Chief investigator Hanley to retire after 38-year public safety career

SAN LUIS OBISPO — After serving the local community in law enforcement for more than 38 years, Bill Hanley, Chief of the District Attorney’s Office Bureau of Investigations, announced his retirement effective Friday, Nov. 16. Hanley served in the role of Chief since 2005 when he was appointed by then-District Attorney Gerald T. Shea in 2005.... more

A fond farewell to Chief Deputy Hastie

Chief Deputy Ron Hastie is retiring this month after a 31-year career at the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Ian Parkinson and Undersheriff Tim Olivas recognized Chief Hastie during a General Assembly at the Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 1.... more

Patricia (Thew) Nash-Boulden celebrates a 100 years

Patricia (Thew) Nash-Boulden will celebrate her 100th birthday Nov. 17, 2018. Pat was born in Pasadena, one week after WW1 ended. She grew up in Altadena, Calif. during The Great Depression and attended a one-room schoolhouse in Big Bear and Ojai. She attended high school in Santa Barbara. Patricia married Stephen Nash-Boulden in 1937. Together, Pat and Steve were residents of Atascadero (1948-1997). She currently resides in Santa Maria.... more

Hall graduates basic Air Force training

U.S. Air Force Airman Tristan J. Hall graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Hall completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.... more

Wedding: Douglass - Funsten

Jane Douglass, a 1993 graduate of Atascadero High School, was married Aug. 4 in Carbondale, Colo. to James Johnston Funsten IV. The wedding took place on the grounds of the historic Missouri Heights Schoolhouse, overlooking the Roaring Fork Valley and the mountains beyond. Val Douglass, Jane’s sister, was the matron of honor. Junior attendants were Jim’s eight-year-old son, Max and Val’s nine-year-old daughter Zella and seven-year-old son, Zach. The officiant was Pat Henry, retired principal of the school where Jane is a teacher.... more

Wedding: Rennegarbe - Hume

Isabelle Marie Rennegarbe and Nathan Alexander Hume of Fresno were married on March 24, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Atascadero and Randy Mewhirter, a minister officiated the ceremony.... more

Anniversary: David & Janet Grummitt

Congratulations on your 50th wedding anniversary!... more