Paso Robles Daily News

Highway 46 widening project to require traffic control next week

Delays are not expected to exceed 10 to 15 minutes. – A major widening project on Hwy. 46 East near Cholame will result in one-way reversing traffic control one-half mile east of the Jack Ranch Café on Tuesday, Oct. 4, and Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be automated flagging systems present to stop traffic on Hwy. 46 in each direction as well as southbound Hwy. 41 approaching the “wye” Intersection.
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Bearcats lose game to Mission Prep

– The Paso Robles Bearcats lost to Mission Prep Friday night in San Luis Obispo, 28-7. Each team entered the game with a 2-0 conference record in the Mountain League. The Royals scored twice in the first quarter to take a 14-0 lead. The Bearcats drove the ball into the Royals’ red zone in the first quarter and fumbled on the Royals one yard line in the second quarter. At halftime, the score was 14-0.

Death notices for Sept. 28-29

Nancy Lonsdale, age 89, a resident of Atascadero, passed away on Sept. 29. In the care of Blue Sky Cremation Service. James William Webster, age 78, of Paso Robles, passed away on Sept. 28. James was born Jan. 26, 1944. In the care of Kuehl-Nicolay Funeral Home. The Paso Robles...

Cal Poly receives grant for regenerative medicine program

Regenerative medicine seeks to develop medical treatments to help people regenerate parts of their bodies. – Cal Poly will receive $2.89 million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to fund an undergraduate program focused on regenerative medicine. The initiative is part of CIRM’s statewide Creating Opportunities through Mentorship...

Miller Family Wines launches new organic wine brand

New wine brand, ‘Reciprocity’ made wih Paso Robles grapes. – Miller Family Wine Company this week announced the launch of organic wine brand Reciprocity, featuring a collection of wines exclusively sourced from the organic and sustainably-farmed French Camp Vineyard in Paso Robles. Named for the reciprocal relationship between...

Deceased person found in transient camp

Identity being held at this time as next of kin has not been notified. – On Thursday at approximately 9:30 a.m., a call was received by the San Luis Obispo Police Department regarding a possible deceased person at a transient camp near Los Osos Valley Road. Officers and San Luis Obispo Fire EMS responded and found an unresponsive male at a camp near the Los Osos Valley Road Highway 101 exit.

School district to hold public hearing on instructional material sufficiency

School board encourages participation from parents, teachers, bargaining unit leaders, members of the community. – The Paso Robles Joint Unified School District is issuing a public hearing notice regarding the sufficiency of proposed instructional materials. In order to receive funds from the Instructional Materials Realignment Fund districts must comply with...

Bearcats to face Mission Prep Royals tonight in San Luis Obispo

– The Paso Robles High School Bearcat Football team (4-1) travels south to San Luis Obispo tonight to play the Mission Prep Royals (3-2). Last Friday, the Bearcats pulled off a big upset over previously undefeated Lompoc, 34-33. With the loss, Lompoc fell to 4-1 overall, 1-1 in conference. The Royals lost their season opener at Bakersfield Christian 35-9, and another at Aptos 37-21. Last week, they beat Nipomo 49-12. Both teams are 2-0 in conference play. It could be a decisive game in the Mountain League. Kick-off at Mission Prep is at 7 p.m.

Obituary of John Barnhart, 79

– John Barnhart, age 79, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022. He was born on May 4, 1943, in La Junta, Colorado to the late Frank (Barney) and Betty Barnhart. While growing up in Paso Robles, he attended several schools including Paso Robles High School. During his high school years, he was a four-year varsity letterman in football and baseball. In 1959 he was selected to the “Helms Athletic Foundation” All-Southern California High School Football team as a first-team center while his team enjoyed an undefeated season. In 1960 he was awarded the Scholar-Athlete award by the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame. He graduated in 1961 from Paso Robles High School.

Templeton High School Athletes of the Week

Thank you to the coaches for participating! All coaches at Templeton High School are invited to participate in Athletes of the Week to recognize students who are a standout at a recent competition, showing improvement at practices, or bringing a great attitude to the team. Contact for more information.

Tip a Cop dinner raises money for Special Olympics

Law enforcement officers from several agencies serve dinner for a good cause. – Wednesday night at the Paso Robles Event Center, the annual Tip-a-Cop fundraiser dinner returned. Law enforcement officers from several North County agencies served dinner to raise money for Special Olympics. Jody Watty of Special Olympics said she...

US Open Junior winner starts strong at Central Coast Tennis Classic

Alex Eala opens with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Israeli qualifier Shavit Kimchi. – One of the world’s best teenage tennis players made an impressive EPIC Central Coast Tennis Classic debut on Wednesday as recent US Open Junior Girls’ winner Alex Eala took advantage of her USTA wild card and opened with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Israeli qualifier Shavit Kimchi.