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Local photographer honored at Studios on the Park’s Sweet Art Luncheon fundraiser Community comes together to recognize Celeste Hope’s contributions to the arts

City moves forward to restore downtown paid parking

By CAMILLE DEVAUL camille@pasoroblespress.com

PASO ROBLES — Gathered under the shining sun, Studios on the Park friends and family honored champion of art, photography, and music, Celeste Hope, on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Hope was honored during the nonprofit’s annual fundraising event Sweet Art Luncheon. Proceeds raised at the Sweet Art Luncheon go to keeping Studios open and functioning and also to their Kids Art Smart Program for local youth. Studios has served over 100,000 students and visitors every year through our Kids Art Smart and Community Arts Access programs, free of charge. They have studied and created works of art in mediums such as marbleizing, sumi-e resist painting, watercolor, collage, sculpting, ceramics, and printmaking. Honorees for the fundraiser are usually those who helped create Studio. The event acts as a way people can give money to Studio’s and their programs but also in honor of

Paid parking will return to council’s agenda at the next meeting for second reading and approval By CAMILLE DEVAUL camille@pasoroblespress.com

(From left) Studios on the Park Board President Stephanie Wilbanks, Board Secretary Celeste Hope, and Board Director Liz Lee. Photo by John Fedorowicz

who they are celebrating. This year Studios on the Park was able to raise over $25,000 at this year’s event held at Bella Terra Vineyard Estate. Hope, who specializes in black and white photography, was surprised when learning she would be this year’s honoree. “I was very honored and excited,” she said.

Raised in Austin, Texas, Hope’s passion for the arts started at a young age with dance. At 10 years old, Hope received her first camera and from there her talents grew as she developed a passion to tell stories of the people around her. “People drive me. I am a people person ... I am drawn to children and women and I

dont know why. It’s something inside me,” said Hope of what inspires her work. Leaning to a documentary style, Hope became drawn to black and white photography, noting how it brings out her subjects emotions in a raw format. She mentored under renowned photographer Mary Ellen Mark and soon her free-

lancing gigs took her all over the world. Sweet Art Co-Chair Liz Lee said of Hope, “Celeste’s enthusiasm and desire to constantly explore new environments to convey stories is her driving force. She is a storyteller.” Twelve years ago, Hope came to Paso Robles and was CONTINUED ON PAGE A7

PASO ROBLES — Following the receipt of a cease-anddesist letter that caused a pause in the paid parking program in Downtown Paso Robles, the City Council has once again approved the reinstatement of paid parking despite the pleas of many business owners and residents. With a 3-2 vote, Councilmembers Chris Bausch and Fred Strong dissenting, the city will reinstate the downtown paid parking program. On Feb. 2, the city received a cease-and-desist letter from community member Gary CONTINUED ON PAGE A7

Nuclear Regulatory Commission engages public on Diablo Canyon’s future Federal commission holds meeting to assess environmental impacts and renewal concerns SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY —Should Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant be granted a new operating license? That’s the ultimate question being asked of the Federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and the lengthy process for answering it has gotten started in earnest. A panel of top NRC staffers working on the re-licensing application that Pacific Gas & Electric submitted last year held a public meeting Feb. 8 at the Embassy Suites in San Luis Obispo. The point was to gather comments from the public on what issues the NRC should explore during its environmental review of the application under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the federal government’s version of

the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). And while the ballroom at Embassy Suites was set up for a crowd of 300, roughly 100 people turned out for the meeting. As might be expected in such a divisive issue, the room was pretty equally divided between staunch anti-Diablo Canyon activists and supporters — mainly people who work for PG&E or garner work from PG&E. Several politicians also turned out, including a Santa Maria City Councilman, a SLO County supervisor and the mayor of San Luis Obispo, with each of them supporting keeping the plant going for the economic benefits its roughly 1,000 full-time employees and millions in contracts for goods and services — plus the tax base — add to the area. And while the NRC’s lead man on the safety concerns of the license renewal was sitting at the head table, the night was about environmental impacts, with the opponents of Diablo

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Shown here is an artist rendering of the proposed Aquatics Center at Paso Robles High School. The Paso Robles Joint Unified School District Board of Trustees approved the contract for construction of the pool at its Tuesday, Feb. 13, meeting. Contributed Graphic

Paso Robles Bearcat athletes one step closer to swimming in home pool

PASO ROBLES — Swimmers at Paso Robles High School are significantly closer to getting their very own pool after the Paso Robles Joint Unified

School District Board of Trustees approved the construction budget last Tuesday, Feb. 13. Construction for the longawaited Aquatics Center is expected to begin this spring. PRHS Athletic Director, and former PRHS swim coach and swimmer, Michael Sauret said of the news, “Paso Robles High School Athletics is incredibly excited to be adding the new aquatics complex at Paso Robles

High School. This will provide our district with a safe place to teach our elementary students to swim, expand the available aquatic sports offered to all students K-8, and ensure our high school athletes are training and competing in a CIF-level facility.” A large group of pool supporters gathered at the meeting last Tuesday. Over the last week, the

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Trustees approve leaseback agreement with Harris Constriction for Aquatics Complex build By CAMILLE DEVAUL camille@pasoroblespress.com

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Canyon bringing up several important issues, namely: Earthquake safety in the wake of continued study and mapping of faults near and even underneath Diablo Canyon Aging equipment, including a key piece of the Reactor Pressure Vessel in Unit 1 Questions of why PG&E asked for five more years, yet the NRC’s license renewal calls for 20 How much is going to be spent keeping Diablo Canyon running and at what point does it become too expensive? Among the commenters, San Luis Obispo Mayor Erica Stewart referred to an official letter the City Council sent to the State Energy Commission supporting the license application. However, she said she has “concerns about the safety of that aging plant.” She added that the SLO Council only supports five more years for the plant. They support the local unions affiliated with the plant and keeping local people working there. CONTINUED ON PAGE A7

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REAL ESTATE Reviewing the 2023 housing market in the North County

Number of homes sold on the Central Coast took a dip, but home values have continued to rise By JAIME SILVEIRA BRE #01706045

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — A new year has begun, and 2024 is off to a good start. With statistical numbers now available, it’s time to look back and review 2023. The housing industry looked very different in 2023 compared to 2022. I have been talking about the real estate market returning to a normalized market for the last two years and we’re finally starting to see that. The number of homes sold on the Central Coast took a dip, but don’t be alarmed, because home values have continued to rise. We’re going to look at how the housing market has changed and talk about what the predictions are for 2024. Let’s dive into the numbers! North San Luis Obispo County saw an overall decrease in the number of homes sold for a second year in a row. Looking at Atascadero, 259 homes were sold in 2023 with a median sales price of $755,000. Compare that to the 353 homes sold in 2022 with a median sales price of $750,000. That is a decrease of 27 percent with a 1 percent increase in the median sales price. That is a sharp comparison to the 497 homes that were sold in 2021 with a median sales price of $640,000. Nearby communities saw real market decreases as well. Looking at Templeton, there were 93 homes sold in 2022 and a median price of $930,000. In 2023, Templeton had 76 home sales and a median sales price of $1.05 million.

The number of homes sold on the Central Coast took a dip, but don’t be alarmed, because home values have continued to rise. Photo by Hayley Mattson

Paso Robles home sales were 589 in 2022 and a median sales price of $672,452. In 2023, Paso Robles had 502 home sales and a median price of $660,000. Templeton saw a decrease of 18 percent in homes sold while Paso Robles experienced a decrease of 15 percent. Although Templeton has a 13 percent increase in median sales price, Paso Robles saw a 2 percent decrease. Even though the number of home sales in Northern San Luis Obispo County took a dip, 2023 continued the unprecedented increase in home values. I know this decrease in home sales may seem as a cause for concern but home appreciation is up 5.4 percent for San Luis Obispo County. This data is based on purchase and refinance data from January 2023 to September 2023 (FHFA.gov). This positive appreciation demonstrates that the Central Coast is still seen as an extremely desirable place to live, thus keeping home values rising

in the upward trend. The economy is something that’s on everyone’s mind this year, especially since it’s a presidential election year. Experts acknowledge that still-high interest rates and home prices will continue to create challenging conditions for many home buyers and sellers in 2024. Interest rates steadily rose during 2023. On January 19, 2023, interest rates for the average 30-year fixed mortgage were reported at 6.15 percent and the year closed with interest rates at 6.61 percent on December 28, 2023. (www.freddiemac.com/pmms). However, interest rates peaked at 7.79 percent on October 6, 2023. Experts are predicting that mortgage rates will go down gradually in 2024 as inflation improves with interest rates hopefully declining between 6 percent and 6.5 percent. This will be a key factor in starting to provide affordability relief to most homebuyers and especially to those first-

time buyers that have been putting this major purchase on hold. Supply and demand will continue to play a role in the sales forecast for 2024. The first week in January, Atascadero inventory shows a sharp increase when comparing January 2022 to January 2023 from 17 active homes on the market to 46. This increase has given buyers more options when purchasing a home, but still a long way from previous years. As we continued to see the number of active homes on the market increase in 2023 we also started to see a greater number of homes with price reductions. For buyers this is great news. They have more inventory to choose from and should be able to purchase a home for a negotiated price as opposed to a listing price with no flexibility that can happen when there aren’t substitutes available. For sellers, you may have to be a little more patient and a little more willing to negotiate your terms. That said, currently, homes in Atascadero continue to close at or close to the asking price. In 2023, Atascadero sellers received 96 percent of their asking price when comparing the average sales price to the average list price. So, whether you’re a buyer or seller, the housing market on the Central Coast is a solid investment. Putting these figures into perspective is helpful when deciding to buy or sell a home. As most know, circumstances typically dictate when a real estate transaction needs to happen. Whether it is a new job, downsizing, changes in the family dynamic, retirement, or any other life-changing event, making a real estate move will likely be a consideration. Deciding to act on that consideration is then typically determined by whether or not the financials work. What makes sense and what is financially feasible certainly frame any real estate transaction or major move. Remembering that our local real estate market does not follow urban patterns is also helpful. We are a niche market, flanked by the Bay Area to the north and LA to the south with communities that have more to offer with respect to geographical beauty and quality of life while maintaining the convenience of being centrally located in the state of California. Data pulled from CRMLS for Residential Homes for 2022 and 2023.


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Atascadero Chamber grant targeted to ‘Get Your Business Online’ The program has existed for a year and helped over 80 local businesses get on the internet by Christianna Marks

ATASCADERO — Last year, the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce received grants from San Luis Obispo County for $197,000. The Chamber took the money and sent it back out into the community through their Get Your Business Online program, which helps local businesses create and maintain websites. The current grants will cover costs for two to three years. “As far as grants, we pretty much assess the county, we see the need, and then we write our grant proposal up,” said Jose Guadarrama, the program coordinator for the Get Your Business Online program. “At the moment, we do our best to attempt to pursue any grants that support our vision and our program so we can go out there and support the businesses that need that assistance. At the moment, it’s been great. It’s successfully employed myself, for example, to support this program, run it, and support our businesses.” The grants went directly to the Chamber in support of the program, which has gone to help get over 80 local

The Atascadero Chamber of Commerce is located at 6907 El Camino Real, Ste. A in Atascadero. Photo provided by Atascadero Chamber of Commerce

businesses set up with websites through Guadarrama. The program helps businesses not only in Atascadero but also throughout North County. “We had noticed that several of our members were joining the Chamber of Commerce, and when we went to enter their information in our database, they didn’t have a website, but they would have a Facebook page, and their Facebook page would have their menu and their hours of operation,” added Atascadero Chamber President and CEO Josh Cross. “We realized that these are all smart, intelligent people,

but they just haven’t been trained in digital literacy and don’t know how to do a website. That was the reason for creating this program, to get those Facebook page businesses and pair them with a real website so they can get found on Google because that is just so important.” In the last year, Guadarrama has met with and had consultations with over 100 local businesses. Through the Get Your Business Online program, the Chamber has been able to generate over 80 websites tailored to each company and its needs.

“We create a step-by-step process,” Guadarrama said. “Step One: sign up. Step Two: We have a meeting, a consultation, and a nice conversation, and then we can intake the entire notes of the business. Their summary, their story, what they’re offering, any menus, services, or products that they’re selling. Then, from there, we generate a website for them. Then we do a follow-up meeting; we do website maintenance training also. So we can empower the individual to learn how to manage and operate their website.” The Get Your Business Online

program has shown people of all ages just how easy it is to create and manage a website with solid results for themselves and their companies. The program is super user-friendly, consumer-friendly and comes complete with visual tools and techniques to support the people using it. “Honestly, one of the best testimonies I have received was, ‘Wow, I can do this.’ And to me, that was the most important sentence that I heard because it was a good review, and it turned out to be someone who knew little digital literacy [before],” Guadarrama said. Not only is the program open to the North County, but Cross also added that the Chamber is happy to do websites across San Luis Obispo County and that they have a goal of getting at least 100 new websites online this year. “This program is making a huge economic impact on the business community in North County,” stated Cross. “Getting a business online is the first step to success. Getting found, getting customers through the door, and getting them interested in your menu.” It was also announced this week that The Atascadero Chamber of Commerce won Top Chamber Program of the Year for Get Your Business Online at the Western Association of Chamber Executives (WACE) in Anaheim. To find out more about Get Your Business Online go to: getyourbusinessonline.co.

City Councilmember Charles Bourbeau announces candidacy for Atascadero mayor

With Mayor Heather Moreno running for SLO County Supervisor, Bourbeau prepares to run for her city seat STAFF REPORT

ATA S CA D ER O — Atascadero City Councilmember Charles Bourbeau announced he will be a candidate for mayor in the November 2024 election. With current Mayor Heather Moreno running for San Luis Obispo County Supervisor (D-5), the mayor’s seat will potentially be open. The filing period for the mayoral candidates will begin later this year. “While I decided some months ago to run, the arrival of the new year and more people inquiring makes it the right time to make an announcement,” said Bourbeau. Bourbeau first moved to Atascadero in 1985 when his wife Melissa began teaching at Atascadero schools. He retired after a three-de-

Newly announced Atascadero mayoral candidate Charles Bourbeau has served on the City Council since 2016. Photo courtesy of Charles Bourbeau

cade career as a full-time officer in the Army National Guard, ending as a colonel responsible for financial management, logistics, and contracting. Bourbeau volunteered with many organizations before being elected to the City Council in 2016. He was re-elected in 2020. “While I have been on council, our city has made great progress. We have improved funding and staffing for public safety and other services,” Bourbeau said. “Substantial investment in infrastructure has resulted in improved neighborhood roads, new bridges, and new

facilities, including pickleball courts and the inclusive Joy Playground. The council is promoting responsible economic development and exciting events for our residents and visitors. The city is well run and financially stable with a AAA bond rating. As mayor, I want to continue that record of progress.” Among the people already endorsing Bourbeau for mayor are former Mayors Tom O’Malley and Rolfe Nelson. O’Malley said of Bourbeau, “Charles is the right candidate for mayor in 2024. He is thorough, thoughtful, and knowledgeable and brings a common sense approach to all issues facing the council. He is respected by his peers and ready to lead.” Donn Clickard, a longtime school board member and community institution, also issued his support for Bourbeau: “[He has a] logical approach to issues and his continual support for community activities. Charles always donates all his City

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is a great example of why Atascadero is a ‘we, not me community’ and how much our community accomplishes

when we work together.” Learn more about Bourbeau’s candidacy run here, charles4atascadero.com

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Chamber Music on the Coast A concert of traditional & Contemporary Music

Sunday, February 25th 3pm Atascadero United Methodist Church 11605 El Camino Real, Atascadero Tickets: FREE Donations appreciated No RSVP needed, just show up! Don’t miss the chance to be captivated by the melodies of our SLO Wind Orchestra’s small ensembles! Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing fusion of trumpets, clarinets, flutes, and other captivating instrutments. Prepare to be awed like last season’s packed house - seats are limited, arrive early for a seat.

Lifestyle Recovery Center, Inc. Presents BREAK EVERY CHAIN (BEC)

This group is designed to bring together fellow followers of Christ to deal with substance abuse and other destructive behaviors. WHAT: A Christian Group - Using the Overcomers Outreach model WHEN: Mondays 6 - 7pm WHERE: First United Methodist Church WHY: 915 Creston Road, Paso Robles, CA Jesus said, “Admit your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed” - James 5:16

Karolyn London Executive Director Text (805) 286-6331

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PASO ROBLES City awarded Cal Fire Wildfire Prevention Grant In 2023, the Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services Department (PRFES) submitted an application to Cal Fire for a Wildfire Prevention Grant. PRFES made a request for grant funding to purchase vegetation management equipment, and recently, the city was notified it is the recipient of $443,797.35 of Wildfire Prevention Grant funds from the state. In 2019, the city declared a local emergency due to the accumulation of highly flammable vegetation within the Salinas River and the growing risk it posed to the community. For the past four years, the city has been proactively managing the vegetation in the Salinas River, reducing the number and size of fires year over year. In 2023, Paso Robles saw a more than a 50 percent reduction in the number of fires from the previous year, with less than 3 acres burning; this is a direct result of the Salinas River Vegetation Management Program. Paso Robles will use the grant funds to purchase much-needed specialized equipment to continue the vegetation management within the Salinas River and expand fuel reduction work throughout the community. The city would like to thank the Cal Fire San Luis Obispo for its collaboration and support of the grant request. Additionally, the city would also like to thank the San Luis Obispo County Fire Safe Council for its overwhelming support of grant funding annually; without it, the Salinas River Vegetation Management Program would not be possible. Three rescued from Salinas Riverbed Monday morning

Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services with the assistance of the California Highway Patrol Air Operations Division H-70, lifted three individuals from islands

within the Salinas Riverbed Monday morning, Feb. 19, following Sunday night ’s heavy rainfall. The first subject was located by CHP H-70 at approximately 7:30 a.m. during a reconnaissance flight of the area. A second subject was located behind Kohls shortly after, and the third subject was reported by employees of Caliber Collision on North River Road close to 9 a.m. All three subjects were uninjured and left the scene following their removal from the riverbed. Due to the increase in water responses within the riverbed, Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Ser vices recently placed a rescue boat in service and has been providing specialized training to staff on boat operations and swift water rescues. The department would like to remind the public the Salinas Riverbed is extremely hazardous during heavy rainfall events and that all residents are advised not to enter the riverbed. Paso Robles man arrested after stabbing two victims On Sunday night, Paso Robles Police officers responded to a physical fight with injuries in the 100 block of Santa Ynez. Dispatch updated the call to advise one involved person may have been stabbed with a knife. According to a press release from the Paso Robles Police Department (PRPD), officers arrived at a chaotic scene where at least four people were trying to control the suspect, who was wielding a knife. The suspect was disarmed during the struggle and was detained without further incident. During the ensuing investigation, Carlos Arteaga, 28, of Paso Robles was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon. Arteaga is suspected of stabbing two people of the household with a knife. Both victims were treated at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Arteaga was also transported to a local hospital for injuries he sustained during this incident. It is currently anticipated that after Arteaga is medically cleared, he will be booked into the San Luis Obispo County Jail on several felony counts.

This investigation is ongoing, and anybody with information is encouraged to call the Paso Robles Police Department at (805) 237-6464. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP

ATASCADERO City of Atascadero announces Request for Proposal for holiday lighting of Sunken Gardens The City of Atascadero announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) to design and install holiday lights in the trees in the historic downtown Atascadero Sunken Gardens Park. This is an opportunity to decorate the Sunken Gardens area to include holiday-type lighting that transforms the park into a festive environment and bringing back what was in place seven years ago when the trees were adorned with holiday lights. Interested parties are invited to submit their written proposal by Friday, March 15, at 4 p.m. that will feature holiday designs that will complement Historical City Hall as the backdrop during the holiday season. The selected contractor will be responsible for the design, installation, maintenance, removal, packaging, and transport of all holiday lighting features. The lighting will remain the property of the contractor. The city intends to award the contract for an initial one-year term, with the option to extend the term in two-year increments two times for a total of a possible term of five years. There will be a voluntary, pre-bid site visit on Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. at City Hall, located at 6500 Palma Ave., for interested firms to attend. This is an opportunity to view the area and ask questions of city staff. For more information or clarification, please contact Terrie Banish at (805) 470-3490 or view the request for proposal on the city website at atascadero.org/ bids-rfps. Youth Tee Ball registration open Get ready for another exciting season of Youth Tee Ball in Atascadero. Regis-

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tration is currently open but ends on March 1. The City of Atascadero’s Recreation team is gearing up for a fun-filled season focused on teaching the basics of baseball to boys and girls aged 4.5 to 6 years old. The league provides a low-pressure, instructional environment where kids can develop their skills and, most importantly, have fun. Practices and games will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Paloma Creek Park. Practices kick off on April 9, with league games starting on Tuesday, April 23, and running through May 23. Coaches will convene for a meeting on Thursday, March 28, at Paloma Creek Park; exact time to be announced. Registration can be completed either in person at the Colony Park Community Center during customer service hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday) or online at atascadero.org. The cost is $100 for residents and $110 for non-residents. Youth Tee Ball is in need of volunteer coaches and team sponsors to help make this season a success. Adult basketball league open for registration Get ready to hit the court and showcase your basketball skills in the upcoming Adult Basketball league, hosted by the City of Atascadero. Team registrations are now open, but don’t wait — the deadline to register is March 8. They are thrilled to bring the excitement of basketball back to the Colony Park Community Center this spring. The league is scheduled to run from March 24 to June 2, offering eight regular season games with breaks for holidays. Games will be held on Sundays, providing ample opportunity for players to compete and enjoy the sport. Teams can be co-ed, and registrations are accepted exclusively on a team basis, requiring a minimum of eight players and a maximum of 12 players per team. Before tip-off, there will be a team managers’ meeting during the week of March 11 at the Colony Park Community Center. The exact time and date of the meeting will be announced soon. League fees are $473 per team, with a small fee of $5 per player for non-residents. For teams with eight or more non-resident players, there is an additional 10 percent fee of $47.30. Registration and fees must be submitted in person at the front desk of the Colony Park Community Center, located at 5599 Traffic Way, Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. For further information, please contact (805) 470-3360 or email jsilva@ atascadero.org.

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY Petco Love and Woods Humane Society offer free pet vaccine clinics in March Woods Humane Society will offer two opportunities, on March 9 and 23, for San Luis Obispo County pet owners to access free pet vaccinations as part of Petco Love’s National Pet Vaccination Month. The free vaccines

are made possible through Petco Love’s national vaccination initiative, “Vaccinated and Loved.” The initiative is providing 1 million more free pet vaccines to existing animal welfare partners, including Woods Humane Society, which has so far distributed 5,014 vaccines to SLO County pets in need. Spring, commonly known as “puppy and kitten season,” threatens young and vulnerable pets with a high risk of exposure to deadly and contagious diseases and viruses. To combat this risk, Petco Love and Woods Humane Society are urging pet owners to protect their pets from deadly pet diseases like parvovirus and distemper in dogs, and panleukopenia in cats. These are the most prevalent deadly diseases affecting pets and are preventable with a simple vaccine — either the DAPPv Canine or the HCP Feline vaccine — which Petco Love’s initiative has made free and accessible. In addition to the Petco Love free DAPPv Canine and HCP Feline vaccines, Woods will also offer other vaccines and services at low cost during the clinics. Woods Humane Society’s appointment-based Pet Vaccine Clinics for publicly owned pets will be held at Woods Humane Society’s North County campus at 2300 Ramona Road in Atascadero on Saturday, March 9, and Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pet parents must make an appointment in advance at SpaySLOCounty.com. In order to qualify for free vaccines, pets must be 6 weeks or older, healthy, and owned (community outdoor cats do not qualify). Dogs must be on a leash, puppies under the age of 4 months must be carried, and cats must be in a secure cat carrier. More information is available at SpaySLOCounty.com. “We are thrilled to help improve access in our community to life-saving pet vaccines through two free pet vaccine clinics this month, with the help of Petco Love,” said Woods Humane Society CEO Emily L’Heureux. “As spring’s puppy and kitten season arrives, we hope SLO County pet owners will make an appointment and take advantage of this free resource to ensure the health and wellness of our community’s pets.” “It is heartbreaking when any pet suffers or dies from a disease that could have been prevented. It is further exacerbated when unvaccinated pets come into busy shelter kennels, where these deadly diseases can spread quickly, resulting in multiple deaths, skyrocketing expenses, and hindering saving pet lives,” said Petco Love President Susanne Kogut. “By creating greater awareness and making this crucial preventative care more accessible to pets not currently receiving these lifesaving vaccines, we can prevent the dangerous spread of disease.” In November 2023, Petco Love’s Vaccinated and Loved initiative reached its goal of distributing 2 million free pet vaccines for family pets and commits an additional 1 million vaccines to make pet

families healthier. For more information about vaccine distribution, contact Woods Humane Society by calling (805) 543-9316, or visiting 875 Oklahoma Ave. in San Luis Obispo, or 2300 Ramona Road in Atascadero. Woods is open to the public daily from 12 to 5 p.m., with adoption hours from 12 to 4 p.m. Learn more about Petco Love’s lifesaving impact at PetcoLove.org. Jury convicts Marco Antonio Cota Jr. of first-degree murder and mutilation of human remains

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District Attorney Dan Dow announced Tuesday, Feb. 13, that a San Luis Obispo County jury found Marco Antonio Cota Jr., 44, guilty of first-degree murder and mutilation of human remains in the November 2021 killing of Rick Fowler, 64. The next day, Feb. 14, Superior Court Judge Timothy Covello found true the allegation that Cota had suffered three prior convictions for “strike” offenses under California’s Three Strikes Law, including a 1998 conviction for robbery in Tulare County and convictions for criminal threats in 2014 and assault with a deadly weapon in 2016, both took place in San Luis Obispo County. The crimes against Fowler occurred in the Bianchi Open Space area of San Luis Obispo during the evening of Nov. 20, 2021. At trial, jurors heard evidence that Cota and Fowler were involved in a verbal argument and that Cota followed Fowler back to Fowler’s campsite, where Cota then attacked and beat him to death. Cota then pierced the body of Fowler with several sticks. Cota is scheduled to be sentenced March 11, at 8:30 a.m. in Department 5 of the San Luis Obispo County Superior Court, where he faces a maximum sentence of life in prison. The case was investigated by the San Luis Obispo City Police Department with the assistance of the District Attorney’s Bureau of Investigation. The case was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Melissa Chabra. Please contact Assistant District Attorney Eric J. Dobroth at (805) 781-5819 with any questions. New and improved SafeSLO map apps Interested in what goes on in the kitchen of your favorite restaurant, behind the aisles of your local market, or just looking for a new place to try? Check out EatSafeSLO for the locations of permitted retail food facilities and links to health inspection results. Did you know that Environmental Health inspects body art facilities, which are establishments that perform CONTINUED ON PAGE A5


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services such as body piercing, tattooing, branding, or the application of permanent cosmetics? Check out InkSafeSLO for the locations of permitted body art facilities and links to health inspection results. Planning a trip to the beach this week? Whether you surf, swim, run through the waves, or just walk along the shores, check out SurfSafeSLO to view the beach water quality status for 19 beach water testing sites from San Simeon down to Oceano. We test for three types of indicator bacteria every week and post the sampling results along with historical sampling data and timely press releases. Have you ever wondered about

BENJAMIN BLAIR 1983 – 2024

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en spent his first 1 & 1/2 years living among the Giant Sequoias, where his parents, John and Mary, had met as seasonal workers. Maybe it was there in the Sierra Mountains in his developing brain that his appreciation and wonder for the world and his desire to see more of it was planted. By two, Ben was living in

what is evaluated during a public swimming pool or spa pool health inspection? Whether you are a county resident, visitor, or public swimming pool and/or spa pool facility operator, it is important to ensure that the physical and chemical environment of public swimming pools and spa pools (including water parks) are in a safe and healthy condition. Check out SwimSafeSLO for the locations of permitted public pool and spa pool facilities and links to health inspection results. $5.5 million in homelessness solution funding available from the County of San Luis Obispo The County of San Luis Obispo Adult and Homeless Services Branch has released $5.5 million

Atascadero, where his brother Matt had now made him a proud big brother. It was a role he would continue to relish and hold close to his heart throughout the rest of his time here. Ben attended Atascadero schools from Kindergarten through high school graduation. Some of those friendships made there remain today. UC Davis was Ben’s first chance to stretch his wings. He thrived as always in his social life, adding to a core group of friends, but the competitive academic environment was something he had to adjust to. During a semester abroad in Chile, his love of travel ignited. While there, he visited Machu Pichu and Tierra del Fuego. Upon graduation, having been inspired by a professor at

in grant funding to address local homelessness. This is the largest single round of funding specific to homelessness and housing released by the County of San Luis Obispo’s Department of Social Services. In 2022, the County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a five-year plan to reduce homelessness by 50 percent in 5 years. “We have an ambitious goal ahead of us, and seeing this money fund innovative projects and supportive programming in our community will be critical to meet that goal,” said George Solis, lead administrator for the Homeless Services Grants Unit. There are seven different grant funds available, which consist of both state and federal investments.

Davis, Ben decided to become a Peace Corps volunteer. Having graduated with a major in Psychology and a minor in Spanish, Ben was hoping for a location in a Spanish-speaking country. He wanted to connect more deeply with his quarter-Mexican heritage (which was not easily obvious, being such a white boy). China, however, was in the cards for Ben, and he was off to Asia for two years. Here, again, deep friendships were made. When he finished his commitment, he trekked with a fellow volunteer through Thailand, India, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Tibet, and Malaysia, to name a few. After returning home briefly, Ben returned abroad to South Korea. This time was for a stint teaching English to

The current funding opportunities are as follows: • $105,059.00 in FY2023 State Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program funds, • $2,918,025.63 in Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention Round 3 (HHAP-3) funds, • $1,734,767.51 in Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention Round 4 (HHAP-4) funds, • $328,924.00 in HOME American Rescue Plan (HOMEARP) Program funds, • $149,723.80 in Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA) Program 2020 funds, • $175,715.80 in Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA)

elementary students in private schools. Here, he added to his lifelong friend’s group, generating future visits to Wales, Scotland, and England. Ben returned to the Central Coast. By this time, he was so very appreciative of our own local beauty that he had been so ready to leave and now was ready to stay. Upon returning, he was able to reconnect to friends in their new roles in life in ways old and new, playing Magic Cards, disc golf, family barbeques, and being honorary Uncle Ben. Ben worked as a reading specialist and tutor for several years and most recently was employed by the Family Care Network. Ben enjoyed helping people. He was a caring and empathetic person and took joy in seeing people succeed. Ben’s physical presence

Program 2021 funds, and • $88,769.90 in Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA) Program 2022 funds. The county is looking to fund activities that address homelessness and housing insecurity in San Luis Obispo County such as street outreach, emergency shelter operations, case management services, and permanent housing solutions. Potential applicants may include local governments, private entities, and nonprofit organizations. Proposals will be scored against a standard rubric to ensure their projects align with the priorities outlined by each fund. For more information, interested parties may go to slocounty.gov/ HomelessServicesGrants. Applications are due by 9 p.m. on March 1.

will be sorely missed, but he will live on in the hearts of his parents, John and Mary; his brother Matt; sister-inlaw Chelsea and their children Luke and Liam; and extended uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends near and far. Ben will have waiting for him both sets of loving grandparents and Uncle David and Godmother Linda. The family truly appreciates all the kindness and love people have shown us. Thank you, we are very grateful. Our dear Ben, Enjoy your bird’s eye view. L oving memories of Benjamin Blair will linger long after his last breath. We encourage you to join us in celebrating him on March 2 at the Pavilion on the Lake, 9315 Pismo Avenue, Atascadero, from 1-3.

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[273.6(A)PC], Case no. 240480 • 11:47 — Ashley Denise Pearce, • 09:14 — Devin Edward James of Paso Robles was on view Menane was taken into custody arrest on the corner of 20th St on the 100 Block of Niblick Rd for and Park St for POSSESSION WILLFULLY TO VIOLATE A WRITTEN OF UNLAWFUL PARAPHERPROMISE TO APPEAR IN COURT NALIA [11364(A)H&S], BENCH [853.7PC], Case no. 240466 WARRANT [978.5PC], Case • 10:05 — Paez Alvaro, of Paso Robles no. 240481 was on view arrest on the 1200 Block • 00:00 — Austin Michael FEBRUARY 14, 2024 of Corral Creek Rd for DRIVING OR Sanderson, of Paso Robles • 02:04 — Tami Nicole Torik, of TAKING A VEHICLE WITHOUT A was summoned/cited on Paso Robles, for DISORDERLY PERSON’S PERMISSION [10851(A) the corner of 10th St and CONDUCT/DRUNK IN PUBLIC VC], Case no. 240465 Pine St for DRIVING WHILE [647(F)PC], Case no. 240476 • 13:38 — Frank Reyes, of Paso SUSPENDED FOR DUI Robles was on view arrest at • 02:58 —David Bradley Oliver, [14601.2(A)VC], Case no. of Paso Robles, for PROBAPioneer Park for WILLFULLY 240485 TION VIOLATION:REARREST/ TO VIOLATE A WRITTEN • 13:10 — Linda Michelle REVOKE [1203.2(A)], PETTY PROMISE TO APPEAR IN Macarthur, of Atascadero was THEFT [484(A)PC], TRESCOURT [853.7PC], Case no. taken into custody on the 900 PASS [602PC], Case no. 240470 Block of Park St for BENCH 240477 • 13:38 — Troy Austin Massey, WARRANT [978.5PC], Case • 03:13 — Aaron Stihl Goode, of Paso Robles was on view no. 240487 of Paso Robles, for PETTY arrest at Pioneer Park for • 00:00 — Gerardo SalinassanTHEFT [484(A)PC],TRESWILLFULLY TO VIOLATE tos, of Paso Robles, Case no. PASS [602PC], WILLA WRITTEN PROMISE TO 240490 FULLY RESISTS, DELAYS, APPEAR IN COURT [853.7PC], • 16:19 — Gustavo Ranferis OBSTRUCTS…[148(A)(1)PC], Case no. 240470 Arellanez, of Bradley was Case no. 240477 • 13:38 — Chelsea Dawn Burch, summoned/cited on Paso • 10:51 — Mario Ahumada III, of of Paso Robles was on view Robles St for FALSE VEHICLE Paso Robles was taken into arrest at Pioneer Park for REGISTRATION [4462.5 VC], custody on the corner of Rt WILLFULLY TO VIOLATE Case no. 240488 101 S and Spring St for BENCH A WRITTEN PROMISE TO WARRANT [978.5PC], Case APPEAR IN COURT [853.7PC], FEBRUARY 15, 2024 no. 240479 DISORDERLY CONDUCT/ • 10:53 — James Gordon Korski, • 09:45 — Anthony Micheal DRUNK IN PUBLIC [647(F) Haidet, of Santa Clarita was of Paso Robles was taken PC], POSSESS NARCOTIC on view arrest on the corner into custody on the corner CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE of Niblick Bridge and Niblick of Rt 101 S and Spring St for [11350(A)H&S], Case no. Rd for UNDER THE INFLUOutside Warrant/F, POSSESS 240470 ENCE OF A CONTROLLED NARCOTIC CONTROLLED • 10:05 — Alvaro Paez, of Paso SUBSTANCE WITHOUT SUBSTANCE [11350(A)H&S], Robles was on view arrest PRESCRIPTION [11550(A)HS], Case no. 240479 on the 1200 Block of Corral Case no. 240492 • 10:52 — Christopher Mark Creek Rd for POSSESSION Johns, of Paso Robles was on • 16:00 — Gabriel Manuel Beas, OF SPECIFIED CONTROLLED of Paso Robles was on view view arrest on the 900 Block SUBSTANCE [11377(A)H&S], arrest on the corner of Santa of 29th St for VIOLATING Case no. 240468 Ynez Ave and Creston Rd A RESTRAINING, PROTEC• 00:00 — Daniel Torrescastillo, for WILLFULLY TO VIOLATE TIVE OR STAY AWAY ORDER of Paso Robles, for DRIVING FEBRUARY 13, 2024

WHILE SUSPENDED FOR DUI [14601.2(A)VC], Case no. 240464 • 12:42 — Marlon Peter Siegel, of Paso Robles was on view arrest for WILLFULLY TO VIOLATE A WRITTEN PROMISE TO APPEAR IN COURT [853.7PC], Case no. 240469

A WRITTEN PROMISE TO APPEAR IN COURT [853.7PC], Outside Warrant/M, Case no. 240497 • 15:26 — Steven Luis Gray, of Atascadero was on view arrest on the 600 Block of 12th St for POST RELEASE SUPERVISION [3455(A)PC], Case no. 240495 • 16:28 — Santiago Morenotiburcio, of San Miguel was on view arrest on the 1400 Block of Riverside Ave for MISDEMEANOR HIT AND RUN [20002 VC], DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL [23152(A)VC], DUI ALCOHOL/0.08 PERCENT [23152(B)VC], Case no. 240498 • 23:02 — Kody Cotta Santos, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the corner of Niblick Rd and River Rd for WILLFULLY TO VIOLATE A WRITTEN PROMISE TO APPEAR IN COURT [853.7PC], POSSESSION OF UNLAWFUL PARAPHERNALIA [11364(A)H&S], Case no. 240503 • 23:15 — Yard Barojasolguin, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 100 Block of Niblick Rd for DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL [23152(A)VC], DUI ALCOHOL/0.08 PERCENT [23152(B)VC], Case no. 240504 • 23:42 — Jennifer Melissa Reifschneider, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 2700 Block of Black Oak Dr for BENCH WARRANT [978.5PC], Case no. 240505 FEBRUARY 16, 2024 • 02:58 — Ernesto Alonso

Chavez, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 3200 Block of Park St for BENCH WARRANT [978.5PC], Case no. 240506 • 15:53 — Enrique Rubio, of Paso Robles was taken into custody on the corner of Country Club and Niblick Rd for BENCH WARRANT [978.5PC], Outside Warrant/M, Case no. 240511 • 17:39 — Bonifacio Garciadelacruz, of Paso Robles was taken into custody on the 700 Block of Creston Rd for DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED FOR DUI [14601.2(A)VC], Outside Warrant/M, Case no. 240513 • 23:29 — Leandro Yanez Nevarez, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 1800 Block of Creston Rd for FALSE IDENTIFICATION TO POLICE [148.9(A)PC], Case no. 240514 FEBRUARY 17, 2024 • 03:19 — Sasha Nicole Adams, of Bakersfield was on view arrest on the 1200 Block of Ysabel St for POSSESSION OF UNLAWFUL PARAPHERNALIA [11364(A)H&S], Case no. 240518 • 08:46 —Joshua Daniel Tabard, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 100 Block of Niblick Rd for UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE WITHOUT PRESCRIPTION [11550(A)HS], Case no. 240519 • 08:58 — Matthew Ray Stepanoff, of Oroville was taken into custody on the corner of Riverside Ave and 13th St for WILLFULLY TO

VIOLATE A WRITTEN PROMISE TO APPEAR IN COURT [853.7PC], Case no. 240521 • 00:00 — Michael Duane Arthurs, of Paso Robles, Case no. 240525 • 15:24 — Jorden Nicklas Welchdavis, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 200 Block of Spring St for DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL [23152(A) VC], DUI ALCOHOL/0.08 PERCENT [23152(B)VC], Case no. 240526 • 16:34 — Regino Estaban Aguilar, of San Miguel was on view arrest on the 600 Block of Spring St for DISORDERLY CONDUCT/DRUNK IN PUBLIC [647(F)PC], WILLFULLY TO VIOLATE A WRITTEN PROMISE TO APPEAR IN COURT [853.7PC], Case no. 240528 • 18:04 — Anthony Alex Barrera, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 1200 Block of Corral Creek for BURGLARY [459PC], VIOLATING A RESTRAINING, PROTECTIVE OR STAY AWAY ORDER [273.6(A)PC], VANDALISM OVER $400 [594(B)(1)PC], Case no. 240530 • 20:20 — Troy Austin Massey, of Paso Robles was on view arrest on the 2100 Block of Spring St for WILLFULLY TO VIOLATE A WRITTEN PROMISE TO APPEAR IN COURT [853.7PC], Case no. 240531 • 21:30 — Emiliano Moreno Cuevas, of Paso Robles, for DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL [23152(A) VC], DUI ALCOHOL/0.08 PERCENT [23152(B)VC], Case no. 240532

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DEATHS ELIZABETH ANN MCNAMARA, 92, of Arroyo Grande passed away on December 7th 2024. Services are in the care of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel of Grover Beach. GRACE CACABELOS RACHO, 85, of Grover Beach passed away on February 9th 2024. Services are in the care of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel of Grover Beach. MITZI SCHLEGEL-MYERS, 93, of Nipomo, passed away on February 12th 2024. Services are in the care of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel of Grover Beach. LYNN PINARD age 68 a resident of Atascadero passed away on 02/12/2024 In the care of Blue Sky Cremation and Burial Service

RESERVOIR LEVELS SANTA MARGARITA LAKE (Salinas Reservoir):104.6% capacity LOPEZ LAKE: 100.7% capacity LAKE NACIMIENTO: 82% capacity LAKE SAN ANTONIO: 73% capacity WHALE ROCK: 97.18% capacity

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From the Right and the Left: Is NATO still in U.S.’s best interest?

LANCE SIMMENS COMMENTARY

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or seven decades, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has ensured that the security of its European member countries is inseparably linked to that of the North American member countries. It has ensured peace within its territory and its primary purpose is to operate under the idea of collective defense, meaning that an attack against one ally is considered as an attack against all. Severely affected by the Cold War, which defined its first four decades, it has not only survived but grown since its inception in 1949, and today working with non-member countries and other organizations is considered to be one of NATO’s fundamental tasks. According to the U.S. State Department, “consensus and consultation are part of NATO’s DNA. All member countries are represented in the North Atlantic Council, where decisions are taken by consensus — meaning unanimously — expressing the collective will of all the nations.” The continued existence of this effective organization has recently entered the political narrative leading up to the 2024 presidential election as the prospect of Donald Trump securing the Republican nomination becomes more and more likely. In Trump’s off-the-cuff remarks, seemingly with regard to support for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s distaste and disdain for NATO, he has opened the door to questioning the continued viability for the organization. As reported by CNN, “Trump caused a transatlantic uproar by claiming that

he had told the president of a ‘big’ NATO country that if that country didn’t pay its ‘bills,’ he would not protect the country from a Russian invasion and would even ‘encourage’ Russia ‘to do whatever the hell they want.’ Trump’s incendiary remarks contained a familiar false claim. His assertion about NATO allies supposedly having failed to pay ‘bills’ is not true.” NATO member nations all make payments to cover the operating expenses of the organization, which was founded in the aftermath of World War II to help Western Europe counter the Soviet Union with help from Canada and the United States. But they don’t pay membership fees to remain in the alliance, so there’s no delinquency to speak of. Countries do, however, commit to spending at least 2 percent of their gross domestic product (GDP) on defense each year, with the goal of ensuring the alliance’s military readiness and deterring any potential attacks. The commitment is a guideline, not a requirement, that has been in place for nearly two decades. Tucker Carlson’s recent interview with Putin has also sparked serious concern over how deep into the soul of the GOP rejection may run, and similarly the recent passing of Putin critic Alexei Navalny, largely suspected due to assassination at the direction of Putin, raises serious questions as to the prospects for further authoritarian tendencies in an attack on key democratic principles that have shaped the U.S. government since inception of the Constitution. It is astonishingly short-sighted if not potentially disastrous to have useful idiots at the helm of one of two functional (a term I use skeptically) political parties in the United States, particularly in light of the long-standing protection that has been afforded to over 30 countries who currently are participants in NATO. I had the honor of leading a delegation of mayors to a conference on federalism in

Heather Moreno for Supervisor Dear Editor, I am writing this letter to our community to support voting Heather Moreno for Supervisor. The world, country, and state are becoming a mess, and at least we hopefully can still have some control over our county and city. Heather has a record of service to our community, supports less government in our lives and also supports law enforcement and fire service, which have both endorsed her. She is battling the negative, ugly politics from the other side, which she refuses to engage in, and the other reason that I support her. I don’t need to remind you that the Democratic Socialist Party has a platform of more government, a larger government, more government control over our lives, and defunding law enforcement. During the pandemic, they shut down small businesses that are the backbone of our economy, plus churches, schools, etc., while big box stores and other Democratic institutions were not touched. I think this was their test on how to control this state,

Moscow in December 1991 at the invitation of Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, and Boris Yeltsin, the first popularly elected head of state in Russian history. The weeklong conference left us all with great hope that democratic principles would be incorporated into the Russian governmental system as the Soviet Union dissolved. Our dreams have been seriously undercut in the ensuing years as Putin has exercised a yearning to revert to his KGB ways. As Putin readies himself for a fifth term next month, the prospects for continuing authoritarian dictatorial rule appears certain. It is astounding to witness the knee-bending and kissing of the ring that former President Trump lavishes upon Putin. The authoritarian tendencies that are seeking and receiving emulation towards strong dictators within the Grand Old Party are a direct attack upon everything that distinguishes our nation from others — namely, democracy. There is also discussion that Trump has offered a desire to abandon NATO altogether. Our inability to even consider support for helping Ukraine weather the onslaught that superior firepower and ammunition are leveling at them currently while the Republican-led House of Representatives fiddles with a political calculus that is the very antithesis of everything our nation stands for simply plays into Putin’s hands. Cozying up to oligarchical figures such as Putin represents a despicable retreat from the liberty and freedom which represents the soul and spirit of our system of government. Dismantling NATO is like taking a sledge hammer to the foundation of our democratic ethos. Lance Simmens is an independent columnist for Atascadero News / Paso Robles Press, he alongside Don Schmitz write a bi-weekly column on national topics from the perspective of their political leanings. You can forward any comments you have to editor@13starsmedia.com.

DON SCHMITZ COMMENTARY

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ATO has been a bedrock military alliance for its members since 1949 and is arguably as important today as during its inception, but it’s complicated. Originally 10 European countries, the U.S., and Canada, 19 more countries have joined in nine rounds of enlargement. Formed to counter the overt threat from the USSR, it has been subject to revaluation after the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991. However, not only did NATO endure, it grew, and now with the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, NATO nations look to the east with a similar trepidation as they did before. The Soviets openly advocated “liberating” the world with socialism by military force and were only stymied by the determination of the West to resist them. Article 5 of the NATO charter provides that if a NATO ally is the victim of an armed attack, every other member of the alliance will consider this as an armed attack against all members and will take the actions it deems necessary to assist that ally. Should the Soviets have surged across the iron curtain all Western Europe would have counter attacked, most importantly the U.S., which stationed tactical and intermediate nuclear weapons and a stated willingness to use them. Stalemate, which lasted for 46 years, until the U.S.S.R. collapsed. Having lost their war machine, the Socialists of the world have pivoted to our universities and media to conquer the West (with distressing efficacy), so is our NATO alliance still in America’s best interest? It is an alli-

ance which states if one of the countries is attacked, we will react as if someone had attacked America directly. The clarity of the Soviet threat which would have rolled over Europe was crystal clear. Allowed to progress, America would have stood alone in the world. The formation of NATO, and American leadership was wise. However, we have pushed the NATO boundary to the Russian border, and, in fact, discussions about Ukraine joining NATO may have been the catalyst for the disastrous invasion by Russia. We have effectively pushed the boundary of America to the other side of the world, which is torn by ancient conflicts, and promised to embroil ourselves with the trip wire of Article 5 should any NATO ally be attacked. Most Americans envision Germany or Italy under this scenario, true allies who share our values. Remember however that Turkey is a NATO ally, and its president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared Israel, another U.S. ally, a “terrorist state.” Should Turkey and Israel come to blows, what does the U.S. do? Other examples abound. The hair trigger of Article 5 expands U.S. obligations from the arctic to the Mediterranean. It is neither irresponsible nor irrational to promote debate on this issue. In World War I, 16.5 million people died, including 117,000 Americans. Almost every protagonist was dragged into the conflict based upon alliances. In his farewell address, the father of our country and first president, George Washington, stated. “it is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world; so far, I mean, as we are now at liberty to do it.” It is a more complicated world today, and things move much faster than back then, but the cautionary note is well taken. We have learned through deep pain the penalty of allowing tyrants to grow strong and conquer surrounding nations, the genocide, and

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this country, and the world, and it worked. I also feel that their goal is to divide and conquer us; black versus white, gay versus straight, rich versus poor, Asian and Hispanic versus everyone else and all of this got a huge kick start under Obama and the Socialists/Globalist have successfully continued along this path. There is a rumor, and I believe a strong possibility, that Biden will drop out at or before the Democratic Convention in Chicago and Gavin Newsom will be selected by their party to run for president. California has suffered enough under his leadership, and now it is a possibility that he will leading this country. They estimate that 40 percent of us would like to get out of California because of high taxes and higher predicted, high inflation, historic debt, illegals, and others getting free stuff including health insurance, college loans being canceled, the open border that is creating a crisis with drugs, drug overdoses from fentanyl and human trafficking, the homeless crisis that they are pouring money into and the problem are getting worse, but this is just the Socialists’ way of doing business. The Communists predicted

that they would destroy this country from within. Socialism is just a small step down from Communism, and in some aspects, it could be happening now. Tax the middle class until they don’t exist and destroy small businesses, churches, and public education, all in their plan to control every aspect of our lives. The point is that Heather’s opponent and her party continue to support policies that are not in the best interest of conservative and patriotic Americans. We believe in what is best for our country and all our citizens under conservative policies, and they believe in what is best for their party, their Socialist Agenda, and to WIN. This has been very evident during the last three years, when you see our involvement in three world conflicts, inflation and commodity prices going through the roof, and career politicians on both sides of the aisle getting more rich and less accountable. Their agenda of pushing green is unrealistic and makes no sense, but if Gavin gets to DC that agenda will be pushed harder, and the result will be that those getting free stuff will be happy and cared for by the government, and those that are paying taxes will suffer and our economic and

personal safety will continue to decline. Our local Dems have the same goals and platforms as their national party, but try to trick us into believing that they are different and community based. We don’t seem to have much control over our lives, but we can make a difference in our community and support people that care about us and are willing to fight for what is best for all citizens, and this is why I support Heather for Supervisor. I just saw this on Facebook, so this is my conclusion; Before you vote, go grocery shopping, gas up your car, pay your bills, look at your 401K, then vote. Please pass this along to anyone that you think will listen. You can go here to add your support; HeatherForSLO.com. Rolfe Nelson Atascadero

Susan Funk has the experience we need in SLO County Dear Editor, After enduring three disappointing terms of Debbie Arnold’s partisan, divisive politics, I believe Susan Funk will give District 5 constituents the service we need to meet our

the resulting threat to our own shores. When we formed the NATO alliance it was with European democracies against a monolithic Communist threat, which could engulf all of us. Russia still has the world’s largest deployed nuclear capability, and Putin is clearly a despot, so it would seem maintaining our NATO alliance is prudent. Notably, though, most NATO allies don’t meet their obligations to spend 2 percent of their GDP on defense spending, as required in the 2014 Investment Pledge. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who served Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, along with Secretaries of Defense Leon Panetta (Bill Clinton) and Chuck Hagel (Obama), have all warned NATO allies that if they don’t meet their obligations, beleaguered America taxpayers will balk at continuing to shoulder disproportionately their defense. Multiple successive American presidents from both parties had failed to prod the allies to meet their obligations. Trump was very aggressive with the NATO allies, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, gave credit to him for increased spending by the Europeans. Recently at a campaign rally Trump said he would “encourage them [Russia] to do whatever the hell they want” to nations that don’t spend enough on defense. Bombastic, but perhaps effective to push our allies to pay their share. We’re fiscally fatigued defending the world, and candidly, with $34 trillion in debt and climbing, we’re broke. Russian aggression has energized defense spending as war rages in Europe. Now is the time for thoughtful debate about what is in our best interest. Don Schmitz is an independent columnist for Atascadero News / Paso Robles Press, he alongside Lance Simmens write a bi-weekly column on national topics from the perspective of their political leanings. You can forward any comments you have to editor@13starsmedia.com.

county’s challenges. Susan’s wide-ranging experience is impressive: four years on the legislative staff of a Missouri Congressman, an MBA and Certificate in Public Management from Stanford, a stint in operations and business management in the healthcare industry, and ownership of her own small business in healthcare for 25 years. Susan understands the importance of good data and serious analysis to drive decision making. Susan has twice been elected to the Atascadero City Council. As Mayor Pro Tempore, Funk has served her city and SLO County, taking a leading role in campaigning for pay equity for the Atascadero Police Department and the sustainability of our water supply. She chairs SLO County’s Homeless Services Oversight Council (HSOC) and has led in the development of a new Countywide Strategic Plan to Address Homelessness 2022-27, approved unanimously by the Board of Supervisors. Experience counts! I urge you to vote for Susan Funk for District 5 Supervisor by March 5. Edie Lycke San Luis Obispo


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immediately drawn to Studios on the Park. “I thought what they [Studios on the Park] were doing was important,” said Hope, who began as a volunteer for the nonprofit, later hosting fundraisers and becoming a member on the Board of Directors.

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Lehrer. During its Tuesday, Feb. 6, meeting, the council announced that it would be pausing the Downtown Paid Parking Program. At the time, the city’s legal staff announced that the city had received a cease-and-desist letter from Lehrer, who raised concerns regarding modifications to the Paid Parking Program, alleging violations of the Brown Act and other state laws. Prior to the closed session in which council members would discuss the cease-and-desist letter, some local business owners noted they had seen an increase in business since the paid parking program was paused. Carla Cary, part owner of Spare Time Books on 12th Street, said, “With the lack of paid parking, we have

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District 3 San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Dawn Ortiz-Legg also supported the continued operations and spoke in favor of nuclear energy overall as one way to “achieve net zero carbon emissions,” the goal of those fighting climate change. “We welcome the NRC and the NEPA review,” Ortiz-Legg said. She added that the plant has a relatively small footprint for an energy plant and can “power thousands of homes and protect the environment.” She said visitors to Avila Beach — the nearest town to Diablo’s remote Point Buchon location — “don’t even know it’s there.” Santa Maria Councilmember Mike Cordero said Diablo Canyon was “an intricate part of the community of Santa Maria” and provides numerous headof-household, good-paying jobs to its residents. He pointed out that the plant has operated safely for decades and “I don’t know of anything negative that’s happened.” He spoke of fishing the

Guests at the event were dressed in black and white to resemble their “Work of Art” honoree and were welcomed with a cocktail provided by the Pappy McGregor’s new “Cocktail Trailer” — an extension of their Eleven Twenty-Two Cocktail Lounge & Speakeasy. Following a live auction, live music performance by Ed Jurdi and Gordy Quist of

seen an uptick in business downtown. I can speak for myself and many other business owners that we saw our record high days in the last couple of weeks.” She also saw an increase in local residents visiting downtown. “We’ve had patrons and people who have not visited the shop in years come by and give business to downtown and bring lots of economy to downtown,” Cary said. “Tourists are always going to come in and out, but I think in order to have a thriving and long-lasting city, I do think that workaround in parking would be beneficial.” In November 2023, the City Council approved making changes to the parking program that would eliminate the two hours of free parking and implement a mandatory $2-an-hour parking fee. However, Bausch and Strong voted against the changes. The new parking

waters off Diablo Canyon, and the abundance of wildlife in the water, and on the rocks offshore from the plant. He also urged the audience to take a tour of the plant and see for themselves how well it is run. “It’s an extremely safe operation that should be allowed to continue,” Cordero said. A representative of Cal Poly, who spoke on behalf of University President Jeffrey Armstrong, said the college had developed a strategic plant for what’s to become of the 12,000 acres of open lands surrounding the plant, once it finally does close. Cal Poly, she said, has taken a neutral stance on the licensing application and instead has chosen to advocate for the future reuse of the plant. “Diablo Canyon’s future extends past the 20-year license renewal,” the representative said. Several members of the Local IBEW (electrical workers union), spoke in favor of continued operations, stressing the importance of the many jobs the plant provides for its union members, many of whom work refueling outages. The first of these was Dylan

Band of Heathens. Studios on the Park is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a creative, educational, and transformational experience to enhance understanding and appreciation of the visual arts. For more information on Studios on the Park, visit studiosonthepark.org

regulations were set to be implemented earlier this year. Paso Robles and Templeton Chamber of Commerce CEO Gina Fitzpatrick did advocate for the return of a parking program. “Our Board of Directors had several healthy discussions and came to realize that a parking program is always needed in the downtown of Paso Robles,” said Fitzpatrick, who said she was representing local businesses that did not feel comfortable speaking at the meeting on Tuesday night. However, there was an overwhelming representation from the public, with residents and business owners against the current parking program. “To say that this council doesn’t love our community is crazy,” said Councilmember Steve Gregory, following public comment and working to reas-

Keldsen, an IBEW Local #639 member, who said he supported Diablo Canyon staying open, which was met with a round of applause. PG&E employee Renelle Alvarez, who said she’s been at the plant since 1989, said she was “very impressed with everything I’ve seen with the wildlife around the plant. I feel completely comfortable with this plant continuing to operate another 20 years.” As for the opponents, David Weisman, the legislative director for the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility, wanted to know if it was true that in order for the license to go through, it needed to be approved by the Coastal Commission, a state agency? And if the Coastal Commission doesn’t find the application meets the requirements of the Coastal Act, “Is the license renewal over?” He added that given the nature of the scoping meeting, he didn’t really expect the panel to answer. Jill ZamEk, the secretary for Mothers for Peace, an anti-nuclear activist group, accused the NRC of violating its own rules by giving Diablo Canyon multi-

Bearcat Boosters circulated a petition to urge trustees to move forward with the pool. Through an online petition campaign, the Boosters received over 1,500 signatures — plus an additional 314 collected in person. The Boosters also reached out to PRHS students, with 131 students participating and 105 of those supporting the aquatics complex. The aquatics complex has been in the works and facing many obstacles since 2018, but parents and students in the district have been pleading for a school pool for decades. The community has worked to raise money to build the pool along with promised Measure M funds. After hearing pleas from the public to approve the aquatics complex, trustee Joel Peterson said, “It seems like the only logical choice is to pass the pool.” Paso Robles Joint Unified

sure the public that the council does care for the community. The city will be issuing refunds for fees paid to park in the downtown and parking citations issued and paid for failure to pay to park in the downtown between the period of Feb. 6, 2023, and Feb. 6, 2024. With a 3-2 vote, City Council voted to reinstate paid parking at a rate between $1 an hour and $5 an hour. Any changes to the ordinance above $1 will be brought to council before approval. Bausch and Strong dissented. Additionally, with another 3-2 vote, Bausch and Strong dissenting, council approved a report from the city manager on the implementation and signage for the new downtown parking program. The paid parking program will be brought to council again at the next

ple extensions to continue operating. She called it “hypocritical and deceptive,” and pointed out that it’s now been over 20 years since the Unit 1 vessel reactor has been inspected. A few years ago, a report indicated such equipment is susceptible to “embrittlement” or denaturing of the vessel’s material and possibly failure, which if that should happen could be very bad for the environment. Another critic, Molly Johnson of Paso Robles, said the environment of Unit 1 was extremely important. She read from a 2013 NRC report that named Diablo Canyon’s Unit 1 reactor pressure vessel as “the third most embrittled reactor” in the nation. And yet, “The NRC granted extension after extension,” she said, pleading with the NRC to “look into this.” Mothers for Peace President and spokeswoman Jane Swanson, who’s been fighting Diablo Canyon for some 55 years, said earthquake faults found off Diablo Canyon “should have shut down the plant years ago.” As for the pressure vessel issue, it’s at risk of cracking and

School District (PRJUSD) trustees approved the pool but not without concerns. Trustee Dorian Baker had concerns approving the pool with other district projects still in limbo. “I will be happy to vote for the pool once we have hard bids for the construction projects that are needed for our schools,” explained Baker, who then introduced a motion to table the approval of the pool. Trustee Kenney Enney followed up by seconding the motion, which then failed with a 2-5 vote, only Baker and Enney voting to table the approval. A new motion entered the floor to approve the lease contract. Trustees approved the leaseback contract with Harris Construction for the Aquatics Complex project. Sauret told Paso Robles Press, “We thank the school board for approving the construction of this pool and the community for all of its support over many decades to get this project constructed.”

City Council meeting for a second reading and second chance to approve the program. Additionally, the council approved acknowledging receipt of the ceaseand-desist letter and sending a response letter. However, it passed with a 4-1 vote, with Bausch dissenting. Paso Robles City Manager told Paso Robles Press that if City Council approves the parking ordinance at its second reading on March 5, then the City will move forward with paid parking to start on April 5. At that time, parking will cost $1 per hour at minute one. The parking kiosks, app, and texts remain the same to support parking sessions, and new signage will be installed prior to April 5. The next Paso Robles City Council meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m.

“causing a nuclear meltdown,” Swanson said. “There are no insurance policies that cover nuclear irradiation.” The NRC’s comment period for scoping the plant’s license was from Jan. 24-Feb. 24 and is now officially closed. The license application is looking to keep the plant operating for another 20 years, well past the current expiration dates of November 2024 (for Unit 1) and August 2025 (Unit 2); and give the plant’s two reactors new expiration dates of November 2044 and August 2045 respectively. Diablo Canyon had reached an agreement in 2018 to drop its relicensing application and close the plant when the current licenses expired. But over the past couple of years, the state’s energy supply and reliability of the power grid has been sketchy at times — in particular during summer heat waves — prompting the State Legislature and Gov. Gavin Newsom to pass legislation calling on the plant to remain open for at least five more years. PG&E, reacting to the law, asked the NRC last year if it

could simply pick up where it left off in the license renewal process but was told to start over. Last December, the NRC deemed PG&E’s new license application completed and began working on the NEPA study of environmental impacts. Many of the issues surrounding the plant — from economics, to reliability, to the workforce — are not part of the NEPA review. However, safety is and will be looked at as part of this current process. According to Environmental Project Manager Kimberley Conway, they expect a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) to be released in October and a final EIS to be voted upon in August 2025. That should be when the decision is made on approving or denying the license application, though recent events, including the U.S. Department of Energy’s award of a $1.1 billion grant to PG&E out of the Civil Nuclear Credit Program (part of President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law), would tend to indicate high level governmental support for California’s last operational nuclear energy plant.

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MARCH 1-10 AT HER TABLE STREET FESTIVAL Celebrate Women’s History Month in Downtown Atascadero from March 1 to 10 with At Her Table’s Women’s Week. Over 160 womenowned businesses unite for a 10day culinary and beverage festival. Enjoy the At Her Table Street Festival on Entrada Ave with food, drinks, vendors, and live music. No tickets are required. Explore 40+ unique events and dinners showcasing local female chefs, mixologists, and winemakers. Visit athertable.com for details and specials. For more details on upcoming events and delectable food specials, visit athertable.com.

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ATASCADERO — Local restaurant A-Town Diner will be hosting a visit from America’s Best Restaurants (ABR) in late February 2024. America’s Best Restaurants will bring its ABR Roadshow to the restaurant on Thursday, Feb. 29. Popular dishes will be highlighted, along with an on-camera interview with owners Robert and Melinda Davis about the restaurant’s special place in the community. The episode will be aired on social media channels at a later date. The Davises took over the restaurant from the previous owner, Jeanie Dagnall, in the fall of 2022. They offer a classic

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diner-style menu in a retro 1950s atmosphere after undergoing an extensive dining area renovation late last year. The diner opens daily at 5:30 a.m. (6 a.m. on weekends), beginning a day of hearty selections such as biscuits and gravy, Larry’s Scary Breakfast Burrito, burgers, and hot and cold sand-

wiches. Specials are posted on social media, and can include such upscale items as baconwrapped sirloin, smothered pork chops, homemade soups and a Monte Cristo with raspberry dipping sauce. America’s Best Restaurants will be filming on location on Thursday, Feb. 29, from 2 to 5

p.m. The restaurant’s finished episode premiere date will be announced on their Facebook page and will be featured on America’s Best Restaurants’ website at americasbestrestaurants.com/rests/california/atown-diner. Restaurants featured on the ABR Roadshow are found

through customer nominations or by a restaurant applying to be featured at americasbestrestaurants.com. About A-Town Diner Open daily, A-Town Diner is located at 7305 El Camino Real, Atascadero. For more information visit atowndiner.com. About ABR America’s Best Restaurants, a national media and restaurant marketing company based in Florence, KY, travels the country telling the stories and highlighting the unique food of locally owned independent restaurants as part of their ABR Roadshow. Restaurants are featured not only on ABR’s Restaurant Network of social media channels and website but also on each individual establishment’s Facebook page. With over 1,000 episodes filmed, America’s Best Restaurants is the premier marketing agency for restaurant owners and operators to have their stories broadcast coast-to-coast.

Poly Royal Rodeo to be held April 10-13 during Cal Poly’s Open House

Tickets were made available for sale on Monday, Feb. 19 STAFF REPORT

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — Tickets are now available for the 82nd annual Poly Royal Rodeo, which will be held at the Cotton Rosser Rodeo Complex on campus during Cal Poly’s Open House, with three full nights of action-packed performances. The two-night general admission events will begin Friday, April 12, with the Annual Poly Royal Rodeo Performance and conclude Saturday, April 13, with the Poly Royal Rodeo Finals and a concert. In addition, a Cal Poly Rodeo Showcase and ASI-sponsored concert will be held exclusively for students on Wednesday, April 10. Concerts on Wednesday and Saturday night will take place in the rodeo arena for attendees to enjoy the music with ample room for dancing. The Poly Royal Rodeo will feature top collegiate rodeo athletes from around the West Coast who have advanced to the championship performance from the weekend’s earlier rounds. Athletes will compete for a championship title in events such as barrel racing, team roping, breakaway roping, tie-down roping, saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, bull riding, and steer wrestling. Tickets are $50 for general admission and $20 for children ages 2 to 12. Admission is free for children under 2. Tickets go on sale Monday, Feb. 19, at ticketscalpoly.evenue.net. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Cal Poly Rodeo Program.

Cal Poly’s Cotton Rosser Rodeo Complex, named after alumnus and founding team member Cotton Rosser (animal husbandry, ’52), was dedicated in 2022 after the establishment of the Cotton Rosser Endowment. The endowment honors Rosser’s distinguished dedication to the sport while providing financial support for the future of the Cal Poly Rodeo program. It assists with operational costs as well as student scholarships. The Cotton Rosser Rodeo Complex is located on campus off Mt. Bishop Road. Designated, paid parking will be available nearby for Poly Royal attendees. About Cal Poly Rodeo Cal Poly Rodeo, coached by Ben Londo, is one of the most successful programs in the history of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA). Cal Poly sent six men to the inaugural College National Finals Rodeo in 1949. Since then, Cal Poly Rodeo’s student-athletes have won more national titles, 47, than any other college rodeo program. The program is open to all Cal Poly students. Learn more at cafes-rodeo. calpoly.edu/. About Cal Poly’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, comprehensive polytechnic university. The university’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (cafes.calpoly. edu) is comprised of expert faculty members who take pride in their ability to transform academically motivated students into innovative professionals ready to solve the complex challenges associated with feeding the world in sustainable ways. Students have access to state-of-the-art laboratories, including ranch land,

Cal Poly Rodeo student-athlete Daniel Miranda and his horse Hershey from Maui, Hawaii, compete in the tie-down roping during the 2023 Poly Royal Rodeo Finals. Photo provided by Cal Poly

orchards, vineyards, and forests, all of which provide the basis for Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing methodology. It is the fifth-largest college of agriculture in the country, with 4,000 undergraduate students.

Grammy-nominated Jelly Roll announced to play at this year’s CMSF

He will perform in concert on Tuesday, July 23, and an opening act will be announced at a later date STAFF REPORT

PASO ROBLES — The California Mid-State Fair announced that the Grammy-nominated Jelly Roll has been confirmed to perform in concert on Tuesday, July 23. An opening act will be announced at a later date. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Chumash Grandstand Arena at the Paso Robles Event Center

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and is part of the Michelob Ultra Concert Series presented by Visit SLO CAL. Ticket prices for the show are $65, $95, $135, and $180 and will go on sale Friday, Feb. 23, starting at 10 a.m. to the general public. New this year is a program called “Local Fan of the Fair,” which will allow registered local fans one-hour early access to purchase tickets. For more information about this early access, visit MidStateFair. com. Tickets can be purchased on the California Mid-State Fair’s Official website, MidStateFair.com. The Box Office cannot guarantee the authenticity or validity of any tickets purchased outside of the fair’s official channel.

Nashville native singer/ songwriter Jelly Roll recently debuted Top 3 on the Billboard 200 All Genre Chart and No. 2 on the Top Country Album charts with his debut country album, “Whitsitt Chapel” (released June 2, 2023), earning the biggest country debut album in Billboard Consumption Chart history. Following his sweep at the 2023 CMT (Country Music Television) Music Awards, where he earned three awards to become the most awarded artist of the night, the Billboard Country Power List Cover star and “country’s ‘most authentic’ new artist” (The New Yorker) recently received Billboard’s 2023 Breakthrough Award. “One of Nashville’s fastest rising stars” (The New York

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Times), Jelly was an eight-time nominee and four-time winner at the People’s Choice Country Awards and was the most nominated male at the 2023 CMA Awards, with five total nominations, and captured his first CMA Award for New Artist of the Year. His current hit single “Save Me” — a confessional, vulnerable expression of selfdoubt — set the stage for his new season of life and took him to new heights, has more than 155 million views on YouTube and Platinum certification from the RIAA. Jelly debuted the song along with Lainey Wilson at the 2023 ACM Awards on the heels of his 28-week reign at No. 1 on Billboard’s Emerging Artists chart. “Save Me” is the follow-up single to his multi-

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Multiple award-winning country/rock artist Jelly Roll will play at the California Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles on Tuesday, July 23. Contributed Photo

week No. 1 hits on country and rock radio, “Need A Favor” and “Son of A Sinner.” The 2024 California Mid-State Fair takes place in Paso Robles and runs July 17 through July 28. Connect online at MidStateFair.com.

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About: The Atascadero Greyhound Foundation has been serving the Atascadero community for more than 20 years, gradually adding more events that serve its mission. We have grown, and continue to give because of the generous donors, sponsors and participants of our events. Our events are a benefit to the community in healthy activity — either athletically, musically, educationally, or in the fight against addiction. Donations: Our support comes from generous donors and sponsors. To make a difference, visit: atascaderogreyhoundfoundation.org/donate.html

Prentice found support through ECHO’s service and found shelter and security. Photo provided by ECHO

El Camino Homeless Organization celebrates 31 success stories in 2024 Two community members who sought ECHO’s services now housed STAFF REPORT

NORTH COUNTY — El Camino Homeless Organization (ECHO) announced that 31 individuals and families have successfully found housing in the community so far this year through their services. This achievement demonstrates ECHO’s commitment to providing support and creating pathways to stability for those experiencing homelessness in San Luis Obispo County. By offering a range of comprehensive ser vices, including shelter, case management, job assistance, and more, ECHO empowers individuals and families to break the cycle of homelessness and rebuild their lives. “We are thrilled to celebrate the success of 31 individuals and families who have found housing through ECHO’s services this year,” said Wendy Lewis, CEO of ECHO. “This milestone exemplifies the impact that can be achieved when a community comes together to support our mission. We extend our gratitude to our incredible community, our amazing staff, and our dedicated volunteers who all contribute to this achievement.” Each success story represents a life transformed, a family

reunited, and a community strengthened. By providing a foundation for stability and surrounding individuals with the support they need, truly amazing things can happen, and a difference can be made. After facing financial instability and homelessness, Patricia persevered for over two years to secure a home. With support from friends and the ECHO program, she navigated challenges, including a cancer diagnosis. Despite hardships, she found stability, care, and community. Through determination and support, she now enjoys her own place. “It helped to have a stable room for that amount of time,” Patricia said. “I was around people who cared, friends, and staff. I felt safe and warm.” Prentice’s journey from homelessness to finding a stable home was marked by challenges. After losing his previous accommodation, he faced the daunting prospect of homelessness. Fortunately, he found support at ECHO, where he joined programs and eventually secured shelter. Despite health issues, Prentice found stability and support, achieving his goals with guidance from his case manager. Prentice says that his favorite part about ECHO was the “genuine care and time everyone dedicated to listen and meet me where I was at.” For more information about El Camino Homeless Organization and how you can support their mission, visit echoshelter.org.

Friends of the Paso Robles Library VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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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. Support 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. Due to limited storage space and staff, we are only able to accept two boxes or two bags of materials per household per day. Cash donations always welcome!

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Cancer Support Community – California Central Coast CONTACT INFO

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1051 Las Tablas Rd. Templeton, CA 93465 (805) 238-4411 Monday - Thursday 9 am – 4 pm Fridays by Appointment cscslo.org

All of our direct services are provided free of charge. Your donations make this possible. You can trust that you are making a difference for local families. We know you have many options when it comes to putting your charitable gifts to work! Our funds go towards the invaluable programs and services that help so many in our community facing cancer. Our online donations are processed securely through authorize.net. Your donations are 100% tax-deductible. For more information or to discover how you can help, visit cscslo.org/DonationOptions

Redwings Horse Sanctuary

For information about making donations, adoptions, etc, visit redwingshorsesanctuary.com. For upcoming events, visit facebook.com/pg/redwingshorses/events

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Redwings is always looking for volunteers to help us provide the highest standard of care for our horses and burros. You do not need to have any 6875 Union Road Paso Robles, CA 93446 prior horse experience to volunteer at Redwings. If you would like to work with our horses, the first step is to take a Volunteer Training Class. This class covers sanctuary rules, basic safe horsemanship skills, and an introduction to some of the horses that you will be working with. After completion of (805) 237-3751 the class you are welcome to come volunteer and help with the horses any time during our volunteer hours. Volunteer hours are Tuesday through redwingshorse sanctuary.org Saturday from 8am to 3:30pm, and we are closed on Sundays and Mondays. Note: We do not allow volunteers to ride the horses at Redwings. There are other ways to get involved and volunteer at Redwings too. We have opportunities to help in our rose and memorial garden, volunteering in the office, helping with events and fundraising, and more. Please submit the form below to schedule a volunteer training or contact our office: info@redwingshorsesanctuary.org or (805) 237-3751.

Atascadero Elks Lodge

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CONTACT INFO 1516 El Camino Real, Atascadero, Ca 93422 805-466-3557 www.elks2733.org

Since 1987, the Atascadero Elks have contributed over $1,000,000 to local community-based programs, non-profits, youth groups, local sports teams, programs for handicapped and needy children, patriotic programs, veterans’ programs and many, many community activities. Our mission as Elks is to inculcate the principles of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity; to recognize our belief in God; to promote the welfare of our community; to quicken the spirit of American patriotism; and to cultivate good fellowship. We have a full calendar of events and activities for our members. To learn more or to join us please contact us at 805-4663557, visit the Lodge at 1516 El Camino Real, follow-us on Facebook or visit our website at: www.elks2733.org.

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THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A CORPORATION: OM NAMO SHIVAM, INC., 1080 MARKET AVE, MORRO BAY, CA 93442 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ OM NAMO SHIVAM, INC., NISHADKUMAR PATEL, CEO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/26/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 08/01/2011 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 MKATZ, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/26/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

LEGAL CM 63 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240195 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: SEA GARDEN INN, 340 STIMSON AVE, PISMO BEACH, CA 93449, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: OM EK DANATAYA LLC, 1080 MARKET AVE, MORRO BAY, CA 93442 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ OM EK DANATAYA LLC, NISHADKUMAR PATEL, CEO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/23/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 1/28/2024 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 MKATZ, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/23/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240209 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: MA’S TRUCKING AND TRANSPORT, 325 OLD COUNTRY RD, TEMPLETON, CA 93465-9588, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: ALLDREDGE INNOVATIONS LLC, PO BOX 1411, TEMPLETON, CA 93465 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ ALLDREDGE INNOVATIONS LLC, BAILY ALLDREDGE, MEMBER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/23/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/02/2024 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 MSTILETTO, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/23/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240099 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: CENTRAL COAST COOKING SHOW, 1438 B VINE ST, PASO ROBLES,

CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: BRIGITTE R FAULKNER, 179 NIBLICK RD. #169, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 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/ BRIGITTE R FAULKNER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/11/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 02/05/2023 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 OPALMA, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/11/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

LEGAL CM 66 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240143 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: FAST DRAW SURPLUS, 750 FARROL AVE, GROVER BEACH, CA 93433, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: JACOB TRAVIS EANES, 1751 OCEAN ST, OCEANO, CA 93445 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/ JACOB TRAVIS EANES This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/17/2024 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 GUGALDE, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/17/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

LEGAL CM 67 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240063 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: PASO FARM GAL, 4855 LINNE RD., PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: JONI L SHAFFERY, 4855 LINNE RD, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 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/ JONI L. SHAFFERY This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/08/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 2/4/2019 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 Name Statement, Expires 01/08/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

LEGAL CM 68 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240126 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: NACI HOME LOANS, NACI PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, 2370 BARN ROAD, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: BRADLEY KELLER MCFADDEN, 2370 BARN ROAD, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 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/ BRADLEY KELLER MCFADDEN This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/16/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/10/2024 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 GUGALDE, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/16/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

LEGAL CM 69 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240211 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: COASTAL PRO MEDIA, 310 ALMIRA PARKWAY, PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDAUL: JACKSON TAYLOR ERAS, 310 ALMIRA PARKWAY, PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA 93446 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/ JACKSON TAYLOR ERAS This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/23/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/23/2024 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 Name Statement, Expires 01/23/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

LEGAL CM 70 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240204 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: ATKINSON CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION, INCORPORATED, 9071 PALOMAR AVE., ATASCADERO, CA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A CORPORATION: ATKINSON CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION, INCORPORATED, 9071 PALOMAR AVE., ATASCADERO, CA 93422 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/ ATKINSON CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION, INCORPORATED, CHARLES LEON ATKINSON / PRESIDENT This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/23/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 10/01/2008 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/23/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

LEGAL CM 71 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240136 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: DEWY ROSE CLOTHING CO., 5863 TRAFFIC WAY, ATASCADERO, CA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: DALE SCOTT FISHER, 5863 TRAFFIC WAY, ATASCADERO, CA 93422 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization

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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.) /S/ DALE SCOTT FISHER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/17/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 02/15/2023 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 MSTILETTO, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/17/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

LEGAL CM 72 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240044 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: ATASCADERO HAY AND FEED, 43 EMBROIDERY AND DESIGN, 6155 VIA AVE, ATASCADERO, CA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A CORPORATION: 43 HOLDINGS, INC., 6155 VIA AVE, ATASCADERO, CA 93422 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ 43 HOLDINGS, INC., ERRICK HICKS, VICE PRESIDENT This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/05/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/01/2024 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 Name Statement, Expires 01/05/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

LEGAL CM 73 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240225 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: PERRY’S HEATING & AIR, 10086 CATALPA ST, ATASCADERO, CA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: EMILIANO JESUS PERRY, 10086 CATALPA ST, 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/ EMILIANO JESUS PERRY This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/24/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 12/12/2023 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 Name Statement, Expires 01/24/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

as true information which he or she knows is false is guilty of a crime.) /S/ THE DISTILLERS OF SLO COUNTY, MONICA VILLICANA, TREASURER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/18/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/01/2024 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 MSTILETTO, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/18/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

LEGAL CM 75 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240258 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: MAISON CHABOT, 2837 HIDDEN VALLEY RD, TEMPLETON, CA 93465, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: CAROLYN SANDERS, 2837 HIDDEN VALLEY RD, TEMPLETON, CA 93465 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/ CAROLYN SANDERS This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/26/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/26/2024 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 OPALMA, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/26/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

LEGAL CM 76 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240236 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: CALIFORNIA CATTLE SERVICES, 126 BOOKER ROAD, TEMPLETON, CA 93465, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A MARRIED COUPLE: REX MARTIN SWAN, PO BOX 657, TEMPLETON, CA 93465, KATHERINE CAROL SWAN, PO BOX 657, TEMPLETON, CA 93465 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/ KATHERINE CAROL SWAN This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/25/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 04/01/1977 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 MKATZ, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/25/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

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LEGAL CM 74 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240148 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: PASO ROBLES DISTILLERY TRAIL, 935 RIVERSIDE AVENUE SUITE 7B, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATION OTHER THAN A PARTNERSHIP: THE DISTILLERS OF SLO COUNTY, 935 RIVERSIDE AVENUE SUITE 7B, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 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

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240269 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: SLO COUNTY INVESTIGATIONS, 11140 ELIANO ST, ATASCADERO, CA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: GREG LOUIS BENSON, 11140 ELIANO ST, 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/ GREG LOUIS BENSON

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This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/29/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/29/2024 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 MSTILETTO, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/29/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

LEGAL CM 78 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240198 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: CUESTA MOBILE NOTARY SERVICE, 4580 VISCANO AVE, ATASCADERO, CA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: STEPHANIE L MARTINEZ, 4580 VISCANO AVE, 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/ STEPHANIE L MARTINEZ This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/23/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/23/2024 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/23/2029 PUB: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22/2024

LEGAL CM 79

STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NEW FILE NO. 20240330 OLD FILE NUMBER. 20220055 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME(S) TO BE ABANDONED: LA SALSA MARKET DELI, 120 NORTH 3RD STREET, SHANDON, CA 93461, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME WAS FILED IN SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY ON: 01/07/2022 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) HAVE ABANDONED THE USE OF THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: ROSALIA R MATIAS, 1221 DOROTHY STREET, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 THIS BUSINESS WAS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: ROSALIA R MATIAS, THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH THE COUNTY CLERK OF SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY ON: 02/05/2024 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 ATRUJILLO, DEPUTY CLERK PUB: 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 2/29/2024

LEGAL CM 82 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240305 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: ALMA AYON LA CHEF, 1236 KAPAREIL LN, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: ALMA AYON, 1236 KAPAREIL LN, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 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/ ALMA AYON This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/01/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/01/2024 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/01/2029 PUB: 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 2/29/2024

LEGAL CM 83

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240318 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: OLIVAS DE ORO OLIVE COMPANY, 2989 SUITE B LIMESTONE WAY, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A CORPORATION: ORO ORGANICS, INC, 420 MONTEBELLO OAKS DRIVE, 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/ ORO ORGANICS, INC., FRANK MENACHO, PRESIDENT/ CEO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/02/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 02/01/2024 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/02/2029 PUB: 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 2/29/2024

LEGAL CM 84 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240287 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: BROWN-SILVA TRUCKING, 5740 LONE PINE PL, PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP: ETHAN DANIEL BROWN-SILVA, 5740 LONE PINE PLACE, PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA 93446, GRACIE REBECCA LOUISE BROWN-SILVA, 5740 LONE PINE PL, PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA 93446, DANIEL EUGENE BROWN-SILVA, 5740 LONE PINE PL, PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA 93446, SHONETTE SUZANNE BROWN-SILVA, 5740 LONE PINE PL, PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA 93446 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/ ETHAN BROWN-SILVA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/30/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/15/2024 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/30/2029 PUB: 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 2/29/2024

LEGAL CM 85 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240262 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: ITECH SOLUTIONS, THE ITECH GROUP, INC., 455 CHAMPIONSHIP LANE, TEMPLETON, CA 93465, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A CORPORATION: THE ITECH GROUP, INC., PO BOX 1463, TEMPLETON, CA 93465 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CALIFORNIA I declare that all information in

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PAGE B-4 • Thursday, February 22, 2024 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/ THE ITECH GROUP, INC., BRIAN J. WEISS CEO OF THE ITECH GROUP, INC. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/26/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/01/2008 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/26/2029 PUB: 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 2/29/2024

LEGAL CM 86 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240159 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: CORNERSTONE HOMES CENTRAL COAST, CORNERSTONE HOMES REAL ESTATE, CORNERSTONE HOMES, 2425 GOLDEN HILLS RD STE 106-232, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A CORPORATION: CORNERSTONE HOMES REAL ESTATE P.C., 2313 WHITMORE AVE, CERES, CA 95307 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ CORNERSTONE HOMES REAL ESTATE P.C., JOHNNY FLORES, PRESIDENT This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/18/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/18/2024 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 MSTILETTO, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/18/2029 PUB: 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 2/29/2024

LEGAL CM 87 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240298 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: LOT 3 LEASE COMPANY, 2630 GOLDEN EAGLE WAY, SAN MIGUEL, CA 93451, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP: GARY J OSTLER, 2630 GOLDEN EAGLE WAY, SAN MIGUEL, CA 93451, EARL C OSTLER, 2630 GOLDEN EAGLE WAY, SAN MIGUEL, CA 93451, DONALD H OSTLER, 2630 GOLDEN EAGLE WAY, SAN MIGUEL, CA 93451, DAVID R OSTLER, 2630 GOLDEN EAGLE WAY, SAN MIGUEL, CA 93451 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/ GARY J OSTLER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/01/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/02/2024 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 OPALMA, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/01/2029 PUB: 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 2/29/2024

LEGAL CM 88 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240296 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: AE TAX SERVICES LLC, 179 NIBLICK RD #113, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: AE TAX SERVICES LLC, 179 NIBLICK RD 113, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ AE TAX SERVICES LLC, JOSE D HERNANDEZ MEMBER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/01/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 02/01/2024 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 MKATZ, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name

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LEGAL CM 89 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240295 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: AMAZON ECO CLEANING SERVICES, 179 NIBLICK RD #113, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: JOSE DAVID HERNANDEZ, 179 NIBLICK RD #113, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 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/ JOSE DAVID HERNANDEZ This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/01/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 02/01/2024 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 MKATZ, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/01/2029 PUB: 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 2/29/2024

LEGAL CM 90 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240311 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: ROAD FAMILY ESTATES, 1045 DAYBREAK LANE, TEMPLETON, CA 93465,TEMPLETON COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A MARRIED COUPLE: ANDREW HOWARD ANZALDO, 1045 DAYBREAK LANE,TEMPLETON, CA 93465, ROCHELLE RENEE ANZALDO, 1045 DAYBREAK LANE, TEMPLETON, CA 93465 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/ ANDY HOWARD ANALDO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/01/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 05/05/2021 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 MKATZ, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/01/2029 PUB: 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 2/29/2024

LEGAL CM 91 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240304 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: ROYAL GREEN AVOCADOS, 2024 PINE ST, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: FERNANDO VERA ROJAS, 2024 PINE ST, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 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/ FERNANDO VERA ROJAS This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/01/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/31/2024 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 OPALMA, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/01/2029 PUB: 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 2/29/2024

LEGAL CM 92 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240320 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: HIDDEN BEAUTY COLLECTIVE, 806 9TH STREET SUITE 2C, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: ASHLEY N KANTNER, PO BOX 15501, SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA 93406 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/ ASHLEY N KANTNER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/02/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: NOT APPLICABLE CERTIFICATION: I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in

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LEGAL CM 93 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240163 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: 101 EXCAVATING LLC, 5875 STOCKDALE ROAD, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: 101 EXCAVATING LLC, 5875 STOCKDALE ROAD, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ 101 EXCAVATING LLC, RYAN MATHEW TANNEHILL, MEMBER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/19/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 12/04/2023 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 MKATZ, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/19/2029 PUB:2/15, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7/2024

LEGAL CM 94 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240162 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: 805 EQUIPTMENT LEASING LLC, 5875 STOCKDALE ROAD, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: 805 EQUIPMENT LEASING LLC, 5875 STOCKDALE ROAD, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ 805 EQUIPMENT LEASING LLC, RYAN MATHEW TANNEHILL, CEO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/19/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 12/04/2023 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 MKATZ, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/19/2029 PUB:2/15, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7/2024

LEGAL CM 95 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240348 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: COLONY MARKET AND DELI, COLONY MARKET, COLONY DELI, 6040 EL CAMINO REAL, ATASCADERO, CA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: RESTAURANT DAD’S, LLC, 8900 EL CAMINO REAL, ATASCADERO, CA 93422 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ RESTAURANT DAD’S, LLC, ERIC PETERSON, MANAGING MEMBER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/06/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/02/2024 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 MSTILETTO, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/06/2029 PUB:2/15, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7/2024

LEGAL CM 96 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240349 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: BISHOPS, BISHOP’S, BISHOPS TAVERN, BISHOPS RESTAURANT, BISHOPS LOUNGE, 725 HIGUERA ST, SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA 93401, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: EPCW LLC, 8135 EL CAMINO REAL, ATASCADERO, CA 93422 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization

CA 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/ EPCW LLC, ERIC PETERSON, MEMBER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/06/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 06/15/2024 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 MSTILETTO, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/06/2029 PUB:2/15, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7/2024

LEGAL CM 97

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240356 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: KUMON - ATASCADERO, KUMON MATH AND READING CENTER OF ATASCADERO, KUMON, ATASCADERO KUMON CENTER, 7730 MORRO ROAD 203, ATASCADERO, CA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: CENTRAL COAST MATH AND READING CENTER LLC, 7730 MORRO ROAD STE203, ATASCADERO, CA 93422 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ CENTRAL COAST MATH AND READING CENTER LLC, ARLENE MCROBERTS, MANAGER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/07/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 02/06/2024 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 Name Statement, Expires 02/07/2029 PUB:2/15, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7/2024

LEGAL CM 98 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240353 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: LA SALSA MARKET DELI, 451 N 3RD ST, SHANDON, CA 93461, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP: JUANA DINORA RAMOS, 2841 SPRING ST, SPC 7, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, TELMA DIMARA MAGDONAL, 2841 SPRING ST, SPC 3, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 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/ JUANA DINORA RAMOS, PARTNER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/06/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 02/01/2024 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 Name Statement, Expires 02/07/2029 PUB:2/15, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7/2024

LEGAL CM 99 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240350 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: CRAWFORD AND SONS DISTRIBUTING, 3120 CA 41, TEMPLETON, CA 93465, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: JOSHUA RICHARD CRAWFORD, PO BOX 1678, ATASCADERO, CA 93423 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/ JOSHUA RICHARD CRAWFORD This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/06/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 05/07/2018 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 MKATZ, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/06/2029 PUB:2/15, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7/2024

LEGAL CM 100

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240291 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: THE BACKYARD, THE BACKYARD ON THIRTEENTH, 1300 RAILROAD STREET, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A CORPORATION: THE BACKYARD BEER GARDEN, 1300 RAILROAD STREET, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ THE BACKYARD BEER GARDEN, RUSSELL B. BAKER, PRESIDENT This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/31/2024 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/31/2029 PUB:2/15, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7/2024

LEGAL CM 101 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240342 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: THE POTTERY, 5800 EL CAMINO REAL, ATASCADERO, CA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A MARRIED COUPLE: KEVIN ALAN TEAGUE, 1280 WINE COUNTRY PLACE, TEMPLETON, CA 93465, ALECIA C TEAGUE, 1280 WINE COUNTRY PLACE, TEMPLETON, CA 93465 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/ KEVIN ALAN TEAGUE This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/06/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 02/06/2024 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/06/2029 PUB:2/15, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7/2024

LEGAL CM 102 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240322 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: ROLLING OAKS CHARCUTERIE AND CATERING, 5850 BLACK TAIL PLACE, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: DOUGLAS WILLIAM FREEMNA, 5850 BLACK TAIL PLACE, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 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/ DOUGLAS WILLIAM FREEMAN This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/02/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 02/02/2024 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 Name Statement, Expires 02/02/2029 PUB:2/15, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7/2024

LEGAL CM 103 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240344 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: MAGPIE ARTS AND CRAFTS, 8965 EL CAMINO REAL, ATASCADERO, CA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: ROSEANN TERRI VIDITO, 3191 BLUEGRASS PL, CRESTON, CA 93432 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/ ROSEANN TERRI VIDITO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/06/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE:

02/06/2024 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 Name Statement, Expires 02/06/2029 PUB:2/15, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7/2024

LEGAL CM 104 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240193 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: BROOKLYN OLIVIA, 217 PIER AVE, PISMO BEACH, CA 93449, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: ELIZABETH ANNE DADOSKY, 217 PEIR AVE, PISMO BEACH, CA 93449 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/ ELIZABETH ANNE DADOSKY This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/23/2024 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 MKATZ, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/23/2029 PUB:2/15, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7/2024

LEGAL CM 106 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240331 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: CHARGEBACKHELP, LLC, 7360 EL CAMINO REAL STE A, ATASCADERO, CA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: CHARGEBACKHELP, LLC, 7360 EL CAMINO REAL STE A, ATASCADERO, CA 93422 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/ CHARGEBACKHELP, LLC, LAUREL HERTZ, PRESIDENT This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/05/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 11/04/2013 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/05/2029 PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14/2024

LEGAL CM 108 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240435 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: INVICTUS CHIROPRACTIC, 5805 CAPISTRANO AVE STE A, ATASCADERO, CA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: PAIGE MCHALE BECKER, 1457 CONDOR LANE, TEMPLETON, CA 93465 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/ PAIGE MCHALE BECKER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/16/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 02/16/2024 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 Name Statement, Expires 02/16/2029 PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14/2024

LEGAL CM 109 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240401 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: C&G MOTORSPORTS, 1103 PASO ROBLES STREET, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: RICHARD G FAUSET, PO BOX 905, SANTA MARGARITA, CA 93453 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/ RICHARD G FAUSET

This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/14/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 02/06/2024 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/14/2029 PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14/2024

LEGAL CM 110 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240431 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: SUSTENANCE GARDENS, 108 JULIE LN, TEMPLETON, CA 93465, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: CHELSEY WALKER, 108 JULIE LN, TEMPLETON, CA 93465 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/ CHELSEY WALKER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/16/2024 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/16/2029 PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14/2024

LEGAL CM 111 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240416 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: AJ COFFEE, 7600 EL CAMINO REAL STE 5, ATASCADERO, CALIFORNIA 93422, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: ANDREA BENITEZ, 7600 EL CAMINO REAL STE 5, ATASCADERO, CALIFORNIA 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/ ANDREA BENITEZ This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/15/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 02/15/2024 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 AWEBSTER, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/15/2029 PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14/2024

LEGAL CM 112 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240417 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: BEACON GEOTECHNICAL INC., 819 PASO ROBLES STREET, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A CORPORATION: BEACON GEOTECHNICAL INC., PO BOX 4814, PASO ROBLES, CA 93447 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ BEACON GEOTECHNICAL INC., GREG MCKAY, CFO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/15/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 04/20/2009 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/15/2029 PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14/2024

LEGAL CM 113 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240355 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: COAST PAIN AND SPINE INSTITUTE, 1800 E. GRAND AVENUE, STE L2, GROVER BEACH, CA 93433, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP: JASHVANT G. PATEL, M.D., INC., 460 DENNIS LN, ARROYO GRANDE, CALIFORNIA 93420, TIMOTHY KUANG, M.D., INC., 1954 FORTUNA CT, SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA 93405, CENTRAL COAST PAIN MANAGE-

MENT, INC., 1270 MONTECITO RIDGE DR, ARROYO GRANDE, CA 93420 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ JASHVANT G. PATEL, M.D., INC., JASHVANT G. PATEL, M.D., INC., CEO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/06/2024 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 ATRUJILLO, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/06/2029 PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14/2024

LEGAL CM 114 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240388 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: LACEY MORANVILLE PHOTO, 6242 VON DOLLEN RD, SAN MIGUEL, CA 93451, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: LACEY MORANVILLE PHOTOGRAPHY LLC, 6242 VON DOLLEN RD, SAN MIGUEL, CA 93451 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ LACEY MORANVILLE PHOTOGRAPHY LLC, LACEY MORANVILLE, CEO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/09/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 06/26/2016 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/09/2029 PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14/2024

STATEMENT File No 20240208 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: SOUTH EL POMAR FARMS, 3260 S EL POMAR, TEMPLETON, CA 93465, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: MATTHEW J VIERRA, 3260 S EL POMAR, TEMPLETON, CA 93465 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/ MATTHEW J VIERRA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/23/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01/15/2024 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/23/2029 PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14/2024

LEGAL CM 118 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240251 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: S.E.H. CONST., 640 EXLINE RD, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: SCOTT E ESPIG, PO BOX 1416, PASO ROBLES, CA 93447 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/ SCOTT E ESPIG This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/26/2024 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/26/2029 PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14/2024

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240420 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: SABOR & SAZON, 841 13TH STREET, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: BELYN ELVIRA MAGDONAL RODRIGUEZ, 841 13TH STREET, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 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/ BELYN ELVIRA MAGDONAL RODRIGUEZ This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/15/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 02/15/2024 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/15/2029 PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14/2024

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240391 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: R.R. LOCHHEAD MFG. CO., 200 SHERWOOD ROAD, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: A CORPORATION: COOK FLAVORING COMPANY, 200 SHERWOOD ROAD, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 If Corporation or LLC- CA State of Incorporation/Organization CA 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/ COOK FLAVORING COMPANY, SARAH JOSEPHINE LOCHHEAD, CEO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/13/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 12/20/2019 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/13/2029 PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14/2024

LEGAL CM 116 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240394 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: JPS DESIGN GROUP, 250 LOS PADRES CT, LOS OSOS, CA 93402, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: JEFF P. SYMONDS, 250 LOS PADRES CT, LOS OSOS, CA 93402 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/ JEFF P. SYMONDS This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 02/13/2024 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 02/13/2029 PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14/2024

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LEGAL CM 120 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No 20240253 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS/ ARE DOING BUSINESS AS: HAIR HAVEN, 1265 LAUREL LANE, SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA 93401, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY: AN INDIVIDUAL: DEENAE PARK, 10840 LOS PUEBLOS, 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/ DEENAE PARK This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo County on 01/26/2024 TRANSACTING BUSINESS DATE: 01-23-2024 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 MSTEDDUM, Deputy New Fictitious Business Name Statement, Expires 01/26/2029 PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14/2024

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PUBLIC NOTICE SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO. Petition of SEAN DAVID GAGER for change of name, case no. 24CVP0019 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1 . Petitioner: SEAN DAVID GAGER filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follow: a. Present name: SEAN DAVID GAGER to Proposed name: SEAN DAVID STEELE 2 . 2. The court orders that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before the court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for the change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a . Date: 03/27/2024 Time: 9:30am Dept: P2 b . The address of the court is 901 PARK STREET, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 c . A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county: ATASCADERO NEWS Date: 02/14/2024 /s/ Judge MICHAEL MCKELLY, Judge of the Superior Court.

LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The 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 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. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): JANICE S DOUGHERTY, A MARRIED WOMAN AS HER SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY Recorded: 11/5/2004 as Instrument No. 2004097832 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of SAN LUIS OBISPO County, California; Date of Sale: 3/26/2024 at 11:00AM Place of Sale:

In the breezeway adjacent to the County General Services Building, located at PUB: 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 1087 Santa Rosa Street San Luis Obispo, CA 3/14/2024 93408 Amount of unpaid LEGAL CM 122 balance and other charges: $758,713.25 The purported property address is:

PUBLIC NOTICE SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO. Petition of KAVILANI JEANENE PHILLEY for change of name, case no. 24CVP0020 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1 . Petitioner: KAVILANI JEANENE PHILLEY filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follow: a. Present name: KAVILANI JEANENE PHILLEY to Proposed name: KAVILANI JEANENE STEELE 2 . 2. The court orders that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before the court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for the change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a . Date: 03/27/2024 Time: 9:30am Dept: P2 b . The address of the court is 901 PARK STREET, PASO ROBLES, CA 93446 c . A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county: ATASCADERO NEWS Date: 02/14/2024 /s/ Judge MICHAEL MCKELLY, Judge of the Superior Court.

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA23-966530-SH Order No.: 230445716-CAVOI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 10/19/2004. 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

350 L P RANCH RD, TEMPLETON, CA 93465 Assessor’s Parcel No.: 033331-021 033-331-025 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are consid-

ering 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.

erty 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 916939-0772, or visit this internet website http://www. qualityloan.com, using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-23-966530-SH 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, 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. NOTICE

TO PROSPECTIVE OWNER-OCCUPANT: Any pro-

spective owner-occupant as defined in Section 2924m of the California Civil Code who is the last and highest bidder at the trustee’s sale shall provide the required affidavit or declaration of eligibility to the auctioneer at the trustee’s sale or shall have it delivered to QUALITY LOAN SERVICE CORPORATION by 5 p.m. on the next business day following the trustee’s sale at the address set forth in the below signature block. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. 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 sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary’s Agent, or the Beneficiary’s Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. Date: QUALITY

LOAN SERVICE CORPORATION 2763 Camino NOTICE TO PROPERTY Del Rio S San Diego, OWNER: The sale date CA 92108 619-645shown on this notice of sale 7711 For NON SALE may be postponed one or information only Sale 916-939-0772 more times by the mortgagee, Line: beneficiary, trustee, or a court, Or Login to: http:// pursuant to Section 2924g of w w w. q u a l i t y l o a n . Reinstatement the California Civil Code. The com law requires that information Line: (866) 645-7711 about trustee sale postpone- Ext 5318 QUALITY LOAN

ments 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 916-939-0772 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this internet website http://www. qualityloan.com, using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-23-966530-SH. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected 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 prop-

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PUBLIC NOTICE APN: 049-048-053 TS No: CA07000958-22-1 TO No: 2177374CAD NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE (The above statement is made pursuant to CA Civil Code Section 2923.3(d) (1).The Summary will be provided to Trustor(s) and/or vested owner(s) only, pursuant to CA Civil Code Section 2923.3(d) (2).) YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED April 26, 2019. 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 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On March 12, 2024 at 09:00 AM, Breezeway facing Santa Rosa Street, County of San Luis Obispo General Services Building, 1087 Santa Rosa St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93408, MTC Financial Inc. dba Trustee Corps, as the duly Appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on April 30, 2019 as Instrument No. 2019015473, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of San Luis Obispo County, California, executed by VANESSA BARRIOS, A SINGLE WOMAN AND BENJAMIN CARL, A SINGLE MAN, AS JOINT TENANTS, as Trustor(s), in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., as Beneficiary, as nominee for LAND HOME FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1182 GALERIA CIRCLE, ATASCADERO, CA 93422 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express 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 if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated 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 obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee’s Sale is estimated to be $477,533.35 (Estimated). However, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary’s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier’s check 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 California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the Trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee’s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. 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. Notice to Potential 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 Auction. com at 800.280.2832 for information regarding the Trustee’s Sale or visit the Internet Website address www.Auction.com for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case, CA07000958-22-1. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected 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 NOTICE TO TENANT FOR FORECLOSURES AFTER JANUARY 1, 2021 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 800.280.2832, or visit this internet website www.Auction.com, using the file number assigned to this case CA07000958-22-1 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, 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. Date: January 19, 2024 MTC Financial Inc. dba Trustee Corps TS No. CA07000958-221 17100 Gillette Ave Irvine, CA 92614 Phone: 949-252-8300 TDD: 711 949.252.8300 By: Loan Quema, Authorized Signatory SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ONLINE AT www.Auction.com FOR AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: Auction.com at 800.280.2832 NPP0446032 To: ATASCADERO NEWS 02/08/2024, 02/15/2024, 02/22/2024

LEGAL CM 80 PUBLIC NOTICE TS No: CA07000798-19-2 APN: 050-031-046 TO No: 8780005 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE (The above statement is made pursuant to CA Civil Code Section 2923.3(d)(1). The Summary will be provided to Trustor(s) and/or vested owner(s) only, pursuant to CA Civil Code Section 2923.3(d)(2).) YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED October 5, 2010. 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 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On April 2, 2024 at 11:00 AM, in the breezeway adjacent to the County General Services Building, 1087 Santa Rosa Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408, MTC Financial Inc. dba Trustee Corps, as the duly Appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust recorded on October 13, 2010 as Instrument No. 2010050276, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of San Luis Obispo County, California, executed by SYLVIA DORSEY STEWART AND DANIEL J STEWART, TRUSTEES OF THE STEWART FAMILY TRUST DATED 8/17/2005, as Trustor(s), in favor of BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., A NATIONAL BANKING ASSOCIATION as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 2570 ALTURAS RD, ATASCADERO, CA 93422 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express 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 if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated 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 obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee’s Sale is estimated to be $782,688.51 (Estimated). However, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary’s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier’s check 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 California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the Trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee’s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. 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. Notice to Potential 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 Nationwide Posting & Publication at 916.939.0772 for information regarding the Trustee’s Sale or visit the Internet Website www.nationwideposting.com for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case, CA07000798-19-2. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected 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 NOTICE TO TENANT FOR FORECLOSURES AFTER JANUARY 1, 2021 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 916.939.0772, or visit this internet website www. nationwideposting.com, using the file number assigned to this case CA07000798-19-2 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, 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. Date: February 9, 2024 MTC Financial Inc. dba Trustee Corps TS No. CA07000798-192 17100 Gillette Ave Irvine, CA 92614 Phone: 949-252-8300 TDD: 711 949.252.8300 By: Bernardo Sotelo, Authorized Signatory SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ONLINE AT www.nationwideposting.com FOR AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: Nationwide Posting & Publication AT 916.939.0772 NPP0456917 To: ATASCADERO NEWS 02/22/2024, 02/29/2024, 03/07/2024

LEGAL CM 105 PUBLIC NOTICE File # 05949899 T.S. No.: 23-14102-100 Loan No.: *******4451 Notice of Trustee’s Sale Note: There is a summary of the information in this document attached* *[Pursuant to civil code§ 2923.3(a), the summary of information referred to above is not attached to the recorded copy of this document, but only to the copies

provided to trustor.] You are in default under a deed of trust dated 4/28/2006. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or 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, 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. Original Trustor(s): Donald C. Goldammer, a married man as his sole and separate property Duly Appointed Trustee: WT Capital Lender Services, a California corporation Recorded 5/4/2006, as Instrument No. 2006031155, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of San Luis Obispo County, California Date of Sale: 3/19/2024 at 11:00 AM Place of Sale: In the breezeway Adjacent to the County General Services Building, 1087 Santa Rosa Street, San Luis Obispo, California Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $242,220.28 Estimated Street Address or other common designation of real property: 737 Cottage Lane, Paso Robles, Ca Legal Description: Real property in the City of Paso Robles, County of San Luis Obispo, State of California, described as follows: Parcel (4) as shown on (Certificate of Compliance) no. (C33760), as evidenced by document recorded (November 29, 2004) as instrument no. 04103718 of official records, being more particularly described as follows: Parcel 4 that portion of lot 4, according to tract map number 2376, in the City of El Paso De Robles, County of San Luis Obispo, State of California, filed in book 19, page 72 of maps, in the office of the recorder for said County: beginning at the north east corner of said lot 4, marked with a 5/8” rebar with plastic cap stamped LS 5139, as shown on said map; thence, on the north boundary of said lot 4, south 89 degrees 59’ 43” west, 36.50 feet, to the northwest corner of said lot 4 marked with a 5/8” rebar with plastic cap stamped LS 5139; thence, on the west boundary of said lot 4, south 00 degrees 00 00” east, 85.04 feet, thence leaving the west boundary of said lot 4, on a line parallel with and 1.14 feet north of the southerly boundary of said lot 4, south 90 degrees 00’ 00” east, 36.50 feet, to the boundary of said lot 4; thence, on the east boundary of said lot 4, north 00 degrees 00’ 00” west, 85.04 feet, to the point of beginning. A.P.N.: 025397-004 (from Deed of Trust); (025-801-005 from TSG) 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. In the event that the Deed of Trust described in this Notice

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of Trustee’s Sale is secured by real property containing one to four single-family residences, the following notices are provided pursuant to the provisions of Civil Code section 2924f. Notice to potential 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. Bidders at the trustee auction must make cashier’s checks payable to WT Capital. Third party cashier’s checks will not he accepted. 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 559228-8393 or visit this internet website www.wtcap.com, using the file number assigned to this case 23-14102-100. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected 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: Effective January 1, 2021, 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 (559) 228-8393, or visit this internet website www.wtcap.com, using the file number assigned to this case 23-14102-100 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, 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. Date: February 13, 2024 WT Capital Lender Services, a California corporation 7522 North Colonial Avenue, Suite 111, Fresno, California 93711 (559) 228-8393; WTCap.com By Nate Kucera, Chief Executive Officer (IFS# 34005 02/22/24, 02/29/24, 03/07/24)

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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 Center for Spiritual Living 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) 391-4465. awakeningways.org St. William’s Catholic Church 6410 Santa Lucia Road, Atascadero, CA (805) 466-0849 www. stwilliams.org Weekday Masses : 10:30 AM Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:30 PM Sunday Masses: 8:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM Spanish 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. office@ourhopelutheran.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; redeemeratascadero@gmail.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. ATASCADERO FOURSQUARE CHURCH–FATHER’S HOUSE 2100 Ramona Road. Sunday service at 10am. Will & Lori Barrow, Pastors; (805) 466-3191; fathershouseafc.com ABIDE CALVARY ATASCADERO 4500 El Camino Ave (Downstairs, Rear Parking Lot) // info@ abideatascadero.org. Sunday Service at 9am, Children’s Ministry provided for ages 2yrs–6th grade. Pastors Chris Vanoli & Ben Eisenman // Love God, Love Others // Abiding closely with Jesus and teaching others to do the same. THE REVIVAL CENTER A division of Alpha Beth Ministries; 3850 Ramada Drive (corner of Ramada and Cow Meadow), Paso Robles; 805-434-5170; Pastor Gabe Abdelaziz; a charismatic non-denominational fellowship; Reaching People, Building Homes; Sundays 10am, Wednesday 7pm; alphabeth@tcsn.net, www.alphabeth.org; Instagram @the_ revival_center

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s I write this today, I note that it’s the 19th of February, already. Where, oh where, does the time go? Do you realize that the first day of spring is March 19? I do know there are “signs” around the area that speak to that announcement. For instance, our daffodils are showing their sweet little faces around the property. This year our daughter-in-law, Michele, planted more bulbs, adding to the ones that my husband, John, planted in the years that he was the gardener in the family. It’s fun to see the new plants pop up and add to the daffodil bouquet. Thank you, Michele. Start looking around now since the “bloom-time” of bulbs is not all that long. You won’t want to miss their beauty. And when you do see daffodils, remember Atascadero’s Daffodil

Man, Lee Swam, who encouraged all of us to plant daffodils to make Atascadero a daffodil city. Lee has passed, but I’m sure he is watching as the daffodils bloom around our town. Speaking of March, here’s a reminder of Quota of Atascadero’s O’Bunco fundraiser on Wednesday, March 13, 6 p.m., at Atascadero Kiwanis Hall 7848 Pismo Ave. Atascadero. Wear green to show your Irish spirit! Tickets are $20 and include food and beverages. There will also be opportunity drawings for great prizes. For tickets contact Sylvia Biddle at (805) 237-7326. Quota of Atascadero is an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) organization with a legacy of service to the community through its philanthropic projects. For more information visit quotaatascadero.com Recipes for this week use pears, peaches, and oranges for some “lighter-than-chocolate” desserts. But don’t worry, chocolate will return! Fresh Pear Cake Ingredients: • 1 teaspoon instant coffee powder

• 3/4 cup hot water • 3/4 cup margarine, softened • 1 1/2 cups sugar • 2 eggs • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour • 1 teaspoon soda • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 3 cups finely chopped unpeeled pears • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar • 3 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon • 2 tablespoons butter • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts Directions: Dissolve coffee powder in hot water; cool. Cream margarine and sugar in mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs. Add mixture of 2 1/4 cups flour, soda and salt alternately with coffee mixture, mixing well after each addition. Fold in pears. Spoon into greased and floured 9×13-inch pan. Mix brown sugar, 3 tablespoons flour and cinnamon in bowl. Cut in 2 tablespoons butter with pastry cutter. Stir in pecans or walnuts. Sprinkle over cake batter. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes or until cake tests done. Serve

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e hear a lot about our carbon footprint, but so far, no one has come up with a formula or algorithm to calculate it. It’s not as easy as just buying a pair of Birkenstocks and trading in your Cadillac for a Smart Car. We’re told that the goal of all of us should be to become “carbon neutral” or “net zero.” If we don’t, we’re told the ice caps will melt, and polar bears will have to relocate to Detroit and Los Angeles. San Francisco and Portland will be flooded away. There could be some negative consequences, too. The day is rapidly approaching when your carbon footprint score will be more important than your credit score. You’ll try to buy a fossil-powered car, and the salesman will be forced to say, “Sorry, we’d like to sell you this car, but your carbon footprint is already bigger than Sasquatch’s.” For the first time, someone (me) has figured out a

way to calculate your carbon footprint. Here’s my formula: Everyone starts out at net zero; in other words, you use up as much carbon as you produce. If your carbon footprint score is less than net zero, that’s good, whereas a carbon footprint score larger than net zero means you’re a revolting pariah and socially undesirable. If you drive a Tesla, Volt, or Prius, you’re off to a good start, provided, of course, you remember to plug your car in. Subtract 50 points for every electric car or truck you own despite the fact the electricity it runs on was actually produced by nuclear power or natural gas. If you drive a gas-powered truck with a bed large enough to hold two Smart Cars add 50 points. Also add 10 points for every foot your truck is off the ground because it makes the drivers of diminutive electric cars like the Ioniq, Ariya, Lyriq, Lucid, Crosstrek and Euv’s nervous. (For every misspelled electric car you own, subtract another 50 points.) If you voted for Donald Trump for president, add 100 points to your score. Also, add 30 points for every time you stayed in one of his hotels, played one of his golf courses,

gambled at one of his casinos, watched his TV show called “The Apprentice,” or attended one of his MAGA rallies. Also, add 50 points if you are a registered Republican. Conversely, subtract 50 points if you are a Democrat. Subtract another 50 points if you still have the Biden/Kamala bumper sticker on your car. That takes real courage to admit to it. If you are a member of Greenpeace, the Sierra Club, PETA, World Wildlife Fund, or Black Lives Matter, subtract another 50 points from your carbon score. Also, subtract dollar for dollar any extra money you’ve given to these organizations. Add 25 points to your carbon score for every child in your family, more than 2.2 children, which is the amount we would need to maintain a stable population if hordes weren’t crossing into the U.S. via our southern border. Celebrities with 19 or 20 kids who have their own TV show on cable are exempt. Ditto famous actors who have their own jets and often go places in them to preach to people about lessening their carbon footprint accompanied only by their pilot, co-pilot, and mistress. If you have solar panels on your roof, subtract 50 points

Being vulnerable

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eing honest and being real with the Lord is a real testimony to His character and your faith. To be anything but open and vulnerable to the One who created you is really quite futile when you think about it. Psalm 139 tells us that the Lord already searches us and knows us, knows when we sit down and get up, and He understands our thoughts. He sees the way we’re walking and knows when we lay down. He is intimately familiar with everything we do and knows what we’re going to say before we say it. There’s no place we can

go from Him. He formed us in our mother’s womb. He knows all our days before we have even lived them. Since He already knows literally everything about us, why not be honest with Him? I don’t think there’s a more vulnerable example than a story in Mark 9. There is a story of a boy who was demon possessed. Jesus’ disciples were unsuccessful in delivering the boy. When Jesus showed up to the chaotic scene, the father of the boy asked Jesus, “If you can, would you help us?” “IF I can?! Everything is possible if you believe!,” Jesus responded. This father vulnerably confessed, “I DO believe — but help my unbelief.” I feel like we so often put up this front to the Lord as if He will be disappointed with our humanity. Please remember that God made you and under-

stands your failings and shortcomings. He realizes you are not Deity. You are a fragile human, and you are prone to sin and discouragement. I’m sure this dad was physically, mentally, and emotionally exhausted. This story explains that when evil spirits would come over the son, the son would go into convulsions, foam at the mouth, gnash his teeth, and become stiff-- ever since he was a kid! This father had been dealing with these fits the son’s entire life! I’m sure they had tried many things to help the situation. As he desperately approached the Savior, it didn’t surprise me, and I’m sure it didn’t surprise Jesus when this father said: “If.” He had trust issues. Other treatments and people had disappointed him. Jesus was moved with compassion and still healed the demon possessed. When you come to the Lord in prayer, come to Him with raw

warm with whipped cream. Serves 12 to 14 Peach Mousse Ingredients: • 1/3 cup sugar • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin • 4 eggs • 3 egg yolks • 1 29-ounce can sliced peaches, drained • 1/4 cup Amaretto • 2 cups whipping cream, whipped Directions: Mix sugar and gelatin in 2-quart saucepan. Beat eggs and egg yolks in bowl until thick and lemon-colored. Stir into gelatin mixture. Cook over medium heat just until mixture comes to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Purée peaches in blender container. Add peaches and Amaretto to cooked mixture. Chill until partially set. Fold in whipped cream gently. Pour into 8-cup mold. Refrigerate until firm. Unmold onto serving plate. Serves 6 Barbie Butz is an independent columnist for The Atascadero News and Paso Robles Press; you can email her at bbutz1@outlook.com

even if they are blocked by the Mangrove trees you planted. Subtract another 10 points for every tree you planted. You can also subtract 10 points for every pound of Beyond Meat or Impossible Beef burger you’ve consumed. (Not just purchased but actually eaten.) Speaking of beef patties, add 25 points each for every cow you own that leaves behind little cow patties of carbon to decompose. For every Big Bird Blender windmill on your property that is busy producing clean energy while slicing and dicing endangered bird species, subtract another 50 points. To reduce your carbon footprint score even further, you can subtract 20 points every time you watch Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth.” Don’t forget to subtract the same amount from your IQ too! Once you die and your carcass is buried in the ground where it can decay and rot away gracefully, CONGRATULATIONS, you have now officially achieved net zero and are carbon neutral. Now, that wasn’t that hard, was it? Lee Pitts is an independent columnist for The Atascadero News and Paso Robles Press; you can email them at leepitts@leepittsbooks.com.

honesty. Have you ever read the book of Psalm? David lays out all his fears, insecurities, and even his anger in his prayers. We know God answers prayers. And Psalm 51:17 reminds us that a broken and contrite (repentant) heart God will not turn away. This father in Mark 9 had faith. He had faith enough to reach out to Jesus. He also had faith to ask for help — not just for his son but for his own heart. He knew what was possible, but it was a struggle at the same time. To be vulnerable with the Lord and ask Him for what you need is faith because you know He is able to come through! That is what I mean by a testimony to your faith and a testimony to the trustworthy character of our God. Sarah-Kate Duran is an independent columnist for The Atascadero News and Paso Robles Press; you can email them at alphabeth@tcsn.net


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Winter sports teams wrap up CIF with success

The Atascadero boys basketball team faces off against North High in a CIF Central Section Division III semifinal game in Bakersfield. The Greyhounds fell to the host Stars 64-53. Photo by Rick Evans

The Templeton High School girls basketball team earned a berth in the CIF Central Section playoffs and also ranked among the best area teams academically. Contributed Photo

Dominic Marquez, facing camera, placed sixth at the CIF Central Section Masters tournament. Contributed Photo

The Templeton High boys basketball team won the Sunset League title this season and also ranked highly among Central Section schools in team grade point average. Contributed Photo

Greyhounds end CIF season against Bakersfield STAFF REPORT

NORTH COUNTY — With winter sports wrapping up CIF games, it proved to be a successful season for North County student-athletes. In Paso Robles, it was the first time in a while that every winter sports team qualified for CIF postseason games. Paso Robles High School Athletic Director Michael Sauret said, “In addition to that huge accomplishment, however, the teams accumulated some serious hardware throughout the season and we’ll be hanging some new banners in the Gil Asa Gym.” Sauret rounded up the Bearcats’ wins for the winter sports season: Competition cheer won the CIF State Competition in its first season at PRHS. Boys wrestling won the Mountain League title

and took several athletes to the Masters and State competitions. The team is headed to the State competition, led by senior Dominic Marquez. Girls wrestling took one female, Denise De La Cruz Lopez, to the Masters competition and qualified for State. Girls soccer took their first Ocean League title and qualified as a seventh seed but lost in the first round of the CIF Central Section playoffs against a very strong Righetti team. Boys soccer had a fantastic season, qualifying as the third seed in the CIF Central Section Division II playoffs. Paso Robles was victorious in defeating Sunnyside in the first round of the playoffs but fell a little short in the second round against Clovis East. Girls basketball had a strong season, qualifying as the sixth seed in the CIF Central Section Division II tournament, but lost in the first round to Mission Oak. Boys basketball was in a rebuilding year and despite some of the ups and downs of the season,

were able to qualify in the CIF Central Section the girls and boys basketball teams were ranked Division III as the 16th seed. in the top five. This is the third time this year that an Eagles Templeton excels on and off the court team has been ranked in the top five of the CIF In Templeton, two more Eagles teams received Central Section for their academic achievements. academic honors. Earlier in the fall, the THS girls tennis team took The Templeton High School boys and girls fourth, behind only Golden West, Liberty, and basketball teams not only had outstanding El Diamante. Last year, the Eagles had a total seasons on the court but also in the classroom. of eight teams that were ranked. The CIF Central Section just released the top All four of THS’s winter sports teams made winter sports based on their academic accom- it to the CIF Central Section brackets this year, plishments. Varsity winter sport athletic teams including the boys and girls basketball and soccer were ranked based on their team’s unweighted teams. grade point averages. In the boys basketball academic rankings, Atascadero boys basketball reaches CIF semis Templeton came in with a team GPA of 3.52, The Atascadero Greyhounds boys basketball just behind Atascadero, who had a 3.59, and team ended their season Tuesday night, Feb. 20, Sierra Pacific, who had a 3.54. Among the girls, when it was eliminated by Bakersfield North the Lady Eagles are fourth with a 3.77 team 64-53 in the CIF Central Section Division III GPA. They finished behind Farmersville (3.93), semifinals. Exeter Union (3.88), and Liberty Bakersfield See our schedule below for the upcoming (3.82). This is the second year in a row that both spring season games for North County schools.

Week of February 22 - 28 TEMPLETON Baseball 2/24 | TBA | Morro Bay (V) 2/24 | 12 pm | Golden Valley (V) 2/26 | 3:30 / 6 pm | King City (JV/V) Boys Golf 2/26 | TBA | Preseason Tourney Boys Tennis 2/22 | 3:30 pm | Morro Bay (JV/V) 2/27 | 3:30 pm | Nipomo (JV/V)

2/27 | 5/6 pm | Nipomo (JV/V) Softball 2/23 | 4:30 pm | Arroyo Grande (JV/V) 2/28 | 4:30 pm | Paso Robles (JV/V) Swim Coming Soon Track Coming Soon

Boys Volleyball

ATASCADERO Baseball 2/22 | 3:30 pm | Salinas (JV/V) 2/24 | 10 am / 1 pm | Mission Prep (JV/V) 2/27 | 3:30 pm | Mission Prep (V) Boys Golf 2/26 | TBA | Preseason Tourney Boys Tennis 2/27 | 3:30 pm | Lompoc (JV/V) Boys Volleyball Coming Soon

Softball 2/22 | 4:30 pm | SLO (JV/V) 2/27 | 3:30 pm | Paso Robles (JV/V)

Baseball 2/26 | 3:30 / 5 pm | Mission Prep (JV/V) 2/27 | 4:30 / 5 pm | Mission Prep (V)

Softball 2/22 | 4 pm | Cabrillo / Lompoc (V) 2/24 | 11 am / 2 pm | Salinas (JV/V) 2/27 | 3 / 4 pm | Atascadero (JV/V)

Stunt 2/28 | 4 pm | Paso Robles (V)

Boys Golf 2/26 | TBA | Preseason Tourney

Stunt 2/28 | 4 pm | Atascadero (V)

Swim Coming Soon

Boys Tennis 2/26 | TBA | Mission Prep (V)

Swim Coming Soon

Track 2/24 | 9 am | Paso Robles Relays

Boys Volleyball 2/27 | 5 / 6 pm | Salinas (JV/V)

Track 2/24 | 9 am | Paso Robles Relays

For full details on games, locations, etc. please visit: templetonhs.schoolloop.com/Athletics

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Luke is one of the best athletes on our roster and we thrive offensively with his ability to get to the basket and finish. - Coach Lawren Ramos

LUKE ASPLUND

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Templeton High School Boys Basketball Luke led the team offensively for last week’s two CIF games averaging 17 points and 9 rebounds and making 10 of 11 free throws.


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