Articles Tagged With ‘Grover Beach’




Mecham out, Debbie Peterson in on county board race

By KAREN VELIE Former Grover Beach Mayor Debbie Peterson announced Tuesday plans to run against San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill for the District 3 seat while District 1 Supervisor Frank Mecham said he will not be running for... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district meeting canceled after four no-shows

By KAREN VELIE A special meeting of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District scheduled for Monday evening was canceled after two representatives and their two alternates said they would not be able to attend. A quorum of at... (Continue reading)

Woman files lawsuit over Oceano Dunes death

The daughter of a Grover Beach man who was the victim of a fatal accident at the Oceano Dunes last year filed a lawsuit for wrongful death. On Feb. 20, Kathryn Tatum filed the lawsuit in San Luis Obispo Superior... (Continue reading)

Five-hour standoff in Grover Beach

Following a five-hour standoff, a Grover Beach man surrender to police at about 2 p.m. on Monday on the 600 block of Trouville Avenue. Shortly before 9 a.m., the man’s girlfriend called police to say he was not acting rational.... (Continue reading)

Seitz survives another performance review

South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District legal counsel Michael Seitz appears to have the support of the majority of his agency’s board, despite the release of documents showing he gave legal advice that benefitted his own firm while costing... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district attorney misled ratepayers

By KAREN VELIE Confidential documents obtained by CalCoastNews reveal a long-term plan by South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District officials to delay fines and findings of mismanagement by mounting a legal battle against the state — a fight they... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district flips, seeks settlement with the state

After picking a multi-year legal fight with state officials, the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District is now seeking to settle a $1.1 million fine levied against it. In 2010, 384,000 gallons of raw sewage flowed in Oceano homes... (Continue reading)

Al Moriarty ordered to pay $10 million in restitution

A San Luis Obispo County Superior Court judge on Wednesday ordered former Grover Beach financier Al Moriarty to pay $10,209,301 in restitution for securities fraud and embezzlement. In August, the 81-year old pleaded no contest to fraud and embezzlement charges... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande mayor seeks sanitation district audit

By KAREN VELIE Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill has asked the South San Luis Obispo Sanitation District to initiate a forensic audit of the district in an attempt to recover the cost of a fine and mismanagement attributed to the... (Continue reading)

New SLO County council members sworn in

Two newly elected mayors took their oaths of office in San Luis Obispo County Monday, as did a new San Luis Obispo councilman who holds the swing vote on a controversial development plan. Swearing in ceremonies for mayors and council... (Continue reading)