Articles Tagged With ‘Whistleblowing’




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National Guard accused of forcing Camp Roberts whistleblower to retire

A retired Army major who lives in Paso Robles is accusing the California National Guard of forcing him to retire as retaliation for blowing the whistle about financial mismanagement and deteriorating conditions at Camp Roberts.... (Continue reading)

DA charges jail nursing supervisor with theft

A San Luis Obispo County Jail nursing supervisor was charged earlier this month with petty theft, being under the influence and possession of a controlled substance, all misdemeanors. On June 7, Susan Cameron allegedly distracted... (Continue reading)

County employees say whistleblower complaints mishandled

By KAREN VELIE For years, San Luis Obispo County employees have lodged complaints about missing medications and conditions at the jail that they say endanger inmates and nurses. More than four years ago, several medical... (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... (Continue reading)

John Wallace accused of malfeasance

By KAREN VELIE Former South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District administrator John Wallace is accused of extortion and conflicts of interest in an investigative report that was made public Sunday. The investigation by Knudson... (Continue reading)

ASH hit with whistleblower retaliation suit

A former Atascadero State Hospital social worker has filed a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit alleging hospital management punished her by making her work with a known violent patient who ended up punching her in the face.... (Continue reading)

SLO prosecutors lose paid time off after whistleblower complaint

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office is halting a longstanding practice in which prosecutors receive paid time off in exchange for taking on around-the-clock shifts in which they work on-call to assist law... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County’s new whistleblower hotline

San Luis Obispo County has implemented a whistleblower hotline for employees and the public to report financial waste fraud and abuse. [Tribune] Jim Erb, the county auditor-controller and treasurer-tax collector, said the new program will... (Continue reading)

Foes say animal bill chills free speech

California’s agriculture and cattle industries are backing a proposed state law requiring that persons taking photographs, videotapes, and other documentation depicting animal cruelty turn those materials over to authorities within 48 hours. The bill, AB343,... (Continue reading)

Governor Brown approves whistleblower protection, military reform

By LISA RIZZO The California Military Whistleblower Protection Act, prompted by an investigation at Camp San Luis Obispo into bonus and incentive fraud among the ranks of the California National Guard, was signed into law... (Continue reading)



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