Articles Tagged With ‘Unemployed’

San Luis Obispo police chief to retire

San Luis Obispo Police Chief Deborah Linden announced Wednesday she plans to retire at the end of the year. Hired in 2003, Linden worked to stop Mardi Gras celebrations in the city. Linden also led the efforts to modify the... (Continue reading)

Oceano agrees to settlement with terminated manager

At a special meeting on Friday, Oceano officials agreed to pay former General Manager Raffaele Montemurro $12,408 in a settlement agreement in which both parties agreed not to file a lawsuit or any claim against the other. Montemurro’s settlement was... (Continue reading)

Oceano manager terminated

Oceano Community Services District's general manager was terminated by the board following an almost four-hour closed session on Tuesday. “I was accused of something I never did,” Raffaele Montemurro said. “When I said you have to treat everyone in an arbitrary... (Continue reading)

Teacher pink slips out of sync with budget impasse

Dozens of San Luis Obispo County teachers received final layoff notices last week in compliance with the state-imposed deadline of May 15, even though school districts are still in the dark about their financial status for the coming school year.... (Continue reading)

Cambria’s general manager terminated

In the aftermath of the controversial firing of Cambria’s fire chief, the board terminated General Manager Tammy Rudock’s employment on Friday. [KSBY] On Thursday, almost 300 people arrived at a Cambria Community Services District Board meeting to show support for... (Continue reading)

PG&E head to resign amid setbacks

Following a rocky year and mounting public pressure from some pubic officials and consumer advocates, PG&E Chief Executive Officer Peter Darbee announces he is stepping down.  [SanFranciscoChronicle] San Luis Obispo County’s largest employer confirmed that its chairman will retire April... (Continue reading)

Costa Mesa pink slips entire fire department

As part of a plan to solve a looming pension crisis and budget gap by outsourcing services, Costa Mesa officials handed pink slips to their entire fire department. [NewYorkTimes] Almost half of the city’s workers were told late last week... (Continue reading)

Upland mayor facing 145 years in federal prison

The mayor of Upland was indicted for extortion, bribery and conspiracy on Wednesday for demanding $70,000 in bribes from two business owners in exchange for assisting them in obtaining business permits, according to a press release. John Victor Pomierski, 56,... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district fires second alleged whistleblower

By KAREN VELIE Another South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District worker who complained to state and local regulators that the district had violated laws was terminated on Friday. Over the past few years, former shift supervisor Scott Mascolo reported incidents... (Continue reading)

The complexities of the budget

OPINION By Congresswoman Lois Capps - We have a big problem with our federal budget deficit. If not properly addressed, it threatens our long term economic future and could stunt our children’s future opportunities. We simply must address... (Continue reading)