Articles Tagged With ‘Lawsuits’


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



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 City Council approved the construction... (Continue reading)

Dystiny Myers suit dismissed as skull returns to family

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office has agreed to return the skull of murder victim Dystiny Myers to the family of the deceased runaway teen. In March, Myers’ family sued the county over the district attorney’s office’s decision... (Continue reading)

SLO residents sue Cal Poly over dorm plan

A group of San Luis Obispo residents has sued the California Statue University Board of Trustees over Cal Poly’s plan to construct a dormitory next to a residential neighborhood. The residents, who have dubbed themselves the Alliance of SLO Neighborhoods,... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach man battling pervs-in-park laws

A Grover Beach man, who is a registered sex offender, has filed several claims against California cities which have enacted strict laws for where sex offenders can visit. [OC Register] More than 70 cities have voted in laws which are... (Continue reading)

Is SLO’s vehicle sleeping ban unconstitutional?

By KAREN VELIE Amid a federal appellate court ruling Thursday that struck down a Los Angeles law that prohibits homeless from sleeping in their vehicles, San Luis Obispo homeless advocates are waiting to see how city officials will respond. A... (Continue reading)

Oxnard pays $6.7 million to settle to police gunning of innocent man

The city of Oxnard will pay $6.7 million to the family of an innocent man police shot repeatedly and killed in October 2012. [KEYT] Alfonso Limon was walking home with his brother from a workout at a local high school... (Continue reading)

Excelaron $6 billion lawsuit appeal headed for court

After a San Luis Obispo County Superior Court judge’s dismissed a more than $6 billion lawsuit filed against the county because the suit was not served on the defendant within a 90-day deadline, oil company Excelaron filed an appeal that... (Continue reading)

Water moratorium lawsuit transferred out of SLO County

One of two lawsuits seeking to have the Paso Robles water moratorium ordinance overturned will be decided by a judge in Santa Clara County. On Tuesday, Superior Court Judge Jac Crawford approved the out of county transfer requested by one... (Continue reading)

Mallory Dies parents sue driver, Capps and the U.S. government

The parents of the woman fatally injured when a legislative aide for Rep. Lois Capps, D-Santa Barbara struck her and then drove away filed a lawsuit against the driver Raymond Morua, Capps and the federal government. [KEYT] Morua, 32, left... (Continue reading)

Former SLO police officer’s termination upheld

The firing of a former San Luis Obispo police officer after he pled guilty to misdemeanor charges of bringing misbranded Mexican prescription drugs into the United States was upheld in court on Thursday. In his suit, former patrol officer Dan... (Continue reading)