Articles Tagged With ‘Oceano’




Oceano board to meet pre-Christmas after manager plagiarism charge

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Oceano Community Services District Board of Directors will hold a special meeting two days before Christmas to discuss the performance of its general manager, who is accused of plagiarizing part of his job application. Since longtime... (Continue reading)

Oceano general manager under board scrutiny

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Oceano Community Services District Board of Directors will meet in closed session Wednesday evening to review the performance of recently hired General Manager Lonnie Curtis. Wednesday’s closed session hearing will mark the second time Curtis’s performance... (Continue reading)

Man barricades himself in Oceano mobile home

A parolee barricaded himself in a motor home at the Pismo Sands RV Park in Oceano on Thursday. Responding to reports of shots fired, San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the park and heard additional gun shots. Deputies then... (Continue reading)

Oceano board accused of skirting Brown Act

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A government watchdog organization has again accused the Oceano Community Services District Board of Directors of violating California’s open meeting law, the Ralph M. Brown Act. Attorney for Californians Aware Terry Francke authored a letter Friday to... (Continue reading)

Oceano CSD considering 30-year loan to itself

The Oceano Community Services District Board of Directors will consider issuing itself a 30-year loan Wednesday to back-fill expenses in its general fund. The Oceano general fund has already leant nearly $800,000 to the district water fund to cover its... (Continue reading)

Jealousy over a woman fueled Oceano fatal fight

A fatal fight in Ocean last summer was prompted by jealousy over a woman who was dating the victim, according to court documents. [Tribune] On the night of June 21, Joseph Munoz encountered a man whose girlfriend he had been... (Continue reading)

Oceano needs to replace questionable board member

OPINION By JEFF EDWARDS Have you ever met someone who says such outrageous things that you scratch your head and question your own intelligence? For a while, I thought it was me; out of my environment and my comfort zone,... (Continue reading)

Jail inmate arrested for Oceano murder

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested an Oceano man Wednesday for the June murder of a Nipomo resident. Joseph Adrian Munoz, 36, had been in San Luis Obispo County Jail since June 23 for a probation violation. Since his... (Continue reading)

Motorcyclist dies in crash at Oceano Dunes

A Northern California man died in a solo motorcycle crash Sunday at the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area on Sunday. [Tribune] Nineteen-year-old Felipe de Jesus Amezcua of San Leandro, crashed his motorcycle around 4:18 p.m., according to a state... (Continue reading)

$1,000 reward for information on murder suspect

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those involved in the June 21 murder of Joseph Padilla in Oceano. Padilla, 25, of Nipomo died from... (Continue reading)