Articles Tagged With ‘Arroyo Grande’




Candidate Caren Ray misrepresents the facts, again

OPINION by JULIE TACKER During a recent interview on the Dave Congalton Show, Arroyo Grande mayoral candidate Caren Ray misrepresented the facts in multiple instances. Several citizens have dispelled Ray’s assertions through their opinion pieces, here’s another: One of Ray’s... (Continue reading)

Caren Ray continues to muddy the race with false allegations

OPINION by MAYOR JIM HILL Caren Ray is again making false statements about me in her mayoral campaign. This time it’s about Brisco Road. In April of this year, immediately after the city attorney recommended I obtain an official advice... (Continue reading)

Police evacuate lobby after Arroyo Grande man brings suspicious package

Santa Maria police evacuated the lobby of their own station on Monday after an Arroyo Grande man arrived with a suspicious package that contained a powdery substance. [Cal Coast Times] Joseph Skoda, an Arroyo Grande resident and United States Air... (Continue reading)

Yet another Arroyo Grande man convicted of arson

One day after a jury convicted an Arroyo Grande man of arson, another Arroyo Grande man pleaded no contest in a separate arson case last week. Both of the intentionally set fires occurred in the South County city. [Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

Is Caren Ray’s message inconsistent?

OPINION by KRIS VICTORINE I listened to both Mayor Jim Hill and Councilwoman Caren Ray at the Sep. 13 South County Chambers of Commerce Candidate Forum and on KVEC’s Dave Congalton Show on Oct. 10 and 11. I support Jim... (Continue reading)

Is Caren Ray bought and paid for?

OPINION by SHARLOTTE WILSON Arroyo Grande candidate for mayor Caren Ray points to her endorsement from staunch Republican, Katcho Achadjian, as a testament to her bipartisan support. Achadjian’s bread is buttered by the car washes, mini marts and gas stations... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man convicted of arson after setting multiple fires

A San Luis Obispo County jury found an Arroyo Grande man guilty Tuesday of setting fire to a home on Pecan Street in 2017. [Cal Coast Times] Jesse Lee Hubble, 33, faces up to 24 years and 8 months in... (Continue reading)

Third victim in a string of South County motorcycle crashes identified

The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Nipomo last week has been identified as 49-year-old Vonna York of Arroyo Grande. [Cal Coast Times] On Thursday evening, York lost control of her motorcycle at the intersection of Osage Street and... (Continue reading)

One person killed in single vehicle crash near Arroyo Grande

One person was killed Sunday evening after the pickup truck they were driving crashed into a tree in rural Arroyo Grande, according to the CHP. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 7 p.m., the victim drove off Carpenter Canyon Road near... (Continue reading)

Caren Ray attempts to intimidate voters

OPINION by COLEEN KUBEL I am a candidate for a seat on the Arroyo Grande City Council. I am running because I love the people of Arroyo Grande, and I have always loved helping people. I have been in public... (Continue reading)