Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Margarita’




Santa Margarita man imprisoned for mortgage fraud

A Santa Margarita man and two Santa Maria men who participated in a complex mortgage fraud scheme were sentenced last week to federal prison terms and ordered to pay $2.4 million in restitution to various lenders that suffered losses as... (Continue reading)

Murder suspect’s hospital statements inadmissible

Statements made by a man accused of murdering Dystiny Myers to first responders in Santa Margarita will be admissible in court while some of his statements to investigators at the hospital will not be admissible, a judge ruled Monday. Cody... (Continue reading)

Dystiny Myers murder suspect was a police informant

By KAREN VELIE One of the people accused of participating in the violent murder of Dystiny Myers was an informant for the Santa Maria Police Department gang suppression unit, a detective testified on Monday. Ty Michael Hill is facing the... (Continue reading)

Myers murder suspect was sodomized

One of the men awaiting trial for the brutal murder of 15-year-old Dystiny Myers said another defendant raped him before the murder, sources told CalCoastNews. Following the torture murder of Myers, Cody Miller, 20, of Fresno was digging a grave... (Continue reading)

Deputies seize 5,031 marijuana plants in North County

A two month investigation has led to the arrests of four people and the confiscation of 5,031 plants discovered in the Los Padres National Forest south of Santa Margarita Lake Road, according to a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s press... (Continue reading)

Santa Margarita property owners vote down water reliability tax

Santa Margarita property owners voted overwhelmingly against a San Luis Obispo County drought reliability plan that would have required the creation of an assessment district, according to San Luis Obispo County Clerk Recorder Julie Rodewald. The plan, spearheaded by SLO County... (Continue reading)

Motorcyclist killed in head-on collision

A Paso Robles man is dead following a head-on collision that occurred on Highway 229 east of Santa Margarita shortly after 7 a.m. on Tuesday. Darin Moore, 48, was rounding a corner on his motorcycle when he swerved into the... (Continue reading)

Wine review: Sinor-LaVallee is Mr. Pinot

By ADAM MONTIEL When I first moved here almost ten years ago, I did not see wine as approachable. Maybe the stigma with wine came from things I may have seen in TV or movies, perhaps picking up a wine... (Continue reading)

Santa Margarita man arrested for attempted murder

Morro Bay Police arrested a Santa Margarita man for allegedly holding his girlfriend hostage and assaulting her early Tuesday morning. Following an argument at a Morro Bay hotel on Atascadero Road, Romen Homero Deleon, 31, allegedly took his girlfriend’s cell... (Continue reading)

Jim Patterson decides to go for three

Jim Patterson announced his intentions Wednesday to break the so-called “5th District curse” and win a third term on the  San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors. [Tribune] Both David Blakely and Mike Ryan previously failed in their attempts at... (Continue reading)