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Grand Jury says Guadalupe shell game must end

The Santa Barbara County Grand Jury recommended the city of Guadalupe disincorporate, in a report released Friday. The Guadalupe City Council has 90 days to respond to the Grand Jury recommendation. In 2006, a grand jury deemed Guadalupe, which was... (Continue reading)

Sanitation staff fails to follow board direction

OPINION By JULIE TACKER Tonight the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD) will be considering the audit that has been asked for repeatedly since December, when Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill suggested that it be agendized. Once agendized,... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews King of the Hill Award

CalCoastNews is announcing its first King of the Hill Award contest. The award will be given to the public official who has written the snarkiest or most underhanded correspondences to members of the community. CalCoastNews and its readers will select... (Continue reading)

SLO backs chief over violations of city’s travel claims policy

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN In response to a CalCoastNews exclusive on multiple violations of city travel reimbursement policies by San Luis Obispo Police Chief Steve Gesell, the city manager and finance director worked out a way to explain... (Continue reading)

Jim App retiring from Paso Robles

Longtime Paso Robles City Manager Jim App has announced that he will retire at the end of the year. App has worked as city manager for 18 years and has been a Paso Robles employee for 25 years. He announced... (Continue reading)

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)



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