Articles Tagged With ‘Grover Beach’




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Auditor rebuts John Wallace’s explanation

John Wallace

Editor’s Note: Carl Knudson’s addendum to his report on the past management practices of John Wallace is at the bottom of this article. By KAREN VELIE In response to former South County Sanitation District administrator John Wallace’s claim that a... (Continue reading)

Former Grover Beach police chief double dipping again

Jim Copsey

By KAREN VELIE Grover Beach Police Chief Jim Copsey is slated to again receive a salary and pension simultaneously while he works as interim city manager following City Manager Robert Perrault’s retirement on Feb. 16. The city council is expected... (Continue reading)

Hill promotes wife during homeless debate

Dee Torres-Hill speaking on behalf of CAPSLO.

As community leaders decide how to best handle the recently displaced homeless population in Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill is promoting his wife’s homeless nonprofit while denigrating other competing homeless services providers. The Board of Supervisors... (Continue reading)

Storm causes rock slide, downs trees and power lines

Highway 1

Following a weekend storm, parts of Highway 1 and Highway 41 are closed. A rock slide spilled onto Highway 41 between Morro Bay and Atascadero, and downed trees and power lines fell on Highway 1 in Grover Beach. [KSBY] The... (Continue reading)

John Wallace facing a criminal investigation

John Wallace

The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board of Directors voted unanimously Wednesday to take reports of malfeasance by former district administrator John Wallace to District Attorney Dan Dow, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Attorney General Kamala Harris.... (Continue reading)

Homeless to get the boot from Grover Beach camp

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Grover Beach city officials plan to clear out a homeless camp next week and evict the individuals living there. A prominent member of the local homeless services industry says she is trying to find them housing. [Tribune] The camp is... (Continue reading)

John Wallace accused of malfeasance

John Wallace

By KAREN VELIE Former South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District administrator John Wallace is accused of extortion and conflicts of interest in an investigative report that was made public Sunday. The investigation by Knudson and Associates recommends the district... (Continue reading)

Teen arrested in South County theft case

Brody Cole Gilbert

A teen was allegedly prowling around a Grover Beach resident’s car around 3:30 a.m. Monday. Officers responded, tracked down three suspects and found property that had recently been stolen from South County vehicles, according to Grover Beach police. At 3:34... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach stabbing suspect arrested

Andrew A. Lerma

Police arrested a 26-year-old Grover Beach resident Wednesday for stabbing a man at a homeless encampment. Andrew A. Lerma allegedly stabbed a 28-year-old man on Tuesday evening at a homeless camp located south of the Grove Beach train station in... (Continue reading)

Man stabbed at Grover Beach homeless camp

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A 28-year-old man was stabbed at a Grover Beach homeless encampment Tuesday evening. The man suffered serious injuries but survived. Police have not made an arrest, and the suspected attacker remains at large. Around 6:55 p.m., Grover police officers and... (Continue reading)



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