Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Superior Court’




Marti murder case can go to trial, judge rules

A San Luis Obispo judge ruled there is enough evidence to try South County man Robert Koehler for the murder of 26-year-old SLO woman Kristen Marti. [KSBY] Marti disappeared in January after she was last seen alive in the 1800... (Continue reading)

Murder defendant was meeting Kristen Marti for paid sex

The man accused of murdering 26-year-old San Luis Obispo woman Kristen Marti was a john who was meeting the victim for paid sex on the day she disappeared, according to police testimony delivered Wednesday. [KSBY] During a preliminary hearing in... (Continue reading)

Man convicted for abusing Grover Beach child

A San Luis Obispo jury convicted a 47-year-old man on Monday of molesting seven-year-old child in Grover Beach. [Cal Coast Times] In Dec. 2016, Jose Diaz was staying at a home in which the then 7-year-old victim and other relatives... (Continue reading)

Parents attend Atascadero teacher’s child porn hearing

Families of many of the alleged victims of an Atascadero school teacher who is accused of videotaping female students’ underwear showed up at San Luis Obispo Superior Court Monday for the first hearing in the child pornography case. [KSBY] Chris... (Continue reading)

Oceano man gets 40 years to life for Arroyo Grande murder

An Oceano man received a prison sentence of 40 years to life Thursday for committing a deadly assault that took place outside an Arroyo Grande bar in 2014. [Cal Coast Times] On Oct. 2, 2014, Ignacio Franco Palomar III, 39,... (Continue reading)

DUI driver tossed beer cans out of car, witnesses said

A DUI murder trial began Monday with multiple witnesses testifying that a driver and one of his passengers were tossing beer cans out of their car while their 16-year-old female friend lay dying in the roadway on the Cuesta Grade.... (Continue reading)

Judge stalls removal of pot plants from California Valley

In a potentially precedent-setting case, a San Luis Obispo judge ruled Thursday that SLO County was justified in finding that a pot grower was violating local code by operating a farm in the California Valley, but officials have been temporarily... (Continue reading)

SLO High grad avoids more jail time for arson

One of the three former San Luis Obispo High School students who was accused of burning down the campus computer lab received a sentence Monday that will allow him to avoid spending more time behind bars if he complies with... (Continue reading)

Investigator uncovers false testimony in CalCoastNews libel case

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third in a multi-part series of articles about San Luis Obispo County’s waste disposal agency. The first reported on the agency’s free-spending use of a public credit card and the lack of credit card documentation... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man convicted of child molestation

A San Luis Obispo County jury convicted a 28-year-old man on Thursday of five counts of molesting a child under the age of 10. [Cal Coast Times] SLO County sheriff’s deputies arrested Cody Adam Julian in Arroyo Grande on Aug.... (Continue reading)