Articles Tagged With ‘Grover Beach’




Body found in surf near Grover Beach

UPDATE: The San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s department identified the body found in the surf at Pismo Beach State Park on Saturday as Kristopher Joseph Petti of Paso Robles and corrected its earlier press release to say the man was Hispanic.... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district showdown set for Wednesday

A proposed investigation into accusations that the administrator of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD) has been using his position to funnel monies to his private engineering company is on the district’s Wednesday board meeting agenda. Allegations of... (Continue reading)

Central Coast waiting on the tsunami

Coastal areas all along the West Coast continue to be evacuated Friday morning following a Tsunami Watch/Warning issued by the National Weather Service. Residents in Oceano, Cayucos, Port San Luis, and  Grover Beach, Morro Bay, and Avila Beach were being... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College renews search for South County site

Cuesta College is searching for a new South County education center site after negotiations with owners of a proposed Grover Beach property were abandoned. Cuesta College officials had offered to pay 75 cents a square foot for the Grover Beach... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district under fire for treatment of Hispanic workers

By LISA RIZZO The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District is under state scrutiny once again; this time for its alleged treatment of Hispanic and temporary workers. A complaint was filed with the California Division of Occupational Safety and... (Continue reading)

Employee files fraud lawsuit against Wallace

A former employee of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District filed a lawsuit that accuses plant administrators, including the head of the sanitation district, of risking public safety and fraud. The civil lawsuit, filed in San Luis Obispo Superior... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district fires second alleged whistleblower

By KAREN VELIE Another South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District worker who complained to state and local regulators that the district had violated laws was terminated on Friday. Over the past few years, former shift supervisor Scott Mascolo reported incidents... (Continue reading)

Man assaults ex-wife and boyfriend

A Guadalupe man allegedly broke into his ex-wife’s Grover Beach home, entered her bedroom and attacked her and her current boyfriend, at about 5 a.m. on Sunday. The ex-wife and her teenage son were able to force Rafael Guzman Jimenez,... (Continue reading)

Oceano sewage spill much larger than originally reported

Documents attached to emails obtained by CalCoastNews indicate that a sewage spill last December dumped 3 million gallons of raw sewage into Oceano neighborhoods, beaches and the Pacific Ocean, more than 30 times what was originally reported. [PDF] On December 19,... (Continue reading)

State finds fraud and deception at sanitation plant

After a lengthy investigation, the state determined the director of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District operated the plant “using fraud and deception,” according to a letter of proposed disciplinary action from the State Water Resource Control Board. Specifically,... (Continue reading)