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 …

As strike ends, SLO County administration signals fiscal troubles ahead

Following the first strike in SLO County government history, officials are not planning on any further salary negotiations for the current fiscal year. Early next year, the county will discuss increases in pay for the 2019/2010 fiscal year. Read More …