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Supervisor Bruce Gibson’s wife files for divorce

After more than 33 years of marriage, the wife of San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson has filed for divorce against her philandering husband. Grace Crittenden cited irreconcilable differences on the legal document she filed. On Nov. 16, Gibson... (Continue reading)

Driver slams into school bus near Arroyo Grande

A driver crashed into a school bus around 8 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 101 just south of Arroyo Grande and sustained major injuries. [KSBY] The bus was having mechanical issues while going northbound on the 101 near Grand Avenue, so... (Continue reading)

Parolee leads police chase from Santa Maria to Avila

Santa Maria police chased a wanted parolee driving a stolen vehicle through south San Luis Obispo County on Wednesday. [KCOY] Parole officials sought Bradley Larson, who was driving a stolen vehicle Wednesday morning with three passengers and methamphetamine inside. Larson... (Continue reading)

Attorneys reject SLO’s donation request

The two attorneys who were awarded fees for their suit against the city of San Luis Obispo for unconstitutional treatment of the homeless, rejected the city’s request that they donate half the money to a local charity. On Wednesday, the... (Continue reading)

DA dumps medical pot driver charges

By DANIEL BLACKBURN All charges facing a cooperative’s medical cannabis delivery driver have been tossed out by the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s office despite efforts by some sheriff’s narcotics detectives to pursue felony prosecution. Chance Everett Simmons, an... (Continue reading)

SLO councilman resigns on Facebook

In what has become the popular way to communicate with one’s constituents, San Luis Obispo City Councilman Andrew Carter announced plans to resign his council seat on his Facebook page shortly before 1 p.m. today. “I have good new and... (Continue reading)

APCD board rejects Hill’s bid for chairmanship

The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District Board chose Supervisor Paul Teixiera over Supervisor Adam Hill to serve as its chair for 2013 following heated debate about Hill’s recent behavior. Hill served as vice chair in 2012, putting... (Continue reading)

Despite economic woes, Paso Robles bumps superintendent’s pay

Even though the Paso Robles Joint Unified School District is one of the most financially distressed districts in California, the superintendent’s salary has been increasing. Superintendent Kathleen McNamara has received several raises in base salary since 2009, taking it from... (Continue reading)

SLO resident robbed in Mission Plaza

Two suspects attacked and robbed a man Monday night in Mission Plaza. San Luis Obispo resident Gareth Morgan, 26, was walking in Mission Plaza around 10 p.m. on Monday when two suspects, described by witnesses as “transient,” attacked him, San... (Continue reading)

SLO tries to parlay its legal losses to CAPSLO

The San Luis Obispo City Council is threatening that if the two attorneys who sued for unconstitutional treatment of the homeless do not agree to donate half of the $133,880 award of fees to the San Luis Obispo Community Action... (Continue reading)