Articles Tagged With ‘Arroyo Grande’




Arroyo Grande, Morro Bay vote for Styrofoam bans

The Arroyo Grande and Morro Bay city councils both voted in favor of Styrofoam bans on Tuesday. Morro Bay council members voted unanimously for the ban. The Arroyo Grande council voted 4-1, with Councilwoman Barbara Harmon dissenting. The bans will... (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 and Attorney General Kamala Harris.... (Continue reading)

Deputies chase alleged child molester on Highway 101

A man accused of sexually penetrating a child under the age of 14 led sheriff’s deputies on a chase through Arroyo Grande and Pismo Beach and into San Luis Obispo. The Highway 101 pursuit never reached speeds above 65 mph,... (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 and Associates recommends the district... (Continue reading)

Teen arrested in South County theft case

A teen was allegedly prowling around a Grover Beach resident’s car around 3:30 a.m. Monday. Officers responded, tracked down three suspects and found property that had recently been stolen from South County vehicles, according to Grover Beach police. At 3:34... (Continue reading)

Santa Margarita man suspected of car theft

A Santa Margarita man led San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies on a high-speed chase in a stolen car on Friday. At about 10:26 a.m., deputies spotted a Volvo SUV which had been reported stolen the previous day out of... (Continue reading)

Insurance carrier claims hostility in Arroyo Grande

By KAREN VELIE The California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (JPIA) is claiming that comments critical of the Arroyo Grande city manager could be deemed hostile and lead to financial risks for the city, according to a Dec. 21 letter to... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande’s city manager a bad fit

OPINION By JULIE TACKER A year ago, in its search to replace embattled City Manager Steve Adams, the Arroyo Grande City Council voted unanimously to retain the same recruiting firm, Peckham & McKenney that the city of Bell had hired... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man identified as victim of Christmas Eve crash

The California Highway Patrol has identified the man killed in a Christmas Eve crash in San Luis Obispo as Arroyo Grande resident Connor Wiens, 29. Wiens was involved in several collisions on southbound Highway 101 near Los Osos Valley Road.... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande leads 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 California, according to a recently released report by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD). In 2012... (Continue reading)