Articles Tagged With ‘Cuesta College’

Cuesta College settles whistleblower lawsuit

By KAREN VELIE Cuesta College will pay more than $70,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging retaliation against a whistleblower who came forward alleging misappropriation of public resources, according to sources involved in the case. Filed late last year, the lawsuit... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College staffers accused of illegal activity, retaliation

By KAREN VELIE A former Cuesta College employee is suing the college and mutiple staffers alleging that after he reported illegal activity, he and his family faced retaliation, according to a lawsuit filed in San Luis Obispo County Superior Court.... (Continue reading)

Big fun at Cuesta College

By DELL FRANKLIN Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin.  Franklin’s memoir, “The ballplayer’s Son” is... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College in deficit spending, union pushing raises

While the Cuesta College Board of Trustees is looking at strategies to offset a $551,000 budget deficit, the faculty union is pushing for higher pay. [Cal Coast Times] Lower enrollment coupled with increased unfunded pension liabilities have led to the... (Continue reading)

One killed in three car crash

One person was killed and two were injured Wednesday afternoon in a three car collision near Cuesta College on Highway 1. At around 2:27 p.m., a San Luis Paper Co. and Janitorial Supply’s truck crashed into the rear ends of... (Continue reading)

Mary Strobridge wins Cuesta trustee election

By ERIK ENGLE With a focus on increasing faculty salaries in order to retain quality teachers, Mary Strobridge won San Luis Obispo County’s 5th District Cuesta College Board of Trustees Seat with 55 percent of the vote, getting 5,099 votes.... (Continue reading)

Inmate escapee caught at Cuesta College

An inmate who escaped Camp San Luis Obispo early Monday morning was located and arrested hours later on the Cuesta College Campus. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has identified the escapee as Jose A. Paredes, 25. Paredes, a... (Continue reading)

Inmate escapes from Camp San Luis

An inmate fighting the Chimney Fire escaped Monday morning from Camp San Luis prompting Cuesta College police to send an emergency alert out to students. At about 5 a.m., the California Department of Corrections inmate escaped from “secured housing.” The... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College chosen for inmate second chance program

The U.S. Department of Education has chosen Cuesta College as one of five California colleges to participate in a pilot program with a goal of reducing recidivism for inmates through education. As part of the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program,... (Continue reading)

Atascadero teen sentenced to year in jail for 9/11 stunt

An Atascadero teen has received a one-year jail sentence for a stunt that brought the bomb squad out to San Gabriel Elementary School and shut down the campus for two weeks. Bret Stephen Landen, 18, carried out the stunt on... (Continue reading)