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Atascadero High School student accused of taking videos in the girls’ bathroom  Merced Sun-Star

A male student at Atascadero High School in Atascadero, California, was accused of taking videos of female students in the girls' bathroom. The school district ...



Remembering Tom Maas | Around About North County  Atascadero News

Saturday, July 6, was one of those beautiful North County days and family and friends of Tom Maas gathered to say goodbye and pay tribute to a man who was ...



Bonnie Wilkins Memorial | Around About North County  Atascadero News

When I joined Quota International of Atascadero in 2000, the club was already 26 years old, having been chartered in 1974. I remember meeting a very special ...



Atascadero High buildings coming along  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — Two years after starting life on an architect's draft board new science, agriculture and shop facilities at the Atascadero High School are about ...



Atascadero had a horrible start to the season. Now the Greyhounds are in the section final  San Luis Obispo Tribune

The Atascadero High School baseball team beat Templeton 4-3 on Wednesday in a semifinal game of the CIF-Central Section playoffs. The Greyhounds will ...



AUSD hears curriculum and budget update  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — “We're very tight right now, and we have been for a long time,” the Atascadero Unified School District (AUSD)'s assistant superintendent of ...



SLO County clerk’s wife admits embezzling $32,000 from Atascadero High band boosters  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sherry Gong, wife of San Luis Obispo County Clerk Tommy Gong, admitted Monday, July 8, 2019, to embezzling more than $32000 from the Atascadero High ...



Atascadero, CA | High school locked down during car chase  The Tribune

Atascadero High School was briefly locked down after a vehicle being pursued by San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's deputies crashed nearby. The car chase ...



Sherry Gong enters plea in Atascadero High School band boosters embezzlement  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sherry Gong, wife of San Luis Obispo County, California, Clerk-Recorder Tommy Gong, pleaded not guilty to embezzling more than $32000 from Atascadero ...



UPDATE: 2 vans stolen from Atascadero school district found abandoned at church  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Two school district vehicles stolen in Atascadero, California, were found at Hope Lutheran Church. The vans were stolen from the district transportation center ...



Sherry Gong repaid $28,500 embezzled from band, wants to avoid a trial, attorney says  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sherry Gong, wife of San Luis Obispo County, California, Clerk Tommy Gong, has repaid $28500 of the money she embezzled from the Atascadero High School ...



Greyhound foundation begins to raise money for pool  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — The Atascadero Greyhound Foundation, which was founded in 1994 as a way to fund facilities and programs for Atascadero High School ...



Atascadero High student threatened to 'shoot up' school; walkout delayed  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Atascadero schools were locked down Wednesday morning and a gun violence walkout canceled after the district discovered two threats to its campuses, ...



HOUNDS WALK: 273 graduate from Atascadero High School  Atascadero News

PASO ROBLES — The scorching 90-something-degree weather gave way to a cool evening breeze just in time for 273 graduating Atascadero High School ...



Greybots celebrate big year  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — The Atascadero High School Robotics Team, the FRC Greybots 973, held their annual gala event for team supporters and visitors March 9 in ...



County Clerk's wife charged with taking band funds  Atascadero News

SAN LUIS OBISPO — San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow announced earlier this week that charges were filed against Sherry Gong alleging that ...



Atascadero about to lose a significant landmark of its Colony history  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Atascadero often doesn't do enough to preserve its history, and the high school is preparing to tear down the last major building from the Colony era, writes Lon ...



Butler, AUSD look at year ahead  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO - While they're still following through on plans laid out for the 2018-2019 school year, the staff at the Atascadero Unified School District office ...



Atascadero girls remembered as DUI prevention advocates urge others to drive sober  KEYT

Two young women killed in a suspected DUI crash in Santa Maria are being remembered by friends and family.



Fewer Cambria students transferring out for high school as district adds new classes  San Luis Obispo Tribune

The Coast Unified School District in Cambria, California, is seeing a drop in transfers out to other SLO County high schools this year. It's also adding new classes ...



Police investigated Atascadero High teacher and coach for allegedly assaulting student  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Atascadero High School teacher and coach Chris Ferree was investigated by police for allegedly assaulting a student; the district says the accusations are ...



SLO County’s best school graduation traditions, from American flags to roses  San Luis Obispo Tribune

San Luis Obispo County, California, high schools and Cuesta College celebrated Class of 2019 graduations in June. Here are highlights from ceremonies for ...



2019 A-Town Throwdown begins Friday  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — The Atascadero Greyhounds will be holding their annual A-Town Throwdown passing league tournament and lineman competition on Friday ...



Talia Johnson signs with Whittier  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — In front of the Atascadero High School Athletic Office and surrounded by friends and family senior sprinter Talia Johnson signed her National ...



41 years ago, two women were brutally slain in Atascadero. Who were they?  San Luis Obispo Tribune

The killings of two women in Atascadero, California, in the 1970s went unsolved for 41 years. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office used DNA evidence to ...



Atascadero student who threatened to 'shoot up' school could face felony charge  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Atascadero police will recommend a felony charge against the student who threatened to "shoot up" the high school on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, during the ...



Templeton High School Drama's 'Addams Family' headed to Fringe  Atascadero News

TEMPLETON — The Templeton High School drama boosters are fundraising again, this time to send their production of the “Addams Family” to Edinburgh's ...



Broadway by the Sea and (new) Broadway on the Lake feature local talent  Atascadero News

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Broadway by the Sea returns to the exclusive Chapman Estate with seven vocalists belting out popular show tunes. After 22 years of ...



Frederick Arthur Kruger III  Atascadero News

Frederick Arthur Kruger III, returned home to his Heavenly Father, March 26, 2019. Born in Santa Maria, Calif., on July 4, 1991, to parents Fred and Leona Kruger ...



Team without a home  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — The Atascadero pool located on the high school campus is currently broken and has been for the entirety of the swim season. The pool went ...



Hounds open league with a win  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — After a brutal four-game stretch through their own Christmas Tournament in which they went 0-4, the Atascadero High School boys basketball ...



Donald Louis Ramos  Atascadero News

A memorial celebration of life will be held on Saturday, June 1, at 1 p.m. at the Santa Margarita Community Hall. Family and friends are invited to attend. Please ...



CONQUERING THE MOUNTAIN: 366 students graduate from Atascadero High School  Atascadero News

A total of 366 members of Atascadero High School's Class of 2017 marked the end of four years of hard work during a commencement ceremony Wednesday, ...



Bradley named Teacher of the Year  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — Ivan Bradley, Regional Occupational Program (ROP) instructor for the Graphic Communications, Video Production, and Computer Animation ...



Atascadero to tighten tobacco regulations  New Times SLO

An increase in smoking and the use of e-cigarettes is pushing the city of Atascadero to expand its smoking ban and incorporate vaping into its...



Student walkout canceled after high school locked down over shooting threat  Washington Post

Students across the country walked out of their classrooms Wednesday in a show of support for stronger gun-control legislation after the school shooting in ...



U.S. News ranked the top high schools in the country. Here's how SLO County stacks up  San Luis Obispo Tribune

This year's U.S. News & World Report public high school rankings are here — San Luis Obispo High School tops the county, based on test scores, graduation ...



Atascadero News | Dustin Lee Davis  Atascadero News

Dusty is survived by his parents, Jan and Patti Davis of Atascadero, Calif., and Dori and Lonnie Belden of La Pine, Ore. He is also is survived by his brother ...



Atascadero News | Atascadero's Cooper was selfless  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — A celebration of life *service* was held on Tuesday, Aug, 7 for Atascadero community leader Wayne Everett Cooper. Attendance for the *service* ...



Robert (Bob) Lee Galli  Atascadero News

Robert (Bob) Lee Galli passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, June 20, 2019. He was 91 years old. Born Feb. 18, 1928, in San Luis ...



Orange and Grey Youth Football Camp returns June 17  Atascadero News

The Orange and Grey Youth Football Camp will be held at the Atascadero High School upper practice fields on Monday through Wednesday, June 17-19 ...



Claire Livengood signs with UC Irvine  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — Tuesday afternoon in front of the Atascadero high school athletic office senior cross country and track runner Claire Livengood signed her ...



AUSD Board accepts Berdoll resignation  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — The Atascadero Fine Arts Academy teacher currently facing 44 felonies counts involving child pornography had his resignation officially ...



Teen whose ‘Saw’-style threat shut Atascadero school must pay district $235,000  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The teenager whose Hollywood-style threats closed San Gabriel Elementary for two weeks in 2015 must pay the Atascadero Unified School District about ...



SLO County CA high schools among lowest-performing in state  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Three high schools in San Luis Obispo County, California, were classified as low performing by the state Department of Education. Find out where your school ...



Bonnie Lyn Wilkins  Atascadero News

Bonnie Lyn Wilkins, a native of Atascadero, passed away July 7, 2019, peacefully at her home with her family at her side. She was 83 years old, born at the ...



Seniors Lead Atascadero High School track team  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — The Greyhounds track and field team competed in the PAC-8 league championships at Atascadero High School on May 4. Seniors Brittney ...



Dora Harriet McKusick  Atascadero News

Dora Harriet McKusick, 97, was born in Orcutt, Calif., and went home to be with her Lord on Feb.18, 2019. Dora was the youngest of six girls born to John and ...



Sherry Gong admits to embezzlement, attorney says  Cal Coast News

An attorney representing the wife of San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder Tommy Gong, who is charged with embezzling more than $32000 from the.



Atascadero High School grad returns to play Curly in Opera SLO's rendition of 'Oklahoma!'  New Times SLO

Los Angeles Opera chorus member Gabriel Manro still remembers the first musical he ever auditioned for. In the early 1990s, he tried out for the...



New Black Box Theater coming soon  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO – Atascadero High School will start to see construction this month on Phase 1 of the reconstruction of the Music Classroom Building and Black ...



Design complete for AHS science buildings  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — After about a year of planning, Wysong Construction will soon begin construction of one of their keystone projects, the Atascadero High ...



AHS alum Augie Johnston hired as varsity basketball head coach  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — The Atascadero High School Greyhounds basketball team has hired a new varsity head basketball coach, Augie Johnston, as they head into ...



DA accuses SLO County clerk's wife of embezzlement  New Times SLO

The San Luis Obispo District Attorney's Office is accusing Sherry Gong, 47, of three counts of grand theft embezzlement from the Atascadero High School Band...



Wedding: Bolton - Gamboa  Atascadero News

Miss Mary Danielle Bolton and Alejandro Rey Gamboa were married on April 7, 2018. The ceremony took place at the Santa Maria Inn in Santa Maria with ...



Sports  Atascadero News

Atascadero Alum Sabrina Degnan Candidate for NCAA Woman of the Year. LOS ANGELES — Former Atascadero standout athlete and student Sabrina ...



William Edward "Bill" Darley  Atascadero News

William Edward "Bill" Darley, 56, died April 12, 2019, in Wilmington, N.C. He was born in Los Angeles on Sept. 27, 1962, to his loving parents Barbara Jones and ...



Fine Arts Academy premieres in documentary  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — Parents, students, teachers and community supporters of the Fine Arts Academy of Atascadero will have a couple of reasons to celebrate ...



Greyhound football ready for bounce-back season: Defense returns key starters  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — They say there are only two seasons in America, football season, and waiting for football season. If you drove past the upper fields at ...



Basketball: Santa Maria can't handle Atascadero's height in 77-65 Ocean League loss  Santa Maria Times

Santa Maria's boys basketball team is used to being undersized against its opponent, and the Saints had an even taller problem than usual against Atascadero ...



Atascadero High grad killed, sister critically injured in crash near I-5  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

A 2016 Atascadero High School graduate was killed and her older sister critically injured Tuesday morning when they collided with a semi truck on Highway 198 ...



Crow hired as Templeton's new head football coach: Went 39-16 in previous stint with THS  Atascadero News

TEMPLETON — The Templeton High School Athletic Department on Wednesday announced Don Crow will be the school's next varsity head football coach.



Another deadly car crash rocks staff at Atascadero school  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

A fatal Atascadero vehicle collision on Sunday also injured a teacher whose school faced another tragic car crash earlier this year. Ruth Cahill, 72, an aide at the ...



Atascadero rejects plan to use Armory as a warming shelter — now where will homeless go?  The Tribune

The warming center for homeless people in Atascadero, California, needs a new shelter during the winter after the City Council voted down a plan to use the ...



State VFW Auxiliary announces Patriotic Art Scholarship Winner  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — Ashley Sutherland, a sophomore at Atascadero High School, was named the VFW Auxiliary Department of California's first-place winner of the ...



Choral teacher still wanted  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — Recently, a grass roots meeting was held to save the choral program at Atascadero High School. The community went to social media with the ...



Susan Funk dances her way from City Hall to the Pavilion  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — The last time Susan Funk “performed” as a dancer it was a wedding waltz with her new husband, Gordon, 24 years ago. And sharp eyes have ...



AHS Greybots unleash 'HAVOC'  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO – The Greybots, Atascadero high school competitive robotics team unveiled their newest creation Saturday night at the 5th Annual Greybot Gala ...



Paso Robles High School sees 113 advance to SkillsUSA State competition  Paso Robles Press

Paso Robles High School students, 113 in all, advanced to the 2019 California SkillsUSA State Conference in Ontario next month. Thirty-eight Bearcats earned ...



Paso, Atascadero come together to honor sisters killed in crash  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sisters Brittni and Brynn Frace, who died after a crash near Interstate 5, were remembered at a prayer *service* at Highlands Church in Paso Robles on Friday, ...



Kyle Lawrence Bridgeman  Atascadero News

Kyle Lawrence Bridgeman passed away on Aug. 17, 2018, in Applegate, Calif. from a single car accident. Kyle was born on May 23, 1988, at Twin Cities ...



Retiring AUSD teachers, staff honored  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — Principals and AUSD staff recognized retiring employees during a school board meeting ceremony Tuesday, May 15. The retiring staff ...



No charges against 2 SLO County educators accused of assaulting students  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's Office will not pursue charges against two local educators accused of assaulting students following a ...



Greybots make history  Atascadero News

SAN JOSE — Team 973, The Greybots, reigning world champions of the FIRST Robotics Competition, won the Silicon Valley Regional, marking the first season ...



Alysa (Young) Jones  Atascadero News

Alysa was born Sept. 30, 1978, in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Alysa passed away Aug. 5, 2018 in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Alysa is survived by her wonderful children ...



Bippity bobbity boo: Cinderella's Closet Comes to Templeton High School  Atascadero News

TEMPLETON — In conjunction with the school's leadership department, led by Matthew MacFarlane and sorority sisters from Cal Poly's Alpha Omicron Pi, ...



Atascadero seniors graduate Wednesday  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — This week hundreds of local graduating high school seniors will, for the last time as a student, weave through the crowded hallways on ...



Staci Renee DiLucca  Atascadero News

Staci Renee DiLucca was born on June 25, 1991, in Templeton and passed away on Feb. 17, 2018, at home in Atascadero. Staci was raised in Atascadero and ...



Templeton's Stand outs  Atascadero News

The hard work, commitment and passion of those who work in special education classrooms will be recognized Dec. 3, which has been declared “The Day of the ...



Atascadero High School's Greybots robotics team takes top spot at FIRST World Championship  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — This past weekend FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition team 973, the Greybots, ...



Young Atascadero woman goes to DC  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — Mikaela Arneson already had a resume that would make anyone's jaw drop: Signed to a Los Angeles dance agency at the age of 17, she has ...



From tragedy to triumph, here are the top-10 SLO County stories of 2018  The Tribune

The Tribune's top-10 stories from San Luis Obispo County in 2018 include the jail death video, the midterm election, the Cal Poly blackface incident and the ...



PD and SWAT bust meth operation in Atascadero  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — Nine people were arrested Wednesday after a search warrant was served at a reported methamphetamine operation on Carrizo Road, the ...



PREP BASEBALL: Greyhounds control destiny  Atascadero News

ARROYO GRANDE — With Paso Robles and Righetti battling over first place in the PAC 8 League, three teams — Atascadero, Arroyo Grande, and San Luis ...



Thanksgiving review and more | Around About North County  Atascadero News

I hope you survived a joyful Thanksgiving and are now enjoying all the leftovers, which I think is one of the great benefits of that “fulfilling” meal! We traveled all ...



Atascadero News | Annette Reneé Mauer-Stemper  Atascadero News

Annette Reneé Mauer-Stemper loved everyone. At first meeting, you became an instant friend. As if she knew her life may get cut short, she lived it with all she ...



Paso Robles CA to build SLO County's biggest high school pool  San Luis Obispo Tribune

The Paso Robles, CA, school district is determined to complete a $10 million swimming pool facility that would be the biggest aquatic center in San Luis Obispo ...



Tamelier inducted into AHS Athletic Hall of fame  Atascadero News

Two weeks ago Atascadero High School inducted former boys head basketball coach Jerry Tamelier into the Atascadero Athletic Hall Of Fame. Tamelier led the ...



Is the next big MMA star a 14-year-old girl from Atascadero known as ‘Firecracker’?  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Atascadero High School freshman Trista Stordahl-Loftus, 14, is the next San Luis Obispo County MMA star on the rise.



Local nonprofit Seneca tackling SLO County's foster care crisis  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — With Foster Care Awareness Month coming up in May, Atascadero-based adoption and foster care nonprofit Seneca Family of Agencies is ...



Hounds open against LPL Champions: Eagles primed for another title run  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — With ominous clouds looming off in the distance, the Atascadero and Templeton boys tennis teams squared off on Tuesday at Heilman Park.



Christina Marie Walker  Atascadero News

Christina Marie Walker, born Dec. 30, 1969, passed away peacefully on Aug. 31, 2019, after a long struggle with heart disease. Christina is survived by her ...



Would narrowing El Camino Real make downtown Atascadero more walkable? A study says yes  The Tribune

A new Atascadero traffic study suggests reducing the number of lanes on El Camino Real could improve parking and walkability downtown with only minor traffic ...



Atascadero grad Karson Block lands DI scholarship  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

For many, it's known as the “JUCO Struggle.” It's the less glamorous side of college football — and Atascadero High School graduate Karson Block lived it.



Santa Barbara wins eighth annual FCA All-Star Football Classic  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — All the schools from as far north as Paso Robles to as far south as Santa Ynez sent a collection of their best players to Atascadero High ...



Update: Bret Landen ordered to pay 235k in restitution to Atascadero School District  Paso Robles Daily News

Update posted Oct. 18, 2017. Bret Landen, the teenager whose Saw movie-style threats closed San Gabriel Elementary for two weeks in 2015, has been ...



Hounds take fourth in Easter Classic  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — All the high school campuses across the county were empty this week as the schools got either a week or two weeks off for spring break.



Orcutt Academy, Pioneer Valley boys tie for Ocean League track title  Santa Maria Times

The Orcutt Academy and Pioneer Valley boys track teams made a bit of history Thursday.



College football: Taua and Cooks make impact at Nevada while Cole finds the field at Cal Poly  Santa Maria Times

In their first season of collegiate football together, Toa Taua and Elijah Cooks are making an impact for the University of Nevada Wolf Pack.



History in the making as Jim Wilkins joins DWOS  Atascadero News

The Atascadero Historical Society has plans to develop a historical site, the Colony Heritage Center, adjacent to downtown, and the Society's President, Jim ...



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