Don't cry Maria... we're moving in with Paavo!
Former LOCSD director Maria Kelly and current Public Works Director Paavo Ogren have been dating for six months. Some allege that their relationship has lasted for two to three years, and the political circumstances surrounding their relationship are extensive. It’s too early to tell whether a conflict of interest between Ogren and Kelly can be proven. However, there is information that illustrates the appearance of conflict of interest. Razor Online investigates the allegations.
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UPDATE (6/22 10:30 PM): The Tribune is now reporting that Kelly has been dating Ogren for six months, but she “does not base my relationship” on the sewer.
UPDATE (6/22 7:30 PM): The podcast is back online. Click on the link below to access it.
UPDATE (6/22 12:15 PM): KVEC 92.0, the radio station hosting the Dave Congalton show, has pulled the June 17 podcast, which had Velie discussing the article.
UPDATE (6/21 10:25 AM): The County Administrator will investigate the allegations made by CalCoastNews, and Razor Online will report to you the results when that information is available.
We didn’t vote for Maria Kelly. Paavo Ogren is not on our Christmas card list. CalCoastNews has a solid readership for their”gotcha!” formula. Love ‘em or not, something is wrong with the CalCoast formula, and it’s in danger of turning toxic when they go after the kids.
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According to a letter written by the State Water Resources Control Board on May 25, Citizens 4 Clean Water has quietly filed an appeal to Judge Crandall’s ruling of December 28. “While the Central Coast Water Board prevailed, a few parties appealed that decision,” wrote SWRCB attorney Frances McChesney. “Thus the case is currently pending before the Court of Appeal.”
Ironically, the appeal to protect Cease and Desist recipients has prevented the CDOs from being rescinded.
Continue reading PZLDF Prolongs CDO Charade →
- Jimmy Patterson as a young dunce
Ignoring several, previously unaddressed concerns from residents during the May 17 Board of Supervisors meeting, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Jim Patterson spoke for a minute about his views on the Los Osos wastewater project. Here is the complete transcript of his speech:
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