Articles Tagged With ‘Atascadero’




Man exposes himself to girl in Atascadero

A man driving a shiny black truck reportedly exposed himself to an 11-year-old in Atascadero on Tuesday. Atascadero police say they received four reports in the past few months of a man exposing himself or attempting to expose himself. On... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man seriously injured in crash near Santa Margarita

An Atascadero motorcyclist was seriously injured Monday afternoon in a crash with a Pontiac Grand Prix on Highway 58 near the Santa Margarita Cemetery, according to a California Highway Patrol collision report. Alan Dunivan, 55, was passing cars at a... (Continue reading)

Atascadero vs St. Joseph football, game photos

St. Joseph Knights won Friday’s nights football playoff game against the  Atascadero Greyhounds by a score of 26-16, in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division playoffs. Photographer Richard Bastian watched as multiple players suffered injuries during the... (Continue reading)

Whooping cough reported at Atascadero Junior High School

Atascadero Unified School District officials are warning parents about an Atascadero Junior High School student who has been diagnosed with whooping cough. “Pertussis is a serious disease that can be passed easily from person to person,” the warning letter says.... (Continue reading)

Atascadero woman hit by a car

An Atascadero woman is in the hospital after a car struck her Sunday evening as she was attempting to cross Highway 101, according to the CHP. Shortly before 8 p.m., Karen Groves, 56, was illegally crossing Highway 101 near Vineyard... (Continue reading)

Atascadero car thief flees to elementary school

An intoxicated car thief fled authorities onto the campus of an Atascadero elementary school on Monday, according to the city’s police department. The elementary school, as well as a neighboring continuation high school went into lockdown. Around 12:18 p.m., Atascadero... (Continue reading)

Fleeing driver nearly runs over Grover Beach officer

A 38-year-old man, allegedly on drugs at the time, nearly ran his truck over an officer, then led police on a cross-county chase Thursday night. Around 11:30 p.m., a Grover Beach police officer saw a suspicious truck backed into a... (Continue reading)

Former Atascadero lender sentenced to 7 years

By KAREN VELIE Former Hurst Financial principal James Miller was sentenced to seven years in federal prison on Monday for misappropriating millions of dollars that victims invested in Central Coast real estate projects and for helping developer Kelly Gearhart defraud... (Continue reading)

Teen arrested for fake WMD at San Gabriel Elementary

Authorities have arrested a 17-year-old Atascadero boy who they say placed a fake weapon of mass destruction at San Gabriel Elementary School. Police say the teen acted alone. On Sept. 11, the San Luis Obispo County bomb squad removed a... (Continue reading)

Mayor Tom O’Malley under fire for anti-Muslim post

By CCN STAFF As the international debate over religious intolerance rages, comments shared by Atascadero Mayor Tom O’Malley on Facebook have led to criticism and outrage from supporters and opponents. On Sept. 24, O’Malley posted a link to a conspiracy... (Continue reading)