New Times SLO
Grover Beach's Jim Copsey is set to retire this December
On Aug. 8, Grover Beach Police Chief Jim Copsey announced his intention to retire later this year.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Grover Beach police chief hangs up his spurs
In his corner office at the Grover Beach Police Department building, which is adorned with paintings of horses, a decorative set of steer horns and San Francisco Giants and 49ers memorabilia, Chief Jim Copsey deflected yet another opportunity to talk about his accomplishments.
Have a brew, or two, or a few in Grover Beach
Before they established their Grover Beach microbrewery ManRock in 2011, Mike and Deshia Hiebner already had a loyal following of local friends and family who enjoyed their beer.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Local government meetings for the week of August 18
Atascadero Planning Commission. Meets Tuesday. 461-5000. Request to remove the requirement to install a frontage road for the construction of a new single-family home at 7130 Serena Court.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Local artists can display work at Grover Beach 9/11 memorial
Grover Beach officials are inviting local artists to display their work during the city’s annual 9/11 memorial ceremony.
Who's running for mayor, city council around SLO County
The list of contenders for city council races throughout San Luis Obispo County is now set for the Nov. 4 election.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Local Red Cross volunteers help wildfire-ravaged Washington residents
Red Cross volunteer Mark Penza loads supplies to help victims of the wildfires in eastern Washington.
Local city council races nearly set
The races for city council seats throughout San Luis Obispo County are taking shape, with many longtime incumbents seeking to extend their tenure and some new faces joining the ballot.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Grover Beach police chief plans to retire in December
Jim Copsey, who has worked in a joint role of police chief and assistant city manager for Grover Beach since November, announced Tuesday his intentions to retire in December.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
New Times SLO
Al Moriarty takes a plea deal
After professing his innocence for more than a year, alleged $22 million Ponzi-schemer Al Moriarty pleaded no contest on Aug. 4. The plea agreement will send him to county jail for a limited time and transfer all of his assets for purposes of restitution.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
No bond for roads
A quick look at some of the worst roads in Grover Beach: Saratoga Avenue, Longbranch Avenue, North Fifth Street and South Seventh Street.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
The Daily Breeze
Carson City Council to consider revoking restrictions on sex offenders
Carson's wide-reaching laws restricting registered sex offenders from approaching parks, child-care centers, public pools or other places where children gather will be on the chopping block Tuesday night when the City Council considers a lawsuit challenging the Municipal Code.
Al Moriarty, ex-Grover Beach financier, pleads no contest in fraud case
More than a year after he was extradited to San Luis Obispo County from his home in Washington state, a former Grover Beach financier pleaded no contest to all counts against him in what prosecutors allege was a $22 million Ponzi scheme.
Government meetings in SLO County the week of Aug. 4
Arroyo Grande Planning Commission. Meets Tuesday. 473-5420. Consideration of a conditional use permit for facade modification and building expansion at 251 E. Grand Ave. Atascadero Planning Commission.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Fixing Grover Beach's potholed roads: Decades of struggle
Grover Beach Public Works Director Greg Ray describes the condition of the road on Saratoga Ave. between North 9th and North 10th Streets.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Building the Oso Flaco Lake boardwalk
A crew drives pilings into the floor of Oso Flaco Lake with a homemade raft and pile driver made from a railroad axle during construction of the boardwalk in February 1993.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
New Times SLO
The Grover Beach Exploration Station has closed temporarily amid...
With one employee facing charges of embezzlement and another mysteriously fired, the Exploration Station in Grover Beach is currently closed.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Pickup breaks power pole and fire hydrant in Grover Beach crash
A pickup truck crashed into a power pole and a fire hydrant in Grover Beach early Saturday morning, causing a geyser at least 30 feet high and a power outage that was still affecting 24 PG&E customers by midafternoon.