Uncovered SLO


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PG&E to close Diablo Canyon

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Pacific Gas and Electric Co. announced plans to close Diablo Canyon power plant when the licenses to operate its two nuclear reactors expire in 2024 and 2025. The decision is being celebrated... (Continue reading)

Rocker David Crosby agrees to $3 million settlement

By KAREN VELIE David Crosby agreed to pay a $3 million settlement following the April filing of a suit that alleged the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame singer was intoxicated when he crashed into a jogger... (Continue reading)

Restaurants boycott Justin Vineyard wines

The owner of Big Sky Cafe in San Luis Obispo has stopped serving Justin Vineyard wines after learning that the company had clear-cut oak woodlands. Since Stewart and Lynda Resnick bought Justin Vineyards in 2010,... (Continue reading)

Resnicks’ deforestation ignites battle

By KAREN VELIE In the rolling hills that surround northern San Luis Obispo County communities, some farmers have planted grapes among the oaks. Locally, there has been an emphasis on stewardship of the land and... (Continue reading)

More SLO County Democrats voted in the primary than Republicans

By KAREN VELIE More than 78 percent of registered Democrats in San Luis Obispo County voted in the California primary compared to a 58.6 percent Republican turnout, according to an election summary report released on... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district board member’s wife behaves badly

By KAREN VELIE During a tension filled meeting earlier this month, the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board members voted unanimously to add Oceano residents’ sewer charges to their property tax bills. Even... (Continue reading)

Is 2016 the year that…?

Presidential politics have already shown that, in 2016, voters are angry. Might this be the year a seemingly entrenched local official gets voted out? Or will a couple incumbents win big again? 2016 is the... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district votes to stop litigation

By KAREN VELIE The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District voted unanimously Wednesday to stop fighting the state in court over a $1.1 million fine levied because of a 384,000 to 3 million gallon... (Continue reading)

Woman sues for $10M, claims developer beat her repeatedly

By KAREN VELIE At first, Michelle Jewsbury loved Ryan Petetit’s romantic gestures and, she said, the feel of his touch. Then he began choking her and slamming her against walls, according to a lawsuit filed... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles councilman accused of using position for profit

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Paso Robles Councilman John Hamon is accused of violating conflict of interest rules because he participates in government decisions that allegedly impact his business interests and income. Hamon is currently running against... (Continue reading)



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