Articles Tagged With ‘Unemployed’

Former SLO police officer’s termination upheld

The firing of a former San Luis Obispo police officer after he pled guilty to misdemeanor charges of bringing misbranded Mexican prescription drugs into the United States was upheld in court on Thursday. In his suit, former patrol officer Dan... (Continue reading)

Oceano general manager fired with cause

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Editor’s Note: A video of Lonnie Curtis reacting to his termination is at the bottom of this article. Curtis tells CalCoastNews to record his remarks, then says it does not have the authorization to film him. The... (Continue reading)

Another CFO leaves Heritage Oaks Bank

The chief financial officer for Heritage Oaks Bancorp (HEOP) announced he is resigning after only one year at the company, according to a press release. Mark Olson will leave the company on Jan. 31. Chief Executive Simone Lagomarsino will step... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay council approves severance package for Lueker

The Morro Bay City Council approved a severance package Thursday for outgoing City Manager Andrea Lueker. Lueker will receive a $153,322 payout and will resign from her position on Jan. 3, 2014. The agreement bars both Lueker and the city... (Continue reading)

Capps fires aide arrested for hit and run

Congresswoman Lois Capps fired a Santa Barbara district staff aide who is accused of critically injuring a woman in a felony DUI and hit and run Friday. [KCOY] Santa Barbara police arrested Raymond Morua, 32, after he allegedly struck a... (Continue reading)

Heritage Oaks Bank to lay off 65 people

Heritage Oaks Bancorp is planning to lay off 65 employees as it consolidates 11 branches into five. In October, Heritage Oaks announced it had agreed to pay $56.4 million to buy the $447 million-asset Mission Community Bancorp, making it the... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara undersheriff retires amid sexting scandal

Former Santa Barbara County Undersheriff Jim Peterson exchanged more than 1,500 text messages in the last year with a female employee of the sheriff’s office in the last year, according to a claim filed earlier this month with the Santa... (Continue reading)

District attorney plans to step down

San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Gerry Shea announced Monday that he will not run for reelection in 2014. [Tribune] Shea, who has won three elections, has held the office for 15 and a half years. In 1977, Shea became... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay pays city attorney to walk away

The city of Morro Bay will pay City Attorney Rob Schultz $163,235 to resign from his position. Mayor Jamie Irons had been pushing to fire Schultz since September, but Tuesday the city council agreed to a severance package for Schultz... (Continue reading)

Employees fleeing San Luis Obispo

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The city of San Luis Obispo pays its workers about $100,000 a year on average and boasts a reputation as “the happiest city in America,” yet it struggles to retain employees, particularly high-ranking ones. Since January 2010,... (Continue reading)