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Turning the page
It is true, as Joe Tarica observed , that Atascadero suffers from an absence of upscale retail offerings which, for years, has hurt the city’s image and left a large segment of the population underserved.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Salinas Californian
Jeff Mitchell: Hegwood hiring not as flaky as it may seem
Powers hired Hegwood on the strong recommendation of King City Attorney Roy Hanley, a veteran California municipal law expert.
Young red panda found dead at zoo
The San Luis Obispo Tribune reports that staffers at the Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero thought the animal was sleeping when they arrived Saturday, but soon learned it had died in its sleep.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Atascadero Fine Arts Academy looks to eliminate fourth grade
Atascadero Fine Arts Academy could see its population shrink next school year if a plan to drop the school's youngest students goes through.
Gary Williams writes about his life as a working cowboy
Cowboy Gary L. Williams of San Miguel tells a story from his memoir, "Lessons from the Range: Adventures of a Working Cowboy," published in December by Cal Poly's Graphic Communication Institute.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Red Panda cub dies at Atascadero zoo of unknown causes Saturday
Two baby red pandas born in June were briefly displayed as they were weighed Thursday at Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero.
Atascadero votes against joining Paso Robles water district
The Atascadero City Council voted 3-1 this week to oppose including properties overlying the Atascadero groundwater sub-basin within the boundaries of a proposed management district for the Paso Robles groundwater basin.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Suspects in Atascadero burglary spree are arrested
Ashlee Marie Sylvester , 22, of Atascadero was arrested Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, on suspicion of burglary and conspiracy.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Monterey County Herald
Interim King City police chief has worked with department before
King City's newly named interim Chief of Police Dennis Hegwood was previously hired as a consultant to conduct an internal affairs investigation at the troubled department within the past year, City Attorney Roy Hanley said.
New theater group's debut: 'It Had to Be You'
David Norum as Vito and Kristen Saunders as Theda in Wine Country Theatre's debut production of "It Had to Be You."
Cal Coast News
Couple arrested for string of Atascadero burglaries
Between August and December, four residential burglaries occurred in Atascadero, in which thieves nabbed jewelry and electronics from residents' homes while they slept.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Cal Coast News
Fire breaks out at Paso Robles fairgrounds
Flames sparked around 8:45 p.m. in a metal building that holds maintenance equipment and is located in the northeast corner of the property.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Thu Feb 20, 2014
19-year-old killed in SLO crash remembered as young man with a big heart
Kyle Sheffield, 19, who died over the weekend following a violent car crash in San Luis Obispo, was remembered by family and community members this week as a compassionate, caring and creative young man.
One person burned in Santa Margarita apartment fire
An early-morning apartment fire in Santa Margarita on Wednesday sent one person to the hospital to be treated for minor burns.
New Times SLO
The Atascadero City Council has upset many left-leaning SLO residents, with some saying the city will have the same stigma as Dayton, Tenn., where the Scopes Monkey Trial took place.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Getting girls excited about engineering, one gumdrop bridge at a time
As two Cal Poly students passed out small plastic bags filled with toothpicks and Dots gumdrop candies, a few fourth-graders in a class at Shell Beach Elementary School immediately wanted to know: Could they eat them? Hendrick and Cal Poly environmental engineering student Ashley Katchadourian, both members of the Society of Women Engineers , then ... (more)
Mon Feb 17, 2014
New chef hired at Paso Robles Inn Steakhouse
Chefs do battle at Sunset Savor the Central Coast at the Santa Margarita Ranch in September 2012; at left is Adam Pollard from Taco Temple in Morro Bay and at right is Paul Arangorin, chef at the Inn at Morro Bay.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Assistant county clerk-recorder plans to run for boss's job
Assistant County Clerk-Recorder Tommy Gong has officially announced his candidacy for clerk-recorder to succeed Julie Rodewald when she retires at the end of the year.