Articles Tagged With ‘New Job’

Alexander named new director of County Arts Council

Charlotte Alexander has been named executive director of ARTS Obispo, the San Luis Obispo County Arts Council, effective Sept. 1. Alexander replaces Marta Peluso who stepped down last June after five years of heading up the nonprofit organization. ARTS Obispo... (Continue reading)

New editor for CalCoastNews

Bill Loving, media attorney, journalist and college professor, has joined CalCoastNews as the new editor. Loving replaces George Ramos, his Cal Poly journalism colleague, who died unexpectedly last June of a heart attack. Loving, former chair of Cal Poly San... (Continue reading)

Tony Cipolla joins KCOY

Former KSBY news anchor Tony Cipolla is heading to Santa Maria for a new TV gig with arch rival KCOY Channel 12. [Tribune] Next week, Cipolla will join Sara Cole as co-anchor of the morning show. Last October, KCOY began... (Continue reading)

Ken Hampian managing city of Bell

When the scandal struck city of Bell first advertised for a new city manager its reputation was so tarnished, no one applied. Nevertheless, former San Luis Obispo City Manager Ken Hampian is stepping up to the challenge, temporarily and for... (Continue reading)

Chef Rick heads to the Far West(ern)

Chef Rick’s, the upscale funky Orcutt restaurant that tempted more than a few foodies to make the trek south from San Luis Obispo County, has closed after 22 years. [Santa Maria Times] The iconic eatery, tucked away in the corner... (Continue reading)

Oceano selects new manager

The Oceano Community Services District board has appointed a new interim general manager by a unanimous vote on Wednesday. Thomas Geaslen, president of Titan Lending Corp. in Nipomo, replaces ousted General Manager Raffaele Montemurro. Geaslen says he is coming on board with... (Continue reading)

SLO Chamber of Commerce selects new president

Ermina Karmin has been named president and chief executive officer for the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce. Karim, the current vice president of governmental affairs and economic development for the 1,400-member Chamber, was chosen from a national pool of... (Continue reading)

Cambria’s fire chief reinstated

Cambria’s Fire Chief Mark Miller will be running the department again on Monday, said Jerry Gruber, Cambria Community Services District interim general manager. [Tribune] On April 12, former general manager Tammy Rudock created a firestorm when she fired Miller. The... (Continue reading)

Oceano board appoints ex-official and newcomer to vacant seats

Oceano Community Services District board members voted unanimously to appoint former board member Rick Searcy along with Felma Hurdle to the board on Wednesday evening. Searcy and Hurdle were appointed to fill vacancies created by the resignations of Jim Hill... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly’s president’s salary highest in the CSU

The California State University Board of Trustees approved a $350,000 yearly salary for incoming Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong, making him the highest paid university president in the CSU system, at a board meeting on Tuesday night. In addition to... (Continue reading)