Articles Tagged With ‘Lawsuits’


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



Fifty-three nurses files claims against Twin Cities hospital

A year and a half after nine nurses sued Twin Cities Community Hospital, 53 nurses filed claims against the Templeton medical center, alleging widespread violations of California labor laws are still ongoing. An attorney representing the nurses argues the hospital... (Continue reading)

Adam Hill predisposed to not being deposed

By DANIEL BLACKBURN and KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill was scheduled to be deposed Friday in a case involving CCN, but the deposition is on hold while Hill mounts a legal battle to stop his requirement... (Continue reading)

Public officials tied to cyber harassment of CCN

Update: Maria Kelly said Aaron Och’s allegation that she helped launch Cal Coast Fraud is false. By CCN STAFF Testimony in a libel suit has revealed that government officials or their significant others have shared information and participated in the... (Continue reading)

Was Paula Lopez discriminated against for being an alcoholic?

Former news anchor Paula Lopez Ochoa is suing the parent company of her former employers, Central Coast broadcasters KEYT and KCOY, arguing discrimination based on her race, sex and disability led to her firing. Lopez’s disability is alcoholism. Ochoa was... (Continue reading)

Porters threaten Tina Swithin with a lawsuit

By KAREN VELIE The parents of a man facing 23 charges related to the sexual abuse of children took the first step toward legal action against their former daughter-in-law Tina Swithin, following Swithin’s public disclosures about her divorce and visitation... (Continue reading)

Professor sues Cal Poly over race, gender discrimination

An African American woman who has worked as a professor at Cal Poly since 2007 has sued the university, alleging discrimination over race and gender. The lawsuit also accuses university officials of failing to accommodate for her physical disabilities. [New... (Continue reading)

Lawsuit alleges PG&E contractor caused 51-acre fire

Two employees of a PG&E subcontractor caused a 51-acre fire that burned a hillside and multiple groves of large trees belonging to a North County family, according to a lawsuit filed against the utility and the contractor. [Tribune] On Nov.... (Continue reading)

Chumash prevail in water rights lawsuit

For the third time this year, a lawsuit filed by Save the Valley against the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians has failed to succeed to trial. The group recently withdrew a complaint focused at shutting off the tribe’s water... (Continue reading)

Gun rights group sues California over censored blog post

A Second Amendment rights group claims to be defending First Amendment rights in a lawsuit it has filed against the California Legislature’s legal counsel. The dispute surrounds a censored blog post that contained the home addresses of lawmakers who recently... (Continue reading)

Environmental group sues state over Price Canyon oil wells

An environmental group says California regulators are negligent in protecting the state’s groundwater amid an historic drought and shouldn’t allow new oil and gas wells in Price Canyon without the proper environmental reviews, according to a lawsuit filed on Aug.... (Continue reading)