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Atascadero execs fleeing troubled Walmart project?

All Atascadero executives who participated in 2012 negotiations with Wal-Mart have now left their positions with the city. [Tribune] Atascadero Community Development Director Warren Frace announced this week that he is leaving the city for the same position in his... (Continue reading)

Thieves target Atascadero car wash

A pair of thieves stole a generator from an Atascadero car wash and evaded capture, but they did not manage to sidestep the business’s surveillance camera. On Sunday night, the thieves showed up to El Camino Car Wash, and one... (Continue reading)

Cow hits car on Highway 101 in Atascadero

A cow reportedly survived a collision with a car on Highway 101 in Atascadero on Tuesday morning. [Tribune] The California Highway Patrol received a report of the incident at 6:50 a.m. The vehicle and animal collided in the southbound lane... (Continue reading)

Dumb crook of the week over-shops at Paso Robles WalMart

An Atascadero man went on a free-of-charge shopping spree at the Paso Robles WalMart, but failed to fit his overload into the getaway vehicle. Around 6 p.m. on Saturday, the suspect entered WalMart and walked directly to the electronics section.... (Continue reading)

Fire damages Atascadero home

A house fire burned the living room of an Atascadero home Saturday night causing $35,000 in damage to the property. Shortly before 11 p.m., the fire began when embers from a wood-burning stove in the living room came in contact... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles juveniles burglarize skate shop

Three juveniles allegedly burglarized a skate shop in Paso Robles Sunday night. Atascadero police caught the suspects less than two hours later. Paso Robles police received a report of the burglary at Alliance Board Shop in the 1200 block of... (Continue reading)

Atascadero seeking to outlaw dumpster diving

The Atascadero City Council is scheduled to vote on whether or not to enact an anti-dumpster diving ordinance at Tuesday’s council meeting. After receiving multiple complaints about people rummaging through dumpsters searching for recyclables, city staff is proposing an anti-scavenging... (Continue reading)

Kelly Gearhart gets another reprieve

By KAREN VELIE The sentencing hearing for former Atascadero developer Kelly Gearhart has been extended from Dec. 29 to Feb. 23. Gearhart faces a statutory maximum of 50 years in federal prison for defrauding investors out of more than $100... (Continue reading)

ASH patient arrested for attacks on inmate, officer

Authorities arrested an Atascadero State Hospital patient Tuesday for assaulting both another patient and a hospital police officer. [Tribune] Montoya Nichols, 23, is accused of attacking another patient in an ASH dorm room just after 10 p.m. Monday. The victim... (Continue reading)

Atascadero bookkeeper avoids jail for embezzlement

An Atascadero bookkeeper charged with embezzling money from her former employer has evaded jail time but must pay $30,000 in restitution. [Tribune] Alisha Amber Cannon, 31, allegedly used her bookkeeper position at Templeton-based Simons Construction Inc. to divert funds into... (Continue reading)



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