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Looking Back to 1941: Housing shortage, classroom shortage and trailer camps

Excerpts from Wednesday, January 8, 1941, The Paso Robles Journal: Housing situation still big problem While building permits granted by the city council show a […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1950: Vine Street to get improvements, first baby born in new hospital

Excerpts from Thursday, January 5, 1950, The Paso Robles Journal: Vine Street work awarded Improvement of six city blocks goes to Valley Paving Company for […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1946: Orderly new year, taxpayers vote on hospital district

Excerpts from Wed, January 2, 1946 The Paso Robles Journal: Paso Robles welcomes 1946 with orderly celebration Paso Robles welcomed the new year with an […] Full Article

Looking Back to Christmas Day 1946

Excerpts from the Wednesday, December 25, 1946, Paso Robles Journal: Christmas trade hits new high Bank receipts show Paso Robles has had a splendid Christmas […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1892: A Christmas table within the reach of everyone

Excerpts from The Moon of Paso Robles, December 17, 1892: A bill of fare for the epicurean Buttered toast – Toast thin slices of bread […] Full Article

Looking back to 1888: Paso Robles becoming a leading health resort in America

Excerpts from the Paso Robles Leader, December 22, 1888: Undeveloped acres lying idle – an opening of great promise to all San Luis Obispo County […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1946: Local jobs are scarce, record school enrollment

Excerpts from the Paso Robles Journal, Wednesday, December 11, 1946. Jobs getting scarce in Paso Robles, says labor office manager –During the past six months […] Full Article

Looking Back to Thanksgiving 1946: Santa visits Paso Robles, local cowboy world champion

Excerpts from the Paso Robles Journal, Wednesday, November 27, 1946: Royal reception given patron saint of Christmas as he parades streets Santa Claus may have […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1950: Paso Robles schools ask for tax hike

Excerpt from Thur March 16, 1950 Paso Robles Journal: $60,000 Levy for Three Years Urged Increased Attendance of Students, Due to Growth of City, Brings […] 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 Mr. […] Full Article