Articles Tagged With ‘Arroyo Grande’




Protecting Arroyo Grande’s water supply

Opinion by Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill Last year, backed by the threat of huge fines, California required Arroyo Grande to cut water usage by 28 percent city-wide. Experiencing unprecedented drought, our residents achieved 37 percent water savings last year.... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande City Council rejects building moratorium

Arroyo Grande City Council voted 3-2 last week to reject a proposed building and annexation moratorium while the city is under drought water restrictions. Mayor Jim Hill and Councilman Tim Brown supported the moratorium saying that the water its citizens... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man arrested in fatal hit and run

Police arrested an Arroyo Grande man Sunday morning for allegedly driving into two people, and then fleeing the scene. One of the pedestrians died and the other is in critical condition. Shortly before 10 p.m., a dark colored sedan with... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande shooting suspect identified

The carjacking suspect shot by Arroyo Grande Police Sergeant Shane Day has been identified as Christopher William Allen, 46. Officers describe Allen as a 6 foot 4 inches tall, 247 pound, white male, from out of the area. Shortly after... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande police shoot carjacking suspect

Arroyo Grande police shot a man involved in an alleged carjacking early Thursday morning. The suspect is undergoing surgery at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center. Around 6:25 a.m., officers responded to a report of an armed carjacking that was in... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande to rehire interim city manager at lower cost

Arroyo Grande is again planning on rehiring Robert McFall to serve as interim city manager, and by chance, the city is expected to save some money. Earlier this month, the council approved an employment agreement with McFall, but complications stemming... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande teacher accused of having sex with a student

An Arroyo Grande teacher was charged Tuesday with allegedly having sex with a student. Prosecutors charged Tara Stumph, 36, with five offenses — intercourse with a minor, oral copulation of a minor and three counts of misdemeanor child molestation. The... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande’s rehire of interim city manager in question

Arroyo Grande City Council’s plans to hire Robert McFall to serve as interim city manager were dismantled shortly after the council voted last week to approve his contract. It is currently unclear whether McFall will go back to work for... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande clerk beaten but staves off robbery, video

A robber punched a clerk at an Arroyo Grande AM/PM store, but neither he nor his accomplice managed to steal any cash. After the botched robbery, the suspects escaped and they remain on the loose. The clerk escaped the attack... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande police stand with Mayor Jim Hill

OPINION by MAYOR JIM HILL In announcing my campaign for re-election as mayor of Arroyo Grande, I’m very proud to have again earned the endorsement of our Police Officers Association. I was compelled to run as your write-in candidate two... (Continue reading)