Articles Tagged With ‘Arroyo Grande’




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)

AG offers water school in place of fines

In the spirit of traffic school, Arroyo Grande gave its first water school class that allows residents to waive a $50 water waster fine. [Tribune] In May, the Arroyo Grande City Council agreed to fine customers who fail to meet... (Continue reading)

Developers may pay for Pismo Beach to recycle water

The Pismo Beach City Council is considering turning to developers to cover the costs of a $29.7 million water recycling project. [Tribune] On Tuesday, the City Council will vote on whether to charge a fee on new development and redevelopment... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande battle over interchange gets ugly

OPINION by JULIE TACKER Even though former Arroyo Grande mayor Tony Ferrara and former city manager Steve Adams have been forced out of leadership positions in Arroyo Grande, the new city manager appears to be taking direction from an employee... (Continue reading)