Fire Station provides sand to protect against flooding

“With the heavy rainfall occurring here this week and with the massive mudslides that took place overnight in Santa Barbara County, I'd like to remind all of our residents that they should be sure to check and clear any storm drains, culverts, drain pipes, ditches and waterways located on their property the help ensure unimpeded water flow,” said City Manager Rachelle Rickard at Tuesday night’s council meeting.

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Jim Prostovich honored

“I like being presented with challenges,” Jim Prostovich said about his job at the newspaper. “I know that sounds kinda cliché, but I like to figure out the solution to things.”

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Holiday Tree Collections Have Begun

ATASCADERO – According to Waste Management, curbside tree collection will take place on scheduled collection days until January 12, 2018. Collectors ask that neighbors please remove all decorations, including tinsel, lights, ornaments and tree stands. The tree cannot go fully into the bin and must not be inside a bag. It must be sawed into three-foot pieces and placed inside the green waste cart.

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Pig rescue faces issues with local ordinance

“And they’re thinking they’re literally getting this tiny housepet,” K&M Mini Pot Belly Pig Rescue Owner Marilu Elder said. “What happens is they outgrow that 25 pounds, guaranteed, and they don’t want it anymore. It becomes a burden. A 50, 100 or 150 pound pet that nobody knows what to do with.”

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Fire damages home on Curbaril Avenue

A fire caused extensive damages to a home on the 7800 block of Curbaril Avenue Wednesday evening. A contractor working on the home reported the fire around 5:30 p.m. according to Atascadero Fire Chief Casey Bryson, who said the home is currently undergoing renovations and doesn’t contain any belongings or furnishings.

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Local Security Guard loses life while helping others

PASO ROBLES — Paso Robles resident Gregory S. Norwood passed away in an accident Saturday, Dec. 18 while helping an elderly couple at the Community Health Center (CHC) in Templeton.

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Activists rally at zoo's holiday event

One Direct Action Everywhere protester, dressed and painted like a tiger, knelt silently in a cage as a visual message, while others held signs that read: “There’s no excuse for animal abuse” and “Captivity Kills.” Another sign read, “All I want for Christmas is adequate space, climate control, sanctuary.”

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Transient found in daycare after early morning break in

ATASCADERO — On Nov. 27 at 6:50 a.m. officers with the Atascadero Police Department were dispatched to Busy Bees Preschool on Santa Lucia Road. An employee opening the business that morning found an unknown woman inside the daycare. Police apprehend 31-year-old Sjana Fay Salazar, a transient. Salazar was booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail on charges of burglary and her bail was set at $50,000.

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North County men arrested after police pursuit

PASO ROBLES — Two men, Patrick Dale Sandeffer, 30, from Atascadero and Raymond Gene Anthony Glove, 24, of Paso Robles, attempted to evade police on Tuesday, Dec. 12 in Paso Robles after an attempted traffic stop. Paso Robles Police Department identified a vehicle associated with "known felon” Kyle Daily, who has two felony warrants out for his arrest, traveling north on North River Road.

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PHOTO: CAPS presents $80K check to Atascadero Unified

Kathy Peterson and Lori Bickel, Committee for Atascadero Public Schools (CAPS) Chairpersons, presented the Atascadero Unified School District Board of Trustees with an $80,000 check Tuesday at the school board meeting.

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Former students threatens Cuesta College with bomb

PASO ROBLES — Former student Daniel William Chaides, 45, went to the Student Services area at the Cuesta College North County Campus in Paso Robles and became involved in an argument with school officials on Dec. 12 around 11 a.m.

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Fire at the south end of town damages structure

Atascadero — Shortly after 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12 four fire engines responded to a small fire in an outbuilding on the 1400 block of Chispa Road south of Atascadero. Firefighters arrived at the rural location just outside the city limits and were able to knock the fire down in moments. The fire was in Cal Fire jurisdiction and mutual aid was provided by the Atascadero Fire Department and Atascadero State Hospital Fire Department. Nobody was hurt during the incident and no homes were damaged. The fire is thought to have been caused by improper discarding of ashes from a fireplace according to Clint Bullard, Fire Information Officer with Cal Fire.

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Additional Articles

  • Provisions of food for those in need at Santa Rosa Elementary location

    According to Kathy Peterson, a Kiwanis volunteer, her club is hoping more people find out about their food program. She said she’s seeing about 20 people showing up at the Santa Rosa parking lot each week, but they have plenty of food for more – an entire truck load of food.

  • Blood Drive to be held at Walmart

    “Nobody expects to need blood, but it is important to ensure that it is available, especially during the holiday season,” said Mona Kleman, Senior Donor Recruitment Manager.

  • Chamber chooses new board

    Templeton — Four new Templeton Chamber Board members have been announced after a recent membership vote. New board members will serve a three year term beginning in January of 2018, joining current and ongoing board members in the leadership and governing of the Chamber of Commerce.

  • AMS holds ribbon-cutting

    ATASCADERO — Atascadero Unified celebrated the completion of new construction and modernization of the Atascadero Middle School (formerly the junior high) by holding an official ribbon cutting ceremony last Thursday evening . New construction began in April of 2015 and was completed September of 2017.