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Michael Seitz dismissed as legal counsel for Los Osos

Michael Seitz

By KAREN VELIE The Los Osos Community Services District is cutting ties with longtime district legal counsel Shipsey & Seitz with plans to retain Roy Hanley with the Morro Bay attorney firm of Hanley & Fleishman. In 1998, Shipsey &... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande city manager terminated

Arroyo Grande City Manager Dianne Thompson

The Arroyo Grande City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday to fire its General Manager Dianne Thompson, who the council placed on paid administrative leave last week. Thompson will receive six months severance pay, or approximately $115,000. While the council did not... (Continue reading)

Joe Bowman out as KVEC news anchor

Joe Bowman

KVEC morning news anchor Joe Bowman is being replaced when the AM radio station becomes part of American General Media (AGM) on July 1. Current owner El Dorado Broadcasters sold the News/Talk station to AGM last spring for $450,000. Bowman... (Continue reading)

It appears Arroyo Grande city manager’s days are numbered

Dianne Thompson

The Arroyo Grande City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday to immediately place its controversial General Manager Dianne Thompson on paid administrative leave. In Aug. 2015, Thompson began working as city manager for an annual compensation of approximately $229,000, including salary and... (Continue reading)

Third Oakland police chief out amid sex and race scandals

Celeste Guap

Amid sex and race scandals, Oakland’s third chief of police was fired or resigned in just eight days as an investigation into officer misdeeds leads to more revelations. Last year, Oakland police officer Brendan O’Brien committed suicide and left a... (Continue reading)

Tribune printing press moving again

Newspaper

Fourteen months after McClatchy began printing the San Luis Obispo Tribune in Fresno, the publishing company will again move the newspaper’s printing operations to a new press. The move is a result of McClatchy’s decision to start printing the Fresno... (Continue reading)

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)



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