Articles Tagged With ‘Lawsuits’


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



Woman barely survives dog attack in SLO

A Grover Beach woman narrowly survived a recent dog attack that has left her with surgically repaired arms and inner thighs and no feeling in some sections of her limbs. [KSBY] Gina MacPherson, a housekeeper, was cleaning a client’s home... (Continue reading)

Nestle allegedly bottling California water on expired permit

Transnational food and beverage company Nestle is using a long-expired permit to bottle millions of gallons of water from a national forest in California, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday by three environmental groups. [Desert Sun] The Center for Biological... (Continue reading)

Cities demand halt to Nipomo Mesa development

The cities of Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach and Pismo Beach are seeking a court order barring new development and new groundwater pumping on the Nipomo Mesa. [Tribune] The three South County cities have long been battling the Nipomo Community Services... (Continue reading)

Millions raised from Cal Fire fee going unspent

As fires have burned hundreds of thousands of acres in California this year, the state has kept millions of dollars raised from a controversial fee sitting in a fire prevention account. [Sac Bee] In June 2011, lawmakers approved legislation requiring... (Continue reading)

Haggen closing its California stores

Grocery chain Haggen announced Thursday plans to close 127 stores in California, Arizona and Nevada. Employees will receive a 60 day notice of pending store and office closures. Haggen plans to continue operating 37 stores in Oregon and Washington. The... (Continue reading)

Haggen files for bankruptcy

Grocery chain Haggen has filed for bankrupty following a troubled expansion into new locations, including the Central Coast. The Washington-based supermarket chain filed Tuesday for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Chapter 11 bankruptcy would allow the company to reorganize its business... (Continue reading)

Haggens files $1 billion lawsuit against Albersons

By KAREN VELIE Haggen, a Washington-based chain of grocery stores, filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking more than $1 billion in damages against Albertsons. In Dec. 2014, Haggen bought 146 Albertsons, Vons, Pavilions and Safeway stores. Shortly after the purchase, many... (Continue reading)

Cambria CSD running out of cash

The Cambria Community Services District could run out of operating cash in about three months, District General Manager Jerry Gruber said. [Tribune] The district’s financial troubles center around its emergency water supply project, which costs approximately $13 million, including state... (Continue reading)

SLO tale of falsified documents, code violations and water theft

By KAREN VELIE Editor’s note: This is the second in an exclusive series about developers Ryan Petetit and John Belsher, their development projects, their failures to abide by building requirements, legal troubles, and unpaid monies owed to subcontractors and investors.... (Continue reading)

Mission Prep football lawsuit moving forward

A lawsuit alleging Mission Prep High School is responsible for one of its former football players suffering brain damage and cruel bullying has cleared an initial hurdle. In the case, the former player, a minor, is suing the school and... (Continue reading)