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Local directory connecting consumers and businesses for two decades

–Access Publishing is currently distributing its local business directory this month to the 82,207 residents and businesses of Paso Robles, Atascadero, Templeton and surrounding areas. North County Access is a leading source of local business information to help consumers make buying decisions. In addition to the print edition that is delivered every year, the website gets thousands of hits every month and is a top online directory for locals.

This year marks the 22nd anniversary of the first North County Access printed in 1993. “I would like to thank all the advertisers who made this year’s publication a success,” says Scott Brennan, CEO of Access Publishing. “It’s the directory locals have used to find goods and services for more than 20 years. I would also like to thank everyone on our hardworking team who helped with the project, and our printer, Casey Printing” Brennan says.

Advertisers get results: “We get more results from Access than any other advertising we do,” said Toni Elhajnasr, owner of Pizza Express in Paso Robles. “I always get a lot of coupons back from Access,” she says.

“If you’re in business around here, be sure to check out your free listing in the book and online at,” Brennan says. Businesses can add new listings, photos and additional information for free. Residents who prefer online directories only can opt-out of home delivery at

Inside North County Access

Access Publishing’s advertisers include A-American Sliding Door, American Marborg, Armet’s Landscape, Available Plumbing Services, Black Mountain Pet Crematory, Blue Sky Creamation Service, Bubble & Squeak, Casey Printing, Chubby Chandler Pizza, Dr. Lisa Davis DMD, Dr. Douglas Major OD, DTM Mechanical, El Paso Self Storage, Gary S Nelson, CPA, H & H Plumbing, Henry Schmitz, Kevin Hunt Insurance Agence, Key Termite & Pest Control Inc, Kinman & Curry, Lyons Auto Repair, Main Street Small Animal Hospital, Marcum Grant E DDS Inc, Marv’s Original Pizza, Matt’s Smog & Car Care, Norcast Communications, North County Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners, North County Septic/Delta Mike Construction, O’Connor Family Pest Control, Pahler Enterprises DBA-Ben Franklin, Pahler Enterprises DBA-Mark’s Plumbing, Paso Robles Heating & Air Conditioning, Paso Robles Safe & Lock, Paso Robles Veterinary Medical Clinic, Paso’s Pizza Kitchen, Pete Johnston Towing, Pizza Express of Paso Robles, Plaza Cleaners, Reed’s Heating, Reliance Plumbing, Schlegel North County Sand & Gravel, Schmidt Steve Topsoil, ServiceMaster By CME,  Super Storage, Trailer Barn and Yard Wurk McGurk.

“Thank you to all of our advertiser and our dedicate staff for making the book as success,” Brennan said. Access Publishing’s staff includes Beth Brennan, Karli Twisselman, Sarah Bolyard, DuPree Dial, Nona Cantalupo, Karen Battaglia, Sally Giordano, Noah Cryns, Skye Ravy and Jeannie Aisner.

Staying ahead of the online revolution

“We recognize that while we have lots of loyal readers of our print editions, many locals are looking online for information. That’s why we have successfully transformed our company over the past three years to help companies connect with potential customers on the Internet,” Brennan says. “We have a powerful, proven program called Access Local Search that helps local businesses dominate search results on Google, Bing and Yahoo.” Access Publishing’s new online marketing solutions include the following:

  • Top-ranking business websites

  • Search engine optimization

  • Online display advertising

  • Writing and photography

  • Online press releases

  • Listing and directory management

  • Graphic design

History of North County Access

The first edition of North County Access was published in November of 1993 by Keith and Sheena Berwick. They operated the Country News which was later sold and consolidated with the Paso Robles Daily Press and became the Country News Press in 1996 under publisher T. Pat Cavanaugh. By 1998, North County Access was taken over by Casey Printing of King City operated by Richard and Bill Casey. They sold the business in 2006 to Scott and Beth Brennan who now publish the directory under Access Publishing as part of their many advertising and marketing solutions for local businesses. Local newspaper veterans Nona Cantalupo and Karen Battaglia have worked for North County Access for most of it’s 20 year history and continue to this day. 

About Access Publishing

Access PublishingAccess Publishing provides local business marketing solutions. It’s a leader in online marketing, Internet advertising, local search engine optimization, writing and graphic design and web design. The Paso Robles-based business, owned by Scott and Beth Brennan, has a staff of creative and hardworking employees. The company publishes the county’s leading tourist magazine, The San Luis Obispo County Visitors Guide, North County Access, The Paso Robles Daily News, A-Town Daily News, Your Cambria Phone Book, Templeton Community Guide, Heritage Ranch Directory and Oak Shores Directory. Access Publishing is located at 607 Creston Rd, Paso Robles, CA 93446, (805) 226-9890.