News Flash

Posted on: October 22, 2021

Commercial structure fire at 810 11th Street

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Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services wants to remind everyone to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors during the upcoming time change.

PASO ROBLES, CA – On Thursday October 21, 2021, at 6:52 PM., Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services responded to a report of a commercial structure fire at 810 11th Street., in Paso Robles.  

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Pending Winter Storms and Flood Preparedness

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Should you wish to make sandbags to protect private property, the City has sand available at the City Streets Yard located at 1220 Paso Robles Street. Please make sure to bring a shovel.

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: October 15, 2021

Paso Robles City Council to discuss short-term rental program

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PASO ROBLES, CA, October 15, 2021 – The community is encouraged to participate in the second annual review of the City of Paso Robles short-term rental program.  The City Council will discuss the program at their October 19, 2021 meetin...

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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.

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 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 sickness i...

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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

55+ housing community has broken ground

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 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 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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

News Flash

Posted on: September 22, 2021

Multi-Family Residential Structure Fire

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PASO ROBLES, CA – On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at approximately 8:14 am, Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services responded to a report of a multi-family residential structure fire at 1211 Alamo Creek Drive in Paso Robles. 

First arriv...

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Paso Robles Fire News
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 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 sickness i...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Commercial structure fire at 810 11th Street

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Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services wants to remind everyone to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors during the upcoming time change.

PASO ROBLES, CA – On Thursday October 21, 2021, at 6:52 PM., Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services responded to a report of a commercial structure fire at 810 11th Street., in Paso Robles.  

Firefighters arrived within three minutes an...

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Paso Robles City Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: October 8, 2021

Library Invites Public to Participate in Developing Its Future

Virtual public meeting next step in strategic planning process

PASO ROBLES, CA – October 8, 2021 The Paso Robles City Library, together with the Centre for Organizational Effectiveness, invites the public to participate in the Library’s next phase of the strategic planning process—a virt...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Library Invites Public to Participate in Developing Its Future

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Community-wide survey first step in strategic planning process

PASO ROBLES, CA – September 17, 2021 The Paso Robles City Library, together with the Centre for Organizational Effectiveness, invites the public to participate in the Library’s strategic planning process to identify and address the com...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Library Book Group Reads Autumn

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An unforgettable story about aging and time and love

PASO ROBLES, CA –October 1, 2021  Join the Library Book Group’s Zoom discussion of Autumn by Ali Smith on Thursday, November 18, 6:00-7:00 pm.

This Man-Booker Prize Finalist and first in the Seasonal Quartet Series is an unforg...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Create an Adorable Harvest Pumpkin this Fall

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Hand-sewing craft makes a perfect fall hostess gift

PASO ROBLES, CA – October 1, 2021 Learn a new skill or improve your crafting abilities with the Paso Robles City Library’s monthly craft series! In keeping with the November theme of  “Harvest,” create an e...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Call for Art Display Proposals at the Paso Robles City Library

Proposals for 2022 now being accepted

PASO ROBLES, CA – September 13, 2021 The Paso Robles City Library encourages the artistic and cultural interests of the community by providing space in the Library to display visual art and other exhibits of interest to the pub...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: September 29, 2021

The Spooky Halloween Music and Comedy Concert for Kids

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Live virtual program back by popular demand

PASO ROBLES, CA – September 29, 2021 Turtle Dance Music is back with The Spooky Halloween Music and Comedy Concert for Kids on Friday, October 29, at 10 am. Jokes, music, and movement will leave children of all ages giggling. Designed with child...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Library Adds Chromebooks to Its Collection

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Laptops to help bridge the digital divide

PASO ROBLES, CA – September 3, 2021 The Paso Robles City Library is pleased to announce the addition of ten Google Chromebooks to its collections.

Chromebooks are simple laptops that run on Google’s Chrome operating system. Patrons with a Google a...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Library Book Group Reads Mexican Gothic

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Title reflects October’s theme “A Good Scare”

PASO ROBLES, CA –September 3, 2021 Join the Library Book Group’s Zoom discussion of Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia on Thursday, October 21, 2021, 6:00-7:00 pm.

After receiving a frantic letter from her cousin begging for someone...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Día de los Muertos Felt Calacas Craft Event

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Popular seasonal skeletons are sure to delight

PASO ROBLES, CA – September 3, 2021 Learn a new skill or improve your crafting abilities with the Paso Robles City Library’s monthly craft series! In keeping with the October theme of “A Good Scare,” using simple su...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: August 16, 2021

Keep Children Engaged with Story Times and Crafts

City Library offers weekly programs for every age

PASO ROBLES, CA –August 13, 2021 The Paso Robles City Library continues to offer its popular Story Times and craft activities for children of all ages in both virtual and in-person formats.

Preschool Story Time for ages 3-6, every Monday at 10:00...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: August 1, 2021

REVISED: September Book Group Discussion

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Learning to Speak Southern to be September’s title

UPDATE: This Book Group Meeting will take place virtually via Zoom. Due to increasing rates of local COVID cases, the library wants to prevent program attendees from possible exposure. You will receive a link to our Zoom meeting shortly before we meet at ...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: August 1, 2021

REVISED: Popular Adult Crafting Class

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Crafting instructions to be face-to-face beginning September

UPDATE: This Craft Meetup will take place virtually via Zoom. Due to increasing rates of local COVID cases, the library wants to prevent program attendees from possible exposure. You will receive an email link with information about picking up your kit an...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Library Moves Towards Full Service with Fresh New Furnishings

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New furnishings in adult and children’s areas add to safety and enjoyment

PASO ROBLES, CA – June 21, 2021 The Paso Robles City Library invites the public to check out its fresh new look. Thanks to generous funding from the Paso Robles Library Foundation, new tables throughout the library now offer be...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

African Bead Wrapped Bracelet Craft Class

Deadline to register for popular adult crafting class August 13

PASO ROBLES, CA – July 1, 2021  Learn a new skill or improve your crafting abilities with the Paso Robles City Library’s online craft series! 

Intermediate crafters will enjoy the challenge of creating this month&r...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Library Book Group Wraps Up Summer Reading in Africa

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PASO ROBLES, CA –July 1, 2021  Join the Library Book Group’s Zoom discussion of Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm and wrap up this summer’s exploration of foreign literature.

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Color Your World with Wind Chimes

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Craft kits available for popular Try It! Tuesdays program

PASO ROBLES, CA – July 1, 2021  Wrap up this summer’s special Try It! Tuesdays maker classes with some colorful wind chimes. Kits containing everything needed to participate will be available to pick up starting Wednesday, Aug...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Turtle Dance! A Music, Bubble and Comedy Show

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LIVE sensory/autism-friendly show for families

PASO ROBLES, CA – July 1, 2021 On Thursday, August 5 at 11:00 am, enjoy a special inclusive, neurodiverse event for children and teens of all abilities. Families will dance, sing along, and hear stories and songs about autism advocates ...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Make a No-Sew Fleece Pillow

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Craft kits available for popular Try It! Tuesdays program

PASO ROBLES, CA – July 1, 2021  The Library’s revamped Try It! Tuesdays maker class continues with Grab & Go kits containing everything needed to participate. Then tune in to Facebook on Tuesdays at 4 pm to Try It! with Mi...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

VROOM! Build a Wood Derby Race Car

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Craft kits available for popular Try It! Tuesdays program

PASO ROBLES, CA – June 1, 2021  The Library’s revamped Try It! Tuesdays maker class continues with Grab & Go kits containing everything needed to participate. Then tune in to Facebook on Tuesdays at 4 pm to Try It! with Mi...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Stitch up a Dinosaur Pet

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Craft kits available for popular Try It! Tuesdays program

PASO ROBLES, CA – June 1, 2021  The Library’s revamped Try It! Tuesdays maker class continues with Grab & Go kits containing everything needed to participate. Then tune in to Facebook on Tuesdays at 4 pm to Try It! with Mi...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Colorful Bouncy Ball Kits

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Craft kits available for popular Try It! Tuesdays program

PASO ROBLES, CA – June 1, 2021  The Library’s revamped Try It! Tuesdays maker class continues with Grab & Go kits containing everything needed to participate. Then tune in to Facebook on Tuesdays at 4 pm to Try It! with Mi...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Virtual Paint Party Just for Children

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Painting kits available in advance of program

PASO ROBLES, CA – June 1, 2021  Register to reserve your seat in a virtual paint party just for children! Once registered, stop by the library to pick up your painting kit, containing everything you will need to join Miss Melissa on Thu...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Traveling Lantern Theater Company Offers Second Virtual Performance

Summer Reading Program event accessible for week

PASO ROBLES, CA –June 1, 2021 The Paso Robles City Library invites all children to enjoy a second Traveling Lantern Theater Company virtual theater performance. The Caterpillar Hunter will be accessible any time during the week of Sunday, July 1...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Virtual Paint Party Just for Teens

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Painting kits available in advance of program

PASO ROBLES, CA – June 1, 2021  Register to reserve your seat in the Library’s virtual paint party just for teens! Once registered, stop by the library to pick up a painting kit containing everything needed to join Miss Meliss...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Make a Foam Bead Slime Kit

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Craft kits available for popular Try It! Tuesdays program

PASO ROBLES, CA – June 1, 2021  The Library’s revamped Try It! Tuesdays maker class continues with Grab & Go kits containing everything needed to participate. Then tune in to Facebook on Tuesdays at 4 pm to Try It! with Mi...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Shadow Factory

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Shadow puppetry workshop accessible all month

PASO ROBLES, CA – June 1, 2021 Shadow School is a cross-curricular virtual puppetry program designed for elementary-aged audiences. It features a series of three engaging, self-paced online workshops that cover the science of shadows, poetry wri...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Traveling Lantern Theater Company Offers Virtual Performance

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Summer Reading Program event accessible for week

PASO ROBLES, CA –May 10, 2021 The Paso Robles City Library invites all children to enjoy the Traveling Lantern Theater Company’s virtual theater performance of The Rainbow Lizard any time during the week of Sunday, June 20.

Pablo Del Pe...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Reading Rocks! A Music, Bubble and Comedy Show

Illustration of green turtle holding orange guitar, stack of books, and bubbles

LIVE sensory/autism-friendly show encourages reading

PASO ROBLES, CA – May 11, 2021 Color Your World with a LIVE high-energy music and comedy show for all ages on Thursday, June 17 at 11:00 am. Reading Rocks! encourages reading and a love of books by engaging children (and adults!) with songs, com...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Excavate Dino Bones on Next Try It! Tuesdays

Photo of child's hand brushing particles away from small dinosaur bones embedded in block of clay

Craft kits available for popular program

PASO ROBLES, CA – May 10, 2021 The popular children’s library program Try It! Tuesdays has been revamped for the summer with Grab & Go kits! Stop by the library to pick up a kit containing everything you will need to participate, t...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Chill Out with a Water Bead Stress Ball

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Next Try It! Tuesdays craft kits available June 23

PASO ROBLES, CA – May 15, 2021 The popular children’s library program Try It! Tuesdays has been revamped for the summer with Grab & Go kits! Stop by the library to pick up a kit containing everything you will need to participate, t...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Try It! Tuesdays Gets New Look this Summer

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Craft kits available for popular program

PASO ROBLES, CA – May 10, 2021 Popular children’s library program Try It! Tuesdays will be revamped for the summer with Grab & Go kits! Stop by the library to pick up a kit containing everything you will need to participate then tu...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Library Expands Services Effective May 10

Orange tier allows for increased usage of library facility

PASO ROBLES, CA – May 5, 2021 The Paso Robles City Library is pleased to announce increased services to the public, effective Monday, May 10.

  • Visitation time limits will be eliminated.   
  • Physically-distanced seating in both the ...
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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Library Book Group Wraps Up Summer Reading in Africa

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Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie August title

PASO ROBLES, CA –July 1, 2021  Join the Library Book Group’s Zoom discussion of Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm and wrap up this summer’s expl...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

The Devil and the Dark Water

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Indonesia is Library Book Group’s next Summer Reading Program stop

PASO ROBLES, CA –June 1, 2021  Join the Library Book Group’s Zoom discussion of The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm and continue this year’s Summer Reading Program,...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Traditional Indonesian Fabric Dyeing

Colorful underwater scene, yellow octopus, orange seahorse, blue water currents, brown plant

eadline to register for next adult crafting experience July 9

PASO ROBLES, CA – June 1, 2021  Intermediate crafters will enjoy the challenge of creating this month’s ocean scene project based on the techniques of Samantha Wood Art. Using simple materials such as glue and paint, learn a version of the tradit...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Great Wave of Kanagawa Embroidery Class

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Deadline to register for popular adult program June 11

PASO ROBLES, CA – May 1, 2021  On Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm, share your embroidery abilities (or challenges) with the Paso Robles City Library’s online crafters! In keeping with this year’s Summer Reading Program theme “Reading Color...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Library Book Group Reads Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

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Summer Reading Program kicks off with a trip back in time to Japan

PASO ROBLES, CA –May 1, 2021  Join the Library Book Group’s Zoom discussion of Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm and kick off this year’s Summer Reading Prog...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

NEW: Library to Offer Limited In-Person, Outdoor Preschool Story Time

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Registration required to attend new version of long-time family favorite

PASO ROBLES, CA – April 19, 2021  The Paso Robles City Library is thrilled to offer limited in-person Preschool Story Time with Miss Melissa beginning May 3.

Appropriate for preschool-age children and their families, the class will take place outs...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Día de los Niños/Day of the Child Grows to a Week of Celebration

Colorful illustration of children and books, pennants hanging above

Annual Library event celebrates children, families, and reading

PASO ROBLES, CA – April 1, 2021  In keeping with its tradition of celebrating the annual Día de los Niños/Day of the Child/Day of the Book event, the City Library invites families to stop by one of the local parks ...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Felt Bear Craft Class

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Deadline to register for popular adult program May 14

PASO ROBLES, CA –?April 1, 2021  On Thursday, May 27, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm, learn a new skill or improve your crafting abilities with the Paso Robles City Library’s online craft series for adults! In keeping with the May theme o...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Library Book Group Reads Bearskin by James McLaughlin

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May’s title supports month’s theme of strength

PASO ROBLES, CA –April 1, 2021  Join the Library Book Group’s Zoom discussion of Bearskin by James McLaughlin on Thursday, May 20, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm.

Rice Moore is just beginning to think his troubles are behind him. He&a...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Is it Time to Reboot Your Résumé?

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Library to offer virtual workshop for jobseekers March 10

PASO ROBLES, CA – March 1, 2021 The Paso Robles City Library is pleased to present a Brainfuse Résumé Reboot Workshop, hosted by Job Search Coach Ashley Watkins, a Nationally Certified Résumé Writer (NCRW) and Nationally Certified Online Profile Expert (N...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Residents Invited to Apply for Open Board & Advisory Body Positions

Community participation helps city make decisions regarding services

February 23, 2021, Paso Robles, CA – The Paso Robles Community Services Department has several available positions for the Library Board of Trustees, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee and the Senior Citizen Advisory Committee. Members serve one ...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Beehive Cross Stitch

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Cuesta Book of the Year Series-themed adult craft class

PASO ROBLES, CA – March 1, 2021 Register by April 15 for the Library’s Beehive Counted Cross Stitch craft class, pick up the craft materials, then meet up on Zoom Thursday, April 22, 7:00-8:00 pm to share your success!

Using the simple ...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Bee-Themed Film Discussion

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Last in the Library’s Cuesta Book of the Year Series classes and events

PASO ROBLES, CA – March 1, 2021 Wrapping up the Library’s Cuesta Book of the Year Series of bee-themed classes and events is a discussion on Thursday, April 29, 7:00-8:00 pm of the 2008 film based on the bestselling novel, The Secret L...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: March 1, 2021

The Honey Bus by Meredith May

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Cuesta Book of the Year selection topic of Library’s Book Group discussion

PASO ROBLES, CA – March 1, 20201 The Paso Robles City Library’s Book Group invites the public to a Zoom discussion of the Cuesta Book of the Year selection, The Honey Bus, by Meredith May, on Thursday, April 15, 7:00-8:00 p.m. 

May recalls the firs...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Library’s Cookbook Club Celebrates Honey

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Cuesta Book of the Year Series-themed choice for April

PASO ROBLES, CA – March 1, 2021  In honor of the Cuesta Book of the Year selection, The Honey Bus, the Paso Robles Library invites the public to a special edition of the Cookbook Club with The Fresh Honey Cookbook by Laurey Masterton. How does it...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Struggling to File for Unemployment Benefits?

Library Offers Online Employment Assistance Resources

PASO ROBLES, CA – February 1, 2021  The Paso Robles City Library is pleased to announce a new addition to its eLibrary—an Unemployment Benefits Navigator component to the JobNow platform—for library patrons struggling to file for unemplo...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Did You Resolve to Read More in 2021?

Library’s first reading challenge of 2021 celebrates National Library Lover’s Month

PASO ROBLES, CA – January 21, 2021  Did you resolve to read more in 2021? Need a little motivation? Take the Library’s first reading challenge of the year. Read or listen to your favorite book(s) during the month of February a...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Macramé Plant Holder Craft Class

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Deadline to register for popular program March 12

PASO ROBLES, CA –?February 1, 2021  On Thursday, March 25, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm, learn a new skill or improve your crafting abilities with the Paso Robles City Library’s online craft series! In keeping with March’s theme of “Happy Out,” this month’...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: January 1, 2021

Burning Out on Virtual Life?

Library Still Offers Hands-on Craft Activities

PASO ROBLES, CA –January 1, 2021 - Life may be mostly virtual these days, but the Paso Robles City Library is still providing classes that incorporate hands-on craft activities. 

Each week, craft kits are available in the Children&rs...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Heart-Shaped Heating Pad Craft Class

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Deadline to register February 12, 2021

PASO ROBLES, CA –?January 6, 2021  On Thursday, February 25, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm, learn a new skill or improve your crafting abilities with the Paso Robles City Library’s online craft series! In keeping with February&a...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole

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February’s Library Book Group Title

 PASO ROBLES, CA –January 6, 2021  Join the Library Book Group’s Zoom discussion of A Princess in Theory on Thursday, February 18, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm. 

From acclaimed author Alyssa Cole comes the tale of a cit...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

If Friends Were Flowers Embroidery Craft

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Deadline to register for adult craft January 16, 2021

PASO ROBLES, CA –?December 1, 2020  On Thursday, January 28, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm, learn a new skill or improve your crafting abilities with the Paso Robles City Library’s online craft series! In keeping with January’s...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

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Library Book Group’s title to ring in the New Year

PASO ROBLES, CA –December 1, 2020  Kick off the New Year with the Library Book Group’s Zoom discussion of Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine on Thursday, January 21, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm. 

No one ever told Eleanor, a wo...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW: Caught Read-Handed Mystery Reading Challenge

Library issues challenge to all ages to read this December

PASO ROBLES, CA – November 5, 2020  A chilly evening calls for a hot drink, a warm blanket, and a good book. Cozy up this winter with our Caught Read-Handed Mystery Reading Challenge, where the only mystery is whether you'll be able to read 500 m...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: November 1, 2020

Christmas Crime Story: Library Film Discussion

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A “Caught Read-Handed" Mystery Reading Challenge-inspired holiday romp
with as many twists and turns as a candy cane

PASO ROBLES, CA –?November 1, 2020 On Thursday, December 10, 7:00-8:00 pm, the public is invited to discuss Christmas Crime Story, a quirky holiday romp that is more Die Hard than Jingle All the Way and with as many twists and turns as a candy ca...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: November 1, 2020

December’s Holiday Craft Is a Mystery!

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Mystery Box craft kits available for pick up beginning December 1

PASO ROBLES, CA –?November 1, 2020  In keeping with the Library’s new “Caught Read-Handed” Mystery Reading Challenge, December’s adult craft is under wraps, but here are some clues: 

  • The c...
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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: November 1, 2020

Library’s Cookbook Club Celebrates the Holidays

Covers of Christmas and Jewish cookbooks, food

Exploring traditional Christmas and Hanukkah fare

PASO ROBLES, CA –?November 1, 2020  The Paso Robles City Library invites the public to get in the holiday spirit by trying out a new recipe or two to celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah. Betty Crocker Christmas Cookbook is a classic with e...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: November 1, 2020

Murder for Christmas: Library Book Group’s Holiday Title

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Kicking off Library’s “Caught Read-Handed” Reading Mystery Challenge

PASO ROBLES, CA –?November 1, 2020  Kick off the Library’s new “Caught Read-Handed” Mystery Reading Challenge, beginning December 1, 2020, with Murder for Christmas by Frances Duncan, available in print fro...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: November 1, 2020

Happy Jolabokaflod to All!

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Library to celebrate Icelandic holiday tradition in December

PASO ROBLES, CA –?November 1, 2020 Jolabokaflod, the Icelandic tradition of book gifting on Christmas Eve, returns to the Paso Robles City Library.  

According to Country Living, Jolabokaflod, which translates roughly to "Christmas ...

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Paso Robles Library News
Posted on: November 1, 2020

4th Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover—with a Twist!

Two stuffed animals under blanket

Library offers pandemic-safe alternative to popular children’s program

PASO ROBLES, CA – November 1, 2020  Stuffed Animals and their people are invited to say goodbye to 2020 with a very special New Year’s Eve Pajama Party via Zoom.  

For the past three years, the Library has invited Stuf...

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Paso Robles Library News

News Flash

Posted on: September 27, 2021

Attempted Murder Suspect in Custody

Paso Robles, CA – On 09-26-21 at approximately 12:55pm, Paso Robles Police received a 911 call from the 1000 block of Dorothy Street. The caller advised someone in her household had been shot in the head by a male suspect who ran out of the hous...

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Paso Robles Police News

News Flash

Posted on: August 12, 2021

Public Engagement Workshop to Create the Future of Recreation Services

REC Summer 2021

The Paso Robles Recreation Services Department is excited to announce a two-hour public workshop to create the future of Recreation Services in Paso Robles!

Recreation Services invites community members to attend a public workshop facilitated by The Centre...

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Paso Robles Recreation News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

City of Paso Robles Announces New Concession Services at Barney Schwartz Park

Paradise Shaved Ice Mobile Food Vendor at BSP

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: 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