Articles Tagged With ‘Arroyo Grande’




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Arroyo Grande council eyeing local planner for city manager job

Following a nationwide search, the Arroyo Grande City Council has tapped Arroyo Grande resident Jim Bergman to be the city’s top executive. The council will consider formally hiring Bergman as its city manager at a meeting on Tuesday. Bergman is... (Continue reading)

CHP catches one speeding motorcyclist, other gets away

California Highway Patrol officers caught one of two motorcyclists who were fleeing Thursday in South County at speeds of nearly 130 mph. [Tribune] Around 4:30 p.m., Grover Beach resident Robert Scott Waltos, 21, and Kayne Gloner were traveling at speeds... (Continue reading)

Former Arroyo Grande baseball star dies

Former Arroyo Grande High School Baseball star Ryan Teixeira died Saturday at the age of 20. Teixeira had been battling two forms of cancer over the last two years. In 2015, Teixeira’s senior year at Arroyo Grande High, he was... (Continue reading)

Atheists launch club at Arroyo Grande elementary school

In a bid to compete with after-school religious clubs, Atheists United of San Luis Obispo launched a Young Skeptics program at an Arroyo Grande elementary school. The club is the first ever Young Skeptics chapter in California. [Tribune] Last Thursday,... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande council votes for investigation into mayor

The Arroyo Grande City Council voted Tuesday to launch an independent investigation into allegations of misconduct raised by members of the public against Mayor Jim Hill. Political opponents of Hill have pushed hard in recent weeks for an investigation. Certain... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach market robber turns himself in

An Arroyo Grande man who initially got away with robbing a convenience store has turned himself in, according to the Grover Beach Police Department. Around 11 p.m. Friday, a man entered the Grover Beach Market Express at 1051 S. 13th... (Continue reading)

Parent threatens to shoot up South County high school

Irate over his son’s suspension, a father threatened to shoot staffers at Lopez Continuation High School in rural Arroyo Grande, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities arrested the man hours later. Around 2:40 p.m. on Tuesday,... (Continue reading)

One arrested, one evades capture in South County chase

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies chased two alleged gang members Tuesday from rural Arroyo Grande to Pismo Beach. During the chase, the suspects ran stops signs and red lights and crashed into several vehicles. Shortly after 6 p.m. on... (Continue reading)

Arrested as a man, booked into jail as a woman

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE Grover Beach police arrested a suspect Sunday, who they determined was a man from Arroyo Grande, for allegedly impersonating a police officer while conducting a traffic stop. However, San Luis Obispo County Jail staff... (Continue reading)

Is ‘Hollyweed’ sign guy a former SLO pot deliveryman?

A couple days after altering the iconic Hollywood sign to read “Hollyweed” in a New Year’s prank, Southern Californian artist Zach Fernandez came of of hiding and laid claim to the feat. It turns out Fernandez is a former resident... (Continue reading)



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