Atascadero Teacher 11.15.2018

More details how that Atascadero teacher shot inappropriate videos of his sixth grade students in the classroom. 48-year-old Chris Berdoll taught at Atascadero Fine Arts Academy since 2011. He was arrested September 10th and charged with 44 felonies related to child pornography production and possession. He resigned from the school district September 27th. He pleaded…

Colony House 11.15.2018

The Atascadero Historical Society moved a colony house back on July tenth from its site near the Elks Lodge all the way south on El Camino to an area near the library where historical society president Jim Wilkins is collecting abandoned colony homes and turning them into a small historical village. On Tuesday night, Jim…

Walmart Property 11.15.2018

The Walmart property off Del Rio road in Atascadero is finally put up for sale. Last February, Walmart announced it was abandoning plans to build a 120 thousand square foot store at the site. The plans to build at the intersection of Del Rio road and El Camino Real were fought by residents and local…

Fire in Atascadero 11.15.2018

A structure fire on Sycamore road in Atascadero yesterday. The fire broke out just before 5:00 yesterday afternoon at a residence in the 7100 block of Sycamore Rd. The fire reportedly started in a pile of debris, including lawn mowers and string trimmers. The flames spread to the exterior wall of a small studio unit…

Fire 11.15.2018

The smoke lingers over northern California from the Camp Fire, which destroyed the town of Paradise, near Chico. The death toll reaches 56. The number of people missing is now 130. Butte county sheriff’s office releasing a list of 130 people who have been reported missing since the blaze erupted last week. Many on the…

Cold and Clear Weather 11.14.2018

It’s been cold and clear for several weeks, but PG and E meteorologist John Lindsay says we may get some rain the week of Thanksgiving. Lindsay says the long range models are subject to change, however, the national weather service stations in San Francisco and Los Angeles are showing a chance of rain the week…

Bullet Train 11.14.2018

The cost of the bullet train just went up. The cost could jump 11 billion dollars for the southern California section of the state bullet train. The new estimate contained in environmental reports prepared for a meeting tomorrow with the southern California transportation authority board. The total cost of the bullet train reaching an estimated…

Paso School Board 11.14.2018

The Paso Robles school board met last night at the district office. It was the final meeting for three incumbents who were voted out of office in last week’s election. Dr. Kathleen Hall did not attend the meeting. Matt Mclish and Field Gibson also ousted in the election, but those two attended last night’s meeting.…

Atascadero City Council 11.14.2018

The Atascadero city council outlines guidelines for septic systems in the city. At last night’s meeting at the rotunda, the council talked about the new guidelines proposed by staff to comply with local agency management. After lengthy discussion, Charles Borbeau made a motion to adopt new guidelines developed by city staff. The motion passed unanimously.