The Kristin Smart murder trial pushed back one more week. 45-year-old Paul Flores and his 81-year-old Father Ruben are charged with her disappearance and suspected murder. The trial was moved to Salinas because of pretrial publicity in San Luis Obispo county. A health concern among one of the trial participants has moved the trial back a week. They began screening jurors for that trial on Monday, June 13th.
A new affordable housing project is under construction in San Luis. People’s Self-Help Housing is developing Tiburon Place. It has 68 apartments, a playground and onsite supportive facilities. Tiburon Place is being built on Bullock lane, which runs parallel to the railroad tracks off Orcutt road. Incidentally, Tiburon means shark in Spanish.