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Looking Back to Christmas 1946: Trade hits new high, chamber of commerce to get new building

Excerpts from the Wednesday, December 25, 1946 Paso Robles Journal: Christmas trade hits new high Despite loss of camp postal and bank receipts show trend […]Full Article

Looking Back to 1956: Helicopter service starts, new office building on 12th Street

Excerpts from the Thursday, December 6, 1956 Paso Robles Journal: Helicopter service to start December 7 Coastal Helicopters, a division of Fresno Helicopters, Inc., will […]Full Article

Looking Back to 1930: Council feels need for more water, city providing sleeping rooms

Excerpts from the Wednesday, November 18, 1930 Paso Robles Advertiser: Water supply gradually diminishing At the meeting of the city council Monday night, it was […]Full Article

Looking Back to 1934: Burglars net $100 from warehouse safe, locals killed

Excerpts from the Thursday, November 29, 1934 Paso Robles Advertiser: Burglars net $100 from empty safe at warehouse Thief doesn’t believe in signs; leaves message […]Full Article

Looking Back to 1956: Quake rocks area, swimming pool committee meets

Excerpts from the Tuesday, November 20, 1956 Paso Robles Journal: Quake rocks Paso area An earthquake jarred the California coastline from Salinas to San Luis […]Full Article

Looking Back to 1956: Veterans honored, merchants prepare for Christmas shoppers

Veterans Day observance in Paso Robles Veterans Day was observed quietly in Paso Robles with a short ceremony in the city park and a moment […]Full Article

Looking Back to 1935: Council buys soup kettles but not a new police car

Excerpts from Thursday, November 7, 1935, The Paso Robles Advertiser: Council ok’s purchase of soup kettles Two subjects occupied the bulk of the discussion by […]Full Article

Looking Back to 1917: Third annual Halloween Jinks scheduled, horses die in fire

Excerpts from Saturday, October 27, 1917, The Paso Robles Record Halloween jinks The third annual Halloween Jinks to be held next Wednesday evening at the […]Full Article

Looking Back to 1915: News from the Atascadero colony

Excerpts from Saturday, September 5, 1915, Paso Robles Record: Colonists want an open door –The remarkable degree to which Atascaderians are governed by the Lewis […]Full Article

Looking Back to 1936: News from the sixth annual Pioneer Day

Excerpts from Monday, October 12, 1936, Daily Telegram: Big crowd at Pioneer Day celebration By Frank Gehring All traffic on San Luis Obispo County highways […]Full Article