Articles Tagged With ‘Grover Beach’




Christmas presents for Grover Beach residents? 

OPINION by RONALD ARNOLDSEN It’s a Royal Flush. Here is what is coming down the pipe. Grover Beach Mayor John Shoals in his capacity as Chair of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District has voted to place your septic bill on the property... (Continue reading)

Hazmat team removes powdered briefs from Grover Beach

What happens when someone receives the wrong package from Amazon, one with several odd items including men’s undergarments sprinkled with a cosmetic powder? Roads are closed and the San Luis Obispo County Hazardous Materials team is called in. On Sunday... (Continue reading)

Judge sides with Nipomo in South County water dispute

A Santa Clara judge has tentatively rejected a legal bid by three South County cities to halt new development and new groundwater pumping on the Nipomo Mesa. [Tribune] As part of a longstanding battle over the use of the Santa... (Continue reading)

SLO County considering cloud seeding

At a hearing on water supply options for South County, a public works official said San Luis Obispo County staffers are looking into the possibility of increasing rainfall by cloud seeding. [Tribune] Cloud seeding is a type of weather modification... (Continue reading)

Debbie Peterson for District 3 Supervisor

OPINION by OTIS PAGE As an aging genetic Republican and an individual of distinct conservative values, I am reluctant to admit that I have come to admire others of different persuasions, especially in a political context. Debbie Peterson is a... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian killed in Grover Beach identified

The Grover Beach Police Department has identified a pedestrian killed Monday evening near the High Tide Market as 48-year-old Christopher Dale Hall. Shortly after 9 p.m., Hall was attempting to cross the road with his walker near the intersection of... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian killed in Grover Beach

A driver struck and killed a male pedestrian Monday evening near the High Tide Market in Grover Beach, according to the city’s police department. At about 9 p.m., the victim, who was using a walker, attempting to cross the road... (Continue reading)

Auditor rebuts John Wallace’s explanation

Editor’s Note: Carl Knudson’s addendum to his report on the past management practices of John Wallace is at the bottom of this article. By KAREN VELIE In response to former South County Sanitation District administrator John Wallace’s claim that a... (Continue reading)

Former Grover Beach police chief double dipping again

By KAREN VELIE Grover Beach Police Chief Jim Copsey is slated to again receive a salary and pension simultaneously while he works as interim city manager following City Manager Robert Perrault’s retirement on Feb. 16. The city council is expected... (Continue reading)

Hill promotes wife during homeless debate

As community leaders decide how to best handle the recently displaced homeless population in Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill is promoting his wife’s homeless nonprofit while denigrating other competing homeless services providers. The Board of Supervisors... (Continue reading)