Articles Tagged With ‘Unemployed’

American Perspective Bank president resigns

American Perspective Bank announced the resignation of Thomas J. Beene, the bank’s president and chief executive officer, who decided to leave the bank to pursue other professional opportunities, according to a press release. Mr. Beene began working for the Bank... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police chief’s settlement raises questions

Atascadero city officials released a settlement agreement Wednesday that says both the city and Police Chief Jim Mulhall “wished to end his employment,” even though they previously said Mulhall was retiring in order to spend more time with his family.... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police chief steps down suddenly

Atascadero police Chief Jim Mulhall resigned Friday claiming he was stepping down in order to spend more time with his family, according to a city press release. However, several sources told CalCoastNews earlier in the week that Muhall had been... (Continue reading)

Oceano’s jobless rate highest in San Luis Obispo County

Several south San Luis Obispo County communities have the areas highest unemployment rates, according to figures released by the state’s Employment Development Department. Oceano leads the county with an 18.4 percent jobless rate for September. Trailing is Nipomo at 13.2 percent,... (Continue reading)

John Summer exits Visitors & Conference Bureau

John Summer, the former local television news anchor, has decided to step down as executive director of the county’s Visitors & Conference Bureau (VCB) after less than a year on the job. [Tribune] Summer’s decision, effective Nov. 1. comes just... (Continue reading)

Fix California

OPINION By Sam Blakeslee, Ph.D. - California’s 12.3 percent unemployment rate now ranks as the third worst in the nation. Other large diverse states post much lower rates which translates to millions of Californians who are unnecessarily unemployed and... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly’s controversial dean of engineering dismissed

After years of controversy, high staff turnover and faculty discontent, Mohammad Noori, the controversial dean of Cal Poly’s College of Engineering, was asked last week to step down as the head of the university’s most prestigious college, CalCoastNews has learned. The... (Continue reading)

Lucia Mar votes to send out 74 layoff notices

Lucia Mar school district trustees voted 5-2 Tuesday night to send out final layoff notices to 74 employees, including more than 50 teachers and 10 counselors. [Tribune] Trustees Erik Howell and Georgie O’Connor voted against the layoffs. The district faces... (Continue reading)

State unemployment rate holds at 12.5 percent

California’s unemployment rate continues to hold at 12.5 percent, according to February statistics released by the U.S. Department of Labor. [Los Angeles Times] By contrast, the state’s unemployment rate was 10.2 percent one year ago. The new figures for California... (Continue reading)

County unemployment rate at record high

San Luis Obispo County’s jobless rate hit a record 10.6 percent in January, up from December’s revised rate of 9.8 percent, the state’s Employment Development Department reported Wednesday. The number of unemployed county residents rose by 1,900 people during the... (Continue reading)