Alleged victim in contempt of court as San Miguel attempted murder trial begins

An attempted murder trial that could result in a San Miguel man going to prison for life began Wednesday, even though the key witness in the case, the alleged victim and girlfriend of the defendant, is refusing to cooperate and has been found in contempt of court. Read More …

Man convicted over Facebook threats against Women’s March SLO

An Atascadero man who posted death threats on the Facebook page of the Women’s March San Luis Obispo will avoid jail time but he will have to serve 18 months of probation and give up his firearms for 10 years after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors. Read More …

SLO County DA accused of politicizing decision to prosecute sex case

Threatened with bad publicity just days before Election Day, San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow politically commandeered a sexual assault case and became a soldier of the Me Too movement, a defense attorney alleged in a court motion this week. Read More …