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Paso Robles Newsletter for June 1-15, 2019

You can see at a glance what is going on in our community; opportunities for public input; and upcoming meetings, public forums, and events. 

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Public Hearing: Short-Term Rental Ordinance

The Paso Robles Planning Commission reviewed the draft Short-Term Rental ordinance on May 15 and is recommending it to the City Council.  The City Council will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (There will not be a short-term rental item on the June 4 regular meeting agenda as reported earlier).

Draft Ordinance
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Concerts in the Park Start June 6! 

Paso locals love the FREE concerts in the downtown city park every Thursday from June 6 through August 15. Bring a chair, a picnic (or cash to buy dinner), a sweater and your dancing shoes.  Food, wine and beer available for purchase, all proceeds go to keeping these concerts free. Please note there are no dogs allowed in City Park.

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Sensorio Opens in Paso Robles

Paso Robles is now home to an experience that doesn't exist anywhere else in the US. The "Field of Light" art installation at the newly opened Sensorio, directly across the street from the entrance to Hunter Ranch Golf Course, opened May 19 and is now offering locals a season pass for $99. (Regular adult entry without a pass is $27.) Details

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PG&E Wildfire Safety Initiative

Given the continued and growing threat of extreme weather and wildfires, and as an additional precautionary measure following the 2017 and 2018 wildfires, PG&E is expanding and enhancing their Community Wildfire Safety Program (CWSP) to further reduce wildfire risks and help keep our customers and the communities we serve safe. PG&E customers will be receiving letters at their home or place of business about their plan. 2019 Wildfire Safety Plan

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Please Prevent and Prepare for Wildfire

The Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services is encouraging all residents to help cut down the risk of wildfire in Paso Robles and to be prepared in the event there is a wildfire. Please use the following resources:

For questions call Battalion Chief/Fire Marshal
Randy Harris at 805.227.7560 

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City Council Meeting Highlights

The Paso Robles City Council meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM in the City Council Chamber at 1000 Spring Street.

A brief overview of the items discussed is posted here the day after each meeting, or you can subscribe to email updates here. Agendas  

City of Paso Robles Employment Opportunities

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Police Officer (Lateral/Entry Level/Academy Graduate)

In cooperation with the community, performs law enforcement and crime prevention work to provide for the safety of the public.
Application Deadline: Continuous
Apply here

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Police Officer Recruit

Performs non-sworn duties within the Police Department and attends a P.O.S.T. Certified Basic Academy, which is approximately 6 months in length. Upon graduation and award of the Academy Basic Certificate, candidates may be appointed to, and sworn-in as, a Police Officer.
Application Deadline: Continuous
Apply here

Apply and find additional information for all available positions here! Questions? Email or call (805) 227-7234.

Upcoming City Meetings, Forums, & Workshops

Development Review Committee Meeting
June 3, 2019, 3:30 PM @ City Hall
Upstairs Large Conference Room
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City Council Meeting
June 4, 2019, 6:30 PM @ City Council Chamber
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Paso Robles Youth Commission Advisory Committee Meeting
June 5, 2019 - Cancelled

Public Hearing - Short-Term Rental Ordinance (recessed City Council Meeting)
June 5, 2019, 6:30 PM @ City Council Chamber

Senior Citizen Advisory Commission Meeting
June 10, 2019, 1:30 PM @ Senior Center
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Development Review Committee Meeting
June 10, 2019, 3:30 PM @ City Hall Upstairs Large Conference Room
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Paso Robles Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee Meeting
June 10, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Centennial Park, Live Oak Room
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Planning Commission Meeting
June 11, 2019, 6:30 PM 
@ City Council Chamber
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Library Board Meeting
June 13, 2019, 9:00 AM @
@ City Council Chamber
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Recreation Classes

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Art of Soy Candle-Making 

Learn to create beautiful hand-poured and decorated natural vegetable soy candles. Learn about melting the wax, creating colors, choosing fragrances and selecting the right wick for your candle and container. You'll have a chance to personalize your creations by decorating your candle containers as well. Participants under 14 must be accompanied by an adult during this class. All participants will receive a 20% discount on their next candle supply order from Sisterhood of the Traveling Pots. Details

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Body in Balance for Active Aging 

Retune your body with some easy methods to release stress and enhance overall health and vitality. These gentle strengthening exercises improve balance, breathing capacity, and posture. Along with relaxations some of the other benefits are: improved flexibility, circulation, range of motion, and fall prevention. These exercises are easy and fun to learn and can be applied to your everyday activities. Adaption for specific injuries or health conditions are easily achieved. All are welcome. Visit the class to try it out. Details
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Dog Training: K9 Fun and Games

Enhance your relationship with your dog using easy and fun games. These games help shape your dog's personality and choices by introducing concepts which transfer to real life experiences. This class will help teach focus, confidence and self control while having a great time. Scholarships available. **No dogs at the first class.** Questions? Call Kathy, 237-9985. Details


Library Events & News

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A Universe of Stories

Summer Reading Program 2019
June 10–August 12                       

Library’s Summer Reading Program Will Be Out of This World! As in past years, just read 10 books or 10 hours and earn prizes! In addition, enjoy a variety of space-themed shows and activities for every member of the family. Visit for program information.

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Mother Goose on the Loose 

Due to its overwhelming popularity, Mother Goose on the Loose (Baby Story Time,) has grown to two times every Thursday—10:30 a.m. and now again at 11:30 a.m. Using interactive play, rhymes, songs, and musical instruments, this award-winning early literacy program for infants ages 0-18 months helps foster positive connections between children and their caregivers. 

Community Events

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Art After Dark: Paso 

Saturday, June 1, 2019
6PM - 9PM

It's BACK by popular demand! Local stores partner with local artists to put on a fun interactive art walk through downtown Paso Robles. A handful of galleries downtown help our community experience and celebrate art the first Saturday of each month by extending their hours, opening their doors wide and offering snacks, live music, adult beverages, prizes, raffles and more. Details

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Zoo to You Luau

Saturday, June 1, 2019
11AM - 3PM

Paso Robles Wineries of 46 East
This is the first ever Zoo to You Luau Weekend Passport event! Luau-themed wine tasting and Zoo to You animal ambassadors at all participating 46 East wineries. 100% of proceeds going to Zoo to You. Purchase your Passport for a $25 donation and use it as your ticket to Luau fun and complimentary tastings all weekend long. Tasting room hours will vary. Details

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Paso Pinot & Paella Festival

Sunday, June 2, 2019
2:00 PM
Templeton Park

Pinot Producers and talented local chefs will once again share an afternoon of great wine, creative Paella dishes, and live music on Sunday, June 2, 2019. Mingle with the winemakers and discover how the sense of place is reflected in each glass of their Pinot Noir. Visit each local chef and taste the talent of the Central Coast in each unique Paella to pair with the local Pinot Noirs. Details

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Alpaca Farm Experience

Sunday, June 2, 2019
Giving Tree Family Farm
Meet and get to know more about alpacas and their precious fiber.  The morning starts with a farm tour where you will meet alpacas, goats, turkeys, pigs, chickens and their very special guardian dogs.  Learn how to card alpaca fiber & make crafts using this natural batting.  All workshop materials, your own handmade craft and a picnic lunch is included in this fun fiber workshop. Details

For a complete list of events, click here. 

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