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City Releases Statement On Monolith

City Releases Statement On Monolith

On the afternoon of Wednesday, December 2, 2020, the City of Atascadero received reports from hikers of a steel Monolith or Obelisk structure at the top of Pine Mountain in Stadium Park. As of early this morning, the Monolith had disappeared. The City has received the...

Vandals Remove Object from Pine Mountain

Vandals Remove Object from Pine Mountain

After gaining international acclaim, the obelisk at Stadium Park in Atascadero was stolen And just as quickly as its prestige traveled around the world, it was gone. The triangular monolith at the top of Pine Mountain was removed by a group of vandals before it could...

Mystery Obelisk Appears on Pine Mountain

Mystery Obelisk Appears on Pine Mountain

Dozens of hikers flock to take photos with the spontaneous monument In late November, a mysterious 9-foot obelisk appeared in Utah, sparking world-wide awe as many made a pilgrimage to see it in San Juan County. The Utah obelisk was illegally installed without...

TCSD Directors Prioritize Water Policy Concepts

TCSD Directors Prioritize Water Policy Concepts

Landscape retrofit program was top choice by directors TEMPLETON — The Templeton Community Services District Board of Directors took the first steps toward making more water units or meters available. After two hours of discussion by the directors, it’s clear this...

The Villages Annual Holiday Light Display Begins Dec. 5

The Villages Annual Holiday Light Display Begins Dec. 5

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Villages of San Luis Obispo will be instantly transformed by a dazzling display of holiday lights at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5. A longstanding local retirement community, The Villages includes Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care....

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  • Taste of Americana:Cranberries Help to Shake Things Up a Bit
    by BARBIE BUTZ When I was growing up, Thanksgiving was one of my favorite holidays. It still is, but of course, it has changed through the years. Members of our family and friends who joined my parents on that day have passed. However, the memories are always with me. The menu was always the traditional […]
  • Commentary: Feeling Alive
    by VALENTINA PETROVA Doing what you’ve always done will get you what you’ve always gotten. New paths lead to new experiences. Life is for living. But not all actions and not all paths make you feel alive. Some kill you. While others painfully diminish you. At the end of a lifetime, people close their eyes […]
  • Today is the Day! Nov. 3, 2020 Election day!
    Did you vote? Today is the day! Be sure to have your ballots in or go vote in person! There are 23 Voter Service Centers that be open today, Nov. 3 Election Day from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.  Many locations that had been used as polling places in the past are not being used […]
  • City Expands the Utility Discount Program to Help Those in Need, to Consider a Business Grant Program in October
    Staff Report MORRO BAY – City Council approved enhancements to the City’s Utility Discount Program (UDP) for qualifying community members. Under the new plan, the discount for qualifying residents on their monthly water/sewer bills expands from 10% to 25% through the end of June 2021. “We understand many folks in our community are struggling financially […]
  • SLO Food Bank is 2020 Nonprofit of the Year
    Staff Report SAN LUIS OBISPO — SLO Food Bank was selected as a 2020 California Nonprofit of the Year by California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits) and Assemblymember Jordan Cunningham. The SLO Food Bank is one of over 100 nonprofits that will be honored by their state senators and assemblymembers for their contributions to the communities […]
  • Surfing for Hope Foundation Introduces Survivor Surf Camp
    Staff Report  The Surfing for Hope Foundation team recently unveiled plans for their first-ever Survivor Surf Camp to take place on Saturday, October 10.  Established in 2012, the Surfing for Hope Foundation (SFH) was created to help ease the difficulty of battling cancer through the healing powers of surfing and ocean life. The original event, […]
  • Differences Arise in Candidate Forum
    Morro Bay’s council candidates squared off for the first time Sept. 24 in a virtual forum sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, with several distinct differences emerging between the hopefuls. Held via Zoom, the forum focused on business matters with those participating asking or texting questions to the candidates. The over 50 citizens who logged […]
  • Local Business Owners Speak Out
    For many, 2020 has resulted in the loss of income, some may even feel they have lost faith in our medical system, and some have gone to the extreme and have lost trust in our government.  Because of 2020’s challenges, it’s crucial to continue to hold events like SPEAK OUT. The Central Coast Chapter of […]
  • Libertine Pub Gets 3-Year Lease
    Morro Bay’s popular brewpub, The Libertine, will continue for at least 3 more years after signing a new, interim, master lease for its location on the Embarcadero. The craft brewpub, located at 801 Embarcadero, with a huge offering of craft beers on tap and food, had its future blurred somewhat when the master leaseholder of […]
  • COVID-19 Update: Suicide Prevention Council of SLO County Address Mental Health
    Dr. Borenstein says State will be issuing guidance for celebrating Halloween By Brian Williams SAN LUIS OBISPO — San Luis Obispo County Public Health’s weekly COVID-19 update included information about suicide prevention. September is nationally recognized as Suicide Prevention Month. There were 49 suicides recorded in San Luis Obispo County in 2019. San Luis Obispo […]