Over the Hill

March 6, 2014

Roaming livestock prompted Paso Robles cityhood 125 years ago

Paso Robles is alive and well 125 years after incorporating as a city. It has grown from 800 residents to 30,000, and still struggles to maintain its streets. Paso Robles shows that self-government may not be perfect but usually works best.

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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 .