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Trial begins for man accused of causing shootout in Paso Robles

Opening statements began Wednesday in the trial of San Diego resident Clifford Scott, whom prosecutors accuse of starting a shootout with a California Highway Patrol officer in Paso Robles in 2012. [Tribune] On Oct. 27, 2012, a CHP officer pulled... (Continue reading)

Child porn found on garage sale computer

A Chico man was sentenced to eight years in federal prison after child porn was discovered on a computer he gave away for free at a garage sale. [MercuryNews] Amado Hernandez, 34, gave the computer to a person who then... (Continue reading)

Fresh & Easy under fire for overcharging

If you discover the Fresh & Easy grocery store in San Luis Obispo charges more for an item than advertised, you could just get the product for free. [NBC] A San Diego County Judge ordered the owner of Fresh &... (Continue reading)

San Diego scandal cause for new Paso chief withdrawing?

The San Diego police captain slated to become Paso Robles’ next police chief has withdrawn his candidacy for the position. Manny Guaderrama, a 29-year veteran of the San Diego Police Department, was set to earn up to $160,000 plus benefits... (Continue reading)

Southern California embracing water desalination

A Southern California water agency approved a contract Thursday to buy the entire output of what would be the Western Hemisphere’s largest seawater desalination plant, clearing the way for construction to begin early next year. [TimesUnion] The San Diego County... (Continue reading)

Hazardous waste chief skirts law

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN A contractor paid more than $400,000 annually by San Luis Obispo County’s Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA) illegally transports hazardous wastes and has exposed taxpayers to huge fines by encouraging member public agencies to... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles kidnapping suspect and teen in custody

The Paso Robles man suspected of kidnapping and his 16-year-old victim Eunice Serrato turned themselves in to law enforcement at the United States border in San Diego on Saturday morning. Monterey County Sheriff’s department investigators are traveling to San Diego... (Continue reading)

Wal-Mart flexing initiative power

Tired of opposition to its expansion, Wal-Mart is exploiting California’s initiative system to intimidate elected officials with threats of costly special elections, and to sidestep lawsuits originating with environmental groups. [CaliforniaWatch] Using paid signature gatherers, the Arkansas-based retail giant plans... (Continue reading)

Police killed by gunfire makes 2011 worst year in a decade

Nick Armstrong, 28, became the 49th law enforcement officer killed by gunfire in the U.S. this year, putting 2011 on track for one of the worst years for lawmen killed in gun-related deaths in a decade. [Witness LA] Armstrong was... (Continue reading)

How much money should a CSU president make?

The debate over how much money a California State University president should be paid flared up again with word that the new president of San Diego State University will make $100,000 more annually than his predecessor. [LA Times] Dr. Elliot... (Continue reading)



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