Posts Tagged ‘Paso Robles City Council’


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The cost of Paso Robles’ hotel boom

Paso Robles has a handful of hotels in the planning stage which could double the number of North County rooms over the next 10 years and also increase water requirements for the drought ravaged area. Under a city council seeking... (Continue reading)

Will the Paso Robles Council impose a water moratorium?

The Paso Robles City Council will consider imposing a temporary moratorium on private water well drilling on Tuesday. Because of low rainfall and increased demands, the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin water levels have been dropping. About 1,000 acres in the... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles city council moving forward on Gateway Project

The Paso Robles City Council is moving forward on a proposal to annex 270 acres south of the city dubbed the Gateway Project. The proposal includes plans to develop three hotels, 62,300 feet of retail space and office space, up... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles seeking to combat prostitution

Paso Robles City Council will look at a proposal on Tuesday to further regulate massage parlors in an attempt to combat prostitution. For years, residents have complained that several of the city’s massage parlors are fronts for organized prostitution. These... (Continue reading)

Burton named chief, again

Cal Poly alumnus Robert Burton was named Paso Robles’ new chief of police following city council endorsement Tuesday. Burton, 47, has been a captain with the department and was former Chief Lisa Solomon-Chitty’s top aide during her scandal-ridden administration. CalCoastNews... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles council race too close to call

The Paso Robles City Council race remains too close to call with just late arriving vote-by-mail ballots left uncounted. Former councilman Steve Martin leads by a fairly comfortable margin over incumbents Fred Strong and Nick Gilman and challenger Jim Reed.... (Continue reading)

A new Paso Robles chief just like the old chief?

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A six-person Paso Robles “citizens’ committee” advising in the selection of the city’s next chief of police includes the man whose recommendation led to the eventual appointment of  disgraced Lisa Solomon-Chitty as the city’s first female chief... (Continue reading)

Jerry Jones seeks Paso Robles council seat

By DANIEL BLACKBURN With an eye on greater transparency in City Hall, longtime resident Jerry Jones filed Friday as a write-in candidate for Paso Robles city council. He joins two other challengers, Jim Reed and Steve Martin, in the quest... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles city officials manipulate election?

By DANIEL BLACKBURN EDITOR’S NOTE: See both versions of City Council candidate Jim Reed’s campaign statement at the bottom of this story. Jim Reed wanted to help initiate major changes in the way Paso Robles’ government is being managed, and... (Continue reading)

Martin eyes council seat… again

Steve Martin, a long-time local politician and Atascadero public relations practitioner who occupied a Paso Robles City Council seat for a decade ending in 1996, is the first to throw his hat into Paso Robles’ upcoming Nov. 6 electoral brouhaha.... (Continue reading)



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