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New Times SLO
Court of appeal rules in favor of a Wal-Mart in Atascadero
Wal-Mart is one step closer to breaking ground in Atascadero. Atascadero officials announced July 9 that the Second Appellate District Court of Appeal ruled in favor of the city in a lawsuit brought by Save Atascadero, a citizen group opposing Wal-Mart.
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Cal Coast News
Atascadero woman attacks Obama protestors
Claiming she was defending President Barack Obama from an unwarranted attack, an Atascadero woman pepper sprayed a group of peaceful protestors on Monday afternoon.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Morro Bay declares independence
Controversy on the coast is not new. Citizens living in the community of Morro Bay had to decide half a century ago if becoming an incorporated city was the thing to do.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Search of Atascadero homes allegedly uncovers honey oil lab, drugs for sale
Authorities allegedly discovered 4.6 grams of heroin, a half-gram of methamphetamine, more than six ounces of marijuana and more than $8,800 in cash at a home on the 8000 block of Santa Rosa Road in Atascadero.
Government meetings in SLO County for the week of July 7
Arroyo Grande City Council. Meets Tuesday. 473-5400. Review conceptual plans for proposal to subdivide two commercial parcels into 42 residential lots, one common area lot and two commercial lots at the southwest corner of East Grand Avenue and Courtland Street.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Historical Society preserves past, creates future memories
If the walls at the Cambria Historical Museum at the corner of Burton Drive and Center Street could talk, they’d tell some of the same tales Jerry Praver will offer on July 17. ‘Hear ye, hear ye!” You’ve read all about it, you may have seen the display, and now you can hear all about it! Highway 1, which celebrated its 75th ... (more)
Wed Jul 02, 2014
At Bristols Cider House, hard cider is back in style
A flight of ciders at Bristols Cider House in Atascadero. From left, Bristols Original, Scrumpy, Calico Jack, Black Bart and Anne Bonny.
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Loretta Butts to Light Up Rotary as District Governor for 73 Rotary...
Loretta Butts, Charter President of the Rotary Club of Templeton and current member of the Rotary Club of Atascadero , was installed as governor of Rotary Internationals District 5240 during a special ceremony at Oxnard Marriott Courtyard, in the afternoon of Saturday, June 28th.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
President of Founders Community Bank retires
Davies, 72, also retired as director of both the bank and its holding company, Founders Bancorp, according to a bank news release.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Atascadero Lake will disappear within a month, officials say
The Pavillion at the Lake is reflected in the water that remained in Atascadero Lake on Friday, June 27. The lake is expected to completely dry up within 30 days.
Atascadero drama teacher takes job at Templeton High School
Catherine Kingsbury has been recognized as one of the top 30 high school drama directors in the U.S. and Canada.
Construction of Jazzy Town is set to begin in North County
A rendering shows one of the styles of homes that will be available in San Miguel's Jazzy Town subdivision.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
'Guys and Dolls' in wine country
From left, Tara Brinkman, Tony Costa, Kristen Saunders and Chad Stevens in Wine Country Theatreâ€™s "Guys and Dolls."
New Times SLO
Shelf awareness: Is cutting down on clutter by clearing out books a novel idea?
Ray Bradbury wrote that into his 1953 novel Fahrenheit 451 , putting his words--as authors do--into one of his character's mouths.
Local libraries will be open more often starting in July
Starting July 1, all county libraries will add operating hours with the main branches in San Luis Obispo, Atascadero and Arroyo Grande opening on Mondays for the first time in nearly a decade.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Missing Atascadero woman is found safe in SLO, police say
An Atascadero woman who had been missing since June 19 was found unharmed early Wednesday morning, according to the Atascadero Police Department.
Atascadero puts sales tax increase on Nov. 4 ballot
Atascadero voters can decide in November whether they want to raise the city's sales tax for 12 years, the City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday night.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Police search for Atascadero woman missing since Thursday
Law enforcement agencies across San Luis Obispo County are asking for the public’s help in their search for an at-risk Atascadero resident missing since Thursday.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Local government meetings for the week of June 23
Arroyo Grande City Council. Meets Tuesday. 473-5400. Consider placing a measure on the November ballot to change Arroyo Grande to a charter city; hold public hearing to consider any protest to proposed water rate increase.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Atascadero school district names its Teacher of the Year
The San Luis Obispo resident, who was recently named the Atascadero Unified School District’s Teacher of the Year, is one of five siblings who are educators.