Articles Tagged With ‘Atascadero’

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)

Thieves steal church van, burglarize Atascadero business

By KAREN VELIE Two thieves stole a van from a church that they used to burglarize Mid Coast Mower and Saw in Atascadero on Saturday morning. After taking a van from the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer on El Camino... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle in Atascadero

By KAREN VELIE A pedestrian died after he was hit by a vehicle in Atascadero on Tuesday afternoon. Shortly before 2 p.m., a passing vehicle crashed into a male pedestrian who was attempting to cross El Camino Real towards Vons.... (Continue reading)

Power outages impacting nearly 2,000 SLO County residents

By KAREN VELIE Nearly 2,000 PG&E customers lost power in San Luis Obispo County on Thursday morning. Shortly after 2 a.m., 224 PG&E customers in the Lopez lake area of rural Arroyo Grande lost power. PG&E estimates the power will... (Continue reading)

Misinformation incites outrage at Atascadero school board meeting

By KAREN VELIE Dozens of people attended an Atascadero Unified School District meeting on Tuesday to support a teacher who was allegedly facing disciplinary action over a Pride flag she displayed in the classroom, concerns based on misinformation. The inaccurate... (Continue reading)

Missing Atascadero man found dead at golf course

BY KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office says remains found Aug. 10 at the Chalk Mountain Golf Course in Atascadero are those of missing 35-year-old Darren Kyle Santangelo. A family member last saw Santangelo on June 30,... (Continue reading)

Atascadero cleans up encampments, finds housing for two

By KAREN VELIE Multiple agencies have worked for several weeks to clean up and remove homeless encampments at the Highway 101 and Morro Road intersection area because of safety concerns, the city announced last week. Staff from Atascadero, Caltrans and... (Continue reading)

Firefighters battle blaze behind businesses in Atascadero

By KAREN VELIE Atascadero firefighters quickly extinguished a fire burning behind a commercial buildings on Traffic Way on Tuesday afternoon. Shortly before 2 p.m., a caller reported the fire burning behind the Air Rite building at 5001 Traffic Way. Firefighters... (Continue reading)

Over 2,000 PG&E customers without power in Atascadero

By KAREN VELIE More than 2,000 PG&E customers lost power in Atascadero on Thursday morning. Shortly after 7 a.m., 2,195 PG&E customers in Atascadero lost power. PG&E estimates the power will be restored by 1:15 p.m. The cause of the... (Continue reading)