Chumash Shooting 2.22.2018

Santa Barbara county sheriff’s deputies identify the man who was fatally shot at the Chumash casino resort early Tuesday. He’s 37-year-old Jose Guido of Santa Barbara. The incident occurred at 2:15 Tuesday morning near a parking structure behind the resort. The identity of the security officer who shot the man has not been released. Guido…

Offshore Oil Rally 2.22.2018

About 120 people joined a rally yesterday at the county courthouse against offshore oil drilling. Congressman Salud Carbajal spoke to the crowd of angry progressives. Also on hand, San Luis Obispo mayor Heidi Harmon. Morro Bay mayor Jamie Irons, and San Luis Obispo county supervisor Bruce Gibson. The US interior department has proposed opening up…

Fred Strong On Roundabouts 2.22.2018

Paso Robles city councilman Fred Strong tells the council Tuesday night that a roundabout has benefits. He cites a recent winter report by Cal Trans. Cal Trans reports that roundabouts reduce overall collisions by 37%. Injures are reduced by 75%. Fatalities are reduced by 90%. Pedestrian accidents are reduced by 40%. Cal Trans says the…

Paso Robles Stabbing 2.22.2018

Paso Robles police are still looking for that man suspected of stabbing another man Saturday night in the Oak Park area. He’s identified as 24-year-old Lucio Merino Cervantes. Around 8:20 Saturday night, Cervantes allegedly stabbed another man as several men fought in front of a liquor store on the 3300 block of Spring street. Cervantes…

Supervisor Adam Hill 2.22.2018

Leading San Luis Obispo county democrat Stew Jenkins is demanding that Adam Hill resign. He says Hill should stop being depressed. He should stop trying to fool friends, the press and the public. In a letter to a local daily newspaper, Jenkins tells Adam Hill, “resign. Be happy, resign to make your constituents happy. Allow…

Mendoza 2.22.2018

In a speech to the California senate, state senator Tony Mendoza apologizes to anyone who felt uncomfortable by his behavior, but denies claims that he engaged in unwanted sexually suggestive behavior with at least six women with whom he worked. During a democratic party event, he allegedly offered a 19-year-old intern alcohol in a hotel…

Sexual Harassment 2.22.2018

Sexual harassment payouts at University of California reached $3.4 million dollars in the 2016-2017 academic year. Students and university employees filed claims ranging from inappropriate hugging and kissing to sexual assault. Last year, two settlements exceeded one million dollars each. The UC system was second only to the department of corrections and rehabilitation in the…