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CalCoastNews attorneys file anti-SLAPP motion in libel suit over hazardous waste story

Attorneys for CalCoastNews filed a motion Friday to dismiss a libel suit brought by the head of a hazardous waste management service in Arroyo Grande. Charles Tenborg sued CalCoastNews chief Karen Velie and reporter Daniel Blackburn for publishing an article... (Continue reading)

OneWest Bank pays 7 figures in mortgage fraud case

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A San Luis Obispo County couple has received a million-dollar-plus settlement and title to two houses in a case that is likely to result in more lawsuits by people who lost property to mortgage lenders after the... (Continue reading)

Torres defamation suit tossed

Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) director of homeless services Dee Torres has lost her slander case against Mike Brennler, a private investigator who had been working with CalCoastNews on news articles about abuses of the homeless. San... (Continue reading)

Torres unable to refute theft claims

By CALCOASTNEWS STAFF Attorneys argued Tuesday over allegations of malice and the theft of gift cards from homeless clients during a hearing regarding a slander lawsuit filed by a homeless services manager against an Atascadero private investigator. In depositions, Dee... (Continue reading)

CAPSLO in line to receive homeless parking monopoly

BY KAREN VELIE and JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo City Council is slated to vote Tuesday on an ordinance that will require private property owners who allow homeless individuals to sleep in their vehicles overnight to bring in Community... (Continue reading)

Coast Unified’s Adams fleeing federal probe?

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Departing Coast Unified School District Superintendent Chris Adams is leaving his post under the cloud of a federal investigation into alleged civil rights violations. Earlier this week, Adams acknowledged his five-year stint as head of Cambrian schools... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo city attorney’s brother-in-law gets a job without any competition

CLARIFICATION: Ted Green is Christine Dietrick’s brother-in-law. By KAREN VELIE and JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo city officials provided a job to a key employee’s brother-in-law without making the position available to current city employees or the general public. City... (Continue reading)

CMC guard sentenced for selling contraband

A California Men’s Colony guard who sold contraband to inmates was sentenced to 30 days in jail for accepting a bribe. Kevin Jon Venema, 50, pled guilty to one count of accepting a bribe. In September, CMC internal affair’s investigators... (Continue reading)

CCN reporter arrested on DUI charge for .06 blood alcohol level

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and DANIEL BLACKBURN CalCoastNews reporter and co-founder Karen Velie was taken into custody on Aug. 13 after a San Luis Obispo police officer arrested her on suspicion of driving under the influence. Officer Josh Walsh placed Velie... (Continue reading)

Mecham views water basin with new eyes

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A North County supervisor said a new county-produced map showing Paso Robles’ incredibly shrinking groundwater basin was a revelation to him and has impacted the way he looks at the issues. “I didn’t expect to see what... (Continue reading)



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