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California city to pay $4.9 million for killing of homeless man

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The city of Fullerton has agreed to pay $4.9 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a homeless man whom police beat to death in July 2011. [Reuters] Kelly Thomas, a 37-year-old homeless man with... (Continue reading)

Butt dial gets Grover Beach company sued


By JOSH FRIEDMAM Have you ever butt dialed someone and then worried about what they may have overheard? A San Luis Obispo County woman is suing a Grover Beach company for allegedly firing her after her supervisor inadvertently left a... (Continue reading)

Woman barely survives dog attack in SLO


A Grover Beach woman narrowly survived a recent dog attack that has left her with surgically repaired arms and inner thighs and no feeling in some sections of her limbs. [KSBY] Gina MacPherson, a housekeeper, was cleaning a client’s home... (Continue reading)

Haggen closing its California stores

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Grocery chain Haggen announced Thursday plans to close 127 stores in California, Arizona and Nevada. Employees will receive a 60 day notice of pending store and office closures. Haggen plans to continue operating 37 stores in Oregon and Washington. The... (Continue reading)

Haggens files $1 billion lawsuit against Albersons

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By KAREN VELIE Haggen, a Washington-based chain of grocery stores, filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking more than $1 billion in damages against Albertsons. In Dec. 2014, Haggen bought 146 Albertsons, Vons, Pavilions and Safeway stores. Shortly after the purchase, many... (Continue reading)

SLO tale of falsified documents, code violations and water theft

John Belsher and Ryan Petetit

By KAREN VELIE Editor’s note: This is the second in an exclusive series about developers Ryan Petetit and John Belsher, their development projects, their failures to abide by building requirements, legal troubles, and unpaid monies owed to subcontractors and investors.... (Continue reading)

Mission Prep football lawsuit moving forward

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A lawsuit alleging Mission Prep High School is responsible for one of its former football players suffering brain damage and cruel bullying has cleared an initial hurdle. In the case, the former player, a minor, is suing the school and... (Continue reading)

SLO attorney sues former client

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A San Luis Obispo based attorney filed a lawsuit last month against a former client for trashing his services on internet sites such as Yelp, Citysearch and Superpages. [NewTimes] Nearly five years ago, R. Morgan Holland represented Jason Weland in... (Continue reading)

Man acquitted of sexual assault sues SLO County


A South County man spent almost two years in county jail, where he lost two teeth, after sheriff’s detectives and prosecutors falsely accused him of sexually assaulting two teenagers, according to a lawsuit filed last week in San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Albertsons sues Haggen

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Supermarket giant Albertsons is suing grocery chain Haggen, alleging the company failed to pay for more than $36 million for merchandise that was included in a recent sale of 146 stores. [LA Times] Haggen, a Washington-based company, purchased 146 Albertsons,... (Continue reading)

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