Paso Robles Carnegie LibraryEl Paso de Robles, Paso Robles, or “Paso” as locals say, has a rich history steeped in agriculture and has long been known as a destination location for visitors from across the west and California. Revered for its hot springs that beckoned the likes of Polish dignitary Ignacy Jan Paderewski and others for its healing powers, Paso Robles is recognized as a world-class destination location. Historically known for its thriving almond and wine industries, Paso Robles steadily became recognized as a world-class winegrowing location and continues to attract visitors.

To this day, people seek out Paso Robles for its rustic charm, wine country flare, ideal climate, recreational opportunities, retirement, employment, business opportunities and unparalleled quality of life. Ideally situated midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Paso Robles is just a short drive away from these metropolitan areas and continues to attract visitors from both north and south for these reasons.

Historic sites & attractions

paso-robles-04Historic attractions can be found throughout the city, from the Carnegie Library in Downtown City Park Pioneer Museum to the thermal springs that run to this day at the historic Paso Robles Inn. In fact, evidence of Paso Robles’ long and storied history can be found throughout the city. More information on Paso Robles history can be found through the nonprofit El Paso de Robles Historical Society, Estrella Warbirds Museum and Pioneer Museum. Anyone seeking to know more about Paso Robles is encouraged to visit these historic sites. There are also a variety of nearby attractions including beaches, Hearst Castle, Mission San Miguel Arcangel and much more, all within a short driving distance.


Margaret Holstine (Land Consultant) – PRESIDENT

Derek Bettencourt (Food Services) — VICE PRESIDENT

Kathy Schultz (The Blueprinter) — TREASURER

Kris Siegel (Siegel’s Jewelry) – SECRETARY

Matt Masia (Adelaide Inn) – PAST PRESIDENT



June Bertoni (El Paso de Robes Area Historical Society )

Jeannie Bork (Reminisce)

Laure Carlisle (Art/Gallery)

Keith Gilliss (Prime Commercial California)

Dale Gustin (Dale’s Wine & Beer Tours)

Sue Hubbard (Farmers Insurance)

Jonine Pittenger (Primerica Financial Services)

Emile Platz (Volunteer)



Jan Hop (The Wellness Company)

John Roush (Park Cinemas)

Nick Sherwin (Retried)



Doug Barth – Planning Commission

Chris Bausch – Paso Robles Public Schools

Steve Martin – City Mayor

Mark Perry – Paso Robles Waste & Recycle

Jim Reed (CAD Services) – City Council

Thomas Booth (Wine Boss) – Wine Industry

Nancy Hoffman (Hoyt Family Vineyards) – Downtown Wineries