Atascadero Chamber of Commerce Honors Outstanding Community LeadersBy CHRISTIANNA MARKS and CAMILLE DEVAUL
Over the years, the awards presented by the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce included the highly coveted Atascadero Citi-
zen of the Year award, which recognizes an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, civic engagement, and dedication to the community. e Lifetime Achievement award was given to an individual who has made signi cant
contributions to the community over a lifetime, while the Woman of In uence award recognized a female leader who has had a signi cant impact on Atascadero.
In addition, the Community Organization of the Year award
was presented to a nonpro t organization that has made a significant impact on the community, and the Business of the Year award recognized a local business that has demonstrated outstanding performance, growth, and community
involvement, which we will highlight in next week’s paper.
is year’s award recipients, who represent a diverse range of individuals and organizations, have all made extraordinary contributions to improve the quality of life in Atascadero,
making it a better place to live, work, and play. We are honored to partner with the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce to announce this year’s winners and celebrate their outstanding achievements.
COUNTY — e “Wall at Heals” made its way to the Madonna Meadows in San Luis Obispo last weekend as the wall’s rst stop on its 2023 tour.
From March 16-19, the wall displayed the names of 58,281 men and women who lost their lives serving their country in the Vietnam War. e wall
stands as a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. e wall was last at the Madonna Meadows ve years ago and the location is the rst ever where the wall has returned for a second visit. SLO County Veteran Services Officer Morgan
Boyd told Paso Robles Press/ Atascadero News the county was approached to host the wall again about 18 months ago. After completing the vigorous application process, the county was given the green light in December 2022 to host the wall.
“There’s a lot of things that we had to pull together quickly and we were able to do that with the support of the community,” said Boyd, who hosts the event alongside the Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum.
ere were over 60 sponsors
for the wall, including the SLO County Board of Supervisors, Madonna Inn, and the Legacy Wellness Center located in Nipomo. On Tuesday, March 14, the wall was escorted from Camp Roberts in San Miguel to the Madonna Inn. Despite
CONTINUED ON PAGE A6 SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — A powerful storm system has been pummeling the Central Coast once again with heavy winds and rainfall throughout the week. According to the latest
San Luis Obispo County Administrative Officer Wade Horton Resigns on Tuesday
County o cials prepare for nationwide search to nd a suitable replacementBY HAYLEY MATTSON
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — San Luis Obispo County Administrative O cer (CAO)
Wade Horton has resigned from his position, County Counsel Rita Neal announced following a Board of Supervisors closed session on Tuesday.
Horton’s resignation comes amid a request for his performance evaluation, which was initiated by a member of the SLO County Board of Supervisors several weeks ago. County o cials have not disclosed which supervisor requested the review.
Although the board agenda refers to an “annual performance evaluation” of Horton, this was the rst performance review scheduled since he was appointed as head of the county in 2017. During the closed session on Tuesday, March 21, the board unanimously accepted Horton’s resigna-
tion with a 5-0 vote.
“We can’t thank Mr. Horton enough for his honorable and committed dedication to the County of San Luis Obispo,” said John Peschong, the Board of Supervisors Chairman. “He is a true public servant that has made a real di erence in the County throughout his tenure.”
Horton began working for the county’s Administrative O ce as the County Administrator in 2017. Prior to that, he served as the County’s Public Works Director and the Deputy Director of Utilities/Water for the City of San Luis Obispo.
e speci c reason behind Horton’s resignation has not been disclosed. In a statement, Horton expressed gratitude for his time serving the county, “It has been an absolute privilege to serve the Board, organization, and residents of San Luis Obispo County for the last 8 years,” he said. “I am proud of all we have accomplished together.”
O cials have announced that the County will
soon begin a nationwide search for a new County Administrative O cer to ll the vacant position. In the meantime, it remains unclear who will serve as the interim CAO during the transition period.
As the search for Horton’s replacement commences, the county will undoubtedly seek a candidate with strong leadership skills and a background in public administration. e new CAO will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the county, implementing policies set forth by the Board of Supervisors, and ensuring that the needs of the county’s residents are met.
Horton’s departure signi es the end of a signi cant chapter for San Luis Obispo County, particularly given his crucial role as the County Emergency Services Director throughout the challenging COVID-19 pandemic.
While the speci c reasons for his resignation are yet to be known, the in uence Horton had on the county throughout his tenure, particularly during extraordinary times, will undoubtedly be
As San Luis Obispo County moves forward, both its leaders and residents will certainly be attentive to the individual who will take on the role of the new County Administrative O cer, as well as the trajectory they will set for the county in the upcoming years.
PRJUSD Special Election Vote by Mail Ballots Heading to Mailboxes
Approximately 31,000 VBM ballots were dropped o for delivery
PASO ROBLES — e initial mailing of Vote by Mail (VBM) ballots was dropped at the United State Postal Service Goleta Distribution Center on Monday, March 20. Voters will begin receiving their ballots in the coming days. Approximately 31,000 VBM ballots were dropped o for delivery. Subsequent mailings of VBM ballots will begin next week for newly regis-
tered voters in the district or voters that have updated their voter registration information after the initial mailing.
Voters will nd enclosed in their VBM ballot packet their o cial ballot, a voter information guide containing the candidate statements, and a voting instruction page containing an “I Voted” sticker.
Voters may vote and return their ballots as soon as they receive them, no waiting necessary. However, voters are reminded to be sure that their ballot envelopes are “Signed and Sealed, then Delivered.” Voters can return
their voted VBM ballots from now through Election Day via the mail in the provided postage-paid envelope, in any o cial VBM ballot drop box, or at one of the two County Election O ces located in Atascadero and San Luis Obispo. On Election Day, in addition to those previous options, voters can return their voted VBM ballot at any polling place. Locations for ocial drop boxes and polling places are listed on the County Elections website slovote.com.
Voters can also track their ballots by signing up for a free service
Templeton School Board Votes Yes on Summer School
Trustees add $20,000 to the One Time Funding for Music/Art/ Drama budgetBY CHRISTIANNA MARKS
TEMPLETON — The Templeton Unified School District (TUSD) Board of Trustees met for its regularly scheduled meeting on ursday, March 9, at 6:15 p.m. It followed their closed session, which started at 5:30 p.m.
During public comment, a handful of parents addressed the trustees about how bad bullying, both racial and not, is in the school district before asking them to do something about it.
Trustee Jennifer Grinager pulled item 5, Approval of Revisions to Board Policy/ Administrative Regulation 0430 - Comprehensive Local Plan for Special Education and Board Policy/Administrative Regulation 0460 - Local Control and Accountability Plan, from the Consent Agenda. Once her questions about student committee members being added to the LCAP Committee were answered, the Consent Agenda passed unanimously.
Assistant Superintendent Ian Trejo addressed to board on the
district’s 2023 summer school plans.
“We are planning or hoping, with your approval, to conduct a summer school at the end of this school year. To date, we have some information,” Trejo stated.
He shared the logistics of the proposed summer school, which include:
1. Dr. Gene Miller as program principal
2. Templeton Middle School, Templeton Elementary School, and the Main O ce at TMS as the locations
3. Exact dates to be decided
4. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (including lunch) as the time for classes
He continued that it would be invite first and request second and that there would likely be one classroom per grade from kindergarten thru eighth grade and credit recovery for high school. is was an action item, and it passed unanimously.
e trustee board approved the Adoption of Resolution #R23-11- Release of Temporary Certi cated Employees, which released eight temporary teachers from their positions in the school district.
ey also approved the Adoption of Resolution #R23-12 –
Resolution of Non-re-election of Probationary Certi cated Employees, where one teacher on probation will not be asked to join the district full-time.
Superintendent Aaron Asplund then gave both the 2022-23 2nd Interim Budget Report, as well as the Continued Planning/Approval of Potential Uses for Learning Recovery Emergency Block Grant; Art, Music & Instructional Materials Block Grant, and Unallocated Unrestricted General Fund Revenues, which a ects school funding for future years. e trustees voted to extend the meeting until 10:45 p.m., which passed unanimously due to needing more time to nish going over agendized items in the middle of the item.
Before passing the Continued Planning/Approval of Potential Uses for Learning Recovery Emergency Block Grant; Art, Music & Instructional Materials Block Grant, and Unallocated Unrestricted General Fund Revenues, the trustees added $20,000 to the One Time Funding for Music/ Art/Drama budget. e motion passed unanimously. e next regularly scheduled TUSD meeting will take place on ursday, March 23, at 6:15 p.m.
(BallotTrax) the Secretary of State provides to voters to receive noti cations via text, email, or phone message regarding the tracking of the ballot envelope, (not the voter’s vote). Voters can sign up at wheresmyballot. sos.ca.gov; BallotTrax is designed to track VBM ballots through the postal stream and proactively push ballot status noti cations to voters. By integrating with the state and county election o ces, print vendor, and the USPS, BallotTrax knows when a ballot has been mailed to a voter, returned from a voter, received by the election
o ce, and accepted for counting by the election o ce. Once the county receives the ballot, voters are asked to please be patient as there may be hundreds or thousands of ballots each day, and newly received ballots may not be processed immediately. Additional FAQs can be found at Where’s My Ballot — Troubleshooting (ca.gov). Voters are encouraged to visit the clerk-recorder’s website for updates regarding the election at slovote.com. For any questions, please contact the elections o ce at email@example.com or (805) 781-5228.
Atascadero High School Theater Presents ‘Matilda
Show opens March 24 and runs through April 1
the Musical Jr.’ STAFF REPORT
ATASCADERO — e Atascadero High School eater Department is proud to present its spring production, “Matilda the Musical Jr.” Come join the whimsical fun and watch as the beloved character Matilda navigates her way through a terrible school run by a horrible headmistress, Miss Trunchbull.
e show will open on March 24 at 7 p.m., with shows on March 25, March 31, and April 1 at 7 p.m., and shows on March 25 and April 1 at 2 p.m.
e Atascadero High School eater is located at 1 High School Hill Road in Atascadero. Ticket prices are $10 for guests and free for students with their ASB card.
“Matilda the Musical Jr.” is based on the Roald Dahl novel, “Matilda,” and centers around a 5-yearold girl with a wild imagination and a love of learning. When Matilda discovers she has supernatural
powers, she uses them to help her friends, escape an unloving family, and defy an evil headmistress.
“Matilda the Musical” opened in the West End in 2011 and transferred to Broadway in 2013. Tickets for the show can be found here bpt. me/5631200
News Briefs: North San Luis Obispo County
Driver Arrested Following
Fatal Accident on Hwy. 101
One person died at the scene of a car accident just outside of Paso Robles on Tuesday night, March 14. Following the accident, the driver of one of the vehicles was arrested.
Alcohol was believed to have played a role in the wrong-way crash that occurred around 11:18 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Highway 101 north of Wellsona Road.
According to California Highway Patrol (CHP), Alvaro AlvizoDiaz, 33, of Ventura was heading eastbound on Wellsona Road and turned southbound into the northbound lanes of Highway 101. He reportedly was driving around 65 mph in his 2020 Nissan Sentra when he crashed head-on into an oncoming vehicle driven by Isaldo ArellanoSantiago, 38, of Oxnard.
ArellanoSantiago, who was driving a 2000 Ford F-150, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers say AlvizoDiaz sustained major injuries and was taken to the hospital and was later arrested. A passenger in his vehicle was treated on scene for pain but refused to be transported to the hospital.
Grant Awarded to City of Paso
Robles for Recycled Water Distribution System
e State of California has awarded the City of Paso
Robles a $9,730,000 grant for construction of the city’s Recycled Water Distribution System project. e grant is provided by the Clean Water State Revolving Fund and President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, through an agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board. e grant will be in combination with a low-interest loan.
The project includes construction of a major pump station at the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant near the Salinas River, 4.5 miles of large diameter water pipeline across the northern part of the city, and a 900,000-gallon concrete tank at the eastern edge of city limits, near Barney Schwartz Park. is infrastructure will enable the city to deliver over 3,000 acre-feet per year of high-quality recycled water to the city’s east side, for irrigation of parks, golf courses, vineyards, and common area landscaping in new housing developments. is new source of irrigation water will o set pumping of groundwater and help alleviate the prob-
lem of declining groundwater elevations in the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin. Recycled water will also help conserve the city’s valuable supplies of drinking water.
Now that nancing is in place, the city will move ahead with completing plans and speci cations for construction and acquisition of easements. e city aims to have the project ready for bidding and start of construction by the end of 2023.
e city plans to sell the recycled water to those who use it for irrigation. is revenue will be used to pay back the construction loan and expenses for operation and maintenance. The price of recycled water will be driven by the cost of the recycled water infrastructure, so this grant funding will help make recycled water use more economical.
e city has already begun constructing a large segment of the Recycled Water Distribution System. On Feb. 21, City Council awarded a $3,664,525 contract to Mountain Cascade of Livermore, for construction of a 1,900-footlong segment of pipeline under the Salinas River and up a steep hillside on the east side of the river. is segment will be completed by late spring 2024. Construction of the Salinas River Segment is made possible by an additional $3.5 million grant awarded to the city in 2022 by the California Department of Water Resources, with assistance from the County of San Luis Obispo’s Groundwater Sustainability O ce.
Disaster Preparation Class Offered in Spanish (Rescheduled from Feb. 25)
In the event of a major wild re, earthquake or widespread ooding, emergency resources would immediately respond, but it is likely that they could be overwhelmed by the number of calls. If your home was threatened, or a family member injured, it might be hours before help could arrive. Parents could be at work, while children could be at school or involved in after-school activities. Would your family know what to do?
e North San Luis Obispo County Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) program is sponsoring LISTOS, a class that teaches basic disaster response skills so you can safely help yourself and those around you. is eight-hour class is taught in Spanish and intended for the entire family, so children are welcome too. You will learn how to prepare for disas -
ters, create a reuni cation and family communication plan, learn about disaster rst aid and emotional support, how to back up important documents, shut o utilities, and extinguish small res.
e class will be presented in the White Oak Room at Centennial Park, 600 Nickerson Drive, in Paso Robles, on Saturday, March 25, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. is class is o ered at no cost to students.
To register, call Cecilia Herrera at (805) 539-5349, or email her at ceciliaherreraLISTOSmt@gmail.com.
Take this course, and learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones, assist your neighbors, and help your community when disaster strikes.
Male Juvenile Investigated for Snapchat Post
On Friday, March 3, students reported to school sta that a juvenile male had posted a Snapchat while holding a rearm in what appeared to be one of the restrooms at Atascadero High School (AHS).
“First of all, we always want to be super appreciative and grateful to the people that reported that,” stated Atascadero Uni ed School District’s Superintendent Tom Butler. “It was fantastic that they did so. As a result, administrative sta and law enforcement did a fantastic job and immediately determined that there was no threat to the high school and then also immediately conducted a successful investigation.”
e case was handled by the school resource o cer, and the student, when contacted, did not have the rearm in his possession at the time. However, the juvenile did admit to having possession of his father’s gun on campus.
e incident was isolated, and Butler stressed that, as always, they took this incident seriously.
“I was very pleased with the speedy, timely, perfectional response of our administrative team, as well as law enforcement, here locally,” Butler added. “And then also we always apply the appropriate and signi cant discipline to these situations.”
e rearm was recovered from the juvenile’s home, o campus, and a case was led with juvenile probation for possession of a rearm at a public school.
“I think one of the ways that we keep our campuses safe is to continually have a vigilant community where anyone in our community sees something that is concerning or questions potentially the behavior of anybody in our community report it. And
thats’ how we’re able to keep a safe school,” concluded Butler.
Highway 41 Expected to Reopen this Weekend
Since Tuesday, March 14, Highway 41/Morro Road has been closed due to fallen trees and a mudslide. Currently, the road closure a ects both directions of the highway from Los Altos to San Gabriel Roads, which resides predominantly close to Atascadero, closest to Highway 101.
Roughly a 3-mile stretch, the highway should reopen by this coming weekend if weather and clearing of the trees and mud permits. According to Caltrans District 5, crews removed an estimated 6,000 yards of dirt from the slide and need to cut and remove another 10,000 yards of slope. Aside from trees and mud, rocks and boulders need to be moved and the hillside stabilized.
Fortunately, there are alternative routes that can be utilized in the meantime. Drivers can use Highway 46 to connect to Highway 101 and Highway 1. Caltrans expects the road to be reopened this weekend.
SAN LUIS OBISPO
Arrests Made in Grover Beach Narcotics Investigation
selling controlled substances within 1,000 feet of a school.
It should be noted that Grover Beach Elementary is located approximately 493 feet from the residence belonging to both Brett and Jacquelyn Douglass. Both were booked into the County Jail. A court order for a bail increase was approved. Both are in custody with bail set at $250,000.
San Jose Man Sentenced to 142 Years to Life for Child Sexual Abuse
SLO County District Attorney Dan Dow announced last week that San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge Craig B. van Rooyen has sentenced Marco Antonio Navabarrera, 46, of San Jose, to the maximum punishment for his conviction of eight crimes of sexual abuse of two child victims between 2015 and 2019. He was ordered to serve 142 years and eight months to life in prison.
After completing their deliberations on February 16, 2023, a San Luis Obispo County jury found Navabarrera guilty of eight felony sex crimes against two victims who were young children when the crimes were committed against them between 2015 and 2019.
to report and seek help from law enforcement,” Dow said. “We will hold child predators accountable and when they are convicted, we will do everything legally possible to remove them from society so that they cannot victimize a vulnerable child ever again.”
The Monday Club Seeks a Happy Ending to its Annual Book Drive
The Monday Clubhouse Conservancy announces its third year of collecting books for San Luis Obispo County’s youngest readers, from infancy to age 12.
Starting on April 10, e Monday Club will be accepting books at its clubhouse in San Luis Obispo. Donations may be dropped o the second and fourth Mondays of the months of April, May, and June, from 2 to 5 p.m., at 1815 Monterey Street.
To help promote equity and access, e Monday Club gladly accepts both new and gently used books. ey invite members of the community to clean out their bookshelves — or shop for a few new books — to pass on the joy of reading and the gift of literacy. Volunteers will be on hand to receive the books and to assist in unloading, as necessary. Books in Spanish and other languages are most welcome.
On Thursday, March 16, the Sheri ’s Special Operations Unit served a search warrant at a residence in the 1100 block of Grand Avenue in Grover Beach.
During the search, detectives seized 163 grams of methamphetamine, 158 grams of fentanyl, two Glock style ghost handguns, an Uzi fully automatic machine gun and a 12-gauge shotgun. e estimated street value of the narcotics is approximately $6,700.
e investigation led to the arrest of Brett Douglass and Jacquelyn Douglass of Grover Beach for the following charges: felon in possession of a rearm, possession of a machine gun, felon in possession of a rearm, possession of a controlled substance while armed, possession for sale of a controlled substance, and
At the sentencing hearing, the 9-year-old and 19-yearold stood strong when telling the judge how the defendant’s crimes against them had a ected them personally. One specifically described how their childhood was stolen from them by the cruel acts of molestation at such a young age and over a sevenyear period. e foster mom to one of the victims told the Judge that her son, “would not be [the defendant’s] victim, he would be a victor.”
After hearing from the victims, while issuing the maximum punishment allowed by California law, Judge van Rooyen told the defendant, “You are a serial predator, you destroyed the family, you will face the consequences.”
“We applaud these young survivors for speaking out and having their voices heard. We hope that their courage to report and testify and the resulting long prison sentence will encourage other victims of all ages in our community
In addition to the book drive, as supporters of the County Office of Education’s Raise a Reader program (RAR), The Monday Club provides RAR with funds to buy books for their successful book bag initiative. is wellloved project gives children Pre-K through kindergarten classroom access to bags lled with books, which they take home, read, and then exchange for another bag. Since 2015, e Monday Club has donated $5,000 a year to assist with the program.
From its inception three years ago, e Monday Club has also distributed 7,000 books to children in underserved communities from Paso Robles to Oceano, and include printed bilingual reading tips for families in each book. is year’s book drive is a continuation of that program, the better to reach young readers of all ages.
The Monday Club is a 501(c) 3 Public Bene t Charitable Foundation whose mission includes providing community and educational activities, and preserving and restoring the historic landmark known as e Monday Club of San Luis Obispo, a jewel in the architectural crown of the city, designed by Heart Castle’s Julia Morgan.
Drop o dates: April 10 and 17, May 8 and 22, June 12 and 26
For more information, visit themondayclubslo.org/RAR
Linda Joyce (Fauver)
Silveira was born April 17th, 1947, to Betty and George Fauver in Bakersfield, CA. Linda’s family moved to Anderson, then to Martinez and Oakland, before moving to Paci ca. e Fauver family’s final move was to Fremont, where Linda graduated from Irvington High School in 1965.
Linda met the love of her life Danny, while they were both attending Irvington High. eir blooming love story began in their mid-teens and lasted over 59 years! Linda was married to Danny on
PASO ROBLES POLICE DEPARTMENT
MARCH 13, 2023
00:00 — Regino Mejiagonzalez, of San Miguel was arrested. Case no. 230794
15:00 — Andrea Neider, of Paso Robles was taken into custody on the 100 block of Niblick Rd for WILLFULLY TO VIOLATE A WRITTEN
PROMISE TO APPEAR IN COURT [853.7PC],
Case no. 230797
14:23 — Joseph Perez, of Paso Robles was taken into custody on the 100 block of Niblick Rd for WILLFULLY TO VIOLATE A WRITTEN
PROMISE TO APPEAR IN COURT [853.7PC],
Case no. 230797
20:38 — Enrique Bernadinoolivera, of Paso
Robles was arrested for DRIVING WHILE
SUSPENDED FOR DUI [14601.2(A)VC], BENCH
WARRANT [978.5PC], Case no. 230800
20:35 — Francisco Silva, of Shandon was on view arrest on the 500 block of 24th St for
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL [23152(A)VC], Case No. 230801
MARCH 14, 2023
11:10 — Cody Sylvester, of San Luis Obispo was taken into custody on the 700 block of Paso
Robles St for DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED FOR DUI [14601.2(A)VC], WILLFULLY TO
VIOLATE A WRITTEN PROMISE TO APPEAR IN COURT [853.7PC], Case no. 230804
15:00 — Genaro Avalos, of Paso Robles was summoned/cited on the corner of 19th and Riverside for WILLFULLY TO VIOLATE A
WRITTEN PROMISE TO APPEAR IN COURT
Robert Gagnon, born Christmas 1931 in Worcester, Mass. passed March 10, 2023. He was lovingly cared for by family at home in Paso Robles.
Robert and his wife Ann (Fournier) were married for 71 years. They have six children, Michele, Noel, Robert, Lisa, David, and Jenny, also six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Robert retired from aerospace after
January 22nd, 1966, in Reno, NV. ey moved to Green eld shortly after.
Linda started work at Benecial Finance Company right out of high school. Linda took an H & R Block class in December of 1973, working at an o ce in King City for tax season. In June of 1974, she began her secretarial job at Universal Foods where she stayed for the next ten years. Linda also worked as a lab technician for Cornnuts, where Danny worked for 28 years.
Linda liked to stay active. In her late 30’s, she trained and competed in a 10K race in Carmel. She was also excited to be able to serve as an Olympic Torch Running Marshall when the 1984 Olympics came thru Green eld. Linda was an avid supporter of the Greenfield 4-H club and served as a leader of the club while both daughters were actively involved. She always remained a donor and supporter of the Salinas Valley Fair until the end of her days.
[853.7PC], Case no. 230808
20:40 — John Jenkins, of Paso Robles was taken into custody on the 2900 block of Union Rd for BURGLARY [459PC], FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM [29800(A)(1)PC],
Case no. 230811
MARCH 15, 2023
13:21 — Guillermo Hernandez, of Paso Robles was arrested for WILLFULLY TO VIOLATE A WRITTEN PROMISE TO APPEAR IN COURT [853.7PC], Case no. 230814
20:29 — Hue Cooks, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the corner of 21st St and Pine
St for UNDER INFLUENCE OF CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCE [11550(A)H&S], POSSESSION OF UNLAWFUL PARAPHERNALIA [11364(A)H&S],
Case no. 230819
20:41 — Nicolas Gaddis, of Paso Robles was arrested for CARRYING A CONCEALED DIRK OR DAGGER [21310 PC], Case no. 230820
23:57 — Eutequio Mejiahonzalez, of Paso Robles was taken into custody on the corner of Stoney Creek and Corral Creek for POSSESSION OF FAKE ID [470B PC], DRIVING WHILE
SUSPENDED FOR DUI [14601.2(A)VC], Case no. 230822
MARCH 16, 2023
01:13 — Brenda Sanchez, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 1200 block of Stoney Creek Rd for PUBLIC INTOXINATION [647(F) PC], Case no. 230823
17:07 — Tanner Harris, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the corner of Spring St and
28 years. They moved to Paso Robles. Robert was honored to serve on the Grand Jury of San Luis Obispo, Ca. He enjoyed volunteering as a mentor at the Boys School in Paso Robles.
Robert and Ann enjoyed family camping trips to Lake Casitas, Lake Cachuma, Lake Tahoe, and many State beaches along the Coast. Robert loved golfing with Ann in their leisure years.The beach in Cayucos was special for them.
Linda’s involvement as a 4-H leader contributed to her lifelong love and appreciation of animals and gardening, which she shared with her daughters and grandchildren Jason, Cooper, Lukas, and Ruby. Every morning was spent grooming the dogs and working in her garden.
Before her 50th birthday, Linda nished her goal of graduating from Hartnell College with an associate of arts degree in Liberal Arts. is goal was accomplished after both of her daughters had attended the same college. She was a lifelong learner and loved to read and meet new people.
A loving mother and grandmother, Linda contributed tremendously to the social skills and con dence of her offspring. She taught her family by example about kindness, humor, being of service to others, and always about living with grace.
She was a lifelong supporter of the Salinas Valley community, speci cally e Young
In Loving Memory
Farmers, and many service organizations through the Moose and Elk Clubs of Paso Robles. She collected countless friends along the way. is is along with taking care of the books for their cattle & welding business for the last 30 years.
Linda enjoyed travel and going on adventures in Cabo, New Orleans, Reno, Santa Barbara, Mazatlán, Baja, New Zealand, Portugal, Santa Fe, Alaska, and many points in between. A 6-week journey across the US as well as numerous road trips into Baja, were especially memorable. She loved traveling with family and friends but always enjoyed returning home.
Linda is survived by her husband, Danny, and her daughters and their husbands: Kelly (Silveira) & Jay Morse, and Teri (Silveira) & Michael Sherman, as well as her four grandchildren, Jason, Cooper, Lukas, and Ruby, who are the children of Kelly & Jay.
Linda is the oldest sibling and is survived by her sisters,
6th St for OUTSIDE WARRANT/M, Case no. 230828
17:29 — Charles Bennett, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 1300 block of 24th St for BENCH WARRANT [978.5PC], Case no.
18:50 — Jose Conterarasuribe, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 1000 block of Park St for UNDER INFLUENCE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE [11550(A)H&S], POSSESSION OF UNLAWFUL PARAPHERNALIA [11364(A)H&S], Case no. 230831
21:44 — Adela Escobedo, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 2700 block of Buena Vista Dr for DISORDERLY CONDUCT/DRUNK IN PUBLIC [647(F)PC], Case no. 230933
23:01 — Victor Lopez III, of Paso Robles was on the 1400 block of Spring St for POSSESSION OF UNLAWFUL PARAPHERNALIA [11364(A)H&S], POSSESSION OF SPECIFIED CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE [11377(A)H&S],
Case no. 230834
23:20 — Andrew Embry, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 2600 block of Riverside
Ave for UNDER INFLUENCE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE [11550(A)H&S], BENCH WARRANT [978.5PC], Case no. 230835
MARCH 17, 2023
13:17 — Michel Contreras, of Paso Robles was on view arrest in the Salinas Riverbed for THEFT USING FORCE/ROBBERY [211 PC], Case no. 230825
13:48 — Tahnee Hart, of Paso Robles was arrested for POST RELEASE COMMUNITY
DOLORES ANN BOYETT, 79, of Oceano passed away on March 1st 2023.
Services are in the care of
Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel of Grover Beach.
JAMES “JIM” LEUTHOLD, 59, of Grover Beach, passed away March 7, 2023.
Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel in Grover Beach.
Barbara Stewart and Debbie Finkelstein, and her brothers, Larry Fauver and Jerry Fauver. Linda’s beautiful mother, Betty, survives her at age 93.
Husband Danny and daughters Kelly and Teri will forever carry out the legacy of this incredible woman.
In lieu of owers, please donate to SCAR (South County Animal Shelter) https://www.scar.pet/donations or e Women’s ShelterCasa de Buena Noche special purpose fund (831) 375-9712
A Private Memorial for family and close friends will be held at 12 noon on Monday, March 27th, 2023, at Eddington Funeral Chapel.
The public is invited to attend a Celebration of Life to be held at 1 pm on Monday, March 27th, 2023, in the Orradre Building of the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds, 625 Division St. in King City.
For more information, please contact Eddington Funeral Services, 429 Bassett St., King City, (831) 385-5400, www.EFS-Cares.com .
SUPERVISION [3455(A)PC], Case no. 230843
14:30 — Autumn Reberry, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the Salinas Riverbed on 13th St for WILLFULLY TO VIOLATE A WRITTEN PROMISE TO APPEAR IN COURT [853.7PC],
Case no. 230842
09:52 — Audrey Michelson, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 1700 block of Eastview Pl for OUTSIDE WARRANT/M, Case no. 230837
11:49 — Cory Ormonde, of Templeton was on view arrest on the corner of 12th and Park St for POSSESS NARCOTIC CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE [11350(A)H&S], PROBATION VIOLATION:REARREST/REVOKE [1203.2(A)],
Case no. 230838
MARCH 18, 2023
00:56 — Connor Thomas, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 700 block of Angus St for THREATEN CRIME WITH INTENT TO TERRORIZE [422(A)], Case no. 230846
02:02 — Jesus Cuaraespinosa, of Templeton was arrested for DISTURBING THE PEACE [415(1)PC], Case no. 230848
02:02 — Luis Cuaraespinosa, of Templeton was arrested for DISTURBING THE PEACE [415(1)PC], Case no. 230848
10:59 — Jose Uribe, of Paso Robles was arrested for UNDER INFLUENCE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE [11550(A)H&S],
Case no. 230849
13:39 — Andrea Kern, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 2500 block of Theater Dr for UNDER INFLUENCE OF CONTROLLED
Detectives Arrest Oceano Man for Child Molestation
He was booked into County Jail with a bail set at $500,000
OCEANO — An arrest has been made in a child molestation investigation located in Oceano. San Luis Obispo County Sherri Detectives arrested suspect Larry Weiss, 69, on Tuesday, March 21.
On Feb. 25, detectives received a report of a suspected child molestation that occurred in Oceano. eir investigation that led to the arrest of Weiss, revealed he had
contact with the female victim the week prior at his home in Oceano.
Over the course of several weeks, the detectives completed a comprehensive investigation which led to obtaining an arrest warrant.
Weiss was booked into County Jail on four counts of lewd acts with a minor and sexual penetration of a victim under 10 years old. Bail was set at $500,000. Anyone with additional information about this case or other potential victims should contact the Sheri ’s Detective Division at (805) 781-4500. e Sheri ’s O ce has no further information available at this time.
SUBSTANCE [11550(A)H&S], Case no. 230851
14:30 — Anissa Gutierrez, of Paso Robles was arrested for WILLFULLY TO VIOLATE A WRITTEN PROMISE TO APPEAR IN COURT [853.7PC], Case no. 230852
14:50 — Benjamin Saiz, of Atascadero was on view arrest on the 2100 block of Spring St for POSSESSION OF UNLAWFUL PARAPHERNALIA [11364(A)H&S], Case no. 230853
20:24 — Kadie Kassir, was arrest for UNDER INFLUENCE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE [11550(A)H&S], Case no. 230854
22:06 — Basilio Pacheco, of Paso Robles was arrested for DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL [23152(A)VC], DUI ALCOHOL/0.08 PERCENT [23152(B)VC], Case no.
MARCH 19, 2023
23:50 — Julio Galarza, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 1300 block of Spring St for BENCH WARRANT [978.5PC], Case no.
230858 00:12 — Stephan Myers, of Paso Robles was arrested for VANDALISM LESS THAN $400 [594(A)(2)PC], Case no. 230859
16:31 — Phillisia Siddons, of Paso Robles was taken into custody on the corner of 15th St and Chestnut St for BENCH WARRANT [978.5PC], Case no. 230862
19:23 — Deshawn Young, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the corner of Creston and Walnut for CHILD ENDANGERMENT [273A(A)PC], WILLFULLY RESISTS, DELAYS, OBSTRUCTS…[148(A)(1)PC], Case no. 230863
LUANNE EVELYN LOWE, 87, of Arroyo Grande, passed away March 9, 2023.
Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel in Grover Beach.
MARVIN MILLER, 88, of Arroyo Grande, passed away March 7, 2023.
Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel in Grover Beach.
MICHAEL “MIKEY” WATERS, 71, of Arroyo Grande passed away on March 8th 2023.
Services are in the care of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel of Grover Beach.
MARY JANE MONTGOMERY, 97, of Arroyo Grande, passed away March 15, 2023.
Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel in Grover Beach.
SONIA WAGNER, 92, of Arroyo Grande, passed away March 14, 2023.
Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel in Grover Beach.
ROBYN CAROL HARRIS, 61, of Oceano passed away on March 10th 2023.
Services are in the care of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel of Grover Beach.
GEORGE PATRICK PAYTON, 55, of Arroyo Grande passed away on March 12th 2023.
Services are in the care of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel of Grover Beach.
WALLACE “WALLY” ARLEN LEWIS, 95, of Grover Beach passed away on March 19th 2023.
Services are in the care of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel of Grover Beach
LAKE LOPEZ: 98.2%
LAKE NACI: 83.0%
SAN ANTONIO: 56.0%
WHALE ROCK: 100.0%
FRIDAY 59º | 36º
SATURDAY 58º | 34º
SUNDAY 59º | 36º
MONDAY 59º | 41º
TUESDAY 54º | 41º
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Atascadero’s Citizen of the Year: Mike Zappas
e 2023 Citizen of the Year honor goes to Atascadero’s very own renaissance man, Mike Zappas.
Zappas has had a hand in developing Atascadero for the last 30 years, including downtown’s most recent addition La Plaza. He said that the building complex over the last ve years was a collaboration between a large group of people, including his family, who wanted to maintain the historical integrity of Atascadero. A fact that can be seen on a daily basis while driving through town.
“We had over 100 sub-contractors working on this project [La Plaza]. So people are giving me the credit, but really it was those subs and the talented architects and architectural historians that we had,” said Zappas. “ ey really were the ones that came up with all the great ideas.”
With a degree in biology, Zappas is also very proud of the work he did while developing Hidden Oaks. ere he was able to build around the 215 beautiful (mostly blue) live oak trees on the property. e National Arbor Foundation recognized Zappas and his company, Z Villages Management and Development, for leaving the oaks intact while the building of the apartments took place.
ough Zappas grew up in his dad’s newspaper o ce in Torrance, California, he’s become a familiar face in the community since his arrival on the Central Coast in 1991. He said that
the people and the natural beauty of the area made him fall in love with the North County.
“ at’s where I spent my youth delivering papers, and my dad, as I got older and through into college he, started moving into real estate development and management. Primarily management,” Zappas said. “So I grew up managing apartments and retail, and then my career took a jog. I was managing our shopping center there for my dad and then went into health clubs, and then I ended up here after I got involved with 18 di erent businesses.”
Zappas and his wife Peg have lived in the exact same house since they rst arrived in Atascadero, and it was there that they raised their four children together. He teamed up with his daughter, Zoe, to restart the Equality Mural Project, which adds its own air to Atascadero’s vibrant downtown. He added that everything that he has done in Atascadero has been a family e ort, and that his three sons have also helped build up the community through their own work.
“People stop me all the time and tell me they’re really excited about Atascadero now. And that’s what we wanted. We wanted to be agents of change here. We wanted to bring a new vibe to Atascadero, and I think it’s starting to take hold, and it’s not just us now,” Zappas stated.
Zappas added that in all the time he’s been developing in Atascadero, he’s fallen in love with its unique history as an artist colony and enjoyed his time researching the old La Plaza on Tra c Way.
“ e main thing is how special
than 700 U.S. communities, according to vvmf.org.
Atascadero is, and I don’t know still if people really understand how special it is,” Zappas added.
started bidding on school [construction] work on a very small scale. I’m still doing it,” Wysong stated.
the wet weather, over 100 people showed up to escort the wall.
“To them they are escorting their fallen brothers on the wall, so it is like a memorial service for them,” said Boyd, who passed out special momentos to those who participated in the transport.
The wet weather created a muddy setting for the wall after set-up. It was common to overhear veterans who served in Vietnam to crack a few jokes saying, “looks like they brought the Vietnam mud along with it.”
Wednesday, March 29, marks the 50th anniversary of the removal of American combat troops from Vietnam. Templeton resident Rodney Dykhouse served as an Army helicopter pilot ying Hueys from 1970 to 1971, and came to see the wall at Madonna Meadows.
“[It] tugs at the heart strings — [the] rst time in Washington I cried my eyes out,” said Dykhouse of seeing the wall again and of his rst time seeing the original in Washington, D.C.
e “Wall that Heals” made its debut in 1996. It stands 375 feet long and 7.5 feet high. In its 27 years of touring, the wall has been on display in more
Like many veterans who were visiting the wall, Dykhouse had a list of people to nd and visit on the wall. He was looking for his roommate from ight school, a high school classmate, a neighbor, and some men from his company that were killed in Vietnam.
“These guys were good young men. ey died doing what their country asked them to do,” said Dykhouse while he searched the wall.
Volunteers and a resource center at the wall in Madonna were crucial for those nding names on the wall. Photos and remembrances of each service member on the wall can be found on vvmf.org/wall-offaces as well as their exact location on the wall.
The Vietnam War is most commonly and brie y described as a con ict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia with the purpose of preventing the spread of communism. But the war and its purpose were strongly debated within the U.S.
“ e American government screwed it up,” said Dykhouse, who went on to tell us what he wished people knew about the Vietnam War. “ ey never went in there with a plan to win. ey went in there with a plan to try to neutralize the
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Chamber of Commerce Honors Larry Wysong with the Lifetime Achievement Award
Larry Wysong, the owner and founder of Wysong Construction, has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce. is award, which had been on hiatus since 2019, recognizes individuals who have made signi cant and lasting contributions to the community over the course of their lifetime.
For the last 38 years, Wysong and his construction company have built and worked on Central Coast school campuses all over San Luis Obispo County, including Atascadero’s.
“It’s great. It’s wonderful. I’ve gotten quite a few awards from the Chamber — Business Person of the Year and all those neat things. I’m honored to have it. It’s great,” Wysong said on being honored with the Lifetime Achievement award.
Wysong was born and raised in Utah by a single mother in a houseful of sisters before he ended up moving to Atascadero. Work originally brought him to the area for a construction job building e Apple Farm in San Luis Obispo for Big Boy Restaurants. Soon after, the company started having nancial di culties and left Wysong unemployed, but that wouldn’t last for long.
“I decided to stay here, so I just
North and hopefully give the South enough time to grow up and take care of themselves, but that’s not the way to win a war.”
Dykhouse is the third generation of his family to serve in the U.S. military. His grandfather served in the trenches of World War I, his father was a World War II veteran who went across the Omaha Beach during the Battle of the Bulge, and then one of his sons served as an Airborne Ranger.
“We have kept America free for four generations,” said Dykhouse, who added that made him feel proud of their services.
Boyd was impressed at the community’s support of the wall coming back to San Luis Obispo County.
e SLO County Veterans Resource Center connects veterans to their accredited benefits. Last year, Boyd’s o ce was able to bring in $9.668 million to local veterans and are responsible for over 800 million annually — all with a nine-person team.
“We pride ourselves in being e cient and good at helping the veterans navigate their bene ts,” added Boyd.
Veterans can find more information on the County’s Veteran’s Services here slocounty.ca.gov/ Departments/VeteransServices.aspx
Since then, Wysong Construction has done work for San Luis Coastal District, Paso Robles School District, Atascadero School District, Templeton School District, Cuesta College, Cal Poly, San Miguel, and many more. He even put the new foundation under City Hall during its rebuild as well as building the Atascadero Police Station. Currently, Wysong is building the new, much-awaited swimming pool at Atascadero High School.
Wysong is also a commercial property owner in Atascadero and even owns the building that houses the Wysong Construction o ces and headquarters.
“I’ve tried to contribute a lot to the community, and that’s been important to me,” Wysong added. “I feel like I’m a part of Atascadero, and I’ve created jobs here and stu here, and I’ve built a lot of things here.”
Kyla Skinner is Atascadero’s Woman of In uence
Specs by Kyla owner Kyla Skinner has been honored by the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce as 2023’s Woman of In uence for all the ways she shares her heart with the city.
“I had a client walk in while I was on the phone [with the Chamber], and I was in shock, and I didn’t know whether I wanted to laugh, cry, or dance all at the same time,” Skinner said on being noti ed of the award.
Skinner, a native of the North County who grew up in Templeton,
gures as of Wednesday morning, Paso Robles has received 26.38 inches of rain this season, with Atascadero recording slightly more at 27.89 inches.
e authorities are closely monitoring the reservoir levels in the area. Salinas has reported 107.6 inches of water in its reservoir, with Lake Lopez close behind at 98.6 inches.
Lake Nacimiento presently holds 85.0 inches of water, while San Antonio and Whale Rock reservoirs report 50.0 and 100.0 inches, respectively.
ere are reports that Tuesday’s downpour may cause Lopez Lake to over ow for the rst time in 25 years, according to county o cials. e O ce of Emergency Services has attributed the rapid increase in the lake’s water level from 24 percent capacity at the beginning of January to full capacity in less than three months to consecutive storms this year.
Lopez Lake, located near Arroyo Grande, was at 92.2 percent capacity as of last Friday afternoon, according to SLO County Public Works data. This is a significant increase from its 22 percent capacity in December and 24 percent capacity at the beginning of January. Multiple atmospheric river storms in January and March have brought it
made her return back to the area in 2010 and, in July of 2021, opened up her much-beloved eye-glasses confectionary shop, Specs by Kyla. Skinner opened the shop using inheritance money from her birth mother, who she didn’t know until closer to her death in 2019.
Skinner isn’t only influencing Atascadero with her training in the optical eld and pairing the perfect frame with residents’ faces, but she’s also been giving back to the community in other ways. In December, she raised over $1,500 for Seneca Family of Agencies and continually works with the Chamber to better the businesses of Atascadero.
“I just knew in starting this business, because I was given so much by my birth mom, I knew I wanted to give back to the community,” Skinner added. “I just know that we’re all stronger together, too, as a community. I can’t do this by myself. I can’t be in the desert somewhere and have a successful business. We all are collaborative. Seeing really cool businesses working hard to make it [Atascadero] a better place that gave me the condence, like, ‘OK, this is really morphing into something super cool, and I want to jump on this bandwagon.’”
Not only has she given back to the community in signi cant ways, but Skinner has also worked with many local artists since opening and even features some of their work in her shop to help promote them to anyone who comes into her store.
Be sure to read the articles in the April issue of Atascadero News Magazine.
close to spilling for the rst time in more than two decades.
e last time the reservoir spilled was in 1998. In its more than ve decades of operation, the lake has spilled a total of 18 times. As of Friday afternoon, the water level at Lopez Lake stood at 518 feet, while the spillway level was at 522 feet, according to Public Works data.
Established in 1968, the reservoir can store a maximum of 49,388 acre-feet of water. As of Friday, it contained 45,751 acre-feet of water. In addition to providing water to residents of the Five Cities area of SLO County, Lopez Lake is also used for recreational activities such as boating, camping, shing, and mountain biking.
SLO County Public Works has been monitoring the spillway, which will direct over owing water into Arroyo Grande Creek, to ensure it remains in good condition through regular maintenance and inspections.
When the reservoir spills, the Public Works Department will closely monitor stream gauges and perform on-site monitoring to watch for potential ooding along the creek area.
Oceano, located near the Arroyo Grande Creek Levee, has already been at risk of ooding during this winter’s extreme storms. Officials issued evacuation warnings and, in some cases, orders as
water levels rose in the area. If an evacuation is necessary due to an extreme in ux of water in the creek during the next storm, the county is prepared to issue orders immediately.
Lopez Lake would be the third local reservoir to reach capacity this winter. Earlier this week, Whale Rock Reservoir near Cayucos spilled for the rst time in 18 years. e last time Whale Rock was close to capacity was in May 2019, when it reached 90 percent. However, by the afternoon of March 11, the reservoir reached 111 percent capacity.
Santa Margarita Lake has also been over owing into the Salinas River since Jan. 9. As of Friday, it was at 105 percent of capacity. ese reservoirs reaching capacity highlight the substantial impact of this winter’s storms on the region.
As the storm system continues, county o cials and emergency services remain vigilant to address any potential ooding and ensure public safety.
Residents are encouraged to stay informed about weather conditions and follow any guidance or evacuation orders issued by local authorities. e combined e orts of the county, Public Works, and emergency services aim to minimize the risks associated with the overowing reservoirs and protect the communities living in these areas.
New Honor Added to the Central Coast Olive Oil Competition
is title will be awarded to the producer with the highest-placing olive oils in the competition
PASO ROBLES — The California Mid-State Fair has announced a new honor for the Central Coast Olive Oil Competition, Olive Oil Producer of the Year. is title will be awarded to the producer with the highest placing olive oils in the competition. To be eligible, a business must enter a minimum of three olive oils.
With the new honor comes a brand-new award for the winner, a custom-made Central Coast Olive Oil Producer of the Year belt buckle. e dazzling buckle will feature the Central Coast Olive Oil logo amongst an array of jewels (similar to the Winery of the Year in the Central Coast Wine Competition).
The Producer of the Year will also be given the opportunity to sell their olive oils at the California Mid-State Fair Mission Market
Tickets on Sale Now for Atascadero Chamber Event
100th Anniversary Awards Dinner & Gala occurs April 22
ATASCADERO — The Atascadero Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Awards Dinner & Gala on Saturday, April 22, at the Pavilion on the Lake in Atascadero.
“Past, Present, and Forward” honors extraordinary individuals who shape Atascadero and will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a reception and silent auction followed by dinner, live auction, and awards presentation. Neil Hebert of KSBY-TV, will co-host with Jim Dantona, president and CEO of the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce, as masters of ceremonies.
The Annual Awards Dinner & Gala is the Chamber’s largest and most prestigious event of the entire year. Business and civic leaders in the Atascadero area will celebrate the accomplishments of the local business community. The Chamber will also recognize Phil Koziel, outgoing chair, Jacque Fields, incoming chair, and the Board of Directors.
“We are extremely honored to highlight such amazing individuals who truly make an impact and shape our community,” said Josh Cross, president and CEO of the Chamber. “The Chamber has been on an incredible journey this last year. All who attend will be inspired and leave with a sense of purpose and belonging. We can’t wait to celebrate with the Atascadero community.”
Dinner will be catered by Cielo Restaurant and Chef Casey Walcott.
The event is black tie optional and the cost to attend is $150 per person. Purchase tickets at atascaderochamber.org or call (805) 466-2044.
Place this summer. The Mission Market Place will be open all 12 days of the 2023 California Mid-State Fair in Estrella Hall, and is designed to showcase locally grown or hand-crafted items from local artisans,
growers and producers. e Central Coast Olive Oil Competition early bird registration period is now through Friday, March 24, and is $65 per entry. From Saturday, March 25, to Sunday, April 2, regis-
tration increases to $75 per entry. Register today at centralcoastwinecomp.com/enter-online/. e 2023 California Mid-State Fair runs July 19 through July 30 and this year’s theme is “Shake, Rattle & Roll!”
Registration for CMSF Home Brewing Open
The registration period is now until Sunday, May 7, and is $7 per entry
PASO ROBLES — The Central Coast Home Brewing Competition, hosted annually
by the California Mid-State Fair and sponsored by Doc’s Cellar, is now accepting entries. The competition will take place in May and feature beer, ciders, and perries made from both San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties.
The entries are separated into specific categories put out by
the Beer Judge Certification Program. First-year chief judge and last year’s Best of Show winner Jason Affourtit will be putting together an extraordinary group of local judges for the annual competition. They will evaluate each entry according to aroma, appearance, and flavor to determine an overall conclusion.
The registration period is now until Sunday, May 7, and is $7 per entry. Register today at cmsfw.fairwire.com/. For more information, please visit MidStateFair.com.
The 2023 California Mid-State Fair runs July 19 through July 30 and this year’s theme is “Shake, Rattle & Roll!”
Atascadero Community Band donates to PRHS Band Backers After March Performance
Band was able to donate $754 to support band and color guard programs at PRHS
ATASCADERO — The Atascadero Community Band recently held its March concert, celebrating “ e Great Outdoors” through music. anks to the generous donations of the audience, the band was able to donate $754 to the Paso Robles High School (PRHS) Band Backers, in support of the band and color guard programs at PRHS.
An audience member sent the following review of the concert:
Atascadero Community Band navigates “ e Great Outdoors” with skill and grace.
What a wonderful concert. Starting with an excellent venue, the ABC church is visually calming, but at the same time, an acoustic tornado at the whim of the conductor. e band looked quite dapper in dress black as well. And then the music started.
e unity of the band (always including the conductor) appeared top-notch to my untrained ear. Personally, songs went from nice (only a few) to somewhere between Wow. and Hurray. Unknown (to me) exceptional surprises included: “Sedona” — a sweet, warm harmony of undulating sound, “Appalachian Air” — a melodic journey, and the pinnacle, “Excerpts from Fingal’s Cave” — a subtle bassy- uty marriage. Honorable mentions go to the fantastic renditions of “Moon River,” “Bonanza,” and “Rawhide.” Finishing up, the band used every bit of acoustic resonance in the
church to boldly belt out “America, the Beautiful” with the kind of conviction it deserves.
Congratulations and thank you to the band for a great concert.
e Atascadero Community Band plays free indoor concerts several times per year, with donations supporting other local nonpro t organizations. e next concert, themed “Have Music, Will Travel,” is Sunday, May 7, at 3 p.m. at the Atascadero Bible Church. e bene
ciary will be CASA SLO (Court Appointed Special Advocates).
e ACB also plays free one-hour concerts every Tuesday night throughout the summer at the beautiful
Centennial Bandstand at the Atascadero Lake Park. is concert series begins Tuesday, June 13, at 7 p.m.
e ACB is a true community band. Local musicians of all ages are welcome to participate. Students are mentored by more experienced band members, and many of our musicians join after taking a 20-year hiatus to raise families or focus on career. For more information, visit the band website at atascaderoband.org or email the band at email@example.com.
Paso Robles City Library April Happenings Calendar
The library is a welcoming community hub where excellent information-seeking experiences ignite discovery and learning.
Linda Trapp to Display in Library in April
In April, Art in the Library will feature the creative expression of artist Linda Abbott Trapp, who has painted the boundary between art and psychology for the past two decades.
“I draw on my experiences as a counselor in the United States and Mexico, and my time as a faculty member and dean of students at the California School of Professional Psychology in Fresno,” states Trapp. Having worked in both clay and ber, and then wood assemblage, Trapp has settled on watercolor — challenging, delightful, frustrating, and lovely. Her exhibit will have abstract watercolor paintings and giclees.
Koi Pond Project Taking Embroidery Skills To e Next Level
The Paso Robles City Library’s April Adult Craft project is a three-dimensional embroidered koi pond reminiscent of those found in China and Japan. Embroidery will be applied in layers on tulle fabric allowing viewers of the nished design to look into the depths of the pond as they would with an actual shpond. e project will be perfect for advanced beginner and intermediate level crafters, requiring design, sewing, and embroidery techniques.
To participate, register with a Paso Robles Library card by Friday, April 14. Pick up craft materials Wednesday, May 3, from 6 to 7 p.m., in the Library Conference Room and receive instruction on working with tulle. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited. For ages 16-plus. For more information, contact Karen at (805) 237-3870.
‘All My Rage’ by Sabaa Tahir Library Book Group discusses Cuesta Book of the Year Be part of this year’s Cuesta Book of the Year celebration by joining the Paso Robles
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City Library’s monthly book group for a conversation about “All My Rage” by Sabaa Tahir on Wednesday, April 19, 6 to 7 p.m. in the Library Conference Room.
From Lahore, Pakistan, to Juniper, California, follow the lives of Misbah, Tou q, Salahudin, and Noor in this breathtaking novel of dreams, tragedy, friendship, young love, old regrets, and forgiveness — one that’s both tragic and poignant in its tender ferocity. is title is available in various formats through the catalog. Registration is required for each participant. For ages 16-plus.
P.O. Box 3120, Atascadero, CA 93423 (805)712-6356 atascaderogreyhound foundation.org
Enhance your reading of “All My Rage,” this year’s Cuesta Book of the Year selection, by attending the Paso Robles City Library’s immersive evening of belly dance and henna art on Wednesday, April 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Library Conference Room.
Local performer Majida Fazel will provide information and a demonstration of traditional belly dance, allowing attendees to gain greater insight into this expressive art form. Henna, a plant-based paste used to dye skin temporarily, will also be part of the evening’s festivities. Fazel will apply henna to several attendees, explaining the significance of the traditional design elements she will be using.
Space is limited. Registration is required for each attendant. For ages 16 and over.
e Paso Robles City Library is located at 1000 Spring St. and is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit prcity.com.
1000 Spring Street Paso Robles, CA 93446 (805) 237-3870 prcity.com
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Support the Library through a Friends of the Library membership, starting as low as $10/year. The Friends of the Library appreciates donations, which are either added to the Library’s collection or used to generate considerable funds toward the purchase of new books, library materials, programs, services, etc. upport the Library in a 100% volunteer-run retail environment. We are seeking volunteers to assist with Gift Shop sales, book donation sorting, and to provide book sale support. e imi e ra e pace a a e are a e accep e r a ma eria per e per a Cash donations always welcome!
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I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows is false is guilty of a crime.)
BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NEW FILE NO. 20230692 OLD FILE NUMBER.
20222491 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
NAME(S) TO BE ABAN-
DONED: HIT PRESS LLC, HIT, HIT PRESS, HIT PRESS PUBLISHING, HIT DIGITAL , 9800 EL CAMINO REAL, ATASCADERO, CA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUN-
TY THE FICTITIOUS BUSI-
NESS NAME WAS FILED IN SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY ON: 10/26/2022
THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) HAVE ABANDONED THE USE OF THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: HIT PRESS LLC, 9800 EL CAMINO REAL, ATASCADERO, CA 93422
THIS BUSINESS WAS CONDUCTED BY: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: HIT PRESS LLC, LORENZO WHITTLEY, CEO THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH THE COUNTY CLERK OF SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY ON: 03/17/2023
CERTIFICATION I HERBY CERTIFY THAT THIS COPY IS A CORRECT COPY OF THE ORIGINAL STATEMENT ON FILE IN MY OFFICE. ELAINA CANO, COUNTY CLERK BY NBALSEIRO, DEPUTY CLERK PUB: 03/23, 03/30, 04/06, 04/13/2023 LEGAL CM 129
NAME STATEMENT File No 20230693
THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: HIT PRESS, 11707 SINNARD LANE, ATASCADERO, CA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUN-
TY THIS BUSINESS IS CON-
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UAL, LORENZO TIMOTHY WHITTLEY, 11707 SINNARD LANE, ATASCADERO, CA 93422 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/ Organization
I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows is false is guilty of a crime.)
/S/ LORENZO T. WHITTLEY his statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 03/17/2023
CERTIFICATION: I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office.
ELAINA CANO, County
By NBALSEIRO, Deputy New Fictitious Business
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LEGAL CM 130
NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF:
CASE NO. 23PR-0047
o all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the WILL or estate, or both of LARRY MONDO.
A PETITION FOR PRO-
A has been filed by CAROLYN LOESER in the Superior Court of California, County of SAN LUIS OBISPO. THE PETITION FOR
PROBATE requests that CAROLYN LOESER be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent.
THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority.
A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows:
04/04/2023 at 9:01AM in Dept 4 located at 1050 MONTEREY ST., SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA 93408
IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney.
IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code.
Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law.
YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. f you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250.
A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk.
Attorney for Petitioner CHRISTINE O. BREEN 330 Tres Pinos Road, Suite F8-4 Hollister, CA 95023 (831) 636-2529 LEGAL CM 100
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. 22-30797-JP-CA Title No. 2235299 A.P.N. 010-292-022 ATTENTION RECORDER: THE FOLLOWING REFERENCE TO AN ATTACHED SUMMARY IS APPLICABLE TO THE NOTICE PROVIDED TO THE TRUSTOR ONLY PURSUANT TO CIVIL
NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, (cashier’s check(s) must be made payable to National Default Servicing Corporation), drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state; will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made in an “as is” condition, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale.
Trustor: Kimberly Dawn Powell Duly Appointed
on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714-730-2727 or visit this internet website www.ndscorp. com sales, using the file number assigned to this case 22-30797-JP-CA. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be re ected in the telephone information or on the internet website. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. NOTICE
you must submit a bid so that the trustee receives it no more than 45 days after the trustee’s sale.
If you think you may qualify as an “eligible tenant buyer” or “eligible bidder,” you should consider contacting an attorney or appropriate real estate professional immediately for advice regarding this potential right to purchase.
*Pursuant to Section 2924m of the California Civil Code, the potential rights described herein shall apply only to public auctions taking place on or after January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2025, unless later extended.
02/24/2023 National Default Servicing Corporation c/o Tiffany and Bosco, P.A., its agent, 1455 Frazee Road, Suite 820 San Diego, CA 92108 Toll Free Phone: 888-2644010 Sales Line 714730-2727; Sales Website: www.ndscorp.com Connie Hernandez, Trustee Sales Representative A-4775618 03/09/2023, 03/16/2023, 03/23/2023
LEGAL CM 101
TSG No.: 8778757 TS No.: CA2200287747 APN: 025-436-029 Property Address: 3340 AIRPORT ROAD PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 12/03/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 04/04/2023 at 11:00
and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust.
The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $ 8,584,421.20. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust has deposited all documents evidencing the obligations secured by the Deed of Trust and has declared all sums secured thereby immediately due and payable, and has caused a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be executed. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the County where the real property is located.
NOTICE TO POTENTIAL
ponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reected in the telephone information or on the Internet Website. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. NOTICE TO TENANT:
You may have a right to purchase this property after the trustee auction if conducted after January 1, 2021, pursuant to Section 2924m of the California Civil Code.
If you are an “eligible tenant buyer,” you can purchase the property if you match the last and highest bid placed at the trustee auction. If you are an “eligible bidder,” you may be able to purchase the property if you exceed the last and highest bid placed at the trustee auction. There are three steps to exercising this right of purchase. First, 48 hours after the date of the trustee sale, you can call (916)939-0772, or visit this internet website http://search. nationwideposting.com/ propertySearchTerms. aspx, using the file number assigned to this case CA2200287747 to find the date on which the trustee’s sale was held, the amount of the last and highest bid, and the address of the trustee.
State of Incorporation/Organization I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows is false is guilty of a crime.) /S/ SHARI ALLEN his statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/12/2023 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 02/06/2018 CERTIFICATION: I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. ELAINA CANO, County Clerk By ATRUJILLO, Deputy New Fictitious Business
Statement, Expires 01/12/2028
02/02, 02/09, 02/16, 02/23, 03/23/2023 LEGAL CM 38
other common designation of real property: 109 Placentia, Pismo Beach, CA 93449 A.P.N.: 010-292-022 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale.
If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse.
The requirements of California Civil Code Section 2923.5(b)/2923.55(c) were fulfilled when the Notice of Default was recorded. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding
TO TENANT*: You may have a right to purchase this property after the trustee auction pursuant to Section 2924m of the California Civil Code. If you are an “eligible tenant buyer,” you can purchase the property if you match the last and highest bid placed at the trustee auction. If you are an “eligible bidder,” you may be able to purchase the property if you exceed the last and highest bid placed at the trustee auction. There are three steps to exercising this right of purchase. First, 48 hours after the date of the trustee sale, you can call 888-264-4010, or visit this internet website www.ndscorp.com, using the file number assigned to this case 22-30797-JP-CA to find the date on which the trustee’s sale was held, the amount of the last and highest bid, and the address of the trustee.
Second, you must send a written notice of intent to place a bid so that the trustee receives it no more than 15 days after the trustee’s sale. Third,
A.M., First American Title Insurance Company, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded 12/13/2007, as Instrument No. 2007079944, in book , page , and re-recorded 09/23/2009 as Instrument No. 2009052828, in Book , Page, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of SAN LUIS OBISPO County, State of California. Executed by: JERRY L HANDLEY AND KATHERINE A. HANDLEY, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK/CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (Payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States) In the breezeway adjacent to the County General Services Building, 1087 Santa Rosa Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408 All right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN THE ABOVE MENTIONED DEED OF TRUST APN# 025-436-029 The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 3340 AIRPORT ROAD, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address
BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property.
NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (916)9390772 or visit this internet website http://search. nationwideposting.com/ propertySearchTerms. aspx, using the file number assigned to this case CA2200287747 Information about post-
Second, you must send a written notice of intent to place a bid so that the trustee receives it no more than 15 days after the trustee’s sale. Third, you must submit a bid, by remitting the funds and affidavit described in Section 2924m(c) of the Civil Code, so that the trustee receives it no more than 45 days after the trustee’s sale.
If you think you may qualify as an “eligible tenant buyer” or “eligible bidder,” you should consider contacting an attorney or appropriate real estate professional immediately for advice regarding this potential right to purchase. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney. Date: First American Title Insurance Company 4795 Regent Blvd, Mail Code 1011-F Irving, TX 75063 First American Title Insurance Company MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE FOR TRUSTEES SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL (916)9390772NPP0422058
To: PASO ROBLES PRESS 03/09/2023, 03/16/2023, 03/23/2023 LEGAL CM 102
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BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20230144 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: PEARL SUSPENSION, 6095 VISTA SERRANO WAY, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, EOD PERFORMANCE, LLC, 6095 VISTA SERRANO WAY, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CALIFORNIA I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows is false is guilty of a crime.) /S/ EOD PERFORMANCE, LLC, MICHAEL LANGE, MANAGER his statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/19/2023 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: NOT APPLICABLE CERTIFICATION: I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. ELAINA CANO, County Clerk By ATRUJILO, Deputy New Fictitious Business
the original statement on file in my office. ELAINA CANO, County Clerk By MSTILETTO, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/13/2028 PUB: 02/09, 02/16, 02/23, 03/02, 03/23/2023 LEGAL CM 52
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ATASCADERO GOSPEL CHAPEL
8205 Curbaril Ave. (corner of Curbaril & Atascadero Ave.): Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. Ted Mort, Pastor. (805) 466-0175. atascaderogospelchapel.org
AWAKENING WAYS SPIRITUAL COMMUNITY
A New Thought Spiritual Community. Living the Consciously Awakened Life. Rev. Elizabeth Rowley Hogue Sunday 10:00am at the Pavilion 9315 Pismo Way, Atascadero (805) 460-0762. awakeningways.org
GRACE CENTRAL COAST NORTH COUNTY CAMPUS
9325 El Bordo Avenue, Atascadero; Sunday Services at 9:30 and 11 a.m.; (805) 543-2358; gracecentralcoast.org; Helping people find and follow Jesus.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCH
238 17th St. Paso Robles; Sunday Worship 10 a.m.; Sunday School 10 a.m.; Our Wednesday Testimony; Meeting is the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.; Reading room-same location after services & by apportionment.
FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH
9925 Morro Road, Atascadero; "The Church on the Hill"; An independent church committed to the teaching of God's Word.; Praise and Prayer - 10 a.m.; Morning Worship - 11 a.m.; Evening Worship - 6 p.m.; Wednesday Prayer - 6:30 p.m.; Nursery care and children's classes provided.; Pastor Jorge Guerrero; (805) 461-9197.
GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
535 Creston Road., Paso Robles ; (805) 238-3549 ; Dr. Gary M. Barker, Pastor; Goal of church: To teach Believers to love God and people.; Sundays: 9 a.m. Sunday School; 10 a.m. Fellowship; 10:30 a.m. Service; 6 p.m. Eve Service; Wednesdays: 7 p.m. prayer meeting.
HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH ELCA
A place of hope! Join us for in-person worship on Sundays at 9 A.M. Services are also streamed on our YouTube channel, Hope Lutheran Church Atascadero. We offer Sunday School for all ages after worship. Learn more at ourhopelutheran.net. 8005 San Gabriel Road, Atascadero. 805.461.0430. firstname.lastname@example.org.
LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER-LCMS
4500 El Camino Real, Atascadero; 466-9350; Morning Bible class at 9 a.m. Sunday; Coffee and Sunday Worship with Holy Communion at 10 a.m. Sunday; Thursday morning Bible class 10 a.m. followed by refreshments and fellowship; Developmentally disabled Bible class 1st and 3rd Saturday mornings; redeemeratascadero.org; email@example.com; Pastor Wayne Riddering.
PLYMOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC
We honor ancient scriptures, responding to God’s contemporary call to be just and kind.; Join us for Worship Sunday, 10 a.m.; Church School Sunday, 10:15 a.m.; Coffee Fellowship 11 a.m.; Men’s Bible Study, Wednesday, 8 a.m.; Women’s Bible Study, Friday, 10 a.m.; Youth Group; 1301 Oak St., Paso Robles; (805) 238-3321.
ST. ROSE OF LIMA CATHOLIC CHURCH
820 Creston Road., Paso Robles; (805) 238-2218- Parish Office open Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; website: www.saintrosechurch.org; Mass times;Daily Mass- 12:00 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m.; Tues. 7 p.m. Spanish; Saturday 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Spanish Vigil Mass; Sunday 8 a.m. & 10 a.m.; Spanish Mass at 12:30PM. Father Rudolfo Contreras.
TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH
940 Creston Road, Paso Robles; has Sunday worship services at 9:30 a.m; For more information, call the church at (805) 238-3702. Ext. 206.
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11605 El Camino Real, Atascadero; Sunday Service Time: 10 a.m.; Nurs-ery Care Provided:; 9:45 a.m.- 12:15 p.m.; Mid-week student ministry; PreK-12th grade Sept-April, Weds, 4 p.m.; (805) 466-2566; Pastor Steve Poteete-Marshall; atascaderoumc.org.
ST. LUKE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
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Chamber 100 Years and Pulled Pork Sandwichesbarbie butz COLUMNIST
The beautiful invitations for the 100th year anniversary celebration of the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce have been mailed.
e event will be held at the Pavilion on the Lake on the evening of April 22, when those who help shape the community will be honored.
Awards include Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, and other prestigious awards. e new Board of Directors will be introduced, with Jacque Fields, as incoming Chairman of the Board. Phillip Koziel will be recognized as outgoing Chairman of the Board.
Tickets for the black-tie (optional) dinner, prepared by Cielo, are $150 per person. For tickets and a virtual silent auction, visit HundredYearGala. givesmart.com. Event planners are requesting that you RSVP by April 9.
Wine for the event will be provided by Ancient Peaks winery.
For more information, contact the Atascadero Chamber at
(805) 466-2044. The Atascadero Chamber initiated a Jr. CEO program recently that provided opportunities for elementary and junior high students to participate in ve virtual workshops focused on entrepreneurial skills. Sessions included fundamentals for setting up your business, cost models, safety and food preparation, marketing and customer service, and savings and money management.
Josh Cross, Chamber President/CEO, led the virtual workshops. Student participants received an interactive workbook for each session. Fiftysix students participated in the inaugural program. “I can’t wait to see how these young entrepreneurs contribute their talents to our community. e chamber is thrilled to invest in tomorrow’s leaders today,” he said. e Jr. CEO program will culminate with Jr. CEO Business Day on Saturday, April 1. e event, that will showcase the participants of the program selling their products, will take place next to La Plaza in downtown Atascadero from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. e Community is invited to attend and support the students and their small businesses.
is week’s recipes o er simple pulled pork sandwiches that will
have your family asking for more. Serve shredded pork shoulder roast, topped with cabbage slaw, on store-bought onion rolls.
• 3 1/2 pounds pork shoulder, trimmed of fat
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In small bowl blend salt pepper and garlic powder. Season pork with the blend, rubbing on all sides. Put roast in shallow roasting pan and roast for 1 1/2 hours. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees and roast until very tender, about another
2 1/2 hours. Remove from oven and let cool. Remove any fat, and shred using two forks.
Note: is next recipe is for the cabbage slaw and is titled “Freezer Cabbage Slaw” since it can be prepared up to three months ahead, saving a lot of your time when you need it.
Freezer Cabbage Slaw
• 1 large green cabbage, grated
• 1 teaspoon salt
2 large carrots, peeled & grated
2 large green peppers seeded & grated
1 cup cider vinegar
noticed, I’ve got a body like a Plymouth and a head like a rock,” the owner cackled.
• 1 cup sugar
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon celery seeds
Combine cabbage and salt in heavy saucepan and toss. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 1 hour, then drain o any liquid that accumulates. Return cabbage to saucepan and add carrots and peppers. Combine remaining ingredients in a jar, cover and shake well to blend. Pour mixture over vegetables and toss well. Place pan over medium-high heat and bring slaw to a boil. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Cool to room temperature. Transfer slaw to airtight containers or bags and freeze at least 24 hours and up to 3 months. aw several hours in refrigerator before serving. Can refreeze any leftovers.
Note: Make slaw a couple of days ahead so you can freeze it. When ready to use, thaw in refrigerator. Serve on top of shredded pork piled on onion rolls which have been spread with butter to keep juices from making the sandwich soggy. Serve with a variety of mustard.
Barbie Butz is an independent columnist for e Atascadero News and Paso Robles Press; you can email her at email@example.com.
threw the chicken special in front of a quiche-eating trucker.
“I couldn’t agree more, I said. “But what can we do?”
lee pitts COLUMNIST
The answer to our problems in the beef business was revealed to me by a truck-stop waitress in Ontario, Oregon, who turned the tables and gave me a big tip.
As she poured a cup of co ee to the guy next to me at the counter, I poured over the menu. “What’s your best dish?” I asked.
“She’s not working today.”
“Ha, ha. Good one,” I said.
“As the owner of the place,” she said, “I’d say most everything is good but do not order the chicken.”
It turned out she couldn’t stand chicken any more than I could. “As a rancher, I’m curious as to why you hate chicken so much?”
“It’s because of my nickname,” she said. “In these parts I’m known as Plymouth Rock.”
“Why on earth would anyone call you that?”
“Just in case you haven’t
On the contrary, I found Ms. Rock to be highly intelligent, bordering on intellectual. As fellow chicken haters, we had a lot to talk about. It’s not every day I nd someone who hates chicken as much as I do.
“All your problems in the cow business,” said Plymouth, “are because of this cholesterol thing.”
“I know it scared some people away from red meat.”
“No, no, that’s not the problem at all. It’s because people have stopped eating eggs. I’ll spell it out for you.,” she said. “In my line of work I wait on breakfast customers every day and I nd that not nearly as many folks order eggs as much as they used to. When they stopped eating eggs all those eggs hatched and we had a chicken population explosion to eat our way out of. ey don’t even have enough hens to sit on all the eggs. ey raise ‘em all in incubators now.”
“How do you know that,” I asked.
“Do you really think any chicken with a mother could be this tough?” she asked as she
“We either have to start eating more eggs or get some kind of birth control for roosters. If we don’t, there will be a chicken in every pot in America.”
ere was nothing hen-pecked or soft-boiled about Ms. Rock.
“Friend,” she continued, “I know which came rst ... the egg came before the chicken, and the only way to keep these suckers from crowing is to eat them before they’re born. ere’s no pulling on a pullet’s wishbone if you eat it while it’s still just an egg.”
I left Ms. Rock a big tip and hit the highway. As I drove along, I thought about what Plymouth had said. I never admitted this before in print, but the only time I ever got in any trouble as a kid it was for throwing one egg at the freshman girls when I was a senior in high school. rowing eggs was practically required for graduation back then, but I was the rst to score a direct hit on the daughter of the school’s vice president in charge of vengeance. He kicked me out of school for three days, and my old man gave
me a shellacking when I got home. (It was the only known time when a student got kicked out of school for such a trivial misdemeanor.)
My mother always tried to cover up the incident fearing it would ruin my chance of becoming president one day. I realize now that I was only doing what had to be done, destroying future chickens. And if a girl’s dress had to be soiled in the process, well then, so be it.
But until the day I met Plymouth Rock I had a bad taste in my mouth for eggs. I hated eggs. But now I realize she was not lying (or is it laying?) If we would all just eat more eggs there wouldn’t be as many chickens for people to eat. I’ve even started to gag down the rare egg if it’s disguised in a batch of my wife’s brownies.
So the next time a server asks you how you want your chicken, just reply ... “Scrambled and then thrown over-easy out the back door.”
Lee Pitts is an independent columnist for e Atascadero News and Paso Robles Press; you can email them at leepitts@ leepittsbooks.com.
sarah-kate duran COLUMNIST
I’m a list maker. Whether it be on a post-it or on my phone, I need to refer to my list multiple times a day or something is going to fall between the cracks. I have to keep it in front of me. My mind is just too full of trying to remember so many things. I think as humans we are just prone to forget. In His divine wisdom, God knew that no matter what age or era, we would be pulled in so many directions. Our minds are
ooded these days with the schedules of multiple people in our family, work schedules, deadlines, activities, appointments, diet restrictions, media’s propaganda, political issues, nancial concerns, relationship problems, etc. We get distracted with apps, social media, gossip, anxiety, and too many streaming services to count! No wonder God has to constantly tell us in scripture to not forget and to remember His Word! When God repeats Himself, pay attention. Repetition implies importance. The word “remember” is found in scripture literally hundreds of times. God tell us to:
Remember He brought us out of slavery. Remember He leads us
through the wilderness.
Remember Him in everything.
Remember the words of Jesus.
Remember Jesus’ sacrifice.
Remember those in chains.
Remember the olden days.
Remember the Sabbath.
Remember all His benefits.
Remember His Name.
Remember the Lord’s deeds.
To name only a few. But why does He command us to remember and not forget ?
1. Memories can help us to see and remember God at work. It helps us to navigate this crazy life and life’s decisions when we can refer back to a time when God showed Himself faithful. Whether that is in His
word or in our own life and experiences.
2. He remembers us. He doesn’t forget the promises He makes to us. In Isaiah He tells us that we are engraved on the palm of His hands. Let’s give God the same respect back by not forgetting about Him.
Take time today to remember what God has done for you. Have you forgotten His words? Have you forgotten His laws that He put in place for your bene t?
Remembering is the least we can do.
Sarah-Kate Duran is an independent columnist for The
News and Paso Robles Press; you can
Atascadero Middle School Robotics Team Competes in VEX IQ State Finals Tournament in La Verne
The team won the spot at the VEX IQ Robotics tournament in La Verne, in FebruaryBy CHRISTIANNA MARKS
ATASCADERO — e Atascadero Middle School Robotics Team competed in two recent state-wide robotics tournaments. On Saturday, Feb. 18, two of the middle school’s teams attended the VEX IQ Robotics tournament in La Verne, California. Out of those two teams, one of them won a spot in the VEX IQ State Finals, which took place on Saturday, March 11, in Chatsworth, near Los Angeles. is year, the robotics class consists of 29 students and 14 robots.
Prior to this year, under the direction of the middle school’s robotics teacher/mentor Anthoney Hopper, the team had only competed in local tournaments. However, last year, Hopper’s students asked him if he would make them a more competitive team with the goal of competing at a higher level. Hopper met his students’ request and then provided his team with a free robotics class over the summer to prepare them for the 2022-23 school year.
“My teams, they kind of worked ahead of schedule that way,” Hopper said. “Come season, I made a more competitive team. If you didn’t want to be a competitive team, you didn’t have to be. If you just wanted to build to build and compete locally, that was ne.”
Two of the teams competed in the VEX IQ Robotics tournament in La Verne on Feb. 18: Team 93422A was Gavin Brown and Anthony Velazquez-Weems as designers, builders, and drivers with programmer Brooke Baldwin; and Team 93422G was Ben Barraza and Dane Mallory as designers, builders, and drivers with programmer Kiera Reardon.
e two teams competed on a 6-foot by 8-foot playing eld, and the theme was Slap Shot, where the team needed to have their robot get plastic hockey pucks down from obstacles. VEX IQ robots are made of plastic and use plastic pieces and snap connectors to build them into whatever the students need.
“ ere’s a lot of limits, you can only make your robot 11 inches wide by 15 inches tall by 19 inches long, so you have to be within all these limits,” Hopper explained. “So it is pretty neat. ey really make it challenging, and it keeps the kids thinking.”
Two days later, on Monday, Feb. 20, Hopper was noti ed that team 93422G would be going to State. Hopper passed the good news onto the whole team via their team chat since it was President’s Day and school was not in session.
“ ey lost it. ey went crazy,” he said. “I can honestly say that I can share their excitement because this is, for me, my seventh year doing this.”
e atmospheric river and resulting storms over the weekend of March 11 almost got in the way of the team competing at State, but at the last minute, when the rain let up, the students, their parents, and Hopper rallied and made it to the competition in time.
“ ey pulled together, and that evening they said, ‘Mr. Hopper,’ we want to do it. Which means we have to leave at 3:45 [a.m.],” Hopper
said. “ at decision wasn’t made until sometime Friday evening. So it was a little chaotic and we got it. We pulled through.”
e State team 93422G consisted of Ben, Dane, and Kiera continued their roles on the team, joined by Brooke and apprentice programmer CJ Black. e team nished in the middle of the pack of the 42 registered teams at the State Finals, and Hopper says it was a learning experience for everyone involved.
“Each team got to do eight rounds or eight quali cation matches, and it’s an all-day event. We checked in at 8 a.m., and the event started at 9:30,” Hopper explained. He went on to say that every round at State, you have a different alliance team you’re working with. The teams work together with their robots and even get to practice with
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them before competing.
“ at rst round was funny because [of] our whole front right drive train, meaning the whole gear setup that holds our two right wheels together, on the right side,” Hopper said. “ e bell rang to start the tournament, we rolled a few inches, and the whole drive train just fell o on the right-hand side, and our robot tipped sideways.”
Hopper also said that he and the rest of the team that will remain for the 2023-24 school year can’t wait to see how their team does next year.
Currently, the Middle School Robotics Team is in the middle of coming up with fundraising ideas for next year’s season, as the school district only pays for two competitions a year. To nd out how you can help, contact Hopper via his phone number, (714) 501-2711.
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EACH WEEK, A LOCAL STUDENT ATHLETE IS CHOSEN BY COACHES OR THE ATASCADERO NEWS/ PASO ROBLES PRESS SPORTS STAFF FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE.
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“Alyssa is our senior captain and leads the team in hits, RBI,doubles and ERA. Her leadership and performance is driving the team to be their best.”
- Coach Keith Swank
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Templeton High School Softball
Shortstop and Pitcher
Last week’s 15-1 victory over Garces, Alyssa went 4-4 with 3 doubles and a triple, driving in 7 runs. She also pitched 6 innings giving up only 4 hits and 1 run while striking out 3.