Articles Tagged With ‘Paavo Ogren’




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Bob Cuddy, facts matter

OPINION by JULIE TACKER Not much has changed for the retired Robert C. Cuddy, former reporter for the San Luis Obispo Tribune, just as he often failed to check facts for his news articles, he... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district should not yield to Ogren’s outrageous demands

OPINION By MAYOR JIM HILL As a member of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board, I am committed to minimizing costs and fairness in billing practices for all District ratepayers. The member agencies,... (Continue reading)

Oceano CSD demands cash from sanitation district

The Oceano Community Services District is threatening to stop acting as a bill collector for the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District if the agency does not make an $11,000 payment to Oceano by... (Continue reading)

Is Oceano attempting to blackmail the sanitation district?

OPINION By JULIE TACKER Einstein’s definition of insanity is, “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” I don’t know who is insane; the Oceano Community Services District (OCSD) for using... (Continue reading)

Cash-strapped Oceano operating in the red

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Oceano Community Services District Board recently voted to raise water rates to reduce budget deficits. However, the amounts to be garnered through the higher utility rates will not cover the overspending... (Continue reading)

Leaks shut down Nacimiento Pipeline

San Luis Obispo County’s $176 million pipeline project is delivering no water to participating cities and communities and may not resume operation for weeks. [Tribune] The Nacimiento Pipeline, which delivers water to Atascadero, Paso Robles,... (Continue reading)

Is Paavo Ogren a Jedi master?

Questions remain as to why San Luis Obispo County Public Works Director Paavo Ogren is leaving his post to head the embattled six-employee Oceano Services District, but Ogren is undoubtedly leaving the county in style.... (Continue reading)

Oceano dumping television airings of board meetings

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Following the hiring of a $200,000 general manager for its six-employee community services district, the Oceano Community Services District Board has started the process to eliminate television coverage of its bimonthly meetings.... (Continue reading)

Oceano hires Ogren as new general manager

By JOSH FRIEDMAN In an attempt to boost its agency’s credibility, the Oceano Community Services District board opted to hire San Luis Obispo County Public Works Director Paavo Ogren as the new district general manager... (Continue reading)

Why would Paavo Ogren leave SLO County?

OPINION By JULIE TACKER Oceano Community Services District (OCSD) is set to hire Paavo Ogren as its general manager this Wednesday night. Ogren has experience managing a community services district, but fails to mention it... (Continue reading)



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