Articles Tagged With ‘Public employees’




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Atascadero city clerk and treasurer positions go up for votes

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Atascadero voters will decide whether the city clerk and treasurer roles remain elected positions or will become jobs controlled by the city manager. The Atascadero City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to put the issue on the November ballot. [Tribune]... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district hires full time administrator

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The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board voted last week to increase a 10-hour a week administrator position to 40 hours a week at a cost of $12,500 a month. For the past seven months, John Clemons served... (Continue reading)

Bob Cuddy, facts matter

Robert Cuddy

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 failed to fact check his... (Continue reading)

What is it I don’t understand about American people?

Chas Smit

OPINION by CHAS SMIT I am born Dutch and have lived in California since 1987. As a child, I always looked up to America and someday I wished I would live there. From day one I learned this is not... (Continue reading)

Los Osos CSD to hire interim general manager

Peter Kampa

The Los Osos Community Services District board is set to hire an interim general manager at its meeting on Thursday. As with the district’s previous general manager, the candidate was recently fired from an administrative position. On Feb. 11, Los... (Continue reading)

CSU faculty preparing for strike

CSU Faculty

The California State University faculty union is planning a five-day strike in April. The possible strike is scheduled for a period that overlaps the Cal Poly Open House. Union representatives are demanding a 5 percent salary hike for CSU faculty... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district employee speaks out

John Wallace

Opinion by Scott Mascolo I am the first of two people to be terminated by former administrator John Wallace from the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District for standing up for what we believed was the right thing to... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara prosecutor faces gun charge

Paul Greco

The California Attorney General’s Office has charged the former chief deputy district attorney of Santa Barbara County with possessing an unauthorized firearm in a public building. The charge is a misdemeanor. Last week, the district attorney’s office announced Chief Deputy... (Continue reading)

Los Osos CSD parts ways with its general manager

Kathy Kivley

Embattled Los Osos Community Services District general manager Kathy Kivley will retire at the end of January, following a settlement she reached with the CSD board. The district board decided to part ways with, but not fire Kivley after an... (Continue reading)

New chief takes over in SLO

Deanna Cantrell

Deanna Cantrell, San Luis Obispo’s new police chief, begins work in SLO on Monday. Cantrell, 45, was a member of the Mesa, Arizona police department for 21 year. She most recently served as assistance police chief and was in charge... (Continue reading)



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