Articles Tagged With ‘New Job’

Why would Paavo Ogren leave SLO County?

OPINION By JULIE TACKER Oceano Community Services District (OCSD) is set to hire Paavo Ogren as its general manager this Wednesday night. Ogren has experience managing a community services district, but fails to mention it in his resume. He worked... (Continue reading)

California librarians irked by governor’s appointment

California Governor Jerry Brown appointed a politically connected journalist to the position of state librarian, frustrating librarians across California. [LA Times] “A former reporter? What the hell? said Librarians’ Guild President Roy B. Stone. “I’m tired of political appointments everywhere... (Continue reading)

CAPSLO demotes Dee Torres

By CALCOASTNEWS staff The embattled director of San Luis Obispo County’s homeless services was demoted earlier this week by Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo’s CEO Biz Steinberg. In an email to county officials, Steinberg said she was dividing... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach picks new police chief

Pismo Beach Commander Jake Miller will serve as the city’s next police chief, the city announced Tuesday. Miller, a 20-year veteran of the Pismo Beach Police Department, will replace retiring chief Jeff Norton on August 1. City Manager Jim Lewis,... (Continue reading)

Former Atascadero police chief steps in for King City

Dennis Hegwood, the former Atascadero police chief who was terminated shortly after being cleared of rape charges, took the helm of the King City Police Department as interim chief late Wednesday. King City Attorney Roy Hanley said that Hegwood, who... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay hires interim city manager

The Morro Bay City Council has hired an interim city manager at $13,000 per month. The council appointed former Beverly Hills city manager Ed Kreins to succeed Administrative Services Director Susan Slayton in bridging the gap between Andrea Lueker, who... (Continue reading)

Former Morro Bay attorney takes job in Los Gatos

Former Morro Bay city attorney Robert Schultz is moving to Los Gatos to begin working as the Los Gatos city attorney. The Los Gatos Town Council unanimously approved the hiring of Robert Schultz as the new Town Attorney at its... (Continue reading)

SLOPD adds DUI cop

The San Luis Obispo Police Department added a position dedicated solely to catching and arresting drivers under the influence of alcohol. New DUI enforcement officer Tim Koznek made six DUI arrest in his first two nights of work earlier this... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande council appoints Barneich

The Arroyo Grande City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening  to appoint Kristen Barneich as its fifth member. The life-long Arroyo Grande resident fills the spot left by Caren Ray, who resigned in October to serve on the San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach chief doing double duty

The Grover Beach City Council voted unanimously to make Police Chief Jim Copsey the assistant city manager and chief of police concurrently starting on Oct. 28. Copsey is now responsible for stepping in if the city managers is unavailable, helping... (Continue reading)