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ASH Patients 4.24.2019

Staffers at Atascadero State Hospital say about 80 patients have no easy access to toilets and drinking water. They say this has continued for nine days, and that it’s creating increasingly unsanitary conditions at the hospital. One staffer tells the Tribune, “conditions are slowly turning into Lord of the Flies.” State officials says a contractor…

Poultry Issues Close Events at Fair 4.24.2019

The California mid-state fair cancels youth poultry shows at the fair for 2019. The decision based on a variety of factors including recommendations from the California Department of Food and Agriculture. It’s due to the outbreak of virulent Newcastle disease in California. The mid-state fair joins other fairs and poultry organizations which have also canceled…

Atascadero City Council 4.24.2019

Last night, the Atascadero city council honored Atascadero Kiwanis on their 50th anniversary. Several dozen Kiwanis members attended the council meeting at the historic rotunda. Representatives presented proclamations from state assemblyman Jordan Cunningham, and state senator Bill Monning. city councilwoman Heather Newsome read a proclamation from the city. The council unanimously approved updates to zoning…

Groundwater Sustainability Meeting 4.24.2019

The Paso Robles Groundwater Cooperative Committee meets at 4:00 this afternoon at the Paso Robles library conference room. The group will work on the groundwater sustainability plan. Supervisor Debbie Arnold is an alternate to the group, but she will be the county’s voting member today because supervisor John Peschong is doing county business elsewhere and…

In Sports 4.23.2019

Atascadero boys baseball team plays Dunn in Los Olivos at 4:00 this afternoon. It’s part of the Nipomo spring tournament. The Greyhounds will play Pioneer Valley at 10:00 tomorrow morning as part of that Nipomo spring tournament. The Templeton boys baseball team plays in the SLO spring tournament. They’ll play Buhach Colony of Atwater at…

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Other Stories This Tuesday 4.23.2019

The state parks rangers identify the woman killed Friday night at the Oceano Dunes. She’s 44-year-old Narcissa Lichtman of San Jose. She was riding in an off-road vehicle which went off a 25-30 foot dune and crashed. She later died from her injuries at Arroyo Grande Community hospital. The district attorney’s office says an Indiana…

Colony Heritage Center 4.23.2019

Coming up Saturday in Atascadero, Colony Family Fun Day at the Colony Heritage Center. Jim Wilkins is cleaning up the area and getting ready for Saturday’s first every Family Fun Day at the site. It’s from 11-3 Saturday, near the Atascadero library where they’ve relocated two old Colony homes. One is a cabin, the other…

Atascadero City Council 4.23.2019

Atascadero city council meets tonight in the historic rotunda. The council will recognize the Atascadero Kiwanis 50th anniversary. They will also receive a presentation about commuter challenges in May, including Bike to School day, May 8th, Bike to Work day, May 17th and Bike to Coffee day May 11th, for those who no longer work.…