Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Superior Court’




Bailiff accused of battering state attorney

The San Luis Obispo Tribune has obtained video footage of a bailiff wrestling a female deputy attorney general to the floor of a SLO courtroom. On Oct. 20, the bailiff, a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy, arrested state attorney... (Continue reading)

Prison guard charged in San Miguel killing has history of bar fights

A prison guard who is charged with manslaughter for his role in a deadly San Miguel bar fight has a history of fighting at alcohol establishments, according to a motion filed by San Luis Obispo County prosecutors. [Tribune] On Sept.... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach man with uncontrollable hunger takes plea deal

A 20-year-old Pismo Beach man with a rare genetic disease has pleaded no contest to five misdemeanor charges resulting from times he broke into homes to satisfy his uncontrollable hunger. Tyler Jarvis has Prader-Willi Syndrome, which causes an insatiable desire... (Continue reading)

Governor again reverses parole for SLO skateboard killer

For the second consecutive year, California Governor Jerry Brown has overturned a decision to parole a San Luis Obispo man, who at 13, used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old man to death. In 2005, Robert Holguin broke into Gerald... (Continue reading)

Martin Tangeman elected presiding judge

The judges of the San Luis Obispo County Superior Court voted unanimously Friday to elect Martin Tangeman as presiding judge and Barry LaBarbera as assistant presiding judge. Tangeman and LaBarbera will began their two-year terms on Jan. 1. The California... (Continue reading)

Sex videos played at rape trial

Prosecutors played a video of a 40-year-old San Francisco man having sex with a Los Osos teen he allegedly met on Craigslist during a trial Monday in San Luis Obispo Superior Court. The screen was positioned so that jurors could... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay lawyer pleads no contest to stealing from elderly

A Morro Bay attorney could spend a year in jail following a plea he entered Thursday in a grand theft case involving elderly clients. [Tribune] John Patrick Fennacy, 50, pleaded no contest to a single felony charge of grand theft... (Continue reading)

Judge John Trice accused of violating a divorce court order

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge John Trice is accused of failing to abide by a court order to provide part of his military retirement benefits to an ex-wife, according to a notice of formal proceedings... (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)