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February 12 6:54pm

Request for Proposal for Holiday Lighting of Sunken Gardens

Request for Proposals for Holiday Lighting of Sunken Gardens  The City of Atascadero is excited to announce a Request for Proposal (RFP) to design and install holiday lights in the trees in the historic downtown Atascadero Sunken Gardens Park. This is a unique 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…
Press Releases
February 08 2:06pm

Youth T-Ball - 2024 Spring Registrations Now Open!

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 1ST! The City of Atascadero’s Recreation team is looking forward to another season of Youth Tee Ball! This Tee Ball league will focus on teaching the basics of baseball in a low-key and instructional atmosphere with a main goal of having fun! Tee Ball is open to boys and girls who are 4.5 to 6 years old. Practices and games will take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Paloma Creek Park.  Practices will begin on April 9th and league games…
Press Releases
February 07 5:44pm

Adult Social Kickball - 2024 Spring Season Team Registrations Now Open!

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 16TH! The City of Atascadero is excited to offer another season for the Adult Social Kickball League this Spring! Channel your inner fourth grader and sign your team up to play this season! Games will be held on Wednesday evenings at the Paloma Creek softball fields. The Spring season is scheduled to begin with games on Wednesday, March 13th, and conclude on Wednesday, May 1st. The season will include eight evenings of games and each game will last…
Press Releases
February 07 5:44pm

Adult Basketball - 2024 Spring Season Team Registrations Now Open!

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 8TH! The City of Atascadero is excited for another Adult Basketball season! We are ready to get everyone back on the court at Colony Park Community Center for the spring! The league will run from March 24th -June 2nd allowing for 8 regular season games with some holidays off. Games will take place on Sundays. All teams can be co-ed, and applications are accepted on a team basis only, with a minimum of 8 players and a maximum of 12 players. There will…
Press Releases
February 01 6:25pm

Adopt-a-Cockroach for a Special Someone!

Charles Paddock Zoo presents: Adopt-a-Cockroach for a Special Someone! As we kick off the month of February, the Charles Paddock Zoo is offering a unique way to show your true affection this Valentine’s Day with the Adopt-A-Cockroach Valentine! Now through February 29th, you can give that special someone in your life who is either very hard to shop for, or who might just be the perfect person to receive, their very own cockroach!  Adopt a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach from the Zoo…
Press Releases
February 01 11:44am

Chipping Program Returns to Atascadero!

CHIPPING PROGRAM REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! The San Luis Obispo County Fire Safe Council has awarded Atascadero Fire & Emergency Services grant funds for hazardous fuel reduction for 2024. This program, referred to as chipping, will be offered to those properties in the Wildland Urban Interface fire area map within City limits. Registration begins on February 1, 2024, and chipping will begin on March 1, 2024. The City of Atascadero has contracted with Hansen Bro’s Custom Farming to…
Press Releases
January 24 7:00pm

RFQ Released for the Sale and Development of City Property at 5901 East Mall, Atascadero!

Request for Qualifications for Development of the Centennial Plaza Lots  The City of Atascadero is excited to announce a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Centennial Plaza Lots at 5901 East Mall. This is a rare opportunity to develop unlimited business potential in one of Downtown Atascadero’s prime, bustling locations for restaurant, retail, entertainment, with room for office and residential opportunities on upper floors. The City is eagerly inviting developers to submit…
Press Releases
December 19 8:00am

Band Submissions Open for the 2024 “Saturday in the Park” Summer Concert Series

Band submissions are open for the 2024 “Saturday in the Park” Summer Concert Series! The City of Atascadero’s Community Services Department is now accepting band applications for the upcoming 2024 “Saturday in the Park” Summer Concert Series. We’re excited to announce it’s time to get our bands in place for the upcoming Concert Series. This series will consist of eight (8) concerts from June 15th through August 31st and will be held at the Atascadero Lake Park Bandstand from 6:30-8:…
Updates from the City Manager
December 18 8:00am

From the City Manager - Storm Preparedness

Storm Preparedness by the City Every year, the City spends significant time and effort preparing for winter storms. Staff diligently prepares for wet weather by clearing and cleaning public property drain inlets of leaves, sand, and other debris that could clog storm pipes or inlet grates; stockpiling sand and prefilling sandbags; performing regular street sweeping around Downtown; trimming trees in City parks and facilities; and inspecting and keeping up with storm-related…
Latest News
December 12 11:45am

Holiday Magic 2023!

The City of Atascadero proudly presents Holiday Magic! Saturday, December 16th, 10 am - 1 pm The Charles Paddock Zoo is pleased to announce Holiday Magic 2023 on Saturday, December 16th from 10 am until 1 pm! The zookeepers have stepped in as Santa’s Elves to prepare gifts for the animals and Santa will also be on-site to welcome our visitors! Here at the Zoo it doesn’t matter if you are naughty or nice! Our scheduled gift delivery begins at 10 am and goes until 1 pm. Gifts will be…