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Work family celebrates

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
If you ask George work what makes living in San Miguel area so special, he'll tell you.
"The people and the land, which have been good to us," he said.
A mainstay within the agricultural community since the early 1900s, the Work family will be honored at this year's Sagebrush Parade, slated for April 26 in downtown San Miguel.
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Council approves recycled water plan

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- With increasing demands on the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin, the City of Paso Robles is planning ahead with an eye toward utilizing recycled water.
The city's wastewater treatment plant is undergoing a massive upgrade, and as part of that city staff compiled a Recycled Water Master Plan.
"A master plan is an assessment of what the
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RISE brings services to women, men and children

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and those who work with survivors of such attacks say much more awareness is needed as well as an understanding of how to communicate with those struggling to tell their stories.
"The first thing you can do when listening to a survivor is believe them," said RISE Executive Director Jennifer Adams.
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Main Street hosts block party

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Food, live music, clothes, cars -- and Scrooge? Together this made for a hoppin' block party at Courtyard Plaza on 12th Street April 17.
Janyce Smith was there with her brother, Rusty Smith, and their company, Vintage Tours. Janyce buffed the "queen of their fleet," a 1939 Chevy Sedan, known as Elizabeth as Rusty talked about driving
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Templeton announces weed abatement schedule

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
TEMPLETON -- All properties within the Templeton Community Services District's boundaries must be cleared of weeds by Thursday, May 1. Property owners are asked to trim hedges, cut grasses and clear fields to make Templeton fire-safe. Due to the late spring rains there will be an increase in vegetation which can become a potential fire hazard as it dries. Property
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Fire displaces three families Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- A shed fire that was threatening nearby homes was quickly put out Saturday night, the Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services reported.
Firefighters responded to a fire burning a 10-foot-by-10-foot outdoor shed shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday evening at 3012 Pine St. in Paso Robles. The fire was spreading to a four-unit apartment complex.
Firefighters immediately stretched
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Several road projects set for summer

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Roadwork and sewer repairs are set to begin in Paso Robles -- the first job paid for with money earned from a voter-approved tax last November.
Voters approved a 0.5 percent tax to be used toward street maintenance; the sewer repairs are being scheduled for completion in conjunction with the street repairs for efficiency's sake.
The
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Mayors’ night at ECHO

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
ATASCADERO -- Atascadero Mayor Tom O'Malley and Paso Robles Mayor Duane Picanco both volunteered as chaperones at the El Camino Homeless Organization shelter on Friday and spent the evening serving food and reading to children.
"By bringing them both together we thought that it would raise awareness that this is the shelter shared by the two cities," said ECHO
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Council OKs lowering sewer rates

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Sewer rates will be decreased by 20 percent to take effect on city residents' July 1 bills.
The reason for the lower bills is because, though water usage increased this past winter, sewage use decreased. Local leaders are attributing that discrepancy to the fact that the drought placed a higher demand on landscape water use resulting in
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Pickleball paddles hockey

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Over the past 18 months, the sport of pickleball has taken hold of the San Luis Obispo North County, and earlier this week, the Paso Robles City Council unanimously voted, 5-0, that it's here to stay.
The council followed city staff's recommendation to make the former hockey rink at Centennial Park a permanent pickleball court. Until now,
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Bearcats bury St. Joseph in senior send-off

Posted: Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- In the final home swim meet for the Paso Robles senior class, the Bearcats rose to the occasion with a clean sweep of the visiting St. Joseph Knights.
Paso hosted St. Joe on Friday, April 11 at the Municipal Pool, winning the boys and girls varsity duals by very wide margins.
The Bearcats bested the Knights, 126-45,
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Iconic Paso building opens

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Hundreds of visitors swarmed the newly opened Derby Wine Estates tasting room and winery Thursday, getting a look at the former nuthouse -- almonds, not the other kind -- that is now pretty in pink.
City leaders recognized the work of Derby owners Ray and Pam Derby, whose dedication to rehabbing the Farmer's Alliance building at 525
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Vapes hit NC market

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
NORTH COUNTY -- They kind of sort of look like cigarettes sometimes, but they give off water vapor, not smoke, so why then are the vapes, also known as e-cigarettes, being banned in cities?
"Banning it, it's just a knee-jerk reaction by non-smokers," said Mike Kirkpatrick, owner of Stellar Vapes in Atascadero. "When people are worried about secondhand smoke getting
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Council to consider sewer rate changes

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Among other issues, Paso Robles city staff will ask the council to consider adjustments to the residential sewer rates for fiscal year 2014-2015.
Because of drought conditions, water usage has increased, though the wastewater plant has not seen an increase in water received, which leaves staff believing the extra water usage is going to landscaping.
-- The
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2 men arrested on drug charges

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Two men were arrested after officers serviced a search warrant Saturday morning, the Paso Robles Police Department reported.
At approximately 7 a.m. Saturday, April 12, the Paso Robles PD Special Enforcement Team served a narcotics-related search warrant at residence in the 1800 block of Serra Way in Paso Robles. During the search, approximately .5 grams heroin, numerous
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STEM is spreading its roots at Templeton High

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
TEMPLETON -- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, the four words that stand for STEM, a national program aimed at preparing high school seniors to enter the workforce or college with an arsenal of information and experience to back them up in their field. At Templeton High School, the STEM program has been such a success plans are in the works
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Monster Skate Contest series ollies in Templeton

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
TEMPLETON -- The annual Monster Skate Contest had a trick contest in Templeton Saturday, April 5. The Templeton event is just one of several held throughout San Luis Obispo County, where the participants accumulate points at each contest and award a Series Champion at the end.
According to Templeton Community Service District Recreation Supervisor Melissa Johnson,  "Monster" is the
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Pollworkers and Adopt-A-Poll groups needed for upcoming election

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
SAN LUIS OBISPO --The County Clerk-Recorder's office is looking for pollworkers and Adopt-a-Poll groups for the June 3 Primary Election. San Luis Obispo County employs approximately 1,000 precinct workers each election to work at the polls on Election Day. Pollworkers must be at least 18 years old, a U.S. citizen, and a registered voter in California or a lawful
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Heart to Heart Gives Back

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
Mark McConnell and Liz Lee Marziello, owners of Heart to Heart Real Estate presented a check for $5,400 to Keith and Sidney Newsome of Templeton on Saturday, April 10. Lillian Metteer of Paso Robles designated the Newsomes as the beneficiary through her association with Heart to Heart Real Estate. Heart to Heart Real Estate is based on the principle of
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Marshmallow madness takes over city library

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Peeps, those infamous Easter confections, are taking over the shelves at the Paso Robles Library as close to 40 entries have been received for the Peeps Diorama contest in honor of National Library Week, April 13-19.
Community members have been struck with marshmallow madness, creating dioramas of their favorite book using only marshmallow Peeps as the
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