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Looking Back to 1936: Freak storm starts five rural fires

Excerpts from Thursday, June 25, 1936 Paso Robles Advertiser: Quick response to calls keeps losses at a minimum Five rural fires, all directly traceable to […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1940: City purchases land for airport, county considers funding for improvements

Excerpts from Wednesday, June 19, 1940, Paso Robles Journal: City purchases 161-acre tract for local airport Paso Robles now possesses a municipal airport. City Council […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1959: Five cars wrecked, Camp Roberts adds 6500 troops

Excerpts from Wednesday, June 17, 1959 The Paso Robles Journal: Weekend crash series wrecks five vehicles One driver received minor injuries and five automobiles were […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1904: Seven students graduate from Paso Robles High School

Excerpts from Saturday, June 4, 1904, Paso Robles Record: Graduating exercises, Paso Robles High School Upon the prettily decorated stage of the Assembly Hall seven […] Full Article

Looking Back to WWI in 1918: Letter from local soldier, snapshots of local support

Excerpts from the Paso Robles Leader, Friday, October 11, 1918: Letter from Ben Kiler from Camp Fremont, Sept 5, 1918 T.F.B. Excelsior Lodge No. 126 […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1932: Bearcats battle Santa Barbara for division title

Excerpts from Thursday, May 12, 1931, Paso Robles Advertiser: Locals take league pennant; meet Dons in quarterfinals Paso Robles stores close for two hours during […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1956: Teamsters picket Nacimiento Dam

Excerpts from Thursday, May 17, 1956 The Paso Robles Journal Three picketeers make mystery appearance The “Three Picketeers” came to Paso Robles Nacimiento Dam early […] Full Article

Looking Back: Judge aims to naturalize 4000 new citizens, state hospital hosts open house

Excerpts from Thursday, May 10, 1956 The Paso Robles Journal: Judge Lyons aims for goal of 4000 new citizens June 15 has real significance for […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1931: Fatal accident results in lawsuit, man to parachute into town

Excerpts from Wednesday, May 12, 1931, The Paso Robles Spotlight: Sturgeon faces suit Parent of Iris Woolman to act for other folk A statement that […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1940: Whooping cough postpones well baby conference

Excerpts from Wednesday, April 24, 1940, The Paso Robles Journal: County nurse advises postpone well-baby conference for April The monthly well-baby conference scheduled for Thursday […] Full Article