Investigator uncovers untrue testimony in CalCoastNews libel case

Shortly after waste hauler Charles Tenborg received a “notice of violation” from a state agency, CalRecycle, charging that he “repeatedly made false statements” to fraudulently obtain more than $34,000 in tax dollars, Tenborg admitted the transgression and in February 2017 wrote a check to reimburse the state. Read More …

Pemberton brothers abort downtown SLO bowling alley amid new court battle

Faced with fresh allegations of hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid bills, a pair of controversial developers dropped their plans to build a bowling alley and entertainment venue in downtown San Luis Obispo. The brothers say, though, they plan to move forward with the project at a different site in the city. Read More …

Cal Poly professor sexually assaulted student, lawsuit alleges

A Cal Poly instructor who was known by administrators to have a history of sexual misconduct told a female student with whom he was meeting in his office to take off her clothes and run naked through campus halls, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in San Luis Obispo Superior Court. The teacher also inappropriately touched the student and tried to persuade her to let him hypnotize her, the suit alleges. Read More …