Articles Tagged With ‘Sewer’




Oceano violates the Brown Act again

OPINION By JULIE TACKER At the Wednesday, March 14 Oceano Community Services District Board began their evening in what appears to have been a Brown Act violating St. Patrick’s Day dinner held in the board chambers for only staff and... (Continue reading)

Stop the Los Osos sewer

OPINION By GARY FREIBERG Electronic civil disobedience is being used to try to get the attention of decision makers for the financial plight of the almost 5,000 households in Los Osos/Baywood Park who face significant impact from the proposed $300... (Continue reading)

Opportunity to save Los Osos so much money

OPINION By JULIE TACKER It’s funny that Monday’s story about the California Public Records Act graced the pages of the Tribune just as I was writing my response to a December 1 Tribune  article, “Los Osos sewer project may get... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district found to have improved financial controls

The County auditor-controller said that the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District has implemented changes and now has sufficient controls in place to avoid a conflict of interest, according to an Oct. 21 report by Gere Sibbach, auditor-controller. In... (Continue reading)

Sewer nut shreds the Shredder

OPINION By JULIE TACKER Shredder:  Dear Shredder, I think I’m having a problem communicating. Every week I go to the Board of Supervisors and say the exact same thing and nobody seems to listen. Also, my application to lynch Paavo... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles waste water upgrade tabbed at $50 million

Updating Paso Robles’ antiquated waste water system will cost city residents an estimated $50 million, officials have decided, but on the advice of counsel, public presentation of the proposal will wait. The city council decided this week to postpone a... (Continue reading)

World’s largest rodent found in Paso Robles wastewater

A species of the world’s largest rodent, a capybara, was discovered July 22 by Nick Camp at the Paso Robles Wastewater Treatment Plant. [Huffington Post] Kamp took photographs of the animal, which can grow up to weigh 145 pounds and... (Continue reading)

Sewage plant continues to violate environmental requirements

South San Luis Obispo County’s aging sewer plant continues to release inadequately treated sewage into the Pacific Ocean, according to the plant’s records. Specifically, in July, the plant was in violation of biological oxygen demand (BOD) standards it is required to... (Continue reading)

Sex and the Los Osos sewer

A vehicle crash into a San Luis Obispo creek has revealed the extent of a personal relationship between a top county official and a Los Osos Community Services District board member—raising allegations of a possible conflict of interest. Accusations that Paavo... (Continue reading)

SLO’s $74 million portfolio draws leery eyes

A group of local property owners are aggravated to learn San Luis Obispo is sitting on more than $74 million in cash and investments but despite that will soon be asking them to pay more for water, sewer and parking... (Continue reading)