Articles Tagged With ‘Investigation’

Explosion at San Luis Obispo mobile home park

UPDATE: Following multiple explosions at the Laguna Lake Mobile Park in San Luis Obispo, firefighters arrived to find a mobile home fully engulfed in flames that were spreading to another trailer. Four firetrucks and a total of 25 public servants... (Continue reading)

Gibson had affair with legislative aide

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson admitted to having an affair with his legislative aide and said he plans to seek a divorce from his wife. [SLO Tribune] Gibson said the affair with Legislative Assistant Cherie Aispuro had lasted... (Continue reading)

Opponent requests another Ashbaugh investigation

San Luis Obispo City Councilman John Ashbaugh is facing another accusation of financial misconduct in his bid for reelection. Ashbaugh, who received a $252 fine Friday for accepting a campaign contribution above the $200 limit, filed a campaign disclosure Thursday... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district needs an independent investigation

OPINION By SAN LUIS OBISPO SURFRIDER FOUNDATION Following the major sewage spill of December 2010 and news reports of water quality reporting irregularities at the waste water treatment plant of South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD), Surfrider Foundation... (Continue reading)

Templeton man facing 225 years in prison

A 74-year-old Templeton man is among four people who have been indicted on federal bribery and money laundering charges for allegedly participating in a scheme in which associates of a lawyer hired to provide assistance to the Coachella Valley Indian... (Continue reading)

Oxnard corruption probe shows abuse, but no arrests

A nearly two-year criminal probe of Oxnard by the Ventura County District Attorney’s office ended last week with no charges or arrests, even though the investigators found “serious financial abuses.” [VenturaCountyStar] In the 99-page report, investigators describe lax accounting and... (Continue reading)

Solomon costs taxpayers more than $300,000

Paso Robles city officials have already spent about $330,000 dealing with allegations of sexual and managerial misconduct by former police Chief Lisa Solomon. [Tribune] A cost that is likely to increase as the city battles lawsuits already filed or in... (Continue reading)

SLO pilot blamed for plane crash

Federal investigator said three pilot errors including running an engine out of gas caused a plane to crash last February in San Bernardino. [PressEnterprise] The pilot Lonny Rollins, 39, of San Luis Obispo and his passenger and pilot Greg Fitzgerald,... (Continue reading)

Campus pepper spray incident probed

Legislatures grilled University of California officials at a joint legislative hearing  Wednesday set to examine the behavior of UC Davis campus cops who pepper-sprayed sitting students and batted them with batons during a November protest that resulted in nationwide attention.... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly tennis coach resigns as NCAA investigates

Cal Poly men’s tennis coach Justin McGrath resigned recently as the NCAA investigates allegations of unethical conduct and complaints from players that their scholarships were reduced. [Tribune] McGrath confirmed his resignation on Monday, but told the Tribune that the investigation... (Continue reading)