Articles Tagged With ‘Atascadero’

Water conservation does not work

OPINION By GARY KIRKLAND A water company is comparable to an oil company. Both companies provide vital liquids. An oil company can and does go half way around the world, dig the petroleum out of the ground, ship it to... (Continue reading)

Fake San Luis Obispo audiologist sentenced to jail

An Atascadero man who falsely claimed to be an audiologist was sentenced Monday to one year in jail. Even though he never attended college, Aaron Marquis, 46, passed himself off as a doctor. He saw patients and dispensed hearing aids... (Continue reading)

Atascadero appeals FEMA inelgibility finding

Atascadero officials have filed an appeal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) objecting to a demand that the city return $2.7 million in aid related to the 2003 San Simeon Earthquake. Office of the Inspetor General (OIG) and FEMA... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles carjacking and Atascadero robbery suspects arrested

Atascadero police arrested two Monterey County men Tuesday for a carjacking at knifepoint that occurred Sunday in Paso Robles. One of the suspects is also accused of robbing an Atascadero liquor store. Around 7:30 p.m. Monday, a man robbed Stagecoach... (Continue reading)

Smoker shows gun in ASH parking lot

A man showed a gun in the parking lot of Atascadero State Hospital Wednesday after an ASH employee asked him to stop smoking. [KSBY] ASH police officers arrested Fredrick Hamilton, 36, for exhibiting a firearm, bringing a weapon onto prison... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man hit by vehicle in critical condition

A 46-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in Atascadero Monday night. Shortly after 6 p.m., the Atascadero man was attempting to cross Morro Road near a McDonalds restaurant when he was struck by the... (Continue reading)

Phony audiologist in jail

A man who falsely claimed to be audiologist and his wife turned themselves in Tuesday after police showed up to arrest them at their Atascadero home. On Monday, San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge Jacquelyn Duffy issued arrest warrants... (Continue reading)

Algae bloom blamed for fish die-off at Atascadero Lake

By KAREN VELIE A massive fish die-off at Atascadero Lake is suspected of being due to an algae bloom. During the past few weeks, Atascadero public works crews have removed more than 2,000 pounds of fish carcasses from the lakeshore.... (Continue reading)

Atascadero considering renting city hall to partiers

The Atascadero City Council will consider a plan Tuesday to make the newly renovated city hall available for private events and parties. The city recently completed $30 million of renovations to Historic Atascadero City Hall and is considering recouping some... (Continue reading)

Fugitive arrested at Atascadero home

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a fugitive Wednesday who rammed his vehicle into a sheriff’s car in December 2012. Marc Steele, 38, evaded arrest for more than nine months after ramming his Lexus sedan into a Sheriff’s K-9... (Continue reading)