Uncovered SLO

SLO County citizens plan March for Justice

By CCT Staff A group of San Luis Obispo County residents is holding a march to demand justice in San Luis Obispo County, according to the following press release. March for Justice press release: Join us as we march to... (Continue reading)

Construction halted at SLO marijuana shop

By CCT STAFF San Luis Obispo inspectors halted construction at a marijuana retail shop last month because the applicants had failed to procure a building permit. In November, the owners of Megan’s Organic Market, Megan Souza and Eric Powers, were... (Continue reading)

Same folks scheming for Paso Robles water basin control

By DANIEL BLACKBURN and KAREN VELIE Three years after county voters soundly rejected a controversial bid for private control of the Paso Robles water basin, a small, resurgent group of wealthy, politically-connected landowners has quietly escalated efforts to “bank” water... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors bend to pressure from marijuana moguls

By KAREN VELIE A week after voting against extending a marijuana resolution that allowed 31 cannabis cultivation sites to operate without land use permits, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to reconsider their decision. [Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

California sues Nipomo cannabis processing company

By KAREN VELIE The California Department of Food and Agriculture filed a lawsuit last week against a Nipomo marijuana processing and storage company for operating without a state license. The state is seeking fines and permission to destroy cannabis products.... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande city manager’s job in jeopardy

By KAREN VELIE The Arroyo Grande City Council scheduled a special closed session meeting for Tuesday to discuss the performance and the possible discipline or dismissal of City Manager Jim Bergman. The catalyst for the meeting is not listed on... (Continue reading)

Garbage rates to go up 25 percent in Los Osos

By KAREN VELIE Los Osos residents will be paying more for garbage collection next year if the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors votes to approve a more than 25 percent increase requested by Mission Country Disposal (MCD). [Cal... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles bank robbery suspect surrenders

By KAREN VELIE On the lam for almost a month, a suspect in a Paso Robles bank robbery turned himself in on Friday, with the assistance of a local bounty hunter. On Nov. 15, two masked men entered the Pacific... (Continue reading)

Oceano votes against freedom of speech

By KAREN VELIE In an attempt to control a director’s speech, the Oceano Community Services District Board voted 3-2 on Wednesday to bar Director Cynthia Replogle from any committee, liaison or subject matter assignments for one year. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

Former Grover Beach mayor resigns amid sexual harassment determination

By KAREN VELIE A former mayor of Grover Beach sexually harassed women at his job with Santa Barbara County, including one employee he would ask to stand up and turn around so that he could gaze at her body, according... (Continue reading)