Month: August 2012

Creekside discovery leads to a trove of possibilities

Published: May. 28, 2012 LaVonne Rae and Don Welsh of Templeton are unearthing a mystery. They believe a vintage car, maybe from the 1940s, is buried in a creek near their house. So far, their only guiding clue is the cool reflective gleam of a chrome bumper attached to something buried deep into the ground,…


Family finds happiness in wallet lost at Camp Roberts

Published: Feb. 29, 2012 When Jill Lewis learned on Sunday that her late husband’s worn leather wallet packed with mementos — and lost since 1953 — had been found earlier this month at Camp Roberts, she said she knew it was a gift from above.   Her family has been struggling with the loss of Wendell Lewis…


Paso Robles woman ‘wowed’ after winning trip to outer space

Published: Aug. 07, 2012 When Paso Robles resident Mercedes Becerra learned last month that she had just won a trip to outer space, she didn’t believe it. “I’m just so wowed,” the 35-year-old stay-at-home mom told The Tribune recently. “I get to go to space and see the view and tell the kids that I…


Mid-State Fair CEO Vivian Robertson: Her lifetime love-a-fair

Published: July, 22, 2012 (Published here) Vivian Robertson believes details matter. In the early morning hours before the California Mid-State Fair opened Wednesday, signs stacked atop the stone wall at the Main Grandstand entrance, cocktail tables missing from the grandstand skybox and dirt-packed tree planters bare of red woodchips immediately caught her eye. “When it…