Articles Tagged With ‘Public employees’




Ex-veterans officer alleges SLO County is sabotaging his job hunt

Former veterans services officer Dana Cummings has sued San Luis Obispo County, claiming top executive Dan Buckshi and other officials are sabotaging his search for new work. Cummings, who ran SLO County’s veterans services department from Sept. 2011 to Sept.... (Continue reading)

Officer who owned killer dog wanted a Grover Beach K-9 unit

Soon after arriving on the Central Coast, the Grover Beach police officer who owned the dog that attacked and killed a 64-year-old man was lobbying his boss to launch a K-9 unit. [Tribune] Alex Geiger was sworn in as a... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles High cuts ties with football coach after syrup incident

Months following a raunchy locker room incident that divided the city of Paso Robles, school district officials have announced they are searching for a new head football coach. It is not clear whether the Paso Robles Joint Unified School District... (Continue reading)

Dog that killed Grover Beach man was police K-9

The dog that attacked and killed a 64-year-old Grover Beach man was an Exeter Police Department K-9. Grover Beach Police Officer Alex Geiger was the dog’s handler during his time with the Central Valley police department. Geiger left Exeter to... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach officer owned dog that attacked old woman

The K9 officer-type dog that attacked and nearly killed an 85-year-old woman and a 64-year-old man belonged to a Grover Beach policeman, according to San Luis Obispo County Animal Services. Authorities have not identified the officer or stated whether he... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles woman arrested for making bomb threat

Authorities arrested an employee of Camp San Luis Obispo for calling in a bomb threat targeting Camp Roberts. [KSBY] On the morning of Oct. 1, a woman called 911 and reported three bombs would go off at Camp Roberts that... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay city manager searching for another job

Morro Bay City Manager David Buckingham applied for a job in a Montana city of approximately 7,000 people and is now a finalist for the position. Buckingham has spent a little more than two years as Morro Bay’s top executive.... (Continue reading)

Money down the drain at the South County sewer plant

OPINION by JULIE TACKER While expenses at the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District continue to climb under a new administrator, the public is seeing little or no benefit and a decrease in transparency. The district currently pays its... (Continue reading)

Fresno court commissioner appointed in SLO County

Bypassing on local attorneys, San Luis Obispo County Superior Court has appointed Fresno County Court Commissioner Erin M. Childs to fill a local vacancy. Childs will handle family law cases. The appointment fills a vacancy created by the retirement of... (Continue reading)

Controversial candidate enters Santa Maria mayor race

A former Santa Maria teacher and school board member, who came under fire in both roles, has entered the city’s mayoral race. Will Smith is currently the only challenger to incumbent Mayor Alice Patino. [KEYT] While working as a teacher,... (Continue reading)