Articles Tagged With ‘Oceano’




Oceano Community Services District to hire a new general manager

By KAREN VELIE Oceano Community Services District board members have selected a new general manager to replace Paavo Ogren who quit in April without notice. Peter Brown, currently the City of Belmonts’ public works director, is in line for approval... (Continue reading)

Two residents displaced, one suffers burns in Oceano mobile home fire

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire at an Oceano mobile home on Sunday displaced two residents and left one of them with burn injuries.  Shortly after 3 p.m., a caller reported the blaze burning at 2530 Cienaga Street Space 9, according... (Continue reading)

Paavo Ogren quits Oceano Community Services District, no notice

By KAREN VELIE After leading the agency for three and a half months, the head of the Oceano Community Services District quit several hours after showing up for work today. This is the third time Paavo Ogren has suddenly quit... (Continue reading)

SLO County closes polling locations in Los Osos, Oceano

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder’s Office announced ahead of Tuesday’s election that it is closing polling locations in Los Osos and Oceano because of a shortage of precinct workers.  Precinct 213 was going to be located... (Continue reading)

Stabbing victim found at Oceano gas station

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a stabbing after finding a wounded man at an Oceano gas station on Sunday. [KSBY] Just before 2 p.m., witnesses reported a male stabbing victim at Oceano Market &... (Continue reading)

Oceano general manager resigned, he should not get severance

OPINION by JULIE TACKER At the raucous Oct. 25, Oceano Community Services District board meeting, then General Manager Will Clemens gave a well-rehearsed performance that included announcing his “early retirement” after 24-years in public service. He blamed the new board... (Continue reading)

Sheriff finds commander neglected his duty in Oceano

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office found that Commander Keith Scott neglected his duty when he failed to respond to multiple 911 calls during an Oceano Community Service District Board meeting in October. Scott has since... (Continue reading)

Oceano officials need to stop the illegal behavior

OPINION by KIM ROSE and ALISHA CASSANDRA We are Oceano residents and Oceano Community Services District ratepayers who filed the Brown Act complaint with the OCSD Board in November, following months of discord and chaos we observed at meetings. The... (Continue reading)

Oceano board picks Paavo Ogren for interim general manager

By KAREN VELIE The Oceano Community Services District selected Paavo Ogren to serve as interim general manager during a closed session meeting on Monday. Amid refusals by several board members to abide by open meeting laws, both the district’s legal... (Continue reading)

Oceano CSD manager resigns amid contentious meeting

By KAREN VELIE Only minutes into an Oct. 25 Oceano Community Services District meeting, General Manager Will Clemens announced plans to retire because a change in the makeup of the board has made his job untenable. Clemens is the second... (Continue reading)