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Who’s really in charge in Oceano?

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OPINION By BEATRICE SPENCER It’s interesting what you learn when you begin to follow things more closely as I have the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District, and the Five Cities Fire Authority since the election. I used to... (Continue reading)

Should the Five Cities Fire Authority be abolished?

OPINION By OTIS PAGE There is a sense of smoke in the air in Arroyo Grande. The smoke suggests that there may be a fire burning at the Board of the Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA) that meets on Friday,... (Continue reading)

Five Cities Fire Authority should reconsider hiring Lieberman

OPINION By JULIE TACKER In light of the change in political winds in the South County it would be prudent for the Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA) to suspend its hiring process for a new fire chief. In spite of... (Continue reading)

Five Cities Fire Authority needs financial counseling

OPINION By JULIE TACKER “Five Cities Fire Authority struggles to adjust after layoffs” (Tribune, October 2) suggests that ‘Plan B’ for the agency is to apply for another grant to return its level of service to that which it enjoyed... (Continue reading)

Supervisor Caren Ray ‘s unwarranted self-promotion

OPINION By JULIE TACKER In a recent mailer and Smart Voter bio, San Luis Obispo County District 4 Supervisorial Candidate Caren Ray lists some of her accomplishments. She must be underestimating the intelligence of the District 4 voter, expects they... (Continue reading)

South County officials fixing troubled dispatch system

A month after an Oceano home burned while public safety agencies played phone tag, South County officials say they have corrected their troubled dispatch system. [KSBY] After neighbors first reported the Oceano house fire on Aug. 21, it took dispatchers... (Continue reading)

Oceano home burns amid dispatch phone tag

While emergency calls went from agency to agency, a fire in an outdoor shed spread to a home in Oceano on Aug. 21. [KSBY] Neighbors of the Beach Street home began calling 911 at 12:09 p.m. to report the shed... (Continue reading)

Oceano house fire burns ice cream trucks

A fire broke out Thursday at an Oceano home where a family operates a local ice cream business. [KSBY] Shortly after noon, a backyard shed caught fire outside a home near the corner of 23rd and Beach streets. Five Cities firefighters... (Continue reading)

SUV nearly misses elderly couple as it slams into Oceano home

An SUV crashed into an Oceano home Monday night, narrowly avoiding an elderly couple sitting in the living room. [KSBY] A woman driving a Chevy Yukon lost control of her vehicle around 9:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of 16th... (Continue reading)

Fire burns trailer in Pismo Beach RV park

A fire burned an trailer in a Pismo Beach RV park early Tuesday morning. The blaze broke out around 2:19 a.m. in a 40-foot trailer at the Holiday RV Park located at 100 South Dolliver Street in Pismo Beach. No... (Continue reading)



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