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Arroyo Grande axes prayer from council meetings

Following a threat of Satanism preaching at council meetings, the Arroyo Grande City Council voted to eliminate its longstanding invocation practice. The council voted 3-2 on Tuesday to stop holding invocations and replace them with moments of silence. Council members... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande denies Courtland project

Arroyo Grande City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to deny a four and a half acre proposed mix of commercial and residential units near the city’s border with Grover Beach. In Nick Tompkins’ current proposal, he would partner with Andy Mangano... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande council’s questionable political conduct

OPINION By OTIS PAGE With the election and seating of Jim Hill as Mayor of Arroyo Grande, it is important for citizens to place in perspective that among the accomplishments of the past Tony Ferrara Council there were major failures.... (Continue reading)

New SLO County council members sworn in

Two newly elected mayors took their oaths of office in San Luis Obispo County Monday, as did a new San Luis Obispo councilman who holds the swing vote on a controversial development plan. Swearing in ceremonies for mayors and council... (Continue reading)

Emails expose alleged misconduct by Arroyo Grande officials
 


Editor’s note: A video of Arroyo Grande Council Member Kristen Barneich noting her reasons for voting against an independent investigation into the July 3 incident is at the bottom of this story. By DANIEL BLACKBURN and KAREN VELIE Several public... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande needs to dump its city attorney

OPINION By JULIE TACKER The question posed at last week’s Arroyo Grande City Council meeting by newly elected Mayor Jim Hill revealed a $32,000 expenditure for just one month’s work by legal counsel. This is a billing trend that began... (Continue reading)

Mayor Tony Ferrara resigns before term ends

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN In an unusual move, Arroyo Grande Mayor Tony Ferrara announced at Tuesday’s council meeting he intends to resign Friday at 5 p.m., three days before his term ends. The early resignation means that Mayor... (Continue reading)

Wallace Group no-bid contract on lame duck agenda

By KAREN VELIE Arroyo Grande Mayor Tony Ferrara is slated to give a no-bid contract to two engineering firms for consulting services before he gives up power over the city’s agenda and council. Tuesday’s Arroyo Grande City Council meeting marks... (Continue reading)

The fight to clean up Arroyo Grande

OPINION By LEANN AKINS I attended the special meeting in Arroyo Grande on the evening of Nov. 19 to learn the much awaited and anticipated fate of City Manager Steve Adams. While the council has placed him on paid administrative... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande manager on paid administrative leave

By DANIEL BLACKBURN The Arroyo Grande City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to place embattled Arroyo Grande City Manager Steve Adams on paid administrative leave after reviewing an investigation into an alleged sex scandal. The order takes place immediately, and Adams... (Continue reading)



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