The Atascadero News

TUSD Increases Transportation Fees Due to Fuel Increase

TEMPLETON — The Templeton Unified School District met for a regular meeting on Thursday, June 16, where the Board of Trustees approved proposals for new portable classrooms at Templeton Middle School (TMS). In preparation for full-day kindergarten offerings at Templeton Elementary School (TES), additional classroom space is needed. A...
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Linda Lee McCutcheon 1955-2022

Linda Lee McCutcheon passed away peacefully in her home on June 15, 2022. Born November 30, 1955, in Lynwood, California, Linda moved to Atascadero in 1978 and later to Templeton. Over those years, she worked for Safranek Enterprises, dermatologists Larry Stanton, Carmello Plateroti, Bradley Kurgis, and the Paso Robles School District—retiring after 13 years at Georgia Brown Elementary.

Red Light Roundup 06/13 – 06/19/2022

Crime data listed below is for information purposes only and subject to change upon the receipt of updated information. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The data listed below is subject to change each week. Atascadero Police Department. June 15, 2022. 01:33— Elizabeth Marjoria...

The Atascadero High School Pool: Where Are We Now?

ATASCADERO — Plans for the Atascadero High School (AHS) pool were discussed at the Facilities Study Session held by the Atascadero Unified School District (AUSD) after its board meeting on Tuesday, June 14. The pool, which has been an item of speculation from the community, was talked about in detail during the study session.

CMSF Seeking National Anthem Singers

PASO ROBLES — The California Mid-State Fair has announced that applications are being accepted for National Anthem singers. Each year the California Mid-State Fair offers local singers the opportunity to sing the National Anthem prior to the start of Chumash Grandstand Arena shows. Interested applicants must completely fill out...

Jury Selection Delayed for Kristin Smart Trial

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Due to health concerns, the Flores trial proceedings are postponed until Monday, June 27. Monterey County Court officials announced earlier this week, “The Flores trial proceedings are being postponed one week due to a health concern among one of the trial participants.”. Paul and...

Templeton Recreation Foundation Creates Scholarship Program

TEMPLETON — The Templeton Recreation Foundation (TRF) has created a scholarship program to fund participation by children who live within the Templeton Unified School District boundaries. The fund will be used exclusively to cover registration costs for youth sports and recreation programs offered by the Templeton Recreation Department. Eligibility...

SLO County Nonprofit Announces New Family Planning Locator

SLO COUNTY — The Center for Health and Prevention Clinics, a program of CAPSLO, provides free to low-cost family planning services and reproductive/sexual health services to men, women, teen, and undocumented individuals. With locations in Arroyo Grande and San Luis Obispo, the Clinics are part of a network of family planning clinics delivering the highest national standards of care to clients across 50 states.

CMSF: Commercial Competition Results

PASO ROBLES — The California Mid-State Fair is pleased to announce the winners of the 20th Annual Central Coast Wine Competition (CCWC) presented by Bank of the Sierra and KRUSH 92.5 FM, the 7th Annual California Craft Spirits Competition (CCSC), and the 9th Annual Central Coast Vinegar Competition (CCVC).

805 AG Kids Expands to SLO County

CENTRAL COAST — The nonprofit organization 805 Ag Kids has announced its expansion to now include support for local ag kids in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties, in addition to continuing their fundraising efforts in Ventura County. 805 Ag Kids is a 501c3 nonprofit organization focused on...

Juneteenth, a National Day of Remembrance

June, the first month of Summer, is home to a day of remembrance that has been recognized and celebrated over the years; however, it only recently became a federally observed holiday. Juneteenth marks the final stop on June 19, 1865, of Union Major General Gordon Granger arriving in Galveston, Texas,...

North County Juneteenth Events

On Saturday, June 18, the first annual Juneteenth Jubilee is taking place in the Paso Robles City Park starting at 1 p.m. Paso Robles Mayor Steve Martin will read the City proclamation announcing the third Saturday in June to be celebrated as Juneteenth. The event will go until 4 p.m.

Sheriff’s Deputies Safely Locate Missing Person

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the public for their assistance in finding an at-risk missing person, Joseph Cox. On Friday, June 17, Cox made contact with his family and was safely located in Visalia. Cox was reported missing by a family member on Wednesday, June 15, leaving his residence in Oceano.

Linda Jean Allen 1950-2022

Linda Jean Allen, 71, of Paso Robles, died Saturday, May 7, 2022, of complications from having Rheumatoid Arthritis in the lungs, Interstitial lung disease, and Pulmonary Fibrosis at Twin Cities Community Hospital, Templeton, CA. She was born on June 12, 1950, at Queen of Angels Hospital in Los Angeles, CA,...