Articles Tagged With ‘Arroyo Grande’




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Customers fed up with Arroyo Grande furniture business

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Customers have been waiting a few months or longer to receive beds, couches and other furniture they bought from an Arroyo Grande store. An attorney representing the furniture business says the orders have been held up by a recent bankruptcy.... (Continue reading)

It appears Arroyo Grande city manager’s days are numbered

Dianne Thompson

The Arroyo Grande City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday to immediately place its controversial General Manager Dianne Thompson on paid administrative leave. In Aug. 2015, Thompson began working as city manager for an annual compensation of approximately $229,000, including salary and... (Continue reading)

The mayor’s thoughts on Arroyo Grande’s budget process

Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill

OPINION by MAYOR JIM HILL The end of June is budget preparation time at public agencies, and I found myself having to oppose Arroyo Grande’s mid-cycle budget adjustments. In order to reduce the overall time spent, Arroyo Grande operates on... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande burglar wavers between fleeing and confessing

James Benjamin Scott

An Arroyo Grande teen who botched a home burglary Thursday could not make up his mind whether to run away or confess to the crime. The teen ran out of time to flee and ended up getting tackled by three... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande council votes to reverse medical marijuana ban

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Less than five months after the Arroyo Grande City Council adopted an ordinance banning medical marijuana cultivation and deliveries, council members voted to allow patients to grow cannabis in the city. Faced with a new state law, cities and counties... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman who killed bicyclist pleads no contest to murder

Michelle Yvonne Hart

A Nipomo woman who killed a bicyclist while driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol pleaded no contest to second-degree murder on Wednesday. She faces a maximum sentence of 19 years to life in prison, according to the San... (Continue reading)

Woman sues for $10M, claims developer beat her repeatedly

Michelle Jewsbury with a blackeye after an encounter with Ryan Petetit

By KAREN VELIE At first, Michelle Jewsbury loved Ryan Petetit’s romantic gestures and, she said, the feel of his touch. Then he began choking her and slamming her against walls, according to a lawsuit filed in April. Jewsbury, after filing... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande council adopts contested letter writing rules

Arroyo Grande City Council

On a 3-2 vote, the Arroyo Grande City Council adopted a resolution requiring council members to inform one another when they author letters using city resources. Critics have said the rule violates the First Amendment. Council members must now copy... (Continue reading)

Times Press-Recorder announces closure

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After 129 years, the Times Press-Recorder plans to print its last paper on Friday. In 2008, the paper shut down its Arroyo Grande office and went from two days a week to one day a week. The paper covered the... (Continue reading)

AG council considers speech restraint

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By DANIEL BLACKBURN A verbal joust over the limits of individual free speech looms Tuesday when the Arroyo Grande City Council meets at 6 p.m. A recent request by one council member to place on a future agenda a discussion... (Continue reading)



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