Posts Tagged ‘Fail’


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Fire authority blames voters for parcel tax failure

By JOSH FRIEDMAN After 60 percent of voters rejected a parcel tax initiative for firefighting services, the Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA) took to Facebook to blame its fiscal woes on South County property owners. On Friday, the votes were... (Continue reading)

Drive to recall Morro Bay mayor fails

An organization that attempted to launch a recall election of Morro Bay Mayor Jamie Irons failed to collect the number of signatures needed to do so. Morro Bay Forward had until 5 p.m. Thursday to collect 1,754 signatures on a... (Continue reading)

Toxic substance department records point to inaction in chemical cases

By KAREN VELIE Almost two years ago, a San Luis Obispo city employee ordered others to dump chemicals and paints at a city facility. The state’s Department of Toxic Substance Control began an investigation and told witnesses that criminal cases... (Continue reading)

Formerly jailed attorney fails to lower Moriarty’s bail

Santa Maria attorney Scott Whitenack, who met Grover Beach financier Al Moriarty in San Luis Obispo County Jail, failed in his bid Thursday to reduce Moriarty’s $5 million bail. San Luis Obispo County law enforcement officers arrested Whitenack three times... (Continue reading)

Man robbed while trying to purchase heroin

A 25-year-old San Luis Obispo man armed with a knife allegedly robbed a man on Wednesday who had stopped by an apartment on the 1900 block of Henry Street in San Luis Obispo, to purchase heroin. The unnamed victim called... (Continue reading)

Equipment failure in Morro Bay caused outage

An outage of two PG&E transmission lines in Morro Bay Sunday evening caused more than 150,000 Central Coast customers to lose power. [Tribune] The outage started around 9:30 p.m. Sunday and lasted until about 12:20 a.m. Monday. Residences lost power... (Continue reading)

Family Ties fails to provide money or accounting

Keeping them homeless By KAREN VELIE, JOSH FRIEDMAN and DANIEL BLACKBURN (Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a series about San Luis Obispo County Homeless Services and the nonprofits managing the program.) A San Luis Obispo based fiduciary has... (Continue reading)

Judge dismisses former Paso cop’s suit against city

A San Luis Obispo Superior Court judge dismissed the lawsuit of a former Paso Robles police officer against the city for the alleged sexual misconduct and abuse of power by former Police Chief Lisa Solomon-Chitty. [Tribune] Judge Jac Crawford dismissed... (Continue reading)

Oceano and San Miguel facing state penalties

Following the failure to report employee compensation to the California State Controller’s Office as required by law, the communities of Oceano and San Miguel are facing fines of $5,000 each. In both cases, the district managers were warned repeatedly by... (Continue reading)

Medical marijuana returned to patients

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s officials recently were ordered by Judge John Trice to return a supply of marijuana and related products to Ethnobotonica Patients Collective after felony charges against collective driver Chance Simmons were dropped by the district attorney.... (Continue reading)



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