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High-flying demo

Modified: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Visitors to the Mid-State Fair will be able to enjoy an amazing skate demonstration sponsored by Atascadero's A-Town Skate Park for the first time ever this year and manager Kevin Campion says he hopes families will come out and enjoy the show together.
"We wanted to do it during a time of day when there's normally less
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Farmer, rancher awards handed out

Posted: Monday, Jul 21st, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- The San Luis Obispo County agriculture community -- farmers and cattle ranchers -- has selected three outstanding farming and cattle ranching leaders to honor for a lifelong dedication to their heritage, livelihood, community and colleagues. They were recognized at the Annual Farmers and Ranchers Day Dinner at the California Mid-State Fair on Friday, July 17.
The recipients
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JB Dewar names tractor winners

Posted: Monday, Jul 21st, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- JB Dewar names three North County youth as tractor restoration
winners, handing out nearly $10,000 in prizes.
This year, winners were grand prize winner, Luke Reilly, from Atascadero High School who won $4,000; Alex Madonna Memorial Scholarship winner, Loren Isaac Lindsey, from Templeton High School; and Papich Construction award winner, Louis Lindsey, from Templeton High School.
JB
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Public hearing about Andros construction at city meeting

Posted: Monday, Jul 21st, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- There will be a public hearing at tonight's Paso Robles Planning
Commission meeting to discuss the construction of two buildings at Andros Engineering 4285 Second Wing Way on the northwest corner of Dry Creek Road.
Ted Weber filed an application on behalf of Matt Andros proposing the construction
of two new manufacturing buildings totally 16,800 square feet.
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12 compete in Tuesday’s Miss California Mid-State Fair Pageant, Lindquist wins

Posted: Thursday, Jul 17th, 2014
Taylor Mae Lindquist, 18, of Templeton, won the title of Miss California Mid-State Fair Tuesday night in a stiff competition of 12 talented North County women.
Along with Lindquist's queen title, two princesses were named -- First Runner-Up Lauren Rodrigues, 20, of Paso Robles, and Second Runner-Up Devin Corea, 17. Of Paso Robles, Rebecca Sligh, 18, of Templeton was voted
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Burn-survivor steer moves to Grass Valley

Posted: Thursday, Jul 17th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- After 16-year-old Dylan Wilkinson's FFA steer was burned during an animal cruelty incident last fall, he has made the decision to withdraw the bovine from the Mid-State Fair.
Although Wilkinson's steer, Panda, was an FFA project animal destined for the fair and slaughter when he raised it, it has been taken to Animal Place, an animal
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Fair time!

Posted: Thursday, Jul 17th, 2014
The California Mid-State Fair opened its giant gates Wednesday and was stampeded by an eager public while the annual cattle drive moved onto the site.
"I've been coming to this fair for 57 years, and we've been the contractors for about 35 years for all the cattle for all the events," said Cathie Twisselman. "And then the cattle drive, as
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Lavender Festival

Modified: Tuesday, Jul 15th, 2014
Photo collection from the Central Coast Lavender Festival on Saturday
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Sgt. Louis John Molinari retires from Camp Roberts

Modified: Tuesday, Jul 15th, 2014
CAMP ROBERTS -- Sgt. Louis John Molinari has seen quite a lot during his 35 years at Camp Roberts, including thousands of troops and waves of change. Molinari worked Range Control as a non-commissioned officer for his first 27 years, then moved to Department of Public Works. For the past eight years, he's worked as a heavy equipment operator.
"For
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Interim PRJUSD superintendent holds coffee chats

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 15th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- A new era has begun in the Paso Robles Joint Unified School District with interim Superintendent Jim Brescia flinging open the doors of communication that have long been closed.
Last week, Brescia began coffee chats with anyone in the public to share their thoughts, ideas or concerns.
Throughout the summer, Brescia will continue to meet with the
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Outgoing councilman donates funds to charities

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 15th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Paso Robles City Councilman Ed Steinbeck will not run for re-election this November and donated his surplus campaign funds to three Paso Robles charities:Toy Bank of Greater Paso Robles; Loaves and Fishes food bank; and Up with Kids.
"Ed is just a great guy," said Bill Pluma, of the Toy Bank. "We can use every cent we can
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Steve Gregory kicks off campaign for city council

Posted: Friday, Jul 11th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Paso Robles Planning Commissioner Steve Gregory is setting his sights on the city council in the November election.
Gregory, a planning commissioner for the past 5-1/2 years, announced his candidacy in a press conference Wednesday surrounded by friends, colleagues and family, including his 2-week-old granddaughter, Vionna.
Gregory has lived in Paso Robles for the past 34 years
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Paso Robles School budget uncertain

Posted: Friday, Jul 11th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- The Paso Robles School District continued as did disagreement over how much money is present and what programs would be funded at the regular school board meeting Tuesday.
The board voted 5-0 in favor of directing staff to revise the budget and to come back to the board with recommendations at the August meeting. Trustees Katy
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Her heart will go on

Posted: Friday, Jul 11th, 2014
NORTH COUNTY -- When Jennifer Adams thinks about her late sister, Amy Fields, she is flooded with warm examples of her altruistic spirit and vibrant personality.
"She was a free spirited person," Adams said. "She had garage sales, and during one of them, she met a couple with a new baby. They didn't have a way to get the baby
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Paso children’s museum is a good investment

Posted: Friday, Jul 11th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Pleasant Valley Wine Trail handed over $2,500 to the Paso Robles Children's Museum Wednesday, a result of its successful event, Bordeaux Blitz.
"We were happy to be this year's beneficiary of Bordeaux Blitz and we thank the Pleasant Valley Wine Trail members for the generous donation and support of the Paso Robles Children's Museum," said Museum Director
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Thousands celebrate 4th of July in Paso

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 8th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Children happily swarmed the Paso Robles Downtown City Park Friday for a dawn-to-dusk day filled with 4th of July celebratory events during the city's 125-year anniversary.
The children's parade brought Mayberry-esque visions of bicycles adorned with balloons and children decked out in red, white and blue.
Brie Howenstine, 11, of Paso Robles rode with her sister, McKenna,
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Get your splash on at San Miguel pool

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 8th, 2014
SAN MIGUEL -- San Miguel's free, public pool opened in 1955, back when flowered bathing caps and full coverage one-pieces were all the rage. Today, swim fashion may have changed, but the duty of a lifeguard
remains.
San Miguel Pool Head Lifeguard Matthew Robison, 20, has kept his attention on the water for the past four years. On his off
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Lorenz, VanSteenwyk awarded beautification

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 8th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Brett VanSteenwyk and Debbie Lorenz received the Paso Robles
Main Street Association award for beautification and for being historical preservationists,said Norma Moye, executive director of the Main Street Association.
"They're a real asset to our downtown," Moye said. "They redid Park Place; they redid the whole thing; the clock tower; the McClintock building."
With Acorn, Odd Fellows,
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Interim superintendent says there will be no cuts

Posted: Friday, Jul 4th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Paso Robles Interim Superintendent Jim Brescia called a press conference Wednesday to ease the minds of constituents after more than $1 million of proposed cuts caused an outpouring of worry and criticism at the last school board meeting.
"I want to see that we get on the same page as a community," Brescia said at the conference.
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Mayor to run for city council

Posted: Friday, Jul 4th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Paso Robles Mayor Duane Picanco will not run for re-election as city mayor; he will, instead, run for city council.
Picanco held a press conference Wednesday saying he would run for one of two open council seats, currently held by Councilmen John Hamon and Ed Steinbeck whose terms are up this year.
Picanco said he's served the
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Card room rejected

Posted: Friday, Jul 4th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Card room owner Don Ezzell said he felt ambushed Tuesday night when the Paso Robles City Council rejected his request to move his card room from Black Oak Drive to the manufacturing district on Ramada Drive.
The council voted 4-1 rejecting the application, with Councilman Fred Strong in dissent.
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RTA closes Paso transportation office

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 1st, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- The San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority has closed the Paso Robles Transportation office leaving riders with fewer options to buy their bus passes.
"We don't have anybody there to staff it; right now; it's permanent," said Anna Mafort of the RTA. "Rabobank is only two blocks from the transit center. It's not that far."
Day passes
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Boy, 11, drowns in San Miguel

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 1st, 2014
SAN MIGUEL -- An 11-year-old Morro Bay boy died in a drowning incident in San Miguel Friday, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department.
Deputies were called to Star Farms, a recreation site in San Miguel, on a report of a missing person from a private party.
Michael Derick Gallegos had last been seen swimming with other children in
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Paso Robles gears up for 4th of July show

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 1st, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Paso Robles 4th of July committee president Al Garcia is making up for lost time. After a hiatus, the community celebration is back and planned to be bigger than ever, featuring three-legged races, watermelon eating contests, live music and explosive fireworks for all to enjoy.
The anticipated, 20-minute firework celebration is planned for 9:15 p.m. in Downtown
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Cuesta ready to put bond on ballot

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 1st, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Cuesta College leaders plan to put a bond measure on the November ballot that, if approved by voters, would bring new structures and technology to the main and North County campuses.
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Paso Robles Food Cooperative hungry for volunteer support

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 1st, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- For the founders of the Paso Robles
Food Cooperative [PRFC], it's been a long and passionate
year of painstaking organizing, building support and seeking grant funding. Now, the cooperative is seeking additional volunteer power.
According to PRFC steering committee member Greg Ellis-Valencia, the collective has enjoyed a productive first year incorporating with the state, receiving several grants
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Paso recycling closes Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 1st, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Waste Management will close its Paso Robles Recycling Center Thursday due to decreasing recycling demands, company management says.
"The company that does recycling collection for the city used to send recycling to us, but they didn't renew their contract with us, so volume of recycling went down," said Eloisa Orozco, Waste Management
area communications manager.
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Martin kicks off run for mayor

Posted: Friday, Jun 27th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- It was the expected political love fest Wednesday night when Paso Robles City Councilman Steve Martin drew a crowd of supporters to the kickoff of his campaign for city mayor -- what was unexpected was that his fans ranged from the politically far left to the equally far right.
"I'm voting for him because of his long
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Asst. superintendent causes shock over proposed cuts

Posted: Friday, Jun 27th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Discussion became heated Tuesday night when Assistant Superintendent of Business Beth Wilson submitted a last-minute piece of the school budget that included $1 million of unexpected program cuts.
School board members showed visible shock when they looked at the page that had not been included in the agenda pack and was not available for public view before
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No more furlough days

Posted: Friday, Jun 27th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Faculty and supporters jumped to their feet in a standing ovation at the Paso Robles school board meeting Tuesday. The ovation was triggered when trustees voted unanimously to restore the full academic calendar, eliminating furlough days.
"It's the right thing to do, and we applaud the school board for finally and unanimously restoring those days for students
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PRHS juniors selected for Girls State Program

Posted: Friday, Jun 27th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- Paso Robles High School junior Carly Cargill had no idea what was going on when she was pulled out of class one day. She learned she had been selected as a 2014 Girls State Program nominee.
"I was told I had an interview as one of the nominees, and was nominated and voted in by the teachers
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Chipotle opens doors in Paso Robles Thursday

Posted: Friday, Jun 27th, 2014
PASO ROBLES -- North County residents have been waiting with baited breath Chipotle's long-awaited opening -- that day finally came Thursday.
Chipotle Mexican Grill in Paso Robles has hired 32 crew members from the North County and Regional Manager Ben Debilzan said Chipotle is about thoughtful actions toward people and the environment.
"That's what it's all about with us --
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