Paso Robles officials told KSBY Tuesday that they're ready to find a new police chief, and have asked an executive search firm to help.
It will cost the city just under $20,000 to get the help. This, after former police chief Lisa Solomon resigned back in early April.
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The Santa Maria city council is expected to approve the 2010-2012 budget next week, but city leaders say they don't see the city's financial situation improving anytime soon. The city is currently in a hiring freeze and says employee furlough days will likely continue through the end of 2011.
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The majority of Guadalupe's unionized city employees called in sick on Tuesday after failing to reach an agreement with the city on a memorandum of understanding.
According to the city, most operations at Guadalupe City Hall came to a halt yesterday due to the lack of workers. Police and... more »
Santa Maria city leaders have a big budget battle ahead of them.
City councilmembers are meeting tonight to figure out how to close an $8 million budget gap. Cutting department budgets and more furlough days are among the possible options. While nothing is final, the cuts are concerning city... more »
Santa Maria city leaders must find a way to fill an $8 million dollar budget gap by the end of June. Tonight, the city council will look a various options to cut costs. Some of those options include new planning fees, cutting department budgets by three, six, or nine percent,... more »
Guadalupe city leaders are scouting potential sites for the city's first skate park. Possible locations include O'Connell Park, Central Park, Leroy Park, McKenzie Junior High School, Buren School, and the proposed DJ Farms housing project at the southeastern corner of Highway 166 and Highway The city doesn't currently have the... more »
Some San Luis Obispo residents woke up to an unusual stench Wednesday morning.
The San Luis Obispo City Fire Department tells KSBY News they received several calls of a strong natural gas odor over a wide area of southern San Luis Obispo. Residents from Tank Farm Rd. and Broad... more »
A spokesman for the City of Santa Maria says the State Water aqueduct is back online. It had been shut down over the weekend so a state water line leak could be fixed.
Officials thought the City of Santa Maria may have to use back-up water today and tomorrow... more »
The recount of the ballots cast in the City of Santa Barbara 2009 General Municipal Election has been completed. There is no change to the outcome of the election previously reported.
Earlier this week, officials found a vote counting machine did not properly read a portion of ballots cast.