Uncovered SLO

Owner of SLO woman’s gym accused of peeping in window

By KAREN VELIE The owner of a gym in San Luis Obispo where a spy camera was recently discovered hidden in a bathroom, was arrested following a peeping Tom incident in Los Osos more than a decade ago. Last month,... (Continue reading)

SLO County’s unfunded pension liability soaring, nearly $1 billion

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County’s unfunded pension liability is almost $1 billion, primarily because of huge pay raises and poorly performing investments. The SLO County Pension Trust Board of Trustees reported an unfunded pension debt of $943 million... (Continue reading)

Hidden camera filmed partially clothed women at San Luis Obispo gym

By KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo woman wants community members to know she found a hidden camera on Aug. 23 in a bathroom at a local gym that caters to women. During her third trip to the restroom on... (Continue reading)

Trash piling up at Fort Hunter Liggett, contract issues

By KAREN VELIE Household trash is piling up at an Army base on the south side of Monterey County after the base contracted with a garbage company that does not have the equipment needed to remove the rubbish. Hundreds of... (Continue reading)

Cross appeal filed in battle over Oceano Dunes

By KAREN VELIE In response to the California Coastal Commissions appeal of a trial court ruling that it does not have the authority to ban off-road vehicle recreation on the Oceano Dunes, Friends of Oceano Dunes filed a cross appeal... (Continue reading)

Paul Flores assaulted first day in general population at prison

By KAREN VELIE Paul Flores, the man convicted of killing Cal Poly San Luis Obispo coed Kristin Smart,was stabbed in the neck during his first day in the general population at Pleasant Valley State Prison. After less than a week... (Continue reading)

Paul Flores attacked in prison, condition not public

By KAREN VELIE Update: Paul Flores was airlifted to a hospital after he was stabbed in the neck or his throat was cut. Paul Fores was attacked today at Pleasant Valley State Prison and airlifted to a hospital. He was... (Continue reading)

Marijuana mogul Dayspring spotted in SLO County with ankle monitor

By KAREN VELIE Former marijuana mogul Helios Dayspring appeared to be at ease last week while running errands in San Luis Obispo County after his March release from prison. On Aug. 15, a neighbor of Dayspring spotted the 37-year-old entering... (Continue reading)

Teens were intoxicated during vandalism at Paso Robles High School

By KAREN VELIE The two 17-year-old students who smashed windows and damaged property at Paso Robles High School on Aug. 10 were intoxicated, according to their fathers. With a week left before school was scheduled to start, the two teens,... (Continue reading)

Misinformation incites outrage at Atascadero school board meeting

By KAREN VELIE Dozens of people attended an Atascadero Unified School District meeting on Tuesday to support a teacher who was allegedly facing disciplinary action over a Pride flag she displayed in the classroom, concerns based on misinformation. The inaccurate... (Continue reading)