which commenced with a Public Hearing on August 27, 2019. At that meeting, the Plannin...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Help Shape the Future of Niblick Road

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Walk and Design Workshop, November 4, 2019

Paso Robles, CA – The City of Paso Robles is hosting an interactive Walk and Community Design Workshop on November 4, 2019.  The walk and workshop will explore and identify ways to improve automobile, bus, bicycle, and pedestrian use of...

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Additional Info... Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2019

Bank Robbery - Pacific Premier Bank

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On September 23, 2019, at approximately 1:07pm, a bank employee from
Pacific Premier Bank, located at 545 12th St. in Paso Robles, reported a person just entered the bank wearing a blue long sleeve shirt, blue
jeans, gloves,...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2019

FATAL TRAFFIC COLLISION

PASO ROBLES, CA – On Thursday, September 19, 2019 at approximately 10:30 AM, officers from the Paso Robles Police Department received a report of a vehicle vs pedestrian traffic collision on the river walkway under the 13th St. bridge, near Rive...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Vehicle Pursuit Wanted Suspect Attempted Murder of a Peace Officer

Guadalupe Herrera Lopez

PASO ROBLES, CA – On September 5, 2019 the Paso Robles Police Department received information that Guadalupe Herrera Lopez, 51 years old, was possibly within the City of Paso Robles. Lopez was wanted after a domestic violence incident and carjac...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Paso Robles Holds Drill for Power Outage

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City Staff prepares for a potential 72-hour PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff

PASO ROBLES, CA – On Thursday, August 22, 2019, City Staff held an Emergency Operations Center drill in preparation for a potential PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS). Forty staff members across all city departments worked to create an ...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Public Hearing Notice: Noise Ordinance

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Paso Robles is Updating its Noise Regulations, Public Hearing to Be Held at Upcoming Planning Commission Meeting

PASO ROBLES, CA – The City of Paso Robles Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on August 27, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. to consider making a recommendation to the City Council regarding an update to the General Plan Noise Element and proposed N...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Fire Department Active Shooter Training

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PASO ROBLES, CA – Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services would like to take this opportunity to inform the public of an upcoming Active Shooter training exercise.

The Paso Robles Unified School District continues to modernize their school sites and an opportunity for training has occurred at the Bauer Spec site, located at 401 17th Street. This site will eventually be torn down and replaced. Through continued colla...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2019

City of Paso Robles Holding Building & Fire Code Public Workshop

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PASO ROBLES, CA, August 5, 2019 – The Paso Robles Community Development Department is holding a Public Workshop to look at updates to the California Building Code and the Building Ordinance of the City’s Municipal Code.

Builders, Architects, Engineers, and other industry professionals from a wide range of experience and perspectives are invited to attend this informative workshop, provide input, and help with the development of updates to Title 17 of the City’s...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2019

PASO ROBLES PAID PARKING LAUNCHES AUGUST 14

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First two hours free, merchant validation, how-to demos

Paso Robles, CA, August 2, 2019 – The City of Paso Robles has installed 34 pay stations in convenient locations throughout the downtown area for on-street parking in preparation for the launch of paid parking on August 14, 2019. The City started...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Public Hearing Notice: Short-Term Rental Ordinance

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On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Paso Robles City Council will hold the first reading of a revised ordinance to regulate short-term rentals inside city limits.

The staff report and ordinance can be found here: https://www.prcity.com/DocumentCenter/View/27165/July-16-2019-City-Council-Agenda-Item-25  

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Full City Council Agenda (see item #25) Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Paso Robles to Implement Paid Parking Downtown

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Practice period launches in July

Paso Robles, CA, July 1, 2019 – The City of Paso Robles is beginning the process of implementing paid parking downtown. This process includes the installation of parking pay stations and associated signage, a practice period with free parking, and the lau...

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View Larger Map (Image) Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Paso Robles Announces New Assistant City Manager

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PASO ROBLES, CA – The City of Paso Robles has announced the appointment of Sarah Johnson-Rios to the position of Assistant City Manager, including confirmation by the City Council at its June 18, 2019, City Council meeting.

Ms. Johnson-Rios is currently the Housing & Neighborhoods Department Operations Administrator for the City of Raleigh, North Carolina.  As such, she oversees three units responsible for affordable housing preservation and production. &nbs...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Paso Robles City Council Approves First Reading of Short-Term Rental Ordinance

On June 5, 2019, after a five-hour public hearing, the Paso Robles City Council voted 3-0 to introduce for first reading a Short-Term Rental Ordinance.

This ordinance includes input gathered since 2015 from public meetings, two task forces, the Planning Commission, residents, visitors, and interested parties.  Two of the Councilmembers (Councilmember Gregory and Hamon) had conflicts of interests...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Residential Burglary Suspect Arrested

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PASO ROBLES, CA - Yesterday at 10:23 am, PRPD received a call from a resident, in the 2800 block of Park Street, stating someone had entered her house while she was upstairs. The resident heard the noise and confronted the suspect inside of her home. The ...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2019

UPDATE - Suspicious Death

PASO ROBLES, CA – As previously reported, on Friday, May 17, 2019 at
approximately 8:40 AM, EMS personnel and officers from the Paso Robles PoliceDepartment received a report of a deceased male lying on the railroad tracks
near Pine and 6th ...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Suspicious Death

PASO ROBLES, CA – On Friday, May 17, 2019 at approximately
8:40 AM, EMS personnel and officers from the Paso Robles Police Departmentreceived a report of a man lying on the railroad tracks near Pine and 6th St.

EMS personnel arrived on scene a...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2019

UPDATE to Counterfeit Money Press Release

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The Paso Robles Police Department would like to thank the public and local news media outlets for their assistance in possibly identifying the person in the photographs related to the counterfeit money transactions. 

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Counterfeit money

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The Paso Robles Police Department is issuing a warning about
an increase in counterfeit money use and is asking for your help in solvingthis crime. On Monday, May 6th, at approximately 11:15 am, an unknown male
entered the Alliance Board Shop, 1233 Pa...

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