Uncovered SLO

Paso Robles dumping the SLO Tribune for the New Times

By KAREN VELIE Paso Robles is dumping the SLO Tribune and selecting the New Times as its paper of choice for public notices, in a financial gut punch to the Tribune. While not the most existing content, public notices provide... (Continue reading)

This week’s San Luis Obispo County government meetings

By CalCoastNews staff The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. on June 18 in the board chambers. Some local governments pack consent calendars with important items prior to major holidays when many members of... (Continue reading)

More people plan to leave California in 2024 than any other state

By KAREN VELIE Amid the high cost of housing, taxes and gas, California leads in the number of people planning to relocate to another state in 2024, according to Consumer Affairs. From 2020 through 2023, California’s population dropped by 1.4%.... (Continue reading)

White supremacists disrupt Atascadero City Council meeting

By KAREN VELIE White supremacists disrupted an Atascadero City Council meeting on Tuesday, espousing their hatred of the LGBTQ community while promoting racism. For more than a year, members of a neo-Nazi group located in California have used Zoom to... (Continue reading)

Man dies across from Paso Robles shelter, hours before body found

  By KAREN VELIE A man checking out a discarded barbecue grill standing amongst a pile of trash across from the ECHO homeless shelter in Paso Robles on Friday night found the grey, stiff body of a homeless man. Anthony,... (Continue reading)

Disgraced San Luis Obispo attorney files for separation: Why?

By KAREN VELIE With a looming $3.6 million judgement for defrauding a friend, Jody Belsher recently filed a petition for legal separation from San Luis Obispo attorney John Belsher. John Belsher is representing his wife in the separation action. Even... (Continue reading)

Paul Flores moves prisons following two attacks

By KAREN VELIE Following two brutal attacks, corrections officials transferred convicted Kristin Smart killer Paul Flores from a prison in Colinga to another Central Valley facility, California State Prison in Corcoran. In Oct. 2022, a Monterey County jury found Flores... (Continue reading)

This week’s San Luis Obispo County government meetings

By CalCoastNews staff The San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission will meet June 13 at 9 a.m. in the board of supervisors chambers. The Nipomo Community Park currently includes a baseball and football field, tennis, basketball and pickleball courts, skate... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo attorney loses $3.6 million lawsuit, selling assets

By KAREN VELIE Two weeks after losing a $3.6 million lawsuit, San Luis Obispo attorney John Belsher is selling his personal belongings, with plans to sell his home and move out of state. During an estate sale at his home... (Continue reading)

Did Atascadero councilwoman’s husband assault a 13-year-old?

By KAREN VELIE The controversy over whether or not locals should ride dirt bikes in the Salinas riverbed exploded into a criminal complaint against the husband of Atascadero City Councilwoman Susan Funk for allegedly assaulting a 13-year-old boy. Children have... (Continue reading)