Uncovered SLO


Oceano activist murdered in his home

Oceano activist Larry Bross died after a brutal attack in his home earlier this week. He was 90-years-old. [Cal Coast Times] On Thursday morning, one of Bross’ neighbors found his body in his home on the 1400 block of Strand... (Continue reading)

Did SLO County contractor pocket collected sales tax?

By Cal Coast Times Staff A former contractor with intimate connections to San Luis Obispo’s County’s scandal-ridden waste disposal agency habitually collected sales tax on items he sold to the agency, then appears to have failed to remit those taxes... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man’s sentencing delayed, changing his name

By KAREN VELIE As an Arroyo Grande man awaits sentencing for the violent assault of his girlfriend, he is working to leave his past and his name behind. [Cal Coast Times] At a sentencing hearing on Jan. 17, San Luis... (Continue reading)

SLO County employee on the public dole despite nearly $60,000 salary

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo County employee who makes nearly $75,000 a year in cash and benefits receives public housing assistance under a program that allows previously low-income households to continue receiving government-funded rent assistance. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

‘Cleaning up’ San Luis Obispo County agency’s missing money woes

By Cal Coast Times staff The county’s waste management board voted last week to begin “clean up” of fiscal issues which have generated ongoing criminal investigations by law enforcement into alleged misappropriation of public funds by former employees. [Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

Nipomo rape allegations lead to class action lawsuit against Lyft

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A Nipomo woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a Lyft driver who brought her home after a night of drinking filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the rideshare company, as well as the driver. [Cal... (Continue reading)

Los Osos candidate challenges election loss in court

By KAREN VELIE The man who lost the Los Osos Community Services District race by less than 1 percent of the votes is challenging the election in a lawsuit. [Cal Coast Times] The complaint filed Dec. 28, says that Stephen Best... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach police officer killed in accidental shooting

Pismo Beach Police officer Sgt. Trevor Blevins was fatally shot in his Nipomo home on Sunday. [Cal Coast Times] At 5:35 p.m., a caller reported Blevins had been shot in his home on the 800 block of Tanis Place in... (Continue reading)

Man killed outside Paso Robles bar was suspected serial burglar

By KAREN VELIE The Paso Robles man killed Friday while trying to stop a friend from driving was arrested in September for an alleged string of residential burglaries. [Cal Coast Times] On Sept. 20, a resident returned to a home... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County’s first babies of 2019

While the end of the year celebrations were winding down, the first baby born in San Luis Obispo County in 2019 made an appearance 14 minutes into the new year at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center. The mother asked that... (Continue reading)