Articles Tagged With ‘San Simeon’




Hearst Castle agreement with San Simeon throws wrench into dissolution

By KAREN VELIE For nearly a year, Hearst Castle, one of California State Parks most profitable properties, has not paid its disadvantaged neighbor for processing its sewage. Issues and complexities with San Simeon Community Services District and State Park’s agreements... (Continue reading)

Is San Simeon’s end game a county service area?

OPINION by HENRY KRZCIUK The district board proposes dissolving San Simeon Community Services District and transferring services and governance to the San Luis Obispo county. If the dissolution is approved by LAFCO and the County Board of Supervisors, a county... (Continue reading)

One person killed in single vehicle crash in San Simeon

By KAREN VELIE One person was killed on Monday morning after a vehicle crashed head-on into construction equipment on Highway 1 in San Simeon, according to the CHP. Shortly after 8 a.m., a full-side SUV was headed northbound on Highway... (Continue reading)

San Simeon services district considers shutting down

By KAREN VELIE Following years of mismanagement, the San Simeon Community Services District Board is scheduled to discuss several options for shutting down the district at a board meeting on Thursday, according to the meeting agenda. Formed in 1961, the... (Continue reading)

San Simeon CSD writes settlement check, it bounces

By KAREN VELIE San Simeon Community Services District staff wrote a $42,500 to a man as part of a settlement for allegedly encroaching on the man’s property, but the check bounced. The man is still waiting to get paid. After... (Continue reading)

Fire burns RV at San Simeon campground

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An RV burst into flames at a campground in San Simeon on Monday. Shortly before 5 p.m., a caller reported an RV on fire at Simeon Creek Campground located at 500 San Simeon-Monterey Creek Road. Firefighters arrived... (Continue reading)

San Simeon settles encroachment dispute

By KAREN VELIE San Simeon Community Services District officials recently settled with one of three property owners who have accused the district of encroaching on their property. In 2021, Ron Hurlbert put the district on notice. In a letter, Hurlbert... (Continue reading)

San Simeon Pier closed due to missing pylons

By JOSH FRIEDMAN California State Parks closed the San Simeon Pier to the public earlier this month after rangers discovered two of the pier’s three long support pylons were missing. [Tribune] The long pylons had been in place during a... (Continue reading)

Charles Grace will not help San Simeon transition to new management

By KAREN VELIE The San Simeon Community Services District board voted on Sept. 6 to have Fluid Resource Management replace Charlie Grace and his company Grace Environmental Services for district operations management. Grace then refused to assist in the transfer... (Continue reading)

Division, disenfranchisement, potential dissolution in San Simeon

OPINION by HANK KRZCIUK Last year, the San Simeon Community Services District, under strong recommendations of District Counsel Jeffery Minnery, who said, or implied, the district was under the imminent threat of litigation, was divided into five voting areas to... (Continue reading)