Articles Tagged With ‘Atascadero’

Highway 41 in Atascadero remains closed, one more week

By KAREN VELIE Highway 41 remains closed in both directions from San Gabriel Road to Los Altos Road in Atascadero because of a landslide. Travelers can take Highway 46 or Highway 1 as alternate routes. Mud, trees and power lines... (Continue reading)

Mudslide, downed trees close Highway 41 in Atascadero

By KAREN VELIE Highway 41 remains closed in both directions from San Gabriel Road to Los Altos Road in Atascadero because of slide activity, downed trees and electric wires. The section of road closed during the atmospheric river storm on... (Continue reading)

Large mudslide closes road in Atascadero

By KAREN VELIE A large mudslide left a portion of Los Altos Road between Highway 41 and San Marcos Road in Atascadero covered in mud on Friday. Even though a portion of the road is impassable to through traffic,  all... (Continue reading)

Atascadero city manager announces retirement

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Following a 26-year career with the North County city, Atascadero’s chief executive has announced she will retire.  City Manager Rachelle Rickard has worked for Atascadero for exactly 26 years, as of Tuesday. Rickard will retire in July... (Continue reading)

Driver killed in single-vehicle crash on Highway 41 in Atascadero

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A driver was killed on Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 41 in Atascadero. Shortly after 6 a.m., the driver was traveling westbound on Highway 41 when they drove off the roadway near Old Morro... (Continue reading)

Runaway Atascadero teen found in Fresno

By KAREN VELIE Law enforcement found a teen runaway from Atascadero in Fresno earlier today. The 15-year-old has been reunited with her family. Maggie Gallagher reportedly left her home on Monday morning. It was suspected that she was headed to... (Continue reading)

Firefighters battle house fire in Atascadero

By KAREN VELIE Firefighters battled a fire at a home in Atascadero on Friday morning, according to the Atascadero Fire Department. Shortly before 10 a.m., a caller reported a fire at a home at 7570 Balboa Road. The single occupant... (Continue reading)

Pair of SLO County businessmen facing sex assault charges

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Months after numerous women accused two local business owners of sexual misconduct, detectives arrested one of the men on felony sex charges and are searching for the other suspect. Last year, more than 30 women came forward... (Continue reading)

Teen shoots juvenile following nasty breakup

By KAREN VELIE Atascadero police arrested a teenager suspected of threatening his former girlfriend and then shooting a male juvenile outside the former girlfriend’s home early Saturday morning, police said. At 3:28 a.m. on New Years Day, a female juvenile... (Continue reading)

Woman pleads to battery during child exchange in Atascadero, video

By KAREN VELIE A woman who assaulted her stepson’s mother during a child exchange in Atascadero was sentenced last week to 20 days as part of a plea agreement. Kate Slater pleaded no contest to a charge of battery with... (Continue reading)