Articles Tagged With ‘Oceano’

Arroyo Grande’s mayor elect wants lawsuit abandoned

By KAREN VELIE Amid mounting legal costs, incoming Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill asked the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board to immediately cease and desist legal action against the state. Two weeks ago, the sanitation district board... (Continue reading)

Hill challenges Shoals

OPINION By JIM HILL The recent election represents an opportunity for residents of Grover Beach, Oceano and Arroyo Grande to change some policies at the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District that have not been in residents’ interest. In... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district mounting lawsuit against the state

By KAREN VELIE The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board voted unanimously Wednesday to file a lawsuit against the state over a $1.1 million fine in a fight that has already cost ratepayers over $750,000. In 2010, issues... (Continue reading)

Driver slams into Oceano power pole, spurs outage

More than 6,500 customers lost power Thursday after a woman crashed her vehicle into a power pole in Oceano. [Tribune] Shortly before 2 p.m., the woman lost control of her vehicle while driving on Halcyon Road. The vehicle then collided... (Continue reading)

CHP identifies man killed in Arroyo Grande crash

The California Highway Patrol identified the man killed early Tuesday morning in a crash in rural Arroyo Grande as Raymond Mendoza of Oceano. Shortly before 4 a.m., the 21-year-old man was driving south on Los Berros Road when he crossed... (Continue reading)

Fatal crash in Arroyo Grande

An Oceano man was killed early Tuesday after his vehicle ran into a tree in rural Arroyo Grande, according to the California Highway Patrol. Shortly before 4 a.m., the man was driving south on Los Berros Road just south of... (Continue reading)

Sign wars heat up in supervisor election campaigns

By KAREN VELIE Update: John Brunsfield, a retired attorney, said he purchased and put out signs that say “Lynn Compton is a fraud.” Brunsfield said he is not affiliated with any campaign and put the signs out after receiving slate... (Continue reading)

Gang members arrested for assault

San Luis Obispo County deputies arrested three people for allegedly robbing and assaulting a man in Oceano. On Sept. 22, three alleged gang members drove a man to a field in Oceano, took his money and cell phone and beat... (Continue reading)

South County officials fixing troubled dispatch system

A month after an Oceano home burned while public safety agencies played phone tag, South County officials say they have corrected their troubled dispatch system. [KSBY] After neighbors first reported the Oceano house fire on Aug. 21, it took dispatchers... (Continue reading)

Oceano home burns amid dispatch phone tag

While emergency calls went from agency to agency, a fire in an outdoor shed spread to a home in Oceano on Aug. 21. [KSBY] Neighbors of the Beach Street home began calling 911 at 12:09 p.m. to report the shed... (Continue reading)