Articles Tagged With ‘Grover Beach’




Compass Health $1.1 million class action settlement

Grover Beach based Compass Health agreed to pay a $1.1 million settlement in a class action lawsuit for multiple violations of California’s labor code, according to a March 5 agreement. In the suit filed last year by San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach convention center delayed

After two decades of discussions and votes to allow the construction of an 11,000 square foot conference center and 150-room lodge in Grover Beach, two recent appeals have stalled the project. In April, the California Coastal Commission unanimously approved a... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach man beats woman with shotgun

Grover Beach police arrested a man early Friday morning for striking a woman in the head with the butt-end of a shotgun. Johnny Luther Renfro, 65, struck a 48-year-old woman several times in the head and torso with a loaded... (Continue reading)

Bodies of Central Coast car crash victims identified

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified the two men who died in car crash in Paso Robles Wednesday afternoon as 26-year-old Jeremy Nathaniel Martin and 24-year-old Christopher Michael Medina. Martin resided in Grover Beach, and Medina lived... (Continue reading)

Five Cities firefighting costs escalating

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The cities of Arroyo Grande and Grover Beach and the community of Oceano merged their fire departments in 2010 with the intent of saving money, but the resulting Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA) may soon cost residents... (Continue reading)

Firefighters evacuate Grover Beach hotel

Firefighters evacuated guests at the Holiday Inn Express in Grover Beach Sunday morning after overheated oil in an elevator filled the hotel with smoke. [Tribune] Shortly after 2 a.m., the Five Cities Fire Authority arrived to find hallways thick with... (Continue reading)

Speeding driver evades Arroyo Grande police

Arroyo Grande police are searching for a man who led them on a high-speed chase through the Five Cities Tuesday. [KSBY] Around 5 p.m. Tuesday, officers tried to stop a vehicle driven by a man believed to be associated with... (Continue reading)

Mayor Debbie Peterson elected as Coastal Commission nominee

The San Luis Obispo County City Selection Committee elected Grover Beach Mayor Debbie Peterson on Jan. 3 as its nominee for an open seat on the California Coastal Commission. Less than two weeks after the Grover Beach Council removed Peterson... (Continue reading)

New Year’s vacationers reroute travels to Grover Beach City Hall

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Residents from across California flocked to a Grover Beach City Council meeting Monday night in support of reseating Mayor Debbie Peterson on a regional air pollution control board — something the council, including Peterson, did not bring... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach air board rift spills over to conference center project

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Following the removal of Grover Beach Mayor Debbie Peterson from a regional air pollution board, an organization that supports off-road activity on the Oceano Dunes is planning to appeal the construction of an 11,000 square foot conference... (Continue reading)