Paso ArtsFest

The Paso ArtsFest will not occur on Memorial Day weekend this year. After eight years, Paso ArtsFest is history.

Sasha Irving of Studios on the Park making the announcement this week. The arts event was sponsored by Studios on the Park and the City of Paso Robles.

Erosion forces evacuation in Atascadero

An Atascadero home evacuated yesterday because of a swollen Atascadero creek. Erosion along the creek threatened a house on Ensenada Avenue. The home was red tagged and the occupants were relocated by the Red Cross to a local motel. Recent storms eroded the creek bank so that the home sits on the edge bank. Volunteers…

Santa Margarita Lake

A water official in San Luis Obispo calls it a great day for the city. For the first time in seven years, water spills from the Salinas Reservoir and pours into the headwaters of the Salinas River. The irony is that water, which nature intended to go north up the Salinas Valley, is captured in…

Pozo

A search is abandoned for people reported stranded near Pozo. Three people were reported missing along Garcia Ridge. Members of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team began looking for the people after picking up a radio message about 6:00 pm Tuesday. The radio message indicated that a vehicle had overturned…

Second Dog

The second dog involved in the fatal attack of a south county man may be put down. The German Shepherd was initially spared. The other dog in the attack, however, the Belgian Malinois, was put down the day of the fatal attack. Animal Service investigators determined the Belgian Malinois was the primary aggressor in the…

San Luis Obispo

A travel website names San Luis Obispo as one of the five most beautiful college towns in America. www.travelerstoday.com published the list recently. The other towns on the list are Corvallis, Oregon; Ames, Iowa; Boulder, Colorado; and Bloomington, Indiana.San Luis Obispo named the ninth most beautiful college town by Travel and Leisure Magazine.

Burglars

Two burglars caught stealing motorcycles are charged with trying to run over two San Luis Obispo police officers. Around 2 in the morning on February 1st, San Luis Police received a report of two men in a U-Haul truck breaking windows out of a vehicle parked on a San Luis Obispo street. When police located…

Atascadero Warming Center

The Atascadero Warming Center will open tomorrow night. The Warming Center will open at 8:00 pm at St. Williams Catholic Church, 6410 Santa Lucia Avenue in Atascadero. Visitors are reminded that no alcohol, illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia or weapons are permitted in the Warming Center.

Wine

Alaska Airlines begins flights between Seattle and San Luis Obispo in April, and they’re adding an incentive for Washingtonians who want to go wine tasting in Paso Robles, Templeton and Atascadero. Passengers will be allowed to ship for free one case of wine back to Seattle. They’re calling it “Wine flies free.” The cost of…