Articles Tagged With ‘Unemployed’

DeCou Lumber Co. in Atascadero closing after 75 years

DeCou Lumber Co. in Atascadero is going out of business after 75 years of providing building materials, paints, and hardware  to area residents. [Tribune] On June 5, the management of the family owned business filed bankruptcy noting $1 million owed... (Continue reading)

Capps’ bill promotes self employment

Congresswoman Lois Capps is pushing a new bill with a focus of helping job seekers move into self-employment. [ModestoBee] Capps introduced the bill in late May. It is slated to make training available for would-be entrepreneurs through local Workforce Investment... (Continue reading)

Oceano board member resigns following DUI arrest

Oceano Community Services District Board Member Richard Searcy wrote a letter of resignation and plans to step down at Wednesday’s board meeting, sources said. CHP officers arrested Searcy, 59, on Thursday for DUI after he swerved off U.S. Highway 101,... (Continue reading)

Solomon costs taxpayers more than $300,000

Paso Robles city officials have already spent about $330,000 dealing with allegations of sexual and managerial misconduct by former police Chief Lisa Solomon. [Tribune] A cost that is likely to increase as the city battles lawsuits already filed or in... (Continue reading)

Scolari’s to close California stores

Scolari’s Markets announced Thursday they plan to close all four Central Coast locations in the next 60 days. On Thursday after lunch, managers informed employees at the San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach and Santa Barbara stores that the... (Continue reading)

Popular teacher arrested for criminal threats

Police arrested a popular San Luis Obispo High School teacher on March 29 after he sent threatening emails and then created a ruckus when he refused to leave the district’s continuation campus. Brian Sanford Miller, 55, had been on voluntary... (Continue reading)

Solomon out as Paso Robles chief

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Lisa Solomon has stepped down as chief of police of Paso Robles following a tumultuous two months of relentless accusations by her own officers of sexual misconduct. An agreement between her and the city calls for payment... (Continue reading)

CMC facing limited layoffs

Of the 545 layoff warning notices the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation sent out last week, only seven went to employees of the California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo. As part of a state prison realignment that is slated... (Continue reading)

Did stolen guns prompt Brown’s resignation?

Morro Bay Police department is looking for a new police officer. That’s because Paul Brown, one-time San Luis Obispo restaurateur and city council member, has resigned from his officer-training position with the Morro Bay Police department. Officials said Brown turned... (Continue reading)

KCOY lays off 13 people

UPDATE: KCOY laid off meteorologist Jim Byrne and 12 others on Wednesday. KCOY parent company Cowles California Media Company is consolidating in order to cut costs, inside sources said. Many news staffers will be replaced with its Salinas news team which... (Continue reading)