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What’s the best thing Atascadero has going for it?

A semi-rural charm and the privacy, big lots, and oak trees galore.
The downtown core’s historic nature, if the city ever figures out what to do with its untapped potential.
The Walmart, because that’s one shopping option I must have.
The zoo, the lake, and the park are where I like to spend my weekends and warm summer evenings.

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The following article was posted on September 4th, 2013, in the New Times - Volume 28, Issue 6 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 28, Issue 6

Panhandling is not homelessness

By Shelagh Considine - Morro Bay

I just read Rachel Hough’s letter about panhandlers at stop signs (“Stop,” Aug. 15). She confuses homelessness with panhandling at stop signs. In Morro Bay there is a couple who have a home. They trade off doing shifts at Albertson’s parking lot because they make as much panhandling as they would at a regular job. This has nothing to do with homelessness.

This has to do with panhandling.