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Kelly Gearhart gets another reprieve

By KAREN VELIE The sentencing hearing for former Atascadero developer Kelly Gearhart has been extended from Dec. 29 to Feb. 23. Gearhart faces a statutory maximum of 50 years in federal prison for defrauding investors out of more than $100... (Continue reading)

Former California legislator to be sentenced for voter fraud

A former California legislator is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday, along with his wife, for convictions stemming from his serving on the Los Angeles City Council while living outside the district he represented. [MyNewsLA] In July, a jury convicted Democratic... (Continue reading)

CHP officer recorded punching woman in the head on freeway

The California Highway Patrol is paying out $1.5 million to a 51-year-old great-grandmother who was punched in the head repeatedly by an officer on a Los Angeles freeway. [Huffington Post] On July 1, Marlene Pinnock was walking on an Interstate... (Continue reading)

L.A. lawyer under fire for editing herself into celebrity photos

A Los Angeles-based attorney currently at risk of suspension from the State Bar can be seen posing with the likes of President Barack Obama, George Clooney and Kim Kardashian. However, she appeared in all of the pictures by way of... (Continue reading)

Do Los Angeles school police need grenade launchers?

Los Angeles Unified School District police are sitting on a cache of military equipment that includes a tank and grenade launchers. [CBS LA] Like police departments across the country, the Los Angeles school police received their combat equipment from the... (Continue reading)

Wine counterfeiter facing 11 years in prison

A California seller of vintage wines is facing 11 years in prison after he was convicted of making as much as $20 million selling bogus bottles of wine. [CBS] Rudy Kurniawan, who was convicted of wire and mail fraud in... (Continue reading)

FBI agents thwart Ventura bank robbery

A Los Angeles man is in jail after his attempt to rob a Ventura bank on Monday was foiled by two FBI agents who just happened to be in the building. At about 3 p.m., Manuel Hernandez, 28, slipped a... (Continue reading)

Is SLO’s vehicle sleeping ban unconstitutional?

By KAREN VELIE Amid a federal appellate court ruling Thursday that struck down a Los Angeles law that prohibits homeless from sleeping in their vehicles, San Luis Obispo homeless advocates are waiting to see how city officials will respond. A... (Continue reading)

Chumash Casino pulls sponsorship of LA Clippers

The Chumash Casino Board announced Monday it is pulling its sponsorship of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team following racist comments attributed to the team’s owner Donald Sterling. Sterling is alleged to have made negative comments about African Americans while... (Continue reading)

Ten dead after bus owned by SLO company crashes

A tour bus owned by a San Luis Obispo company crashed on Interstate 5 in Northern California Thursday evening, killing 10 people and hospitalized 35. [KSBY] The bus was carrying high school students from the Los Angeles area to Humboldt... (Continue reading)



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