Articles Tagged With ‘appellate courts’




Prosecutor’s error leads to reversal of Cambria child molester’s conviction

A California appellate court overturned the 2014 conviction of a Cambria man who allegedly molested a young boy. The court ruled the conviction invalid because a San Luis Obispo County prosecutor improperly told jurors that... (Continue reading)

Plea deals for Jarmin and Jordan likely to be reinstated

A California appellate court has indicated it would rule to reinstate the plea deals San Luis Obispo County prosecutors made last year with hard money lenders Rod Jarmin and Tammy Jordan. The plea agreements would... (Continue reading)

SLO judge appointed to California appellate court

California Governor Jerry Brown has appointed San Luis Obispo Judge Martin Tangeman to a state appellate court. Tangeman, a 62-year-old resident of Cambria, was awarded the role of associate justice of the Second District Court... (Continue reading)

Former SLO, AG cops fail to get their jobs back

Two former police officers fired by the cities of San Luis Obispo and Arroyo Grande respectively will not get their jobs back, an California appellate court ruled Thursday. [Tribune] The appellate court issued rulings in... (Continue reading)

Appellate court frees man from SLO County Jail

A California appellate court has freed a man from San Luis Obispo County Jail whom it deemed was wrongfully convicted of manslaughter. [New Times] Rene Rojas was convicted of vehicular manslaughter in the accidental death... (Continue reading)

APCD board split over Oceano dunes dust rule

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District is attempting to rehabilitate its Oceano Dunes dust rule, but in the aftermath of an appellate court ruling against the... (Continue reading)

Court overturns part of conviction in Arroyo Grande cross burning case

A California appellate court has overturned two of the four convictions of a San Simeon man currently serving an 11-year prison sentence for his involvement in the 2011 cross-burning incident in Arroyo Grande. [Tribune] In... (Continue reading)

Appellate court approves of Atasacadero Walmart

The California Second District Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling that the city of Atascadero complied with environmental laws in its approval of the construction of a Walmart superstore. In June 2012, the Atascadero... (Continue reading)