Paso looks to purchase vacant youth correctional facility

After two years of negotiations, Paso Robles leaders on Tuesday will officially decide whether to purchase the long-vacant state youth correctional facility. There are various plans to repurpose the 160-acre site being discussed.
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After two years of negotiations, Paso Robles leaders on Tuesday will officially decide whether to purchase the long-vacant state youth correctional facility. There are various plans to repurpose the 160-acre site being discussed.

Matt Fountain is The Tribune’s courts and investigations reporter. A San Diego native, Fountain graduated from Cal Poly’s journalism department in 2009 and cut his teeth at the San Luis Obispo New Times before joining The Tribune as a crime and breaking news reporter in 2014.

Lindsey Holden writes about housing, immigration and everything in between. She also covers North County city governments and school districts. Lindsey joined The Tribune in 2016 after working for the Rockford Register Star in Illinois. She’s a native Californian raised in the Midwest and is a proud graduate of two Chicago schools: DePaul University and Northwestern University.