Articles Tagged With ‘Real Estate’




Chuck Liddell lawsuit goes to jury

Following a five-week trial, a San Luis Obispo County jury is now deliberating as to whether Cuesta Title Company aided and abetted former North County developer Kelly Gearhart in defrauding mixed martial arts champion Chuck Liddell. [Tribune] Liddell claims he... (Continue reading)

Deal made with Real Property Lenders Jarmin and Jordan

Two days after the trial of Real Property Lenders of Paso Robles principals Rod Jarmin and Tammy Jordan began, a plea agreement was reached. A plea agreement the San Luis Obispo District Attorney’s office is attempting to have reversed. In... (Continue reading)

Applaud Armstrong for preserving Ag land

OPINION By WYATT BROWN On Friday, President Jeffrey Armstrong of Cal Poly wrote to the faculty to address them at the end of the academic year and to update them on specific issues that had been at the forefront spring... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly scraps plan to build on farmland

Following public outcry, Cal Poly announced it has dropped a plan to develop farmland that agriculture students use as classrooms. As part of the university’s master plan update, Cal Poly officials were considering building housing, hotels and a convention center... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly faculty unrest leads to vote of no confidence in Ag dean

By KAREN VELIE Faculty discontent boiled over in the College of Agriculture with a majority of faculty giving Agriculture Dean Andrew Thulin a vote of no-confidence. It is the latest development in a spring of faculty and staff resentment over... (Continue reading)

Rod Jarmin and Tammy Jordan’s trial starts Monday

By KAREN VELIE Four years after they were arrested for seven counts of fraud and embezzlement, Real Property Lenders (RPL) of Paso Robles principals Rod Jarmin and Tammy Jordan’s trial will begin on Monday. In April 2014, Jarmin, 76, and... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly gifted with 450 acres in Arroyo Grande

The owners of a 500-acre Arroyo Grande ranch are set to donate 450 acres of the property to Cal Poly. [Tribune] On Monday, Stuart and Jan Bartleson will sign over the deed to 450 acres of their family ranch located... (Continue reading)

Victims chastise Kelly Gearhart at hearing

By KAREN VELIE Former North County developer Kelly Gearhart sat stone-faced Monday as eight of his financial fraud victims told a federal judge in Los Angeles how Gearhart showed no mercy for the elderly victims he preyed upon. Each of... (Continue reading)

Neverland ranch could be yours for $100 million

The longtime home of deceased pop star Michael Jackson is on the market and priced at $100 million. [LA Times] Formerly known as Neverland Ranch, the 2,700-acre property in Northern Santa Barbara County has a 12,000 square foot Normandy style... (Continue reading)

Investors can speak at Gearhart’s trial

Victims of the financial fraud of former North County developer Kelly Gearhart will have a chance to speak at his sentencing hearing on June 1 in Los Angeles. Gearhart and James Miller, the former president of Hurst Financial, defrauded more... (Continue reading)