Articles Tagged With ‘Atascadero’

Atascadero police ask for help identifying individuals in theft case

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Atascadero police are asking for the public’s help identifying two individuals regarding an investigation into a theft case. A thief or thieves snatched products from the M & M Smoke Shop on El Camino Real on Sunday.... (Continue reading)

Fire destroys outbuilding on property in rural Atascadero

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire destroyed an outbuilding on a residential property in rural Atascadero on Monday afternoon. At approximately 1:33 p.m., a caller reported the fire burning at 8850 Rocky Canyon Road, according to Cal Fire. Flames consumed a... (Continue reading)

CHP identifies Atascadero man killed in crash with semi-truck

By KAREN VELIE The CHP has identified the Atascadero man killed in a crash with a semi-truck on on Highway 99 in Bakersfield on Jan. 3 as 43-year-old Victor Smith. Shortly after 3:30 a.m., the Atascadero man was headed northbound... (Continue reading)

Person killed in crash on Highway 101 in Atascadero

By KAREN VELIE One person was killed in a crash on Highway 101 in Atascadero Sunday evening, according to the CHP. Shortly before 11 p.m., a driver was headed southbound on Highway 101 near the Del Rio Road offramp when... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man guilty of drug and firearm related offenses

By KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo County jury found a 35-year-old Atascadero man guilty of drug and firearm related offenses on Wednesday. John Allen Webb is scheduled to be sentenced on Feb. 2, according to the District Attorney’s Office.... (Continue reading)

Atascadero teen rescued after falling down embankment near Big Sur

By KAREN VELIE An Atascadero teen is in the hospital after he fell nearly 250 feet while hiking on a trail near Big Sur on Thursday afternoon. At 4:30 p.m., the 19-year-old man was hiking with his girlfriend on the... (Continue reading)

Atascadero appoints David Fleishman as new city attorney

By KAREN VELIE The Atascadero City Council voted Tuesday to select David Fleishman of Richards, Watson & Gershon to serve as the city’s attorney and Craig Steele as assistant city attorney. “The city is excited for the opportunity to work... (Continue reading)

Atascadero City Council selects new police chief

By KAREN VELIE Atascadero City Manager Jim Lewis announced Wednesday he had selected Daniel B. Suttles to fill the chief of police position. On Dec. 12, the Atascadero City Council will have the final say on the proposed appointment. If... (Continue reading)

Atascadero City Council considers changes to hotel, motel industry

By KAREN VELIE The Atascadero City Council will consider changing regulations regarding kitchens in hotels and motels in an attempt to support current trends, according to the Nov. 14 agenda. Currently, in order to be considered a hotel or motel... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police identify pedestrian killed in crash

By KAREN VELIE Police identified 79-year-old Joel Chesler of Atascadero as the pedestrian killed by a vehicle last week. Shortly before 2 p.m. on Sept. 26, Chesler was walking across El Camino Real towards Vons when he was struck by... (Continue reading)