Three candidates join Arroyo Grande City Council race

In what could lead to a possible shakeup of the Arroyo Grande City Council, two planning commissioner and a retired police captain are entering the 2018 council race.

Arroyo Grande planning commissioners Terry Fowler-Payne and John Mack were motivated to run because of problems with city processes Read More …

Three men arrested over drugs and shotgun in Arroyo Grande

After hearing of alleged drug activity occurring in an SUV on Sunday, Arroyo Grande police found a loaded shotgun and a police-style baton, as well as drugs, and arrested three men.

Police searched for a Ford Explorer after getting tipped off to drug activity involving the vehicle in the 400 block of South Elm Street Read More …

Arroyo Grande council votes down Popeyes restaurant

Following protest from neighbors, the Arroyo Grande City Council rejected a plan to open a Popeyes fast food restaurant on a vacant city-owned lot that is located near a residential neighborhood.

The project proposal called for the developer, Glendale firm ELA Foods Inc., to buy the 34,625 square foot property from the city, then build a 2,650 square foot Popeyes restaurant with a drive-thru. Read More …

Lucia Mar disbelieved girl being sexually abused by bus driver

Lucia Mar Unified School District officials knew about a bus driver allegedly sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl, but they did not believe the girl was telling the truth, a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office detective testified in court on Monday. District officials then cleared the bus driver, and he continued abusing the girl, according to the court test Read More …