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Looking Back to 1956: Plan to bale five acres of old autos, folks complain about dump

Excerpts from Thursday, July 12, 1956, Paso Robles Journal: What would you do with more than five acres of old auto bodies? That was the […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1956: Council studies fire, police policies, deputy cleared in death

Excerpts from Thursday, July 5, 1956, Paso Robles Journal: Council studies outside fire, police policies In a brief 22-minute meeting Monday evening, the city Council […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1940: Paso Robles joins statewide ban on fireworks

Excerpts from Wednesday, June 26, 1940, Paso Robles Journal Ban use, sale of fireworks throughout state – Paso Robles will enjoy a safe and sane […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1955: Seven youngsters and a slightly damaged dad win soap box derby

Excerpts from Sunday, June 19 1955, Sunday Review: 400 spectators attend Cub Scout Soap Box Derby – More than 400 spectators lined 17th Street between […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1936: Students honored during awards ceremony

Excerpts from Thursday, June 11, 1936 Paso Robles Advertiser During the annual “Award Assembly” held Tuesday morning at the Paso Robles high school, both seniors […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1931: Local harness maker missing for days, suicide suspected

Excerpts from Thursday, June 4, 1931 Paso Robles Spotlight Snibley hunt continues, police baffled River bed searched and nearby hills are scoured; harness maker takes […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1956: Council files for water rights, Atascadero escapee nabbed

Excerpts from Thursday, May 31, 1956 Paso Robles Journal City to protect Paso Robles creek supply The Paso Robles city council Monday night announced that […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1908: Robbers at work during the week, citizens contemplate sidewalks

Excerpts from Saturday, May 23, 1908 Paso Robles Record Heaton’s store entered, goods were taken Sometime before ten o’clock Wednesday evening, E.C. Moore entered Heaton’s […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1931: Eyewitnesses describe gang battle, hijacking

Excerpt from the Thursday, January 1, 1931 issue: Blazing Guns at San Miguel Peril Citizens Two Men Wounded in Suspected Hijacking Try – Gangland guns […] Full Article

Looking Back to May 1940: New hospital holds open house

Excerpts from Wednesday, May 8, 1940, Paso Robles Journal Open house on National Hospital Day, May 12 Announcement of an open house to be held […] Full Article