Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo firefighters’




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Lichtig, Olson fined over ‘sexist’ firefighters video

San Luis Obispo City Manager Katie Lichtig and Fire Chief Garret Olson have both received fines for their participation in a video that allegedly sexually objectified firefighters. Lichtig received a $2,659 fine and Olson was fined $5,442. Lichtig’s fine is... (Continue reading)

SLO to spend $20,000 more on probing ‘sexist’ video

The San Luis Obispo City Council will consider allocating on Tuesday an additional $20,000 to wrap up an investigation into personnel complaints against City Manager Katie Lichtig and Fire Chief Garret Olson, which were prompted by a video that allegedly... (Continue reading)

SLO hires firm to investigate Lichtig, Olson and ‘sexist’ video

The city of San Luis Obispo will pay a Santa Ana law firm up to $50,000 to investigate personnel complaints against City Manager Katie Lichtig and Fire Chief Garret Olson pertaining to a video that allegedly sexually objectified firefighters. Intended... (Continue reading)

Cause of The Sub fire in SLO remains ‘undetermined’

Nearly one year after a fire destroyed a popular San Luis Obispo retail store and head shop, city fire officials still have not assigned a cause to the blaze. The business, though, has posted on its Facebook page that arsonists... (Continue reading)

Dispute erupts after SLO fire burns The Sub

Following a fire that destroyed The Sub and burned day and night Saturday, the business owner and the San Luis Obispo Fire Department are trading blame for the extent of the damage. The Sub is a retail store and head... (Continue reading)

Hung jury in firefighter assault trial

After three days of deliberation, a San Luis Obispo County jury was unable to arrive at a unanimous agreement on whether or not a firefighter is guilty of felony assault and the judge declared a mistrial. Eight jurors believed John... (Continue reading)

Firefighter’s wife decribes infidelity, supports husband

The wife of San Luis Obispo firefighter John Ryan Mason testified Wednesday that her husband said Jory Brigham was the aggressor, and that he quickly escorted her from Pappy McGregor’s following an altercation in the bathroom. Mason is on trial... (Continue reading)

SLO firefighter’s alleged victim’s injuries described

The man who suffered severe facial injuries during an altercation with a San Luis Obispo firefighter in June 2011, likely received four to five high force blows to the face, an oral surgeon testified on Tuesday. John Ryan Mason is... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo firefighter’s ethics under fire

By KAREN VELIE A former friend and neighbor of John Ryan Mason testified Monday that the San Luis Obispo firefighter had an affair with his wife, and then asked him if they should fight about the illicit relationship. Mason is... (Continue reading)

SLO firefighters reach agreement with city

After six months of negotiations, the San Luis Obispo City Firefighters Local 3523 and the city reached a tentative agreement late Monday evening. City officials and union negotiators agreed on a four-year-contract that upon adoption will back date to Jan.... (Continue reading)



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