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Steve Adams threatens to sue Arroyo Grande

BY KAREN VELIE Former Arroyo Grande City Manager Steve Adams filed a claim against the city last week threatening a lawsuit if the council does not extend his paid administrative leave for six months. The city will meet in closed... (Continue reading)

Atascadero execs fleeing troubled Walmart project?

All Atascadero executives who participated in 2012 negotiations with Wal-Mart have now left their positions with the city. [Tribune] Atascadero Community Development Director Warren Frace announced this week that he is leaving the city for the same position in his... (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)

Lompoc city employee arrested for hit-and-run DUI

Lompoc police arrested an on-the-job city employee Tuesday for a hit-and-run while under the influence of alcohol. [KSBY] Officers say Lompoc Parks and Recreation Department employee Kelly Didrickson backed a city vehicle into another car in the 800 block 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)

Arroyo Grande Council to review Adams’ performance

Shortly after the release of police officer reports of a late night romantic rendezvous at Arroyo Grande City Hall between City Manager Steve Adams and a subordinate, city officials placed a public employee performance evaluation of Adams on the agenda.... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay cop caught asleep at the wheel

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Shortly after Morro Bay police officers do late night bar checks and roust homeless people they find sleeping in their cars, some then search for a secluded spot to take a nap in their police cruisers, in... (Continue reading)

Battle takes shape over SLO sales tax renewal

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo city sales tax initiative has a new name, and campaigns have kicked off both for and against the measure. Previously known as Measure Y, San Luis Obispo’s half-cent sales tax has taken on... (Continue reading)

Parkinson’s Navy

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN Sheriff Ian Parkinson told San Luis Obispo County Supervisors in April that he needed an extra half million dollars to buy and operate a 27-foot Defender Class response boat to tow drug smuggling boats,... (Continue reading)

SLO ratepayers taking a long hike

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo city staffers are unaware of the last year in which sewer rates have not increased. The city has raised sewer rates for at least the past 21 years, and they will go up again... (Continue reading)



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