Articles Tagged With ‘Oceano’




Oceano CSD emergency meeting for Sunday

UPDATE: Amid concerns that appointing two board members would result in a quorum not elected by the people, the Oceano Community Service District board voted 3-0 to appoint two directors by June 2. The vote came after the public voiced... (Continue reading)

Oceano board members quit

Two members of the Oceano Community Services District board have resigned, citing disagreements with district manager Raffaele Montemurro over his accounting practices and failure to follow the board’s direction. Board members Jim Hill and Carole Henson tendered their resignations on... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district showdown set for Wednesday

A proposed investigation into accusations that the administrator of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD) has been using his position to funnel monies to his private engineering company is on the district’s Wednesday board meeting agenda. Allegations of... (Continue reading)

Central Coast waiting on the tsunami

Coastal areas all along the West Coast continue to be evacuated Friday morning following a Tsunami Watch/Warning issued by the National Weather Service. Residents in Oceano, Cayucos, Port San Luis, and  Grover Beach, Morro Bay, and Avila Beach were being... (Continue reading)

Protesters battle against Arroyo Grande development

Protesters holding signs lined up along Grand Avenue in Arroyo Grande to protest the proposed Courtland Place Development on Thursday evening. The development is slated to be built on a four-acre parcel on the corner of Courtland Avenue and East... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district under fire for treatment of Hispanic workers

By LISA RIZZO The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District is under state scrutiny once again; this time for its alleged treatment of Hispanic and temporary workers. A complaint was filed with the California Division of Occupational Safety and... (Continue reading)

Employee files fraud lawsuit against Wallace

A former employee of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District filed a lawsuit that accuses plant administrators, including the head of the sanitation district, of risking public safety and fraud. The civil lawsuit, filed in San Luis Obispo Superior... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district fires second alleged whistleblower

By KAREN VELIE Another South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District worker who complained to state and local regulators that the district had violated laws was terminated on Friday. Over the past few years, former shift supervisor Scott Mascolo reported incidents... (Continue reading)

Oceano Dunes air quality committees disbanded

Under pressure to comply with open meeting law requirements, county and state officials have agreed to dissolve their agreement to examine and develop a plan to clean up air pollution in the Oceano Dunes, according to a press release from... (Continue reading)

Oceano water sale rejected

After hours of public comments and debate, the members of the Oceano Service District on Wednesday voted 3-2 against the sale of 100 acre feet of water to Pismo Beach. Oceano is in serious financial trouble with failing infrastructure and... (Continue reading)