Prosecutors present case against alleged Oceano Dunes shooter

Law enforcement officers who investigated a shooting at the Oceano Dunes in May that left six people wounded are testifying in court this week as prosecutors make their case that a 19-year-old Oakland man was the lone gunman. Read More …

SLO public defender’s office gets new funding despite malpractice claims

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors awarded new funding to a law firm that provides contract public defender services to the county, even though the firm has recently been sued twice for malpractice, including once over its representation of a mentally ill defendant who ultimately died in jail. Read More …

Man charged with manslaughter but not DUI over Oceano Dunes crash

A Yuba City man who allegedly drove an off-road vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and went airborne, striking and killing another rider at the Oceano Dunes in June, has dodged a DUI charge, though he is facing a count of vehicular manslaughter. Read More …