Articles Tagged With ‘Adam Hill’

SLO County supervisor Hill, Wright and Belsher conspired to obstruct justice

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill, and developers Ryan Wright and John Belsher conspired to obstruct justice, a practice the developers allegedly continued after Hill committed suicide, according to recently released court records. Wright, Belsher and... (Continue reading)

Ryan Wright, John Belsher trial continues on Monday

By KAREN VELIE Following a three-week pause, San Luis Obispo County developers Ryan Wright and John Belsher are scheduled to attend a civil trial on Monday morning in Paso Robles. The lawsuit, filed by Jeff and Debora Chase in 2018,... (Continue reading)

Wright held without bail in SLO County Supervisor Adam Hill bribery case

By KAREN VELIE A developer who allegedly bribed former San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill is being held in a federal jail without bail because of concerns he will flee and continue to obstruct justice, according to court records.... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisor solicited bribes, developer arrested

By KAREN VELIE Federal agents arrested a San Luis Obispo developer Monday for allegedly paying nearly $100,000 in bribes and gifts to a SLO County supervisor who advocated for his company’s projects. The developer then allegedly covered up the scheme... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisor’s widow claims he was murdered

By KAREN VELIE In an email to San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Jimmy Paulding, former Supervisor Adam Hill’s widow claims her husband was murdered. In the Valentine’s Day email, Dee Torres-Hill asks Paulding to convince Gov. Gavin Newson to open... (Continue reading)

Top San Luis Obispo County stories in 2022: murder trial and corruption

By CalCoastNews staff To say 2022 was an eventful year in San Luis Obispo County would be an understatement. The top three stories of 2022 focus on Paul Flores’ murder conviction, Helios Dayspring and corruption. 1. Paul Flores found guilty... (Continue reading)

District 3 race flips, Adam Hill surges ahead

By CCT STAFF In the first vote count following Tuesday’s election, incumbent District 3 County Supervisor Adam Hill surged ahead of his opponent, rising from more than 2 percent behind challenger Stacy Korsgaden to in the lead by more than... (Continue reading)

Developer Ryan Petetit pleads guilty to felony assault

By KAREN VELIE Developer Ryan Petetit plead guilty Tuesday to five felony counts regarding a domestic violence incident in 2015 that sent a 23-year-old woman to the hospital. [Cal Coast Times] Petetit plead guilty to assault with great bodily injury,... (Continue reading)

A failed try to kill CalCoastNews

OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN Six years ago today, an article was published on CalCoastNews that would forever reshape the lives of its authors and their families — and ultimately those of the article’s subjects. The article discussed questionable practices by... (Continue reading)

Corruption allegations continue to dog local marijuana industry

By KAREN VELIE Battles over control of the multi-million dollar Central Coast marijuana industry have led to a barrage of ethical and criminal allegations. [Cal Coast Times] Some elected officials and government employees have been accused of taking bribes and... (Continue reading)