Articles Tagged With ‘title’

Neighbor sues supervisor candidate over property dispute

By KAREN VELIE Eric Michielssen’s neighbor has filed a lawsuit against him, claiming that Michielssen has repeatedly trespassed and disrespected his property rights. Michielssen is currently challenging San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Debbie Arnold for the District 5 seat. For... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles property owners win water rights battle

By KAREN VELIE A group of Paso Robles property owners won a major court battle in their war against several water purveyors who contend they have notoriously taken water from the Paso Robles Basin for at least five years and now... (Continue reading)

Judge asks why Cuesta Title was not indicted

By KAREN VELIE During the first day of former North County developer Kelly Gearhart’s sentencing hearing, Gearhart’s attorney attempted to paint his client as a previously honest man whose missteps were a result of the downturn in the market while... (Continue reading)

Jury awards nearly $1 million more in suit against Cuesta Title

In addition to awarding about $2 million to former MMA champ Chuck Liddell, a San Luis Obispo jury has awarded nearly $1 million to a pair of brothers, who too claimed Cuesta Title Company helped convicted developer Kelly Gearhart defraud... (Continue reading)

Quiet title action supports constitutional rights

OPINION By ALLEN DUCKWORTH The opinion expressed by Robert Brown in his Nov. 3, article entitled “Basin Adjudication Does Not Solve Our Groundwater Problems” seems to express a bit of desperation. Mr. Brown is correct that both Laurie Gage’s articles... (Continue reading)

Stewart Title $10.5 million settlement in the works

By KAREN VELIE More than 400 investors who were defrauded by former North County developer Kelly Gearhart will receive a portion of their losses if all parties agree to a proposed $10,530,570 settlement claim to be paid by Stewart Title.... (Continue reading)