Arroyo Grande Council members violate ethics laws

Three members of the Arroyo Grande City Council demanded Mayor Jim Hill take one-on-one ethics training classes, two of whom are out of compliance with their legal obligation to take ethics classes every two years.

The California Government Code requires that elected officials take training in ethics on issues such as conflicts of interest Read More …

Investigator’s inadequacies harmed Mayor Jim Hill

OPINION by JULIE TACKER

Something’s been bothering me about the investigation into Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill. The Mayor, and his attorney, Stew Jenkins, vehemently deny Hill ever released confidential documents. They point to the exhibits in the now $50,000 report and argue they are not confidential; they aren’t and never were. Read More …