Uncovered SLO


Scientists expect engineering challenges for Morro Bay offshore wind farm

By JOSH FRIEDMAN With a lease auction taking place Tuesday for five offshore wind development areas, three of which are off the coast of San Luis Obispo County, experts are raising questions about engineering, cost and regulatory hurdles for the... (Continue reading)

Legal foundation files brief challenging SLO County judge’s ruling BLM case

By KAREN VELIE The Criminal Justice Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief with the California Supreme Court in November against a San Luis Obispo County judge’s ruling that a district attorney has a conflict of interest if his personal opinions... (Continue reading)

SLO County clerk finds extra ballots, violates election code

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Clerk Recorder’s Office discovered an additional 332 provisional ballots last week, after ordering election observers to leave the viewing area in an apparent violation of state law, observer Darcia Stebbens said. On... (Continue reading)

Los Osos board looking into incorporation, creating a new city

By KAREN VELIE The Los Osos Community Services District Board of Directors plans to discuss turning the bedroom community into a city, and the processes required to move forward, according to its Dec. 1 board meeting agenda. The Committee to... (Continue reading)

Former Atascadero teacher’s appeal for resentencing denied

By KAREN VELIE A state appeals court earlier this month rejected a request for resentencing by an Atascadero teacher who pled guilty in 2021 to sexual misconduct involving his students Chris Lynn Berdoll asked the court to vacate his four... (Continue reading)

Jones and Supervisor Gibson neck and neck, latest SLO County election results

By KAREN VELIE Dr. Bruce Jones and San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson are neck and neck in the District 2 supervisor race, with the two now separated by 37 votes, according to election results released Wednesday. At stake... (Continue reading)

SLO County judge places child in alleged assailant’s home

By KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo County family court judge placed a young boy in a home with a woman who allegedly attacked the boy’s mother, and has refused to move the child in spite of a suicide attempt... (Continue reading)

Carbajal plans to dump money from disgraced FTX megadonor

By KAREN VELIE Central Coast Congressman Salud Carbajal is one of a handful of politicians who plan to dump contributions they received from disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried. Bankman-Fried donated approxamtly 40 million dollars to primarily Democratic campaigns during the... (Continue reading)

Federal agents raid San Luis Obispo accounting firm

By KAREN VELIE Federal agents raided a San Luis Obispo accounting firm on Thursday, spending hours scouring the office and removing boxes of files from the business. More than a dozen FBI and IRS agents descended on 755 Santa Rosa... (Continue reading)

Jones closing in on Supervisor Gibson, latest SLO County election results

By KAREN VELIE Dr. Bruce Jones is closing in on San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson in the District 2 supervisor race, with the two now now separated by 781 votes, according to election results released Wednesday. At stake... (Continue reading)