growers created the largest concentration of almond orchards in the world. The ranchers in the outlying areas were very important to the Paso Robles area. On these ranches were cattle and horses, grain crops (primarily wheat and barley), garden produce and fruit and nut orchards. Many of these ranch lands and orchards have become vineyards for the many wineries which currently draw tourists to the area. To show their appreciation to the ranchers, the business people established Pioneer Day
. Laborers were brought from China by Ah Louis in order to construct the Pacific Coast Railway, roads connecting San Luis Obispo to Paso Robles (Paso Robles, California) and Paso Robles to Cambria (Cambria, California), and also the 1884 to 1894 tunneling through Cuesta Ridge for the Southern Pacific Railroad. The town's Chinatown revolved around Ah Louis Store and other Palm Street businesses owned and run by Chinese business people. Today, Mee Heng Low chop suey shop is all
was heard, and it is speculated that Burke had killed the airline's chief pilot, who may have tried to save the aircraft. According to the TV series ''Mayday (Mayday (TV series))'', because a fragment of Burke's fingertip was recovered with the gun, it indicated that he was holding the gun until impact.
were more suitable for vineyards and he expanded the vineyards. Within a few years, he found that the vines were yielding more than he could market, prompting him to build a small, stone winery. Following Andrew York’s early success in the wine business, Gerd and Ilsabe Klintworth planted a vineyard in the Geneseo Linne area in approximately 1886. They were licensed to sell jugs of Zinfandel, Port, and Muscatel, as well as some of the area’s first white wine made from Burger grapes
) was a football player, coach and scout who was part of two National Football League championship teams during his playing career and served as head coach for three professional teams. * Robert Rader, member of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, Easy Company, during World War II, better known as the "Band of Brothers"; was a teacher and coach in the Paso Robles School System; the 13th Street bridge was dedicated to him. * Hal Rhyne (1899–1971
of $35,514 versus $24,058 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,974. About 10.7% of families and 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.7% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over. During the past 7 years, since the last census was conducted in the year 2000, the city of Paso Robles has experienced phenomenal population growth, with an average annual population growth rate of 3.18%. As calculated by the U.S. Census
and research programs and giving back to education and health organizations in the Paso Robles community. Festivals and events Every year in March, the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance hosts the Zinfandel Festival, during which Central Coast Zinfandel producers and the public visit the area to enjoy the wine of the area. This event is held by the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance, a non-profit cooperative marketing alliance looking to not only educate the community
Lewis Middle School (6–8) *Saint Rose of Lima School (Pres.–8) *Trinity Lutheran School (Pres.–8) High schools *Paso Robles High School *Liberty Continuation High School (Continuation high school) *PR Independent Study High School Colleges and adult education *Cuesta College *Paso Robles Adult School *PR Culinary Arts Academy *University of Phoenix Satellite Office Sports and recreation Paso Robles offers its residents and visitors cycling, golfing, tennis
Los Angeles to the south. Trebek formerly CBC Radio program "Q", interview with Jian Ghomeshi, 2008-05-28 owned and managed a 700-acre (2.8 km 2 ) ranch near Paso Robles (Paso Robles, California) in Creston (Creston, California), California previously owned by Fred and Helen Sahadi, parents of trainer (Horse trainer) Jenine Sahadi. Jenine Sahadi - NTRA !-- Bot
, a Western Union telegraph office, and a Wells Fargo agency with special rates for guests. As the springs became more and more a destination of the well-to-do as a place to go to socialize, the original purpose of the springs—to heal—became peripheral. The bathhouse was erected over the sulphur spring in 1888, with a plunge and thirty-seven bath rooms. In the following year, work began on the large Hot Springs Hotel, (today the Paso Robles Inn), which was completed in 1900 and burned down 40 years
is not actually located within the city of Paso Robles itself, it is however located in what is considered the Greater Paso Robles Area. In fact, ''"The Lake"'', as it is known to locals, actually shares the 93446 zip code with Paso Robles, due to its proximity to the city. The lake provides ample room for waterskiing, wakeboarding, jetskiing (Personal Watercraft), and other water-related activities, in addition to fishing and swimming (human swimming). Parks
'''Paso Robles''' (full name: ''El Paso de Robles'' 'The Pass of the Oaks') is a city in San Luis Obispo County (San Luis Obispo County, California), California, United States. Located on the Salinas River (Salinas River (California)) north of San Luis Obispo, California, the city is known for its hot springs, its abundance of wineries, production of olive oil, almond orchards, and for playing host to the California Mid-State Fair.