Articles Tagged With ‘Arroyo Grande’

Brown appoints Caren Ray to succeed Teixeira

Governor Jerry Brown appointed Arroyo Grande Councilwoman Karen Ray to fill the vacant fourth district seat on the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors, sources told CalCoastNews Thursday. Ray will succeed Paul Teixeira, who died of a heart attack... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews attorneys file anti-SLAPP motion in libel suit over hazardous waste story

Attorneys for CalCoastNews filed a motion Friday to dismiss a libel suit brought by the head of a hazardous waste management service in Arroyo Grande. Charles Tenborg sued CalCoastNews chief Karen Velie and reporter Daniel Blackburn for publishing an article... (Continue reading)

23 arrested in Central Coast prostitution sting

Officers from San Luis Obispo, Pismo Beach and Arroyo Grande police departments arrested 23 people during a three-night prostitution sting. Police investigators placed advertisements on the internet for prostitution services to be conducted in local hotel rooms. Suspects then contacted... (Continue reading)

Students at 3 SLO County schools caught posting test images online

California Department of Education investigators caught students at three San Luis Obispo County schools posting images of 2013 standardized tests on social media websites. [Tribune] Arroyo Grande High School, Atascadero High School and Templeton Independent High School were among 242... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande Hospital employees protest poor wages

Arroyo Grande Hospital employees held a protest on Saturday against Dignity Health over lower than market wages. The Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers, say they want the same pay as Marian Regional Medical Center and French Hospital Medical Center... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande road rager ends pursuit with suicide

An Avila Beach man fired shots at a driver in Arroyo Grande Wednesday evening before shooting himself. Around 9 p.m. Wednesday, a pickup truck attempted to pass a car driven by Robert Hernandez, 56, in rural Arroyo Grande. Hernandez then... (Continue reading)

Auto burglaries skyrocket in SLO County

In Arroyo Grande and the five cities area thefts from vehicles tripled in July prompting police to ask residents to lock their cars. More than 60 percent of the recent burglaries were from unlocked cars. In August, Arroyo Grande police... (Continue reading)

Two cities spurn grand jury report

A recent San Luis Obispo County Grand Jury report is being criticized by officials of two South County cities, claiming the report incorporates  numerous errors and did not take into account efforts to consolidate. (Santa Maria Times) The report chastised... (Continue reading)

Driver rolls truck into Lopez Lake

A man is recovering from his injuries after he rolled his pick-up truck into Lopez Lake on Friday at about 6 p.m. [KCOY] The driver lost control of his vehicle on Hi Mountain Road, rolled his truck and landed partially... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande Council recognizes officer harassment injuries

The Arroyo Grande City Council agreed on July 9 to recognize that police officer Michelle Cota suffered psychological injuries while on the job. [NewTimes] As a result of the council vote, Cota will be able to retire and collect bi-weekly... (Continue reading)