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Looking Back to 1939: Court hears slander suit alleging racism

Excerpts from Wednesday, March 29, 1939, Paso Robles Journal Slander suit trial held today Mrs. Zeb Bresette, housewife, through her attorney, Lawton D. Champion, brought […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1932: Bridge snaps with car and passengers

Excerpts from Thursday, March 24, 1932, Paso Robles Advertiser: The suspension bridge near the S.P. Milling Company at the Atascadero Salinas River crossing collapsed Saturday […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1941: Camp Roberts work more than half complete

Excerpts from Wednesday, February 26, 1941 Paso Robles Journal Troops in camp number 2300 Employees at Camp Roberts, according to latest reports, number 7,738, and […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1932: Business group plans airport near Paso Robles

Excerpts from Wednesday, March 2, 1932, Paso Robles Advertiser: A group of Paso Robles businessmen met at the Taylor Hotel last Thursday noon to discuss […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1914: E.G. Lewis announces plans for Atascadero building plant

Excerpts from Wednesday, February 18, 1914, Paso Robles Leader: House building plant for Atascadero The current issue of the Woman’s National Weekly, University City, gives […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1914: Students debate ‘President should be elected by direct popular vote’

Excerpts from Wednesday, February 11, 1914 Paso Robles Leader: School activities On Thursday, Feb 5th, again occurred the meeting of the Literary Society, which had […] Full Article

Looking Back to February 1936: One person killed, suspect commits suicide

Excerpts from Saturday, February 8, 1936, Paso Robles Times: Ralph Hagerman commits suicide after arrest for killing Jesse Sledge Ralph Hagerman, arrested after killing one […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1930: Electric power project to modernize two districts

  Excerpts from Tuesday, December 9, 1930 The Paso Robles Spotlight: Creston, El Pomar area electrified at the cost of $90,000 A four-page, illustrated article, […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1956: Board of Supervisors candidate charges votes were illegally counted

Excerpts from Thursday, December 27, 1956 Paso Robles Journal Coburn charges ‘surprise’ to Roland Gates – Supervisor-elect Roland Gates expressed his “surprise and concern,” Wednesday, […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1941: Heavy rains and wind damage entire coast

Excerpts from Wednesday, February 12, 1941, Paso Robles Journal – Heavy rains and raging winds have done serious damage to the entire California coast during […] Full Article