CRESTON NEWS
Creston California
 2020
Links and Contacts

Here is the contact info for our current elected officials:
 5th District Supervisor:  Debbie Arnold, 1055 Monterey St., Rm D430, San Luis Obispo  93408   805-781-5450

  State Assembly:  Jordan Cunningham,  444 Higuera St., #100, San Luis Obispo, 93401  805-549-3381

  US Congress Person: Salud Carbajal, 1411 Marsh St. #205, San Luis Obispo, 93401    805-546-8348

   To rent space inside the
Volunteer Community Garden, or Creston Community Center, please contact the C.A.T.C.H. Fund representative Rosie Hebron at (805) 238-1662. This has been popular for celebrations of life, birthdays, anniversaries, fundraisers, large dinners, meetings of all sorts, etc.

     
Creston Advisory Body (CAB) meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Creston Community Church. Check the Community Bulletin Board for the agenda, which is posted two days prior to the meeting.  Also, please be sure to follow the various issues, such as the Groundwater Basin Overdraft, which are followed at the meetings. Contact CAB Chairperson Sheila Lyons (805) 239-0917 to be added to the monthly e-mail announcment list to received the agenda directly. The meetings often include reports from the local Sheriff and Debbie Arnold's office.
  
www.crestonadvisorybody.com

     Creston Garden Club normally meets at 1 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. Location varies, so contact Judy Blankenship (805) 226-9489 (or by e-mail) for the latest details. Judy can also help you with your purchase of a memorial brick ($75) in the Community Volunteer Garden. The garden is located on Swayze Street next to Creston Community Center.
     Creston Garden Club, P.O. Box 36, Creston CA 93432

    Creston Women's Club meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month and goes on summer hiatus July and August. The Sept meeting is moved around due to Labor Day. Meetings are sometimes held in the Garden and mostly inside the Community Center's little mobile trailer next to the creek. We accept donations which we redistribute to community causes, not the least of which are our Creston Community Center and various education programs including our scholarship fund, supporting education in all its forms. Send checks to Creston Women's Club, P.O. Box 63, Creston, CA 93432.  For info, call (805) 345-9066 or (805) 238-1662.

   Creston Classic Rodeo is held annually in mid-September. Proceeds benefit the continued construction of Creston Community Center, along with a scholarship program, and other donations to selected causes.
     www.crestonclassicrodeo.org

     Creston Community Association is dedicated to fundraising for and maintaining the community-built swimming pool. The pool is generally open as soon as school closes for the summer and closes when school opens its doors again. For details about the pool, the association, the annual fundraising events, contact Vickie Bittle at (805) 238-0403.

   Creston Community Volunteer Garden is located on Swayze Road next to Creston Community Center. It is free and open to the public. Please enjoy the shade trees, native garden and picnic benches and clean up after yourself to help our volunteers keep the place looking sharp. Coordinator Sheila Lyons (805) 239-0917 or via e-mail.

    Creston Library, 6290 Adams Street across from Creston Elementary School is closed indefinitely due to COVID-19. Typically, their hours are: Tues 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Thursday Noon - 6 p.m., and Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Stop in to borrow books, magazines, fiction, non-fiction, DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, or take part in myriad events and hands-on activities for all ages. Associated with San Luis Obispo County Library and the Black Gold Library System.

     Friends of Creston Library meets at 11:30 am on the second Thursday of each month. Everyone is invited to help out with this group - no member dues ever. This Friends group supports library activities such as the children's reading programs, adult programs, movies, book/DVD etc. sales twice yearly, and is currently upgrading the backyard. Check out the Facebook page for the latest or call our librarian, Cookie, at (805) 237-3010 and Friends President Brooke Forzetting at (805) 610-9489.

    The CATCH Fund Board has worked for more than 20 years to secure the space and funding for development of Creston Community Center. Meetings, currently led by President Audrey Beatty, are held as needed and are attended by members of participating community clubs including Creston Women's Club, Creston Classic Rodeo, Friends of Creston Library etc.
     CATCH Fund, P.O. Box 14, Creston 93432
  
   Creston 4-H Club - open to youth ages 5 - 18 with projects ranging from home arts to animal husbandry. Contact Julie Soto (805) 238-7185 for details.


Public service contacts:

     Creston Fire State #50  - (805) 238-4343  www.calfireslo.org
    
     CalFire Burn Day info - (800) 834-2876

     Creston Sheriff SLO County - (805) 781-4550
  
     CA Highway Patrol -  (800) 835-5247

     Twin Cities Hospital - (805) 434-3500

     PG&E outages  - (800) 743-5002 or m.pge.com/#outages

     Creston Elementary School - (805) 238-4771

      Creston Post Office - Rene and Jacqui (805) 349-3983

     SLO County Brand Inspector - (805) 338-1437

     Poison  Help  Hotline  - (800) 222-1222

     Pet Poison Hotline - (800) 213-6680

     Suicide Prevention Hotline  - (800) 273-8255


MORE  Creston contacts :

     Allgood Custom Leather AllgoodCustomLeather.com
    
      Bittle Day Care  Vickie (805) 238-0403

     Creston Community Church offers evangelical Christian worship and community building events under the direction of Pastor JD Megason. For more information, call (805) 238-9197 or visit www.crestonchurch.com
    
     Creston Compost, 6525 O'Donovan Road, offers premium potting soil Tuesdays - Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Call Bob at (805) 674-7734 or (805) 238-7866 They advertise 100% organic blend of aged mushroom compost - soil lab analysis provided. $6 per cubic foot (26 quarts). Purchase by the yard and save another $47!  
 
     Creston Gymkhana Group - Michele (805) 423-5389

      Creston House & Grocery Store (805) 400-7161 - call in your orders for deli!

     Granite Ridge Christian Camp & Retreat Center, Coyote Creek Lane, (805) 238-3582
     GraniteRidgeChristianCamp.com
  
     Loading Chute (805) 237-1259

     Long Branch Saloon (805) 779-0028

     The Metal Shed (scuptor's studio)  - (805) 238-1662

     San Luis Obispo County Seniors Travel Group  - (805) 286-4360 (Paso Robles and beyond)
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