Uncovered SLO

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Former Central Coast police officer arrested for stealing medicine

A former officer with the Grover Beach and Atascadero police departments was arrested on burglary, elder abuse and possession of stolen property charges on March 31. Michael Glen South, 57, is accused of using his position as the security director... (Continue reading)

Water district booster buying land for Harvard U.

By DANIEL BLACKBURN An outspoken proponent of a plan for an acreage-dominated Paso Robles water district has quietly been directing investments in large San Luis Obispo County parcels of plantable land, paying top dollar and using funds provided by Harvard... (Continue reading)

SLO to spend big on employee supervision

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The city of San Luis Obispo is planning a $250,000 rearrangement of city hall that would allow the city manager to more closely oversee the city clerk’s office. On Feb. 18, the city council approved a staff... (Continue reading)

Bullied Los Osos teen commits suicide

By KAREN VELIE A bullied 13-year-old Los Osos girl died Thursday after a suicide bid following years of torment. On March 29, while her mother was making barbecue and her father was working on his car, Nailani Buchholz wrote her... (Continue reading)

Gibson, Neal cover for Hill on CAPSLO dustup

Following a feud between County Supervisor Adam Hill and the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County (CAPSLO), board of supervisor chairman Bruce Gibson and county counsel Rita Neal came to Hill’s defense claiming the controversial supervisor had always... (Continue reading)

Is it time for a forensic audit of the South County sanitation district?

By KAREN VELIE Amid allegations of mismanagement, the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District’s former administrator stepped down, and less than a year later the plant is operating cleaner at less than 50 percent the cost, according to financial... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors violate campaign disclosure laws

By KAREN VELIE Two members of the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors violated the Political Reform Act this year, according to the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). Developer Gary Grossman donated $1,000 to Adam Hill  the same week... (Continue reading)

Push poll sullies supervisor race

By KAREN VELIE A mysterious group has been placing highly misleading phone calls to south San Luis Obispo County voters, trying to dissuade them from voting for Mike Byrd or Lynn Compton in the June supervisorial election. San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Compton leads in San Luis Obispo County supervisorial fundraising

By KAREN VELIE After sporting the largest number of contributors during the latest reporting period, San Luis Obispo County supervisorial candidate Lynn Compton has jumped further ahead of her South County rivals Caren Ray and Mike Byrd, according to their... (Continue reading)

Hill goes to battle with CAPSLO

By KAREN VELIE and JOSH FRIEDMAN Editor’s note: Read a letter from Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo to the board of supervisors that includes a statement by Supervisor Adam Hill at the bottom of this article. San Luis... (Continue reading)



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