Articles Tagged With ‘Fail’




Billionaire drops plan to split California into three states

Following a decision by the California Supreme Court to remove or postpone an initiative on dividing the state in three, the Silicon Valley billionaire behind the measure is giving up his effort to split up California. [Cal Coast Times] Tim... (Continue reading)

Transients barricade themselves in attack of Paso Robles home

Paso Robles police officers attempted to remove two transients from a vacant Paso Robles home that is for sale, but the squatters resisted. When police arrived, the transients barricaded themselves inside the attic, and officers ultimately used pepper spray to... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo Forever 21 closing

Forever 21 in San Luis Obispo is planning on closing its store in the SLO Promenade shopping center on Madonna Road by Jan. 6. The store will then let go of 72 employees. Those employee will have an opportunity to... (Continue reading)

Former SLO, AG cops fail to get their jobs back

Two former police officers fired by the cities of San Luis Obispo and Arroyo Grande respectively will not get their jobs back, an California appellate court ruled Thursday. [Tribune] The appellate court issued rulings in the separate cases of Dan... (Continue reading)

Fire authority blames voters for parcel tax failure

By JOSH FRIEDMAN After 60 percent of voters rejected a parcel tax initiative for firefighting services, the Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA) took to Facebook to blame its fiscal woes on South County property owners. On Friday, the votes were... (Continue reading)

Drive to recall Morro Bay mayor fails

An organization that attempted to launch a recall election of Morro Bay Mayor Jamie Irons failed to collect the number of signatures needed to do so. Morro Bay Forward had until 5 p.m. Thursday to collect 1,754 signatures on a... (Continue reading)

Toxic substance department records point to inaction in chemical cases

By KAREN VELIE Almost two years ago, a San Luis Obispo city employee ordered others to dump chemicals and paints at a city facility. The state’s Department of Toxic Substance Control began an investigation and told witnesses that criminal cases... (Continue reading)

Formerly jailed attorney fails to lower Moriarty’s bail

Santa Maria attorney Scott Whitenack, who met Grover Beach financier Al Moriarty in San Luis Obispo County Jail, failed in his bid Thursday to reduce Moriarty’s $5 million bail. San Luis Obispo County law enforcement officers arrested Whitenack three times... (Continue reading)

Man robbed while trying to purchase heroin

A 25-year-old San Luis Obispo man armed with a knife allegedly robbed a man on Wednesday who had stopped by an apartment on the 1900 block of Henry Street in San Luis Obispo, to purchase heroin. The unnamed victim called... (Continue reading)

Equipment failure in Morro Bay caused outage

An outage of two PG&E transmission lines in Morro Bay Sunday evening caused more than 150,000 Central Coast customers to lose power. [Tribune] The outage started around 9:30 p.m. Sunday and lasted until about 12:20 a.m. Monday. Residences lost power... (Continue reading)