Articles Tagged With ‘Public employee benefits’




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Deputy’s DUI arrest leads to allegations of favoritism

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UPDATE: Sheriff’s spokesman Tony Cipolla said deputy Jim Fellows is facing a temporary suspension from the department following his trial. The department also detailed its reasons for retaining an officer arrested while on probation. By KAREN VELIE A San Luis... (Continue reading)

Cambria finance director in line for five-digit raise

Cambria General Manager Jerry Gruber

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Months after discrepancies surfaced in Cambria Community Services District accounting, CSD General Manager Jerry Gruber is proposing a nearly $15,000 salary increase for Finance Manager Patrick O’Reilly. The raise would amount to a more than $21,000 increase... (Continue reading)

California janitor earns more than a quarter million

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A custodian who works for the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system received more than $270,000 in total compensation last year, including more than $160,000 in overtime pay, according to Transparent California, a database of pay and retirement benefits. Liang... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande to rehire interim city manager at lower cost

Arroyo Grande City Council

Arroyo Grande is again planning on rehiring Robert McFall to serve as interim city manager, and by chance, the city is expected to save some money. Earlier this month, the council approved an employment agreement with McFall, but complications stemming... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande’s rehire of interim city manager in question

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Arroyo Grande City Council’s plans to hire Robert McFall to serve as interim city manager were dismantled shortly after the council voted last week to approve his contract. It is currently unclear whether McFall will go back to work for... (Continue reading)

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)

Grover Beach selects new city manager

Matthew Bronson

The Grover Beach City Council has selected the assistant city manager of San Mateo to be its new top executive. Council members are expected to formally approve the hire on Monday. Matthew Bronson has served as San Mateo’s assistant city... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach police to get 13 percent raise

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The salaries of Pismo Beach police officers will increase by more than 13 percent over the next 26 months. Officers will also receive a bump in the value of their health benefits. On Tuesday, the Pismo Beach City Council voted... (Continue reading)

SLO Council approves bonuses for Lichtig and Dietrick

SLO City Manager Katie Lichtig

The San Luis Obispo City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve $5,000 retention bonuses for City Manager Katie Lichtig and City Attorney Christine Dietrick. Lichtig has now received bonuses two years in a row, and Dietrick has now received five... (Continue reading)



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