Uncovered SLO

SLO County IWMA seeking to ban plastic bags for produce

By CCT STAFF Stores in San Luis Obispo County will be barred from providing single use plastic produce bags if proponents in favor of updating the Integrated Waste Management Authority’s plastic bag ban are successful. And with a  9-4 vote... (Continue reading)

Supervisor candidate Ellen Beraud accused of neglect, abuse

By CCT STAFF A patient of supervisorial candidate Ellen Beraud has filed a lawsuit against her, claiming that Beraud’s gross negligence and deliberate indifference have endangered his health. Beraud is currently challenging San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Debbie Arnold for... (Continue reading)

Oceano CSD to slash director compensation

By CCT STAFF Shortly after Arroyo Grande and San Luis Obispo city councils granted themselves considerable raises in compensation, Oceano Community Services District General Manager Will Clemens is asking district board members to consider cutting their compensation. For years, Oceano... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo City Council seeks a 63 percent pay raise

By CCT STAFF Despite the city’s distressing financial situation, on Tuesday the San Luis Obispo City Council will consider granting members a 63 percent pay raise and the mayor a 46 percent increase in compensation, according to the agenda. At... (Continue reading)

Vulgar, threatening emails came from SLO County Supervisor Adam Hill’s home

By CCT STAFF The emails to popular local radio talk show host Dave Congalton were taunting and sexually perverse. And, after a lengthy criminal investigation, the district attorney’s office determined that the emails came from the home of San Luis... (Continue reading)

Meet the migrants trying to make it to the United States

By JOSH FRIEDMAN CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico — Many migrants — some determined to make it to the United States and others merely wishful of doing so — have run into a roadblock along their trek north. The barrier is not... (Continue reading)

SLO Police Chief Cantrell nixes radio coverage of police forum

Update: San Luis Obispo Police Chief Deanna Cantrell has changed her mind, and will permit KVEC to cover the “PEACE talk” on Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. By CCT Staff San Luis Obispo Police Chief Deanna Cantrell on... (Continue reading)

Miscreant SLO building inspector appeals termination

By KAREN VELIE A former San Luis Obispo city inspector appealed his termination, but backed out last week just days before a scheduled hearing in which details of his firing were to be discussed, according to a city staffer. In... (Continue reading)

Famed 3 Mule nomad arrested in Paso Robles

By CCT STAFF After ordering John Sears to stop walking with his mules on Nacimiento Lake Drive near Paso Robles, on Thursday afternoon a CHP officer arrested the 72-year-old esteemed nomad for resisting arrest and placed his mules into San... (Continue reading)

Beraud takes big campaign donations from controversial marijuana figures

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Supervisor candidate Ellen Beraud recently accepted $36,700 from donors affiliated with one marijuana business owner facing an abatement action by SLO County and another being sued by the state over marijuana taxes. The... (Continue reading)