Paso Robles sex offender sentenced to 25 years

A Paso Robles registered sex offender was sentenced to 25 years to life for sexually victimized three San Luis Obispo County girls between the ages of 13 and 17. Shaun Harrison, 22, was arrested on April 6, 2011 for parole... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles settles excessive force lawsuit

Paso Robles city officials agreed to award a woman who suffered burns to her arms during a 2010 shop-lifting arrest $50,000. In the lawsuit filed in July, Rodi Bragg accused the city administration and the police department of having inadequate... (Continue reading)

Gibson admits girlfriend back in his office

For the second time in several months, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson has made an announcement about his long-term affair with his administrative assistant on a Friday afternoon leading into a holiday weekend. A little more than a... (Continue reading)

ASH assaults continue in new year

Patients have injured seven employees at Atascadero State Hospital in the first two weeks of 2013. [Tribune] An attack Monday resulted in employees suffering scratches, bruises and muscle strains. A police officer also sustained an injury in the patient assault... (Continue reading)

SLO residents upset over gun violence against coyote

The death of a coyote near Perfumo Canyon Road in San Luis Obispo has spurred an investigation by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. [KCOY] An unseen person shot the coyote Tuesday morning that was part of a pack... (Continue reading)

SLO Fresh Market closing

After more than 50 years in business, SLO Fresh Market on Laurel Lane is closing. [KSBY] In about 45 days, the neighborhood market is slated to close its doors leaving 13 people, including one who has been employed there for... (Continue reading)

SLO loses another battle in its fight against the homeless

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge Charles Crandall awarded the two lawyers who sued the city for unconstitutional treatment of the homeless $133,880 for costs and legal fees on Thursday. Laws permit attorneys who undertake cases... (Continue reading)

Sheriff deputy assault was family affair

By KAREN VELIE Driving from a celebration at a local church, donning a dress shirt and tie, a 5 foot 3 inch Nipomo man was not worried when a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy pulled behind the car he... (Continue reading)

Movie review: Gangster Squad

By MIRANDA FORESMAN Gangster Squad had potential. Not the blow-you-out-of-your-seats potential, and certainly not summer-blockbuster potential, but maybe future-cult-favorite potential. That potential was as unrealized as an unlit match. Looks pretty, but does not get the job done. The cast... (Continue reading)

Medical pot case postponed

A medical cannabis delivery driver arrested last week in Oceano now has been charged with felonies by the district attorney, and his arraignment postponed from today to Jan. 22. Chance Simmons faces charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana... (Continue reading)