Articles Tagged With ‘Real Estate’




Attorney John Belsher accused of theft of rent payments

By KAREN VELIE Attorney John Belsher and his partner in several developments, Ryan Petetit, are accused of fraudulently leasing out a building in San Luis Obispo and then collecting more than $250,000 in rent. [Cal Coast Times] The lawsuit, filed... (Continue reading)

SLO attorney convicted of bank fraud

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo attorney Stephen Ronca pled guilty and was convicted of one count of bank fraud in June. Ronca is facing up to 30 years in prison. [Cal Coast Times] Last year, FBI agents arrested Ronca... (Continue reading)

Money laundering claims linked to illegal out-of-state marijuana sales

Editors Note: Since the legalization of marijuana, allegations of bribery, human trafficking, black market sales and money laundering have surfaced. The issues involved are complex and the profits are huge. Several public officials are accused of accepting bribes and entering... (Continue reading)

Why are middle-class families leaving San Luis Obispo County?

OPINION by JASON ANDERSON As a small business owner, I have experienced firsthand how difficult it is to run a business on the Central Coast. But the cost of running a business here is only part of the problem. The... (Continue reading)

New homeowner finds decomposing body in backyard

A man raking leaves in his backyard found a decomposing body lying on the outside of his chain-link fence on the 1500 block of Clearview Road in Santa Barbara on Friday afternoon. [Cal Coast Times] About two weeks ago, Dave... (Continue reading)

Iconic Morro Bay restaurant closing

The Dockside 3 restaurant in Morro Bay is slated to close in less then two weeks. The iconic building will be torn down and replaced with parklet and public space. [Cal Coast Times] Located on the Embarcadero, Tognazzini’s restaurant is... (Continue reading)

Orchard Supply Hardware stores to close, clearance sales

San Luis Obispo County shoppers have expressed frustration over a decision to shut down all Orchard Supply Hardware stores, a pair of which are located in Paso Robles and Pismo Beach. [Cal Coast Times] The business’s parent company Lowe’s decided... (Continue reading)

Controversial Morro Bay property may become mixed-use hotel project

An Embarcadero property in which former Morro Bay councilman and local restaurant owner George Leage had been living may become a mixed-use hotel project. [Cal Coast Times] The League family’s sushi restaurant Off the Hook at 833 Embarcadero Road is... (Continue reading)

SLO County staff identifies eight rural areas for new housing

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will discuss Tuesday the possibility of new housing being built in eight unincorporated areas of the county ranging from west Paso Robles to southeast Nipomo. [Cal Coast Times] Last year, the board... (Continue reading)

Rent control measure is California’s costliest initiative battle

The campaign for and against an initiative that would allow cities and counties to adopt rent control ordinances has emerged as the biggest fundraising battle over a 2018 California ballot measure pitting a large healthcare foundation against the real estate... (Continue reading)