Articles Tagged With ‘Sewage’




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3,000 gallons of sewage spills in Paso Robles

A private sewer lateral pipeline burst in Paso Robles Monday afternoon, resulting in about 3,000 gallons of sewage spilling onto city streets. Shortly before 2 p.m., the spill was reported at 351 Lark Drive, according to the San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Thousands of gallons of sewage spill in SLO

Sewage burst out of San Luis Obispo pipes twice on Sunday, resulting in 42,000 gallons of effluent spilling into storm drains that flow into the San Luis Obispo Creek and the Pacific Ocean, according to the SLO County Public Health... (Continue reading)

CMC sewage spill contaminates Chorro Creek

The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department announced Saturday that 2,000 gallons of sewage spilled from the California Men’s Colony, with an unknown amount contaminating Chorro Creek. [Tribune] The sewage leaked into the creek via a manway, sources said.... (Continue reading)

Hill, Lucey seek to censure one another at sanitation meeting

By JOSH FRIEDMAN (Editor’s Note: Oceano CSD Director Mary Lucey’s Facebook comment attacking Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill is posted in entirety below.) Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill and Oceano CSD Director Mary Lucey will make separate requests to censure... (Continue reading)

Auditor rebuts John Wallace’s explanation

Editor’s Note: Carl Knudson’s addendum to his report on the past management practices of John Wallace is at the bottom of this article. By KAREN VELIE In response to former South County Sanitation District administrator John Wallace’s claim that a... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district employee speaks out

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)

FEMA rejects John Wallace’s request for disaster funds

By KAREN VELIE The Federal Emergency Management Agency rejected John Wallace’s appeal to reconsider its denial of disaster funds to cover invoices to his company the Wallace Group, according to a Jan. 14 letter from the Governor’s Office of Emergency... (Continue reading)

Should Los Osos dump Wallace and Seitz?

OPINION by TOM SALMON On Sept. 30, it was brought to the attention of the Los Osos Community Services District (LOCSD)  Board that General Manager Kathy Kivley had overpaid herself. This was less than a month after independent auditors would not... (Continue reading)

John Wallace facing a criminal investigation

The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board of Directors voted unanimously Wednesday to take reports of malfeasance by former district administrator John Wallace to District Attorney Dan Dow, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Attorney General Kamala Harris.... (Continue reading)

Report on John Wallace presents a cautionary message

OPINION by ARROYO GRANDE MAYOR JIM HILL After six months of investigative work, the long awaited report on past management practices and operations of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District will be released and presented at the sanitation... (Continue reading)



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