Articles Tagged With ‘Cambria Community Services District’




Proposed raise exposes Cambria’s financial blunders

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Less than two months after public outrage prompted the Cambria Community Services District to table a staggered 38 percent pay raise for the CSD general manager, the salary hike is again up for a vote. This time,... (Continue reading)

Cambria in hot water over desal project

(Editor’s Note: The May 16 letter from the California Coastal Commission to San Luis Obispo County about Cambria’s water reclamation plant is at the end of this article.) By KAREN VELIE The California Coastal Commission recommended that San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Cambria general manager’s raise scrapped, for now

By KAREN VELIE Amid growing outrage, the Cambria Community Services District will not be voting Thursday to approve a contract giving the district’s general manager a 38 percent pay increase. The agenda change appears to be prompted by public complaints... (Continue reading)

Cambria general manager to get a 38 percent pay increase

By KAREN VELIE Less then two months after the implementation of a 116 percent water and sewer rate increase, the Cambria Community Services District is planning to approve a set of staggered pay hikes of 38 percent for its general... (Continue reading)

Truck spills human biosolid waste near Cambria

A tractor trailer loaded with 80,000 pounds of human biosolid waste tipped onto its side Friday on Highway 1 just south of Cambria spilling the waste onto the highway. Shortly before 9 a.m., the driver, Sergio Mercado Lepe, 45, of... (Continue reading)

Muril Clift resigns from Cambria CSD Board

Muril Clift, vice president of the Cambria Community Services District Board, resigned at the end of Thursday’s board’s meeting. Clift’s resignation is effective Oct. 1. Clift sits on multiple local boards including the San Luis Obispo County Local Agency Formation... (Continue reading)

Cambria is running out of time and money

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Cambria Community Services District has just two and a half months before it will begin operating in the red, according to the district’s latest projections. Cambria is currently strapped for cash as it tries to get... (Continue reading)

Cambria’s unethical waste of water

OPINION BY JULIE TACKER The Cambrian recently reported that the Cambria Community Services District has eased their rule on outdoor irrigation. Though the district claims the that relaxing the ban will help with fire suppression, it earlier stated it was... (Continue reading)

Cambria CSD running out of cash

The Cambria Community Services District could run out of operating cash in about three months, District General Manager Jerry Gruber said. [Tribune] The district’s financial troubles center around its emergency water supply project, which costs approximately $13 million, including state... (Continue reading)

Cambria emergency water project behind schedule

The Cambria Community Services District did not meet its target date of earlier this week to launch its $9 million emergency water supply project. [Tribune] CSD workers are nearing completion of a water treatment plant and supply system that will... (Continue reading)