Articles Tagged With ‘Oceano’




Oceano under fire for Brown Act violations

By KAREN VELIE One of the leading open government attorneys in California served the Oceano Community Services District with an order last week to cease and desist violating the Brown Act or face litigation. The Ralph M. Brown Act, passed... (Continue reading)

Judge rules against two suits over APCD dust rule

A San Luis Obispo Superior Court judge has ruled against two legal challenges to the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District’s Oceano Dunes dust rule. Judge Charles Crandall rejected the requests made by Friends of Oceano Dunes, an... (Continue reading)

Oceano postpones announcement on employee discipline

The Oceano Community Services District Board of Directors met in closed session Monday to discuss disciplining a public employee, but did not take any action and rescheduled its discussion on the matter for 4 p.m. Tuesday. As with Monday’s meeting,... (Continue reading)

Oceano dunes rider returns $20,000 diamond bracelet

A retired firefighter from Modesto discovered a $20,000 diamond bracelet while riding his quad at the Oceano Dunes and then worked to return the bracelet to its owner. [ModestoBee] In June, Orange County resident Robyn Giranda brought her son to... (Continue reading)

Coincidence? You be the judge

OPINION By LIN HILL Oceano Community Services District General Manager Thomas Geaslen appeared on the March 6 episode of Charter California Edition. Hosted by attorney Brad Pomerance, this show broadcasts locally on cable channel 41 and statewide on the California... (Continue reading)

Oceano family featured in Lifetime documentary

An Oceano family is slated to be featured on the “Preachers’ Daughters,” a Lifetime documentary that explores the temptations faced by three teenage girls whose families have strong Christian roots. [SantaMariaTimes] Olivia Perry, 18, her 11-month-old daughter Eden, and Olivia’s... (Continue reading)

Oceano and San Miguel facing state penalties

Following the failure to report employee compensation to the California State Controller’s Office as required by law, the communities of Oceano and San Miguel are facing fines of $5,000 each. In both cases, the district managers were warned repeatedly by... (Continue reading)

John Wallace steps down from sanitation district

Amid allegations of mismanagement, South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Administrator John Wallace announced his retirement at Wednesday’s board meeting. During a closed session to discuss his performance, Wallace said he would be resigning after 27 years with the... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district delays vote on Wallace’s performance

The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board delayed making a decision on plant administrator John Wallace job performance during a special meeting Monday evening. The district’s board chair Tony Ferrara, a staunch supporter of Wallace, called the special... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district calls special meeting for Wallace review

Amid a $1.1 million fine levied against the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District due to mismanagement by the Wallace Group, the district board has set a special meeting for Monday to reevaluate its relationship with the district’s chief... (Continue reading)