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Looking Back: City launches recreation program, 150 new homes coming

Excerpts from Paso Robles Journal of March 19, 1941: City council accepts WPA. recreation plan, leader will be sent here First steps toward organized recreation […] Full Article

Looking Back to The Bearcat news in March 1938 – ‘Rube’s Day’

Excerpts from Friday, March 25, 1938, The Bearcat: Paso revives Rube’s Day “What fools these mortals be,” that’s what people might think if they look […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1936: Tom Mix to bring circus to Paso Robles

Excerpt from the Saturday, March 14, 1936, Paso Robles Times: –The circus is coming to town! Yes sir, the clowns, the trapeze artists, the performing […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1936: The lost is found — the adventures of Oliver Olsen

Excerpt from the March 28, 1936, Paso Robles Times: – The average motorist, when he sees some article of value lying along the highway on […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1940: Four youths arrested in local crime wave, IRS helps locals file taxes

Excerpts from Wednesday, February 7, 1940, The Paso Robles Journal: Victims identify amateur bandits –Two youthful purse-snatchers were caught “red-handed” last night, solving the question […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1950: City bans bus stop on Spring Street

Excerpted from the June 22, 1950 issue of the Paso Robles Journal: Council Refuses to Allot 95 Feet of Street Parking Space to Hotel Permission […] Full Article

Looking Back to The Bearcat news in February 1938

Excerpts from Friday, February 11, 1938, The Bearcat: Cast chosen for Sr. play, ‘Big-Hearted Herbert’ – ‘Big-Hearted Herbert’ a comedy in three acts, has been […] Full Article

Looking Back to February 1932: Smallpox vaccines, school burglar, tax on margarine

Excerpts from Wednesday, February 3, 1932, The Paso Robles Advertiser: School children in city immunized against smallpox Sixty school children were vaccinated for smallpox in […] Full Article

Looking Back to January 1959: Grave robbers hurl accusations

Excerpts from Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1959, The Paso Robles Journal: Each blames others—4 face felony charges Dissension in the ranks of the Atascadero body-snatchers was […] Full Article

Looking Back to 1941: First surge of troops arrived at Camp Roberts, locals report for draft

Excerpts from The Paso Robles Journal, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1941: Now is the time to prepare for soldiers’ arrival –Gradually more and more khaki uniforms […] Full Article