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Looking Back to 1940: National women pilots hold two-day convention here

Excerpts from Wednesday, August 21, 1940 Paso Robles Journal – An indication of what Paso Robles may see at its municipal airport as its facilities […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1950: Property owners urged to protest county tax

Excerpts from Thursday, August 17, 1950, The Paso Robles Journal County tax cut urged Property owners urged to protest Association will appear tomorrow to ask […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1940: Elementary school condemned

Excerpts from Wednesday, August 14, 1940 Paso Robles Journal: School condemned to protect pupils, district taxpayers Why a new school building should be constructed in […] Full Article

Looking Back: District fair closes in grand style

Excerpts from the Saturday, October 5, 1901 Paso Robles Record: Official list of premiums awarded –Saturday evening marked the closing of the 16th District fair […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1940: Grand jury indicts justice of peace and supervisor

Excerpts from Wednesday, July 3, 1940, Paso Robles Journal: Defendants blame politics John Norton, San Luis Obispo county supervisor for supervisorial district No. 3, and […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1936: Electrical storm takes toll in damage

Excerpts from Thursday, July 9, 1936, Paso Robles Advertiser: Electrical storm takes toll in damaged property and stock losses The heavy electrical storm which centered […] Full Article

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