Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Superior Court’




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)

Judicial elections shape the Grand Jury

On Valentine’s Day, readers found out how important voting to tearing down financial barriers against people accessing justice is in San Luis Obispo County this year. When I started practicing law here, in 1978, strong judges with strong personalities and... (Continue reading)

Lucia Mar staff disbelieved girl being sexually abused by bus driver

Lucia Mar Unified School District officials knew about a bus driver allegedly sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl, but they did not believe the girl was telling the truth, a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office detective testified in court on... (Continue reading)

Santa Margarita man charged with starting the Hill Fire

San Luis Obispo County prosecutors have charged a 75-year-old man and registered sex offender with starting last year’s Hill Fire near Santa Margarita that destroyed four homes including actor Johnny Galecki’s ranch. [Cal Coast Times] David Lynn Macagni of Santa... (Continue reading)

SLO County Court fees give injustice free reign

OPINION by STEW JENKINS Twenty-eight of the fifty-six signers of the Declaration of Independence were lawyers. San Luis Obispo County’s Superior Court Judges have finally answered a question I’ve long pondered. Why were so many lawyers the driving force behind... (Continue reading)

SLO man accused of death threat has disdain for Islam, polygamy

The San Luis Obispo man accused of posting a death threat targeting the organizers of the vigil held in SLO in the aftermath of the racially charged violence in Virginia is a vocal critic of Islam, polygamy and Black Lives... (Continue reading)

SLO DA drops charges against alleged host of deadly mansion party

The man accused of hosting a deadly “mansion party” in Virginia and then fleeing to San Luis Obispo County where he was involved in a shootout has been cleared of charges on the Central Coast. However, he will likely now... (Continue reading)

Drunk driver pleads no contest to murder of two kids

A man who killed two children while driving drunk on Highway 166 last Labor Day pleaded no contest to two counts of second-degree murder. Jerald Brandon Holman, 37, will now receive a sentence of 30 years to life in prison.... (Continue reading)