Articles Tagged With ‘Public employees’




SLO County and employee union agree on terms of planned strike

If San Luis Obispo County’s primary employees union makes good on its threat to strike, the work stoppage will have to occur between Dec. 11 and Dec. 14, and 160 essential employees will have to sit it out in order... (Continue reading)

More women accuse Paso Robles officer of sexual misconduct

Multiple women have accused a Paso Robles police sergeant of sexual misconduct, including rape, while on duty. [Cal Coast Times] Late last year, a Paso Robles woman called 911 to report that she had been assaulted by her boyfriend. Sgt.... (Continue reading)

Worrell on leave, IWMA fraud investigation continues

By Cal Coast Times staff The San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority Board voted unanimously on Wednesday to place the agency’s manager on paid administrative leave because of criminal allegations of misuse of public funds. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

SLO County sheriff deputy’s history of shooting suspects

One of the San Luis Obispo County deputies who shot and killed a man driving on Highway 101 last year, was sued four years earlier after he shot an unarmed man in the back. While the district attorney in Los... (Continue reading)

SLO Council selects Derek Johnson as next city manager

As requested by outgoing City Manager Katie Lichtig, the San Luis Obispo City Council has selected Lichtig’s second-in-command to be the city’s next top executive. On Wednesday, the council unanimously directed that contract negotiations begin with Johnson for the city... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande commander to be appointed police chief

Following the recent retirement of its top cop, the city of Arroyo Grande is planning on appointing its highest ranking law enforcement officer as the next police chief. Former Arroyo Grande police chief Steve Annibali formally retired on Aug. 8,... (Continue reading)

SLO County coroner’s findings questioned again

San Luis Obispo County’s embattled medical examiner has again come under scrutiny for a questionable cause of death ruling, this time pertaining to a young woman he says died of an LSD overdose. Over the last couple years, CalCoastNews reported... (Continue reading)

Katie Lichtig resigning as SLO city manager

Following more than 7.5 years at the helm of San Luis Obispo’s city government, Katie Lichtig is departing the Central Coast for an executive role in Santa Monica. The city of SLO announced in a press release that Lichtig has... (Continue reading)

South County sanitation district chief announces resignation

The administrator of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District announced he will resign on Aug. 3. [Cal Coast Times] Gerhardt Hubner has come under fire in recent months as the district has launched several personnel investigations, which have... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande High School principal resigns

The principal of Arroyo Grande High School is resigning and taking a job as an elementary school teacher. [Tribune] Conan Bowers announced his resignation to Arroyo Grande High School staff last week. Bowers will shift to a classroom teacher position... (Continue reading)