About the Colony

About the Colony

Work begins on Atascadero’s new pedestrian bridge and plaza

Work is underway on what I consider the most significant improvements in Atascadero’s downtown since the Sunken Gardens improvement project about 15 years ago, writes Tribune columnist Lon Allan. The Centennial Bridge and Plaza Project, when completed, will result in significant improvements around the area, from the newly completed Atascadero Middle High School to El Camino Real, including Atascadero Creek and Colony Square.

About the Colony

Major flap over Pepsi ad was unwarranted

Tribune columnist Lon Allan says he can’t seem to understand the social media eruption over the recent Pepsi commercial starring Kendall Jenner. Too many people can be whipped into a fury these days — and that is not good for any of us, Allan writes.

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How to have a 'Safe and Sane' July Fourth — but still have fireworks

Tribune reporter Gabby Ferreira finds out how to stay safe while setting off fireworks from Five Cities Fire Authority Chief Steve Lieberman. They set off an assortment of "Safe and Sane" fireworks for the Fourth of July holiday.
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How to have a 'Safe and Sane' July Fourth — but still have fireworks

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Remains of SLO County Marine killed in WWII return home after 74 years

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