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3 from Pit North Atascadero earn junior black belts Trio had to work way through 20 tests

Posted: Friday, Aug 28th, 2015
Pit North Atascadero owner and coach Castle Williams graduated three junior black belts, Aug. 7, awarding the highest- level belt for youth to 12-year-old Trista Loftus, 10-year-old Nick Hawkins and 12-year-old Toby Jones.
At the Pit North, instructors teach mixed martial arts (MMA) a method used in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. It is more of a free-flowing martial art that
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Blaze now 90 percent contained

Posted: Friday, Aug 28th, 2015
According to the latest information from Cal Fire, the Cuesta Fire is now 90 percent contained and has burned a total of 2,446 acres.
Fire officials had previously estimated that the fire had burned 3,500 acres, but revised those numbers after getting a clearer view of the fire when smoke started to clear out of the area earlier this week.
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WEEKEND OF WHEELS Car enthusiasts gather for Cruise Nite, car show

Posted: Friday, Aug 28th, 2015
Hundreds of spectators and car enthusiasts came out to enjoy Cruise Nite featuring 300 cars of all shapes sizes and states of restoration, Friday, Aug. 21. This was all part of two days of events in Atascadero celebrating cars, culminating in a car show at Atascadero Lake Park.
This year a 1957 Volkswagen Beetle with an Edelbrock, Chevy LT1 Corvette
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How will Phillips 66 rail spur affect NC?

Modified: Friday, Aug 28th, 2015
Traffic, emergency response and possible derailment have been the hot topics surrounding the impact Phillips 66 Rail Spur project at the Santa Maria Refinery (SMR) could have on the North County.
What is the Phillip's 66 Rail Spur Project?
In 2014, Phillips 66 submitted a building permit to the San Luis Obispo County Planning Department and Board of Supervisors, requesting
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Evening for Education raises the bar; CAPS meets new AUSD administrators with warm welcome

Posted: Friday, Aug 28th, 2015
ATASCADERO -- The Committee for Atascadero Public Schools hosted the ninth annual Evening for Education on Saturday, and a sold-out crowd enjoyed a meal, live and silent auction, casino night, and more as CAPS raised money to deliver on its mission to provide grants to support educational programs for all Atascadero public schools.
CAPS co-chairpersons Kathy Peterson and Lori Bickel
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Cuesta Fire now 90 percent contained; focus turns to wilderness rehab

Posted: Friday, Aug 28th, 2015
ATASCADERO -- According to the latest information from Cal Fire, the Cuesta Fire is now 90 percent contained and has burned a total of 2,446 acres.
Fire officials had previously estimated that the fire had burned 3,500 acres, but revised those numbers after getting a clearer view of the fire when smoke started to clear out of the area
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Evening for Education raises the bar

Posted: Friday, Aug 28th, 2015
The Committee for Atascadero Public Schools hosted the ninth annual Evening for Education on Saturday, and a sold-out crowd enjoyed a meal, live and silent auction, casino night, and more as CAPS raised money to deliver on its mission to provide grants to support educational programs for all Atascadero public schools.
CAPS co-chairpersons Kathy Peterson and Lori Bickel raised the
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Cal Fire seeking public's help with Cuesta Fire

Posted: Friday, Aug 21st, 2015
SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Fire investigators would like the public's help in identifying the vehicle responsible for starting the Cuesta Fire, Cal Fire stated Friday afternoon.
The Cuesta Fire was reported on Aug. 16, 2015 at approximately 6:12 p.m. Investigators believe a northbound vehicle traveling uphill over the Cuesta Grade was experiencing some type of mechanical issue that ignited dry
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Buy Back Center to close; AWA drops out of negotiations with city

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
ATASCADERO -- Atascadero residents will soon be looking for a new place to take their recycling.
The City of Atascadero sent out a press release Wednesday saying that negotiations with Atascadero Waste Alternatives to keep the local recycling Buy Back Center open have fallen through, with AWA indicating that they have no further interest in negotiations.
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Kelley remembers Frank Gifford; NFL legend was a family friend

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
ATASCADERO -- The recent death of NFL Hall of Famer Frank Gifford hit home for at least one Atascadero resident.
Atascadero City Council member Bob Kelley said that he has many fond memories of Gifford, who was a family friend and also coached Kelley's Little League team in the mid-1950s while playing football for the New York Giants.
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Roads ready for Cruise Nite; pipeline project won't disrupt route

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
ATASCADERO -- Southern California Gas Company officials are assuring the public that a pipeline project currently under construction along El Camino Real will not affect the upcoming Hot El Camino Cruise Nite event.
Gas Company representative Tim Mahoney spoke to the Atascadero City Council at a meeting last week to provide an update on the project.
"I can
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Cuesta Fire: Blaze burns 3.5K acres, threatens town of Santa Margarita

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
Three fires sparked by a passing vehicle burnt up the canyons adjacent to the Cuesta Grade on Highway 101 Sunday evening, eventually combining and burning down the back side of the mountain, threatening the community of Santa Margarita and causing the evacuation of approximately 500 people.
Motorists on Highway 101 first reported the fire shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday. Having
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Cuest Fire now 15 percent contained, 2,500 acres burned

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 19th, 2015
CAMP SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Firefighters were able to gain some ground on the Cuesta Fire overnight, but not much.
The fire, which has now burned 2,500 acres is still only 15 percent contained as of 8:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to information from Cal Fire.
Rob Lewin, chief of the Cal Fire San Luis Obispo unit, and
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Cuesta Fire continues to grow, still threatening Santa Margarita

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
SANTA MARGARITA -- More than 1,000 fire personnel from all over the state were battling the Cuesta Fire Tuesday as high winds causes the blaze to grow to more than 2,000 acres by late in the afternoon.
Cal Fire spokesperson Bennet Milloy said that the fire was still only 10 percent contained as of 3:30 p.m. and that the
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Update: Cuesta Grade fire grows to 2000 acres

Modified: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
CUESTA GRADE -- A fire sparked by a vehicle at the top of the Cuesta Grade Sunday evening continued to grow. From Monday evening to Tuesday morning, the fire ballooned from 300 acres to 2,000 acres, according to Cal Fire.
The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District and Health Department said that the air quality was being impacted
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Santa Margarita residents urged to evacuate as fire nears

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
SANTA MARGARITA - Cal Fire officials were urging Santa Margarita residents who live south of the railroad tracks to evacuate Monday evening as the Cuesta Fire continued to creep closer to the town of approximately 1,200 people.
As of 10:30 p.m. the fire had grown to 500 acres and was still only 10 percent contained, according to Cal Fire Spokesperson
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