Paso Robles Daily News

Lake Nacimiento water level takes a deep dive

–Low water levels at Lake Nacimiento are concerning visitors and residents of the area. Since construction on the dam at Nacimiento River was completed in 1956, the 18-mile long lake and its 165 miles of shoreline have become a popular recreation destination and home to the Heritage Ranch and Oak Shores communities and the Lake Nacimiento Resort.
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Redwings Horse Sanctuary holds grand opening event in Paso Robles

– On Sunday, Sept. 19, Redwings Horse Sanctuary held the grand opening and 30th anniversary celebration for their new permanent sanctuary at 6875 Union Road in Paso Robles. A sold out crowd of 300 people had a chance to walk through the barns and meet some of the horses, enjoy a barbecue lunch from Co-Host Cass Winery, sip on wine from Back Roads Wineries Cass, Defiance and Demeter, plus beer from Firestone Walker Brewing. They listened and danced to music from Monte Mills and the Lucky Horseshoe Band, enjoyed Paradise Shaved Ice, and then supported the mission of Redwings by bidding on both silent and live auction items.

Templeton High School Athlete of the Week

Coaches comment: Alyssia is a first year player in Tennis. Alyssia started out on JV, when we were short a player for our Fresno tournament our JV Coach Bugg suggested Alyssia. She is one of those players that goes all out no matter if she’s at practice or at a match. Her skills at the net are unstoppable, from her quick feet to her ability to jump high, her height doesn’t hurt either. She has the best attitude and the want to always work hard to get better. She has been a huge compliment to our team. – Coach Nicol Zundel.

PG&E’s new safety measure has led to 50-percent decrease in potential ignitions

Changes have made the electric system safer, but they have resulted in more frequent, longer-duration outages for some. – The threat of wildfire in California and other western states continues to grow. Severe drought conditions, dry fuels and rising temperatures are driving unprecedented increases in the potential risk for wildfires. To combat this increased risk, PG&E is continuing to evolve their wildfire prevention efforts for the safety of customers and communities.

Unity Committee releases report on systemic racism in SLO County

— The Unity Committee was formed in September of 2020. The purpose of the committee was to unite a diverse group of people from the community and the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office to sit down and discuss experiences of systemic racism in San Luis Obispo County and to identify strategies to improve the community. This week they released a report titled, “Unity Committee Systemic Racism Report.”

Make Dia de los Muertos felt Calacas with the Paso Robles Library

– In keeping with the October theme of “A Good Scare,” this month the Paso Robles Library is creating a pair of skeletons with a sugar skull flavor to display in your home or give as a gift. Using simple supplies including felt and embroidery floss, you will create an engaging piece similar to the one depicted, based on the design of Aimee Ray (

Spooky Halloween music and comedy concert for kids offered by the library

– The Paso Robles City Library will offer a live, sensory/autism-friendly show for kids on Oct. 29 at 11 a.m. on Zoom. The show engages children with comedy, singing, the itsy-bitsy spider, bats, goblins, ghouls, bubbles, music technology and a monster mash dance party for the kids. The show is crafted to be inclusive for children of all abilities and a great time for parents and caregivers.

House of Representatives’ new public lands protections include Central Coast

Law addresses outdoor access, climate, public health, and local economies. –On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that will protect and increase access to public lands and rivers throughout California. This bill, Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act, is championed in California by Reps. Carbajal, Chu, Huffman, and Schiff, and passed as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Templeton Presbyterian welcomes new Head Pastor Roger Patton

His mission for ministry is the “3Bs” – Belong, Believe and Become. –Templeton Presbyterian Church installed the historic church’s new pastor, The Rev. Roger Patton, on Sunday, September 26, 2021. He comes to Templeton from Nolensville, Tenn., a suburb of Nashville, Tenn., with his wife Keris and their daughter Hannah, a student at Templeton High. They will initially make their home in the church manse on South Main Street, Templeton. Rev. Patton has a Master of Divinity from Memphis Theological Seminary and a Bachelor’s degree in Religion from Belmont University in Nashville.

Cunningham’s offshore wind bill signed into law

California will have a commitment to offshore wind in state law for the first time. – This week, Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo) announced that his landmark bill to grow California’s offshore wind industry and create jobs was signed into law. As a result, California will have a commitment to offshore wind in state law for the first time.