Articles Tagged With ‘Arroyo Grande’




Arroyo Grande commission approves Tompkins’ hotel plan

Following a redesign of the project, the Arroyo Grande Planning Commission unanimously approved developer Nick Tompkins’ plans to build the first hotel in the Village of Arroyo Grande. The project is called the Village Inn Hotel. [KSBY] Tompkins is planning... (Continue reading)

Medical marijuana and death with dignity

OPINION by PATTY WELSH Death with dignity means my loved one can stay comfortable in their own home as the end comes closer. They get to sleep in their own bed be surrounded by friends and family any time night... (Continue reading)

Auditor rebuts John Wallace’s explanation

Editor’s Note: Carl Knudson’s addendum to his report on the past management practices of John Wallace is at the bottom of this article. By KAREN VELIE In response to former South County Sanitation District administrator John Wallace’s claim that a... (Continue reading)

Elderly AG woman led police on high-speed chase

A 70-year-old Arroyo Grande woman led California Highway Patrol officers on a chase in Santa Barbara County on Tuesday that covered more than 20 miles. The CHP is investigating whether she was drunk at the time. [KSBY] Shortly after 3... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man hires cop for contract killing

A Los Osos man was arrested Thursday evening after he allegedly paid an undercover officer to kill a business associate with whom he had a falling out. Anthony Gene Stevens, 52, is charged with solicitation to commit murder. Stevens owns... (Continue reading)

John Wallace’s attorney threatens sanitation district

By KAREN VELIE An attorney for former South County Sanitation District administrator John Wallace asked the district board Wednesday to rescind their decision to send allegations of criminal malfeasance to multiple law enforcement agencies and then alleged the district faced... (Continue reading)

AG mayor’s state of the city address

OPINION by MAYOR JIM HILL I’m often asked, “What’s it like being Mayor?” or “What are some of the things you’re involved with as Mayor?” and “How do you like the job?” It’s challenging and interesting and sometimes a lot... (Continue reading)

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)