Paso Robles vineyard owner accused of violating campaign laws

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Swiss billionaire and owner of Halter Ranch Vineyard in rural Paso Robles, Hansjörg Wyss, is facing allegations he bankrolled Democratic causes with dark money and that he made illegal...
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Nipomo teen killed in hit-and-run identified

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The CHP has identified the 19-year-old Nipomo man who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while riding his bicycle on Los Berrros Road last Thursday as Joshua...
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Judge rules California gender quota for corporate boards unconstitutional

By JOSH FRIEDMAN For the second consecutive month, a judge has struck down a California law requiring diversity on corporate boards. SB 826, signed into law in 2018, required every publicly traded...
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Five Santa Maria gang members receive life sentences

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Five Santa Maria MS-13 gang members each received life sentences without parole on Monday for a series of murders and other crimes they committed in Northern Santa Barbara County. ...
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SLO County does not need to change its form of government

OPINION by SARA SEMMES Is the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors adequately weighing the risks of adopting a county charter for the singular objective of circumventing a governor appointment should...
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