San Miguel prepares for the Christmas Lights Parade, the town mourns the death of a teacher and the San Miguel Community Services District receives an award for risk management, writes columnist Lynne Schmitz.
Paso Robles, California, resident Phil Dirkx is retiring as a columnist for The Tribune. Here’s his first column for the San Luis Obispo newspaper, about a 1993 stay at Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton.
California and San Luis Obispo County voters have decisions to make in the Nov. 2018 election on Measure G, an oil drilling and fracking ban, and Proposition 6, which take away gas tax funding for road repairs.
There is still no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but scientists are busily seeking one. And all of us can help by buying Alzheimer’s stamps at our Post Offices, writes Paso Robles, CA, columnist Phil Dirkx.
The Chamber of Commerce Cruise Night and Car Show is set for Labor Day weekend in downtown San Miguel. Pre-show entry fee is $30; day-of-show entry is $35. Friday night cruise is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Saturday show is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Mission San Miguel will host a Festival Mozaic benefit concert and dinner featuring classical music on July 25, 2015. Magician Chris Lopez performs a magic show in the San Luis Obispo County town on July 19.
Paso Robles is proposing to increase its sales tax to fund needed road repairs and a new fire station. The vote would go on the November ballot, and the city is holding an information meeting on July 16, 2018.
The United Blood Services Bloodmobile will visit San Miguel to take donations on July 10. Also, the advisory council needs a new member, and the Mission welcomes one priest while saying goodbye to another, writes columnist Lynne Schmitz. —
Jimmy Paulding's narrow loss to Lynn Compton in the SLO County District 4 Board of Supervisors race hits home for Paso Robles, CA, columnist Phil Dirkx, who lost his own bid for supervisor by less than 60 votes in 1980.
Tribune reporter Gabby Ferreira finds out how to stay safe while setting off fireworks from Five Cities Fire Authority Chief Steve Lieberman. They set off an assortment of "Safe and Sane" fireworks for the Fourth of July holiday.