Articles Tagged With ‘Sunny Acres’

De Vaul reaches settlement with SLO county

Owner of Sunny Acres ranch Dan De Vaul agreed to a legal settlement Tuesday that will allow him to construct a sober living facility for the homeless. [Tribune] The settlement resolves a lawsuit the rancher filed against San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man sentenced in mother’s murder

A judge sentenced a Los Osos man on Tuesday to 15 years to life in prison for murdering his mother. Lisa Van Heuver, 56, died on May 12 from injuries she suffered at the hands of her son Michael Van... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo facing millions in environment fines

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo is facing millions of dollars in fines by state and federal agencies investigating the illegal dumping of toxic wastes by city employees and failure to follow environmental regulations. If the fines are levied, city... (Continue reading)

New plans for Sunny Acres

After years of battling over code requirements, Dan De Vaul, community members, public officials, and a group of students are working together to makeover Sunny Acres, a sober living facility that sets north of San Luis Obispo on Los Osos... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly students cleaning up Sunny Acres

A group of Cal Poly students is working to bring Dan De Vaul’s 72-acre ranch and sober living facility   north of San Luis Obispo up to code. [Tribune] After years of the county battling De Vaul over code requirements, in... (Continue reading)

Sunny Acres under receivership

A court ordered receiver took over the reins at Dan De Vaul’s 72-acre ranch and sober living facility in San Luis Obispo County on Wednesday. [KSBY] In August, Superior Court Judge Charles Crandall ordered De Vaul to remove people he... (Continue reading)

Judge delays appointing De Vaul receiver

In the latest chapter in the Sunny Acres controversy, a judge decided to give San Luis Obispo rancher Dan De Vaul another 30 days before choosing whether to appoint a receiver to oversee his clean and sober living facility. At... (Continue reading)

County waives $20,000 in fees to allow DeVaul to build at Sunny Acres

In the the latest chapter of the Sunny Acres controversy, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors agreed to waive more than $20,000 in fees to allow Dan De Vaul to build a new residence on his Los Osos... (Continue reading)

Homeless protest planned for Wednesday

A local activist is organizing a protest Wednesday morning, Sept. 7, on behalf of homeless people in San Luis Obispo County. Becky Jorgeson of the recently-formed Homeless Project says the protest is planned for 8 a.m. on the steps of... (Continue reading)

Sunny Acres couple living in car with nowhere to go

Two of the people, a former Los Osos couple, forced to leave Sunny Acres last weekend under court order are now living out of their car and the wife says they have nowhere to go. [KSBY] Velma Hunt and Brex... (Continue reading)