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California Coastal Commission episode reignites fight

Steven T. Jones

OPINION by STEVEN T. JONES I was struck by two things this week while witnessing the firing of the director of the California Coastal Commission: Dr. Charles Lester’s ouster should outrage all Californians who care about protecting our coast, and... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria farms laying off 878 workers

Strawberry farm

By John Lindt, publisher of Sierra2theSea Some strawberry fields are not forever. El Dorado Berry Farms, a family owned and operated farming company which has grown its own strawberries and raspberries in California for more than eight years, permanently closed... (Continue reading)

KVEC drops morning news team

King Harris

El Dorado Broadcasters, owner of News/Talk 920 KVEC radio, announced in an email Monday morning plans to terminate the positions of both News Director King Harris and on-air producer Joe Bowman, effective Jan. 15. Harris has served as the host... (Continue reading)

Dick Mason signs off from KKJL

Dick Mason

Veteran radio newscaster Dick Mason exits K-Jewel, 1400 AM and 106.5 FM. Mason was terminated on Thursday by station management because of budgetary restraints. Mason says his dismissal is not related to recent discord with a local public official or... (Continue reading)

SF sheriff voted out after killing of Cal Poly grad

Ross Mirkarimi

Four months following the murder of Cal Poly grad Kathryn Steinle, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi lost his bid for reelection in a landslide. [SF Gate] With all precincts reporting and most votes counted, former chief deputy sheriff Vicki Hennessy... (Continue reading)

Jeanette Trompeter leaving KSBY

Jeanette Trompeter

Jeanette Trompeter announced Thursday on Facebook plans to vacate her news anchor position in March, five years after she returned to KSBY. Trompeter co-anchors the evening news Monday through Friday with Dan Shadwell. Trompeter currently is also the co-owner of... (Continue reading)

Embattled Santa Barbara chief announces retirement

Chief Sanchez

Shortly after a serious car accident on Highway 101 that led to allegations of abuse of his position, Santa Barbara Police Chief Cam Sanchez has announced he will retire. A city of Santa Barbara news release quoted Sanchez as citing... (Continue reading)

Muril Clift resigns from Cambria CSD Board

Muril Clift

Muril Clift, vice president of the Cambria Community Services District Board, resigned at the end of Thursday’s board’s meeting. Clift’s resignation is effective Oct. 1. Clift sits on multiple local boards including the San Luis Obispo County Local Agency Formation... (Continue reading)

Another SLO City clerk departing

SLO City Manager Katie Lichtig

By JOSH FRIEDMAN As with finance directors, city clerks have been prone to departing San Luis Obispo after brief stints with the city under the leadership of City Manager Katie Lichtig. Shortly following the resignation of finance director Wayne Padilla,... (Continue reading)

‘Because I can,’ Nipomo GM says as he resigns

Michael LeBrun

Nipomo Community Services District General Manager Michael LeBrun has announced he is resigning, a CSD press release states. LeBrun plans to retire by early 2016. Separately from the press release, LeBrun sent an email to media explaining his decision. “Why... (Continue reading)



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