Articles Tagged With ‘San Miguel’




Fake ID makers arrested

Law enforcement officials arrested two people for their part in a suspected counterfeit document operation in San Luis Obispo County on Monday. Officials said 27-year-old Olivia Hernandez Ortiz and 33-year-old Jose Lopez Villalobos were involved in manufacturing documents such as... (Continue reading)

Five local school districts make state watch list

Five San Luis Obispo County school districts have been placed on California’s fiscal “watch list.” [California Watch] Atascadero Unified, Lucia Mar Unified, Paso Robles Joint Unified, San Miguel Joint Union Elementary, and Shandon Joint Unified have all been given “Qualified... (Continue reading)

Details of superintendent’s relationship with student released

Superintendent Dean Smith agreed to resign rather than face termination for an inappropriate relationship with a former student. An investigation funded by the San Miguel School Board resulted in charges for terminating Smith, 55. The investigation found that Smith had utilized his... (Continue reading)

School secretary arrested for assaulting niece’s romantic rival

A San Miguel school secretary and two of her family members have been arrested for allegedly assaulting a pregnant teen in front of the victim’s two-year-old son, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department said. All three defendants in the case,... (Continue reading)

Scandal plagued school superintendent replaced

Superintendent Dean Smith has been replaced, at least temporarily, following a school board meeting, in which San Miguel Joint Union School District board members reviewed the results of an investigation that delved into issues about Smith’s relationship with a teenage... (Continue reading)

Superintendent skips class to spend time with teenage girlfriend

Last week, taxpayers paid for the San Miguel Joint Union School District superintendent to attend a symposium in Monterey. However, Supt. Dean Smith apparently skipped some of the meetings to spend time with a teenager with whom he is allegedly... (Continue reading)

San Miguel Ranch One man’s dream is nightmare for others

By DANIEL BLACKBURN When Brent Grizzle first gazed at what he would later describe as the “gently rolling contours” around the tiny North County town of San Miguel, the developer would later note that he “immediately recognized the special potential” of... (Continue reading)