Articles Tagged With ‘settlements’


In law, a settlement is a resolution between disputing parties about a legal case, reached either before or after court action begins.



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Paso Robles teacher sex case prompts $5 million settlement

A Paso Robles teen who had a sexual relationship with her former high school teacher will receive a $5 million settlement. The Paso Robles Joint Unified School District will be on the hook for $1 million, while a Central Valley... (Continue reading)

PG&E to pay local agencies more for Diablo Canyon closure

PG&E has upped its financial settlement offer, proposing to dole out $85 million, rather than $49.5 million, to compensate local government agencies that stand to lose tax revenue as a result of the planned closure of Diablo Canyon power plant.... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district agrees to end litigation, pay fine

By KAREN VELIE The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District board announced Wednesday that the state has agreed to settle litigation and permit the district to pay a $1.19 million fine levied because of a 2010 sewage spill. As... (Continue reading)

Rocker David Crosby agrees to $3 million settlement

By KAREN VELIE David Crosby agreed to pay a $3 million settlement following the April filing of a suit that alleged the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame singer was intoxicated when he crashed into a jogger last year, according to court... (Continue reading)

Son of woman killed by Atascadero man to receive $1 million

The son of an Atascadero woman who was shot and killed by her mentally-ill neighbor will receive $1 million over the course of his life. The mother of the killer agreed to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed against her.... (Continue reading)

Los Osos CSD parts ways with its general manager

Embattled Los Osos Community Services District general manager Kathy Kivley will retire at the end of January, following a settlement she reached with the CSD board. The district board decided to part ways with, but not fire Kivley after an... (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)

Cal Poly to pay $480,000 to rid Moriarty’s name from scoreboard

Cal Poly has agreed to pay $480,000 to remove Ponzi scheme architect Al Moriarty’s name from the scoreboard of the university’s football stadium. The funds from the settlement will come from the Cal Poly Foundation, not tuition money, according to... (Continue reading)

California murderer granted state-funded sex change

A convicted murderer serving a life sentence in the California prison system will receive a taxpayer-funded sex change, a legal settlement indicates. [LA Times] California has agreed to settle a federal lawsuit by granting Shiloh Quine, formerly Rodney Quine, a... (Continue reading)

Steve Gesell’s $120,000 severance

San Luis Obispo City officials agreed Thursday to pay police Chief Steve Gesell a $120,000 severance to end his employment with the city as of May 29. City manager Katie Lichtig placed Gesell on paid administrative leave on May 8... (Continue reading)



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