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July 16 3:20pm

OPEN HOUSE! Atascadero General Plan Update Scoping Meeting for Environmental Impact Report

The City of Atascadero would like to invite the public to an open house event to provide input on topics to consider during the analysis of the General Plan Update.  The environmental analysis and review of a city’s vision is a key part of the General Plan which serves as our city’s blueprint for future policy and decision making. This open house will allow the public to share their ideas on which topics should be analyzed as we work toward a preferred alternative for future…
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July 15 11:00pm

2024 “Saturday in the Park” Summer Concert Series with Garden Party!

The City of Atascadero is pleased to continue to offer the 2024 “Saturdays in the Park” Summer Concert Series! The next concert will be held on Saturday, July 20th at 6:30 pm at the Atascadero Lake Park Bandstand with Garden Party! Garden Party is led by Danny Grasseschi with an all-star group of amazing pro level players - Mark Paisley on keys, Rob Espinosa on guitar and vocals, Russ Kuster on bass and vocals and co-founding member Steve Hilstein on drums. Five seasoned musicians that…
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July 12 8:11pm

A Portion of West Mall to Become a One-Way Street

Part of the recent efforts to improve enhanced safety, downtown vitality, and additional free parking. West Mall from Palma Avenue to El Camino Real will become a one-way street on Tuesday, July 16, 2024.  This conversion from a two-way street is part of the current construction for the El Camino Real (ECR) Downtown Safety and Parking Enhancements Project to improve public safety, foster downtown vitality, and add 100+ free parking spaces to create a true downtown experience.…
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July 12 8:03pm

Night Construction Scheduled for El Camino Real near Del Rio Road

The City has approved a request for night work on El Camino Real just north of Del Rio Road for two nights on Sunday, July 14th and Monday, July 15th.  Work involves trenching and installing a private sewer lateral and connecting to the City sanitary sewer main for a new commercial development at 1860 El Camino Real.  Night work is expected to occur between 8:00 pm and 5:00 am.  This approval will minimize traffic delays on El Camino Real and impacts to the City’s…
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July 01 6:19pm

2024 “Saturday in the Park” Summer Concert Series with The Rockin’ Bs Band!

The City of Atascadero is pleased to continue to offer the 2024 “Saturdays in the Park” Summer Concert Series! The next concert will be held on Saturday, July 6th at 6:30 pm at the Atascadero Lake Park Bandstand with The Rockin’ Bs Band! Four seasoned pros come together to create a musical experience that is authentic & FUN. The sum of its parts, the Rockin' Bs Band has a diverse repertoire that is great for listening & dancing. Julie Beaver is a…
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June 27 7:31pm

Summer Animal Announcements from the Charles Paddock Zoo!

The City of Atascadero and the Charles Paddock Zoo (CPZ) are delighted to share a couple new animal highlights going on at the Zoo in time for summer and the 4th of July holiday!  A new young Red Panda, Kesari, has joined us from the Sacramento Zoo and we are happy to make a Mongoose Lemur baby gender announcement, “It’s a Boy!” welcome baby Ravi! Our newest Himalayan Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens fulgens), Kesari, came to us from the Sacramento Zoo through the Association of…
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June 24 7:01am

2024 “Saturday in the Park” Summer Concert Series with The Cinders Blues Band!

The City of Atascadero is looking forward to the next date of the 2024 “Saturdays in the Park” Summer Concert Series! Our second concert will be held on Saturday, June 29th at 6:30 pm at the Atascadero Lake Park Bandstand with The Cinders Blues Band! The Cinders Blues Band plays real blues music for grown-ups that you can dance to. Fronted by vocalist Brett Hoover, The Cinders play a wide variety of blues styles from Chicago to San Francisco from the '50s to the present, all with a…
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June 23 10:06pm

Planned Night Work on El Camino Real north of Del Rio Road

In order to minimize impacts to public vehicular traffic and the wastewater system, the contractor constructing public improvements on El Camino Real north of Del Rio Road will be constructing a new sewer manhole and lateral connection from Wednesday, June 26th into Thursday morning, June 27th.  Work will commence at 9:00 pm and is expected to take approximately eight hours to complete.  During construction, one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained on El Camino…
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June 21 4:40pm

City of Atascadero Announces the 31st Annual Hot El Camino Cruise Nite

Registration Now Open! The City of Atascadero proudly presents the 31st Annual Hot El Camino Cruise Nite on Friday, August 16, 2024, from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm as part of our Cruisin’ Weekend! The Cruise will take place up and down El Camino Real in Atascadero. Join the thousands of spectators that come out to watch this fun, entertaining, and family-oriented Cruise. From classic favorites to new and flashy hot rods, this event brings out the best cars from all over the county and…
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June 06 5:00pm

Atascadero City Council Takes Action to Initiate Construction of the El Camino Real Downtown Safety and Parking Enhancements Project

Unanimous Vote Selects Construction Firm to Break Ground on June 10 Atascadero, CA - On May 28, the Atascadero City Council unanimously approved a construction contract for the El Camino Real Downtown Safety and Parking Enhancements Project (The ECR Project), a key milestone to breaking ground on this community-driven initiative to improve safety in and revitalize the City’s downtown core. Council’s approval of construction contracts with Souza Construction and…