Articles Tagged With ‘Fail’




Man attempts to hijack parking enforcement vehicle

Police arrested a San Luis Obispo man who allegedly stole from an 85-year-old man on a city bus, attempted to hijack a parking enforcement vehicle and tried to take a Taser gun from a police officer. Police said Tyler Dean... (Continue reading)

Alleged bank robber caught

San Luis Obispo Police arrested a man for allegedly attempting to rob a Chase Bank at 1235 Chorro Street on Monday. Police said Denardo James, 26, walked into the bank at about 11:30 a.m. and ordered everyone onto the floor.... (Continue reading)

Under-reporting suspected in South County sewage spill

Officials at the San Luis Obispo South County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD) allegedly under-reported the amount of raw sewage recently spilled during heavy December rainstorms in an effort to protect an agency already being accused of firing whistleblowers. County public health officials... (Continue reading)

Major sewage spills in San Luis Obispo County

Health officials are warning the public to stay away from San Luis Obispo Creek, Arroyo Grande Creek, Meadow Creek, Oceano Lagoon and places where the creeks drain into the ocean because of two weekend sewage spills. The catastrophic failure of... (Continue reading)

This week’s dumbest criminal

This week’s dumbest criminal award goes to two men who decided to shoplift from a store during a Wednesday afternoon shop with a cop charity event because they thought the officers would be too distracted to notice. [SeattleWeekly] Shane Alexander,... (Continue reading)

Despite $93 million, California weatherizes few homes

California’s weatherization program has finished retrofitting just 12 houses out of a planned 43,400 homes statewide, despite receiving $93 million in federal stimulus funds for the program. [California Watch] A just-released Department of Energy study shows that only five states... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo slated to pay $195,000 for alleged police brutality

San Luis Obispo taxpayers are in line to pay $195,000 to a local business owner for alleged excessive force by police officers during a case of mistaken identity. Attorneys for both the city and Jeff Milne, the owner of... (Continue reading)

Weyrich belly up, money woes widening

By KAREN VELIE In yet another sign of mounting unpaid debts for Paso Robles businessman David Weyrich and his wife, Mary Weyrich, a local lender filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that the Weyrichs failed to pay back a more than $1... (Continue reading)

Lenders accused of fraud agree to surrender licenses

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN Hurst Financial Inc. president James Hurst Miller Jr. and his daughter Courtney Lee Brard admitted to state regulators their complicity in fraud. The pair agreed to forfeit their real estate licenses rather than dispute a large... (Continue reading)

Sheriff’s deputy slams four parked cars

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN A San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy on administrative leave drove into four parked vehicles before flipping and rolling his pickup truck in a July 19 mishap. Deputy Bryan Goossens was northbound on Traffic Way in... (Continue reading)