PASO ROBLES — The public is invited to come onto Cuesta College’s San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles campuses during the month of April to get a taste of college life and register for courses during the college’s inaugural Cougar Welcome Days. Potential students and their families will have the opportunity to tour the campus, learn about Career Technical Education and academic programs from faculty, and speak with financial aid representatives who can assist with filling out FAFSA and Dream Act forms. In addition, college representatives will be on hand to assist in the registration process for both the upcoming Summer and Fall 2018 semesters. “Cougar Welcome Days is the college’s official introduction to everyone who has decided to start – or continue – their education at Cuesta College,” said Cuesta College Director of Outreach, Orientation and Success Activities Jeffery Alexander.
THE NORTH COUNTY – The North County will celebrate children and families this April on March 20 by the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors declared April the “Month of the Child” and “Child Abuse Prevention Month”. First 5 SLO County and all of its partners invite you to save the date for the upcoming events in the North County dedicated to our youngest citizens, and honoring their value in our community. Atascadero Children’s Day in the Park will take place on Saturday, April 21 from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Atascadero Lake Park. Take in all the fun activities for families complete with carnival wristbands and rides on the Elk’s Train. Learn about local resources and programs available to support children and families. This year’s event will be in conjunction with Earth Day at the Charles Paddock Zoo.
SAN LUIS OBISPO — The County of San Luis Obispo has commissioned a Parks and Recreation Needs Assessment and Trends Analysis survey as part of an effort to gather information on the needs and wants of the community. Input from the community is an important part of this process and helps the County to tailor priorities to reflect the community’s desires and needs.
Atascadero — The Charles Paddock Zoo’s annual springtime celebration returns beginning Saturday, March 24, as the only zoo in San Luis Obispo County welcomes everyone’s favorite springtime backyard babies. Come see the little feathered friends and our new Bug Zone during the Spring Festival before the feathery and fuzzy fun ends on April 8! As always, these charming and adorable little ones are free to visit with a standard zoo admission ticket.
SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Sheriff ’s Office, in cooperation with the County Emergency Medical Services agency, has announced on May 16 that it is the first law enforcement agency in the County to begin carrying and administering Naloxone to victims of opioid overdose. Naloxone is considered an “overdose antidote” and can reverse the effects of powerful opioids. In many cases, an overdose may cause a person to stop breathing and ultimately lead to death. Naloxone, which is also known by its brand name Narcan, is a medication designed to rapidly reverse opioid overdose. It can very quickly restore normal respiration to a person whose breathing has slowed or stopped as a result of overdosing with heroin or prescription opioid pain medications.
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ATASCADERO — A Santa Lucia Road resident called police May 8 after finding a stranger performing a lewd act in her home. Cierra Romero called police at approximately 7:20 a.m. after finding Jose Arnolda Cantu, 39, of Atascadero, allegedly performing a lewd act on her couch.
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“We’re not an antique store,” Owner Manuel Barba said. “We’re not a museum. We are a competitively-priced record store that caters to every person in this community. We get kids who come in with 20 bucks in their pocket and walk out with two records.”
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“We are thrilled to be on our way to opening SLO County’s first public high-volume, high-quality spay/neuter clinic,” said Jill Tucker, Executive Director of Woods Humane Society. “Ensuring that spay/neuter services are both accessible and affordable is a critical component to creating a humane community. This new clinic will positively impact thousands of animals and the residents who care for them for years to come.”
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On April 13, Kate Conrad (2nd grade) and Kristen Conrad (4th grade) were co-principals. On April 20, Izzi Smith (5th grade) was principal. And on May 18, Haley Suderman (7th grade) and Lily Suderman (7th grade) ran the school for a day.
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Fathers, grandfathers, uncles and others with special young ladies in their lives gathered at the Atascadero Lake Pavilion Friday and Saturday nights for an evening of music, dancing, desserts and more during Visit Atascadero's annual Father/daughter Dance.