Paso Robles school district to hire local educator as new superintendent

At the end of a turbulent school year that included the resignations of high-ranking officials and the district incurring an approximately $3 million budget shortfall, the Paso Robles school board has selected a longtime local educator to serve as the next superintendent.  Read More …

Paso Robles superintendent gets $113,000 in severance pay despite budget shortfall

The Paso Robles Joint Unified School District board voted unanimously Thursday to award $113,409 in severance pay, plus six months of health benefits, to outgoing Superintendent Chris Williams, even though he is leaving the district with depleted reserves and a budget shortfall of nearly $3 million. Read More …

Paso Robles superintendent could receive more than $200,000 in severance pay

Despite departing the school district with depleted reserves and an approximately $3 million shortfall over the next couple years, outgoing Paso Robles Superintendent Chris Williams could receive more than $200,000 in severance pay. Read More …

Paso Robles superintendent to depart as district faces nearly $3 million shortfall

Paso Robles Unified School District Superintendent Chris Williams, who abruptly announced his resignation last week, is leaving the North County school district with depleted reserves and an approximately $3 million shortfall over the next couple years. Read More …

Paso Robles police arrest two teens over Snapchat gun threat

A Snapchat threat that led to the lockdown of four Paso Robles schools on Tuesday has resulted in the arrest of two teens on a firearm charge.

On Tuesday morning, a Paso Robles High School student met with police investigators and told them that he received a Snapchat message from another student that depicted the student holding a handgun. Law enforcement officers from six agencies then searched the Paso Robles High School campus, as well as nearby parks. Read More …

Paso Robles schools locked down over Snapchat gun threat

After one Paso Robles High School student sent another an image with a handgun, authorities placed four schools on lockdown, or “shelter in place,” on Tuesday.

At about 11 a.m., a student met with Paso Robles police investigators and told them that he received a Snapchat message from another student that depicted the student holding a handgun. Read More …