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  1. A crooked road to Arroyo Grande?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cal Coast News

    Business owners and city staffers in Arroyo Grande have come out with accusations of graft and corruption by Mayor Tony Ferrara and other city and county officials. The charges leveled against Ferrara and others include theft of public resources by public officials, threats and harm to political opponents using city resources, attempts to get kickbacks from contractors and misspending city money to support a favored developer.

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  2. A crooked road to Arroyo Grande?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cal Coast News

    Business owners and city staffers in Arroyo Grande have come out with accusations of graft and corruption by Mayor Tony Ferrara and other city and county officials. The charges leveled against Ferrara and others include theft of public resources by public officials, threats and harm to political opponents using city resources, attempts to get kickbacks from contractors and misspending city money to support a favored developers.

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  3. Another back-room romance: government and local mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Cal Coast News

    ... and top bureaucrats. Witness The Tribune's vitriolic editorial assault several weeks ago on residents of Arroyo Grande who have been audaciously questioning the antics of their mayor, Tony Ferrara, and members of the city council over the Steve ...

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  4. Two forks: Arroyo Grande's Ember and Comfort MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Marin Independent Journal

    Quirky signs outside Arroyo Grande's new Comfort Market offer a clue about what lies ahead. If you've zipped down Highway 101, plunging headlong toward Southern California, you may have viewed Arroyo Grande as nothing more than a blur.

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  5. Man linked to North Coast night drop burglaries sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Times-Standard

    A Bakersfield man who had been a suspect in a string of North Coast bank drop night thefts has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Ryan Daniel Kullrich, 38, had been sought by the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office last December in connection with night drop thefts from banks in Scotia, Fortuna, Arroyo Grande and San Luis Obispo, and was arrested in Medford, Oregon, following several similar incidents there.

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  6. South County landowner chops 100 oak treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Cal Coast News

    A rural Arroyo Grande landowner has recently cut down approximately 100 oak trees on his property, angering neighbors about the devastation of nature. [ New Times ] Nick Stephenson the proprietor of Arroyo Grande's Pro-Tech Landscape Management, owns a 50-acre parcel near Corbett Canyon Road.

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  7. Court overturns part of conviction in Arroyo Grande cross burning caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Cal Coast News

    A California appellate court has overturned two of the four convictions of a San Simeon currently serving an 11-year prison sentence for his involvement in the 2011 cross-burning incident in Arroyo Grande. [ Tribune ] In June 2012, a San Luis Obispo jury convicted Jeremiah Leo Hernandez, currently 36, of arson, terrorism in the form of a cross burning, terrorism in the form of arson targeting a person's race and conspiracy to commit a crime.

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  8. The SlideFactory releases Hexagonal! version 1.0.3 as a Universal BinaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | MacMegasite

    ... Codes are also available to members of the media upon request so please contact us to learn more. Located in Arroyo Grande, CA, The SlideFactory was founded in 2014 with the simple goal of making beautiful and engaging apps that people love to use. ...

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  9. Uprooted: Neighbors say a landowner in rural A.G. has been destroying nature and causing problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | New Times SLO

    As Jacqui McChesney tells it, it only took a few months for the land to go from an untouched paradise to a man-made problem. McChesney and her family live on a 46-acre parcel off Corbett Canyon Road in rural Arroyo Grande.

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  10. A Phillips 66 project is back up for public reviewRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | New Times SLO

    ... " The county will hold a public workshop on the rail spur project at 6 p.m. on Nov. 5 at Mesa Middle School in Arroyo Grande, 2555 Halcyon Road. In addition, a tentative Planning Commission hearing for the project has been set for Jan. 29, 2015.

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  11. Big guns show for Arroyo Grande Council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Cal Coast News

    Arroyo Grande city officials imported backup law enforcement fire power for Tuesday's council meeting, but a tightly-regimented gathering of citizens remained in check as debate surrounding a July 3 City Hall incident continued to simmer. At Police Chief Steve Annibali's request, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson and Commander Brian Hascall were among the audience.

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  12. Two forks: Arroyo Grande's Ember and Comfort MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | San Jose Mercury News

    Quirky signs outside Arroyo Grande's new Comfort Market offer a clue about what lies ahead. If you've zipped down Highway 101, plunging headlong toward Southern California, you may have viewed Arroyo Grande as nothing more than a blur.

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  13. Winery Adventure: SLO's Sextant Winery offers aromatic sips, tasty fare -- and clucking chickensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... and pesto, everything's made to order, the focaccia is made locally and the fresh basil hails from nearby Arroyo Grande. The details: Open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends at 1653 Old Price Canyon Road, San Luis ...

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  14. Beach getaway: The pleasures of PismoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | SiliconValley.com

    ... away in the hills and valleys here. You'll find the Laetitia Estate Winery mere minutes from Pismo Beach and Arroyo Grande, where you can sip your way through a lovely array of sparkling wines and pinot noir, play bocce and hike through the ...

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  15. Vandalism and clashes mar South County campaignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Cal Coast News

    While the theft or vandalism of signs is a common problem for campaigns across San Luis Obispo County, in South County the battle for the Arroyo Grande mayor position and the District 4 supervisor seat have escalated to include verbal disturbances and felony vandalism. In less than two weeks, Patty Welsh, an Arroyo Grande woman who has taken on the task of placing Jim Hill for mayor signs throughout the village, has endured vandalism on two different vehicles promoting Hill's candidacy.

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  16. Arroyo Grande citizens have a right to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Cal Coast News

    The citizens of Arroyo Grande's rights to know, per the Brown Act, that they may be informed, is preempted, forestalled, obstructed and blocked by California Code 54957. It provides for the exclusion of the citizens from the examination of witnesses regarding the City Manager Steve Adams and Teresa McClish matter.

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  17. Arroyo Grande police union backs changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Cal Coast News

    Amid a vote of no confidence against Mayor Tony Ferrara, the Arroyo Grande Police Officer Association voted unanimously Friday to endorse write in candidate Jim Hill for mayor. Following police officer allegations that Ferrara participated in a cover-up over a city sex scandal, a group of city residents announced their plans to unseat the controversial mayor by running a write in candidate.

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  18. Ottawa wins America in Bloom contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Bureau County Republican

    ... officials, residents and volunteers. Other competitors in the 15,001 to 19,000 population category were Arroyo Grande, Calif.; Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.; and Holliston, Mass. Ottawa received a prestigious five-bloom rating and won in their population ...

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  19. AG mayor seeks restraining order on public speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Cal Coast News

    Arroyo Grande City Council members met Wednesday morning to "discuss" hiring a private investigator who apparently had already started his job, and Mayor Tony Ferrara angrily asked for a restraining order on outspoken critic Otis Page. According to the agenda, the council was meeting to discuss hiring a private investigator from Ventura to look into a employee scandal and alleged cover-up.

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  20. Speaker ejected from contentious Arroyo Grande Council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Cal Coast News

    In a very special example of hindsight, the Arroyo Grande City Council called a special meeting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning to take public comments, hail the Brown Act, on the plan to select an "interviewer," to reexamine the Adams/McClish incident. Hindsight? Read on: Public testimony was given, most of which was critical of the plan and the crass decision of 9 a.m. for the meeting on a workday for most citizens.

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