Articles Tagged With ‘Arroyo Grande’




Arroyo Grande child murderer denied parole

A man convicted in the 1979 murder of a 10-year-old Arroyo Grande girl scheduled to testify against a suspected child molester was denied parole Wednesday. It will be three years before he will be eligible for another hearing. [Tribune] The... (Continue reading)

Eight arrested in Arroyo Grande drug raid

A five-month Arroyo Grande Police Department investigation led to the arrests of eight people Thursday at a home on the 1000 block of Sunset Drive, according to police. Around 7 a.m., officers and police K-9 found heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, and... (Continue reading)

Driver steps on wrong pedal in Grover Beach parking lot

An 85-year-old Arroyo Grande woman is uninjured but at risk of losing her driver’s license after crashing her car in a Grover Beach parking lot. [KSBY] The woman was trying to park her Chrysler PT Cruiser in the Vons grocery store... (Continue reading)

Ray brings boyfriend into political fray

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo County supervisor currently running for election has used her political position to further the career of her boyfriend, in violation of an ethic’s policy. Last October, Governor Jerry Brown appointed... (Continue reading)

Atascadero bank robber suspected in two other bank heists

Working with the FBI, police in San Luis Obispo County have determine the two suspects arrested Thursday for robbing an Atascadero bank also robbed banks in Arroyo Grande and Pismo Beach. Last week, George Jessie Gonzalez of Santa Maria robbed... (Continue reading)

Fire tax flub allows for voting as ballots are counted

Property owners in Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach and Oceano who have yet to vote on a firefighting assessment measure can still do so, even as ballots are counted. The Five Cities Fire Authority is proposing a $66 fee on all... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande Bank of America robbed

Arroyo Grande police are investigating the Thursday robbery of the Bank of America on West Branch Street. Shortly before 6 p.m., the robber entered the bank, said he was armed and demanded cash from one of the tellers. After receiving... (Continue reading)

Fire wrecks Arroyo Grande home

A house fire destroyed an Arroyo Grande home Monday morning displacing a family. The fire broke out around 8 a.m. at 515 Patino Lane in Arroyo Grande, according to the Five Cities Fire Authority. The family, as well as out... (Continue reading)

Is it time for a forensic audit of the South County sanitation district?

By KAREN VELIE Amid allegations of mismanagement, the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District’s former administrator stepped down, and less than a year later the plant is operating cleaner at less than 50 percent the cost, according to financial... (Continue reading)

Push poll sullies supervisor race

By KAREN VELIE A mysterious group has been placing highly misleading phone calls to south San Luis Obispo County voters, trying to dissuade them from voting for Mike Byrd or Lynn Compton in the June supervisorial election. San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)