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Former SLO County narcotics officer arrested for perjury

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The California Attorney General’s Office filed a felony charge of  on July 17 against a former San Luis Obispo County District Attorney investigator who allegedly lied in an affidavit to a judge while on loan to the Sheriff’s Narcotics Task... (Continue reading)

Brown declares emergency over Central Coast oil spill

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California Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Wednesday in response to the oil spill near Goleta that has caused about 21,000 gallons of crude to flow into the ocean. Brown’s emergency declaration frees state funds and resources to... (Continue reading)

California initiative calls for killing gays

Signature gatherers may soon approach California voters with a plan to institute the death penalty as punishment for gay sex. Huntington Beach attorney Matt McGlaughlin is proposing the “Sodomite Suppression Act,” a planned state ballot measure for which he submitted... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County makes the top 5 student truancy list

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County made the top-five list of California counties with the highest student truancy rates, according to a report released Friday by California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris. San Luis Obispo County had the fifth... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay man wins constitutional rights lawsuit

By KAREN VELIE A Morro Bay man won his lawsuit to have several “Joe McCarthy era” sections of the California Election Code declared  unconstitutional last week, according to a San Luis Obispo County Superior Court ruling. John Barta filed the... (Continue reading)

State gun seizure law approved

A unique gun-seizure program in California will get additional funding following passage of a San Francisco Democrat’s bill Thursday by the full Assembly. (Sacramento Bee) The program, called the Armed and Prohibited Persons Act, authorizes the expenditure of $24 million... (Continue reading)

Oceano dust rule in court

A San Luis Obispo County Superior Court judge heard arguments for and against the controversial dust rule that requires state parks to reduce particulate matter blowing from the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area or face fines of $1,000 per... (Continue reading)

Achadjian to lead effort to change rape law

Central Coast Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian plans to introduce a bill that would expand the definition of rape to include impersonating the victim’s boyfriend, fiancé or significant other. [LA Times] Last week, a California state appeals court overturned the rape conviction... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County supervisor accused of threatening state

EDITORS NOTE: See Adam Hill’s email calling a state parks official contemptuous, misleading and dishonest at the bottom of this story. By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill’s “scathing emails” have now caught the attention of California... (Continue reading)

California Attorney General files lawsuit against local air district

EDITOR’S NOTE: See a brief of the California Attorney General’s lawsuit at the bottom of this story. By KAREN VELIE California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris filed a lawsuit in mid-October against the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control... (Continue reading)



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