Articles Tagged With ‘Cambria’




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Cambria manager gets raise despite financial discrepancies

Cambria General Manager Jerry Gruber

Editor’s Note: The CalPERS audit is at the bottom of the article. By JOSH FRIEDMAN A series of financial blunders committed by the Cambria Community Services District have surfaced over the past year, including in a recent audit that discovered... (Continue reading)

Proposed raise exposes Cambria’s financial blunders

Cambria General Manager Jerry Gruber

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Less than two months after public outrage prompted the Cambria Community Services District to table a staggered 38 percent pay raise for the CSD general manager, the salary hike is again up for a vote. This time,... (Continue reading)

Cambria in hot water over desal project

Cambria's reclaimed water retention basin

(Editor’s Note: The May 16 letter from the California Coastal Commission to San Luis Obispo County about Cambria’s water reclamation plant is at the end of this article.) By KAREN VELIE The California Coastal Commission recommended that San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Did SLO County medical examiner skate on hit-and-run?

Gary Walter

By KAREN VELIE Local officials decided to look the other way after the San Luis Obispo County contracted medical examiner was involved in a hit-and-run on his way to an autopsy. Even so, officers did arrest Dr. Gary Alan Walter... (Continue reading)

Cambria general manager’s raise scrapped, for now

Cambria General Manager Jerry Gruber

By KAREN VELIE Amid growing outrage, the Cambria Community Services District will not be voting Thursday to approve a contract giving the district’s general manager a 38 percent pay increase. The agenda change appears to be prompted by public complaints... (Continue reading)

Cambria general manager to get a 38 percent pay increase

Cambria General Manager Jerry Gruber

By KAREN VELIE Less then two months after the implementation of a 116 percent water and sewer rate increase, the Cambria Community Services District is planning to approve a set of staggered pay hikes of 38 percent for its general... (Continue reading)

Cambria widow sues Monsanto over husband’s death

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A Cambria woman is suing agrochemical giant Monsanto, alleging a herbicide the company produces killed her husband. [KSBY] Late last year, Cambria farmer Jack McCall died of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer. McCall reportedly used the... (Continue reading)

Man who stabbed girlfriend gets three-decade sentence

Brian Michael Rodriguez

A man who stabbed his pregnant girlfriend at a home in Cambria has received a prison sentence of 31 years and eight months. Brian Michael Rodriguez, 26, stabbed his pregnant girlfriend multiple times in July 2014 while the couple was... (Continue reading)

Cambria woman killed in hit-and-run accident

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A 67-year-old Cambria woman was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident Friday night near the Creekside Bar on Hollister Avenue in Santa Barbara, according to the California Highway Patrol. At about 9:45 p.m., Victoria Harris exited her parked car,... (Continue reading)

Pair arrested for burglarizing Morro Bay hotel

Jennifer Goins

Police arrested a Cambria woman and an Arroyo Grande man last week for burglarizing a Morro Bay hotel earlier this month. Late in the evening of Oct. 11, a female suspect wearing a bandanna over her face entered the lobby... (Continue reading)



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