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Pro-Arroyo Grande mayor group slams police

OPINION By OTIS PAGE The new internet site “Free the AG Council”  says the Arroyo Grande Police Officers Association has “issued a unanimous vote of no-confidence in Mayor Ferrara and City Manager Steve Adams and has focused relentlessly on a fiction perpetuated by a stridently vocal group over the last few weeks.” A fiction? This […]... (Continue Reading)

Arroyo Grande citizens have a right to know

OPINION By OTIS PAGE The citizens of Arroyo Grande’s rights to know, per the Brown Act, that they may be informed, is preempted, forestalled, obstructed and blocked by California Code 54957. It provides for the exclusion of the citizens from the examination of witnesses regarding the City Manager Steve Adams and Teresa McClish matter. Further, […]... (Continue Reading)

Speaker ejected from contentious Arroyo Grande Council meeting

OPINION By OTIS PAGE In a very special example of hindsight, the Arroyo Grande City Council called a special meeting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning to take public comments, hail the Brown Act, on the plan to select an “interviewer,” to reexamine the Adams/McClish incident. Hindsight? Read on: Public testimony was given, most of […]... (Continue Reading)

Arroyo Grande coverup, a lie of omission

OPINION By OTIS PAGE Why would the citizens of Arroyo Grande approve an investigation contracted by and controlled by its city council when its police, the Arroyo Grande Police Officers’Association (AGPOA) has stated certain members of this council have chosen to prejudge the so-called evidence and have already pre-determined what the outcome should be? Why, […]... (Continue Reading)

Open letter to the City Council of Arroyo Grande

OPINION By OTIS PAGE Since the complaint to the Grand Jury has been fulfilled, we have been advised by the office of the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney it will not “interfere” at this time because of the decision by the Arroyo Grande City Council on Sept. 20. This letter strongly recommends that the […]... (Continue Reading)

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Arroyo Grande City Council lied to the public

OPINION By OTIS PAGE In the Arroyo Grande City Council meeting of Aug. 26 the Council unanimously agreed to a hold special session regarding the Steve Adams/Teresa McClish affair. The video of the Aug. 26 meeting confirms that fact. It is important to understand that council member Tim Brown made the distinction about a review […]... (Continue Reading)

Arroyo Grande investigation is not a waste of time

OPINION By OTIS PAGE Regarding the Tribunes editorial, “Why is Arroyo Grande wasting time on inquiry into ‘incident’ involving two staff members?” on Aug. 29, it appears the Tribune’s editor and respected correspondent Cynthia Lambert may have the impression that the citizens who spoke during public comment in the Aug. 26 Arroyo Grande Council meeting […]... (Continue Reading)

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The cover-up of the alleged Arroyo Grande indiscretion

OPINION By OTIS PAGE Open letter to the Arroyo Grande City Council: It is my reluctant judgment offered here — considering the tragedy of this matter — that the real problem is not the conduct of two individuals, once considered to be absolutely highly respected executives of the City of Arroyo Grande. Nor is the […]... (Continue Reading)

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