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Business Spotlight: SLG Senior Care

Business Spotlight: SLG Senior Care

By Blake Ashley Frino-Gerl After developing online educational programs on WebMD for doctors and their patients for 12 years, Sue Gibson decided it was time to own a business and truly give back to others. Highlighting her decision due to her dad’s dementia and...

Memory makers and rolls

Memory makers and rolls

Collecting things is not an uncommon habit and often shows signs early in life. I remember, as a small child, collecting certain small shells each time my family went to the beach. I kept them in a special box in my bedroom. I loved to spill them out and examine each...

Celebrating the Educational Community

Celebrating the Educational Community

“Children must be taught to think, not what to think.” — Margaret Mead San Luis Obispo County celebrates the success and demonstrates appreciation for many talented educational employees throughout May. Our California’s Day of the Teacher arose from legislation...

The Core Of An Impactful Chamber Of Commerce

The Core Of An Impactful Chamber Of Commerce

There are two types of chambers: 3C chambers and 3P chambers. 3C Chambers are catalysts for business growth; they are conveners bringing people together and champions of a thriving community. They make a big impact in even the...

Katharina (Kathy) Cripe 1937-2024

Katharina (Kathy) Cripe 1937-2024

Katharina (Kathy) Cripe, 86, passed away on May 8, 2024, in Templeton, CA. Born Katharina Gross on September 14, 1937, in Felldorf, Romania, she was the fifth of eight siblings. Young Kathy's family endured WWII's ravages in Europe, eventually settling in Austria in...

Alice R. Wirth 1924-2024

Alice R. Wirth 1924-2024

Alice Rose Wirth, 99, passed Monday, April 29, 2024, in Ontario, Calif. She was born July 24, 1924, in Upland, Calif., to Ralph and Ethel Wilson. Alice Rose attended Caffey College and went to work at The First National Bank of Pomona.  Over the years, as the...

Michael “Mike” Lang 1951-2024

Michael “Mike” Lang 1951-2024

Mike Lang, not the art teacher of Atascadero, died April 16 after valiantly fighting metastatic cancer of unknown primary for seven years. His wife of 51 years, Debbi; his four children, Jeff, Chris, Rachel, and Sarah; and two of his beloved six grandchildren were...

How to handle mosquito season

How to handle mosquito season

ATASCADERO — The weather is warming up, and with the recent rainfall and potential for standing water, mosquitoes have also arrived. It's important to take the necessary steps to help eliminate breeding places for mosquitos in and around all residences and workplaces...

Atascadero Library announces summer programs for all ages

Atascadero Library announces summer programs for all ages

ATASCADERO — Atascadero Library will be hosting programs for children, teens, and adults this summer, which will include everything from story time to yoga.  Children's Programming: Bilingual Storytime will take place on Tuesdays, starting at 10:30...

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