Articles Tagged With ‘Investigation’




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IWMA credit card used for personal costs, audit shows

By Cal Coast Times staff The San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority spends thousands of dollars of taxpayer money every month on a US Bank credit card “for what appear to be personal uses,” reported Carl Knudson, an... (Continue reading)

Investigator uncovers false testimony in CalCoastNews libel case

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third in a multi-part series of articles about San Luis Obispo County’s waste disposal agency. The first reported on the agency’s free-spending use of a public credit card and the lack of credit card documentation... (Continue reading)

SLO IWMA Board calls for special meeting to discuss criminal investigation

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a multi-part series of articles about San Luis Obispo County’s waste disposal agency. The first reported on the agency’s free-spending use of a public credit card and the lack of credit card documentation... (Continue reading)

California senator likely sexually harassed subordinates

State Sen. Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) engaged in “unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior” toward six women, four of whom were his subordinates, according to the findings of an outside investigation. [Cal Coast Times] During the investigation, the law firms Gibson... (Continue reading)

Multiple SLO County fires caused by vehicles, not arson, investigators say

Cal Fire is dispelling rumors surfacing in San Luis Obispo County that arson is suspected in the recent rash of vegetation fires. The agency has released preliminary causes for four recent fires, three of which were reportedly started by vehicles.... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande police probe shooting after bullets found in neighborhood

Police have launched an investigation into a shooting that took place Saturday night in a quiet Arroyo Grande neighborhood. Some neighbors initially mistook the gunshots for fireworks, but a woman later discovered two bullets lodged in her car, prompting a... (Continue reading)

SLO to spend $20,000 more on probing ‘sexist’ video

The San Luis Obispo City Council will consider allocating on Tuesday an additional $20,000 to wrap up an investigation into personnel complaints against City Manager Katie Lichtig and Fire Chief Garret Olson, which were prompted by a video that allegedly... (Continue reading)

Vehicle started the Chimney Fire, investigators say

Cal Fire investigators have determined a vehicle started last summer’s Chimney Fire that burned more than 46,000 acres near Lake Nacimiento and destroyed about 50 homes. A vehicle driving on a dirt road south of the lake near Running Deer... (Continue reading)

Unknown man sought by businessmen over The Sub fire

The owners of a popular San Luis Obispo retail store and head shop that went up in flames more than a year ago say they believe an off-duty firefighter, or a man identifying himself as one, started the fire that... (Continue reading)

SLO hires firm to investigate Lichtig, Olson and ‘sexist’ video

The city of San Luis Obispo will pay a Santa Ana law firm up to $50,000 to investigate personnel complaints against City Manager Katie Lichtig and Fire Chief Garret Olson pertaining to a video that allegedly sexually objectified firefighters. Intended... (Continue reading)



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