Articles Tagged With ‘Ian Parkinson’




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Inspection report rips SLO County Jail’s treatment of mentally ill inmates

By KAREN VELIE Editor’s Note: This is part two in a two-part series about San Luis Obispo County health services and sheriff department’s treatment of the mentally ill. Part one looked into several suspicious deaths... (Continue reading)

Sheriff’s deputies who shot and killed suspect identified

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified the two deputies who shot and killed a 34-year-old man on Highway 101 in Atascadero early Tuesday morning as Senior Deputy Greg Roach and Deputy Jonathan... (Continue reading)

Sheriff Ian Parkinson’s Amerika

OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN In a jam-packed San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday that was testy from the start, an incident occurred that occupied the frenzied crowd’s attention for just moments, but... (Continue reading)

SLO County adopts pot farm ban, but lets current growers stay

Seven weeks in advance of a statewide vote on legalization of marijuana, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors narrowly passed a moratorium on new cannabis grows in the county. However, the urgency ordinance... (Continue reading)

CCN poll shows Carpenter trouncing rival Hill

Dan Carpenter has blown past his rival Adam Hill in the battle for the District 3 San Luis Obispo County Supervisor seat, according to a CalCoastNews poll conducted Monday. Among decided voters, San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

SLO County debates marijuana regulations as growers rush in

With marijuana growers and armed guards flooding into California Valley, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors discussed putting a halt to new cannabis cultivation. The board majority decided to pursue an urgency ordinance... (Continue reading)

California Valley sprouting pot farms

  By DANIEL BLACKBURN Isolated and sparsely populated California Valley, on the eastern edge of San Luis Obispo County, is parched, flat terrain, part of the largest remaining native grassland in California.  And now it’s... (Continue reading)

SLO sheriff to expand gang task force

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors allocated more than $230,000 to add two deputies to the Sheriff’s Gang Task Force. Sheriff Ian Parkinson says gangs from Santa Maria, as well as Monterey and... (Continue reading)

Who are the highest paid SLO County employees?

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County employees averaged slightly more than $100,000 a year in total compensation for 2014, an examination of county employee pay shows. The county’s top earner was M. Daisy Ilano-Ramos, the medical... (Continue reading)

County shuts down illegal gambling in Oceano and Nipomo

Two gambling operations were shut down this week after San Luis Obispo County officials determined they were operating illegally. After receiving multiple complaints of drug use and prostitution in the area around the Cyber Wave... (Continue reading)



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