Articles Tagged With ‘Lawsuits’


a claim or dispute brought to a court of law for adjudication.



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Atascadero police sued over racial profiling

A lawsuit filed this month in San Luis Obispo Superior Court alleges Atascadero police unlawfully detained, questioned and searched a black man after spotting him with a white woman who happens to be his wife.... (Continue reading)

Former Arroyo Grande teacher sues student she had sex with

A former Arroyo Grande High School culinary arts teacher who is currently in jail for having sex with an underage student has filed a lawsuit against the teen with whom she had intercourse. The former... (Continue reading)

Judge temporarily stops California from confiscating high-capacity magazines

Thousands of Californians who own large-capacity magazines were due to turn them in on Saturday in accordance with a new state law. However, shortly before the deadline, a federal judge issued an injunction temporarily putting... (Continue reading)

City of Morro Bay to buy contested Cerrito Peak property

Following years of legal battles, the Morro Bay City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to buy one acre of undeveloped land on Cerrito Peak from Janne Reddell. [KSBY] Janne Reddell and her late husband, Morro Bay... (Continue reading)

Flaming cocktail severely burned man at San Simeon bar, suit alleges

A Southern California man suffered second and third-degree burns after a bartender at San Simeon Beach Bar & Grill served him a flaming cocktail and told him to “just drink it,” according to a lawsuit... (Continue reading)

ASH tried to cover up murder, fired whistleblower, lawsuit alleges

Atascadero State Hospital staff allegedly tried to cover up its apparent liability in a 2014 murder in which a patient strangled to death his roommate. ASH then fired a social worker for blowing the whistle,... (Continue reading)

Family of man killed by police sues Santa Maria

The family of a man who was shot and killed last year by Santa Maria police officers has filed a federal lawsuit against the city, as well as its police department and five officers. Javier... (Continue reading)

SLO judge rules against Phillips 66 motion to stop rail spur hearings

San Luis Obispo Judge Barry LaBarbera ruled against a legal appeal filed by Phillips 66 over the SLO County Planning Commission’s decision to reject the oil company’s Nipomo rail spur project. The court ruling paves... (Continue reading)

CMC guard sues, claims lost job due to pregnancy

A California Men’s Colony correctional officer alleges the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) forced her out of her job and made her take unpaid leave during her pregnancy. [Tribune] Last November, the California... (Continue reading)

Ex-veterans officer alleges SLO County is sabotaging his job hunt

Former veterans services officer Dana Cummings has sued San Luis Obispo County, claiming top executive Dan Buckshi and other officials are sabotaging his search for new work. Cummings, who ran SLO County’s veterans services department... (Continue reading)



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