Articles Tagged With ‘Arroyo Grande’




Alleged victims say Paul Flores is a sexual predator

The Arroyo Grande Police Department had the opportunity to arrest Paul Flores for rape prior to the disappearance of Kristin Smart; a retired FBI agent believes Smart’s remains were once buried at the home of Flores’ mother; and four accusers... (Continue reading)

Setting the record straight on AG fire issues

OPINION by JIM HILL and LEANN AKINS Many voters in the City of Arroyo Grande have received a slick mailer from Richard Waller that says, “Our fire department still has no funding to replace 20 year old trucks and outdated... (Continue reading)

AG hospital leads county in hip surgery mortality rates

Arroyo Grande Community Medical Center had the highest rate of mortality in patients who underwent surgery following a hip fracture in San Luis Obispo County in 2013 and 2014, though it is no longer the leader in the state of... (Continue reading)

Why AG residents should vote for Mack and Akins

OPINION by LEANN AKINS There have been several short opinion pieces in the Tribune supporting our opponents for Arroyo Grande City Council. I am writing to share with you why you should support John Mack and I. We have the... (Continue reading)

Say yes to pride in Arroyo Grande and no to Caren Ray

OPINION by LINDA KEATING This year, the city of Arroyo Grande was awarded the SLO New Times “best controversy or scandal of the year” for the cover up of the city manager’s after hours’ tryst. This scandal was preceded by... (Continue reading)

Don’t be misled by falsehoods and divisive messages

OPINION by JIM HILL In Arroyo Grande, Richard Waller’s campaign materials misrepresent and misinform. It starts with his introduction. His family is third generation but Richard spent most of his life in Nevada. While his family does have agricultural heritage;... (Continue reading)

Serious issues overlooked in Arroyo Grande EIR

OPINION by JAN SHEPHERD This opinion piece focuses on my concerns with the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the East Cherry Avenue and Traffic Way project in Arroyo Grande and lists out the impacts in the EIR that were not... (Continue reading)

Deputies search for man harassing women in rural Arroyo Grande

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for an overweight Filipino or Hispanic man who followed two women while driving in rural Arroyo Grande on Monday. The suspect reportedly asked one of the females what she would do if... (Continue reading)

Setting the record straight in Arroyo Grande

OPINION by LEANN AKINS I am writing to help set the record straight about “the lack of civility” in the Arroyo Grande political landscape. Mayor Jim Hill and various citizens have been accused of being uncivil to staff and members... (Continue reading)

Less water for AG residents, more for developers

By KAREN VELIE The Arroyo Grande City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to enact further water restrictions on existing residents while delaying a building moratorium. The delay will allow a developer to avoid the moratorium and move ahead with the construction... (Continue reading)