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Dry weather renews fears of drought for this Paso rain watcher

January 22, 2018 10:47 AM

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Watch workers remove the bell, steeple from SLO's oldest wooden building

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See the magical moment these SLO County kids see snow for the first time

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Watch the Cal Poly Lion Dancers give a Chinese New Year blessing

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Phil Dirkx

Phil Dirkx has lived in Paso Robles for more than four decades, and his column is published every week. Reach him at 238-2372 or phild2008@sbcglobal.net .