Uncovered SLO

Naked woman leads officers on chase through San Luis Obispo County

By KAREN VELIE A naked 31-year-old woman in a stolen vehicle led law enforcement on mutiple chases through San Luis Obispo County before deputies arrested her in Morro Bay on Thursday evening. On Thursday morning, a Los Osos resident reported... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors argue over Diablo Canyon extension

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County supervisors voted 3-2 on Tuesday for a resolution that supports a 20-year extension of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant following a heated discussion in which supervisors Bruce Gibson and Dawn Ortiz-Legg took shots... (Continue reading)

SLO County developer’s partner offers $100,000 for bail

By KAREN VELIE As part of San Luis Obispo County developer Ryan Wright’s third attempt to bail out of jail, his partner, attorney John Belsher, penned a check for $100,000, according to court records. A bail review hearing is set... (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 March 26 in the board chambers. In an action promoted by Supervisor Dawn Ortiz-Legg, under item 35 on the agenda, the board will... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County clerk recorder loses another legal battle

By KAREN VELIE A judge on Thursday denied a motion to set aside a ruling that the San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder’s Office overcharged a citizen for a recount of the 2022 county supervisor race between incumbent Bruce Gibson and... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles councilman discusses allegations he disparaged staff

By KAREN VELIE Following a meeting with the mayor and the city manager, Councilman Chris Bausch apologized for concerns he disparaged staff and asked that anyone who feels threatened file a whistleblower complaint. On March 8, Bausch, Mayor John Hamon... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles mayor scolded over conflicts of interest

By KAREN VELIE Paso Robles Mayor John Hamon received a warning from state regulators in February for violating political rules about conflicts of interest, according to a California Fair Political Practices Commission’s Feb. 13 warning letter. A determination that ended... (Continue reading)

Is Pismo Beach’s reclaimed water project doomed?

By KAREN VELIE After expending millions of dollars and thousands of hours of time, representatives of Pismo Beach, Arroyo Grande and Grover Beach on Monday all but pulled the plug on Central Coast Blue, a regional recycled water project. In... (Continue reading)

This week’s San Luis Obispo County government meetings

By CalCoastNews staff The Paso Robles City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on March 19 in the council chambers. The council will consider increasing its own compensation by 10% and travel allowance by 20%, under Item K-2 on the... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly students damage property in San Luis Obispo, video

By KAREN VELIE An estimated 6,000 to 7,000 people gathered near the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo campus on Saturday morning for the annual Saint Fratty’s Day celebration. Students damaged dorms, broke glass and left trash throughout the area. Beginning... (Continue reading)