Articles Tagged With ‘Lawsuits’


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



Cambria widow sues Monsanto over husband’s death

A Cambria woman is suing agrochemical giant Monsanto, alleging a herbicide the company produces killed her husband. [KSBY] Late last year, Cambria farmer Jack McCall died of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer. McCall reportedly used the... (Continue reading)

David and Mary Weyrich wanted, alive

By KAREN VELIE Missing the days of wanted posters and rewards? After seven years of attempting to collect a debt, a San Luis Obispo based attorney is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the apprehension and service of... (Continue reading)

Judge questions overdraft of Paso Robles basin

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A North County group of landowners seeking adjudication of water rights have gained a significant foothold in their quest to acquire “quiet title” to their properties overlying the Paso Robles Water Basin. Ruling tentatively in a case... (Continue reading)

Pot dispensary owners sue SLO County

The owners of Ethnobotanica, a nonprofit medical marijuana delivery service, have sued San Luis Obispo County over the board of supervisors decision to reject a proposed brick and mortar dispensary in Nipomo. San Luis Obispo attorney Babak Nacify filed a... (Continue reading)

Nurse alleges sexism at ASH

In a civil trial underway at the Paso Robles Courthouse, a former Atascadero State Hospital nurse is alleging her former supervisor discriminated against women and left her alone with ASH patients in dangerous situations. [Tribune] Janet Ochotorena, 53, was hired... (Continue reading)

Bloody fingertip found in salad at Paso Robles Applebee’s

A cook at the Paso Robles Applebee’s may have put blood, sweat and tears into a salad served to a pregnant Atascadero woman last month. At the least, the cook left a bloody fingertip in the salad, according to a... (Continue reading)

California city to pay $4.9 million for killing of homeless man

The city of Fullerton has agreed to pay $4.9 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a homeless man whom police beat to death in July 2011. [Reuters] Kelly Thomas, a 37-year-old homeless man with... (Continue reading)

CAPSLO settles Torres-Hill lawsuit quietly

By CCN STAFF Dee Torres-Hill and Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) have agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit over alleged discrimination and retaliation. On Oct. 20, the parties agreed to settle after a nearly seven hour... (Continue reading)

Butt dial gets Grover Beach company sued

By JOSH FRIEDMAM Have you ever butt dialed someone and then worried about what they may have overheard? A San Luis Obispo County woman is suing a Grover Beach company for allegedly firing her after her supervisor inadvertently left a... (Continue reading)

Developer wins restraining order against Pismo Beach

A San Luis Obispo judge has ordered the city of Pismo Beach to turn a Shell Beach developer’s utilities back on amid a legal dispute between the city and the property owner. [KCOY] Mike Spangler is trying to develop the... (Continue reading)