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Mismanagement of California and your canceled insurance policy

OPINION by STACY KORSGADEN As policy holders are receiving cancellation notices in the mail, the insurance industry is struggling to survive. Industry leaders are grappling with massive fire losses, increased claims payout, inflation, and an actuarial system that did not account for state leaders releasing criminals and a government that would like to regulate and […]

Paul Flores attacked for the second time by fellow inmate at Pleasant Valley Prison Wednesday

COALINGA, Calif. – Paul Flores, the man convicted of the 1996 murder of 19-year-old Cal Poly student Kristin Smart, was attacked for the second time at Pleasant Valley State Prison on Wednesday.

Flores sustained injuries during the attack and was transported to an outside medical facility, but is now back at Pleasant Valley State Prison in fair condition said Alia Cruz, Information Officer with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).

No other inmates or correctional staff were injured during the incident explain CDCR.

On Wedensday, around 3:27 p.m., correctional staff saw Flores being stabbed by another inmate in a recreation yard state CDCR in a press release on Thursday.

Officer ended the incident with verbal commands and recovered two inmate-created weapons at the scene detail CDCR.

According to CDCR, the person who attacked Flores is currently in restricted housing and an investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Flores was attacked by a fellow inmate in August of last year and that inmate, Jason Richard Budrow, was charged with felony attempted murder among other charges in December of 2023.

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Inaugural ‘State of San Luis Obispo County’ to be delivered Thursday

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SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – San Luis Obispo County will hold its inaugural “State of the County” during a two-hour address Thursday afternoon.

During the event, District 1 Supervisor John Peschong will speak, as well as Acting County Administrative Officer Rebecca Campbell.

According to the county, topics to be discussed by the speakers include:

a status check of where we stand as a County financially

a preview of capital projects in the works

an overview of County services and how they are being implemented in the community

a look at the challenges ahead

programs and projects in the works

In addition, a panel of key economic partners will examine opportunities and challenges in the financial sector of San Luis Obispo County. There will also be videos on key issues presented throughout the event.

The “State of San Luis Obispo County” will take place from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Embassy Suites in San Luis Obispo and will be streamed live on the county’s YouTube site.

To watch the address, click here.

A recording of the event will also be posted there and on San Luis Obispo County’s Facebook page after the event.

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Grover Beach police arrest woman driving stolen vehicle

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Grover Beach police officers arrested a woman on Tuesday for allegedly stealing a vehicle.  After being alerted to a vehicle that had reportedly been stolen in the Southern California city of Vista, officers located the car in the 900 block of Rockaway Avenue in Grover Beach. Officers stopped the vehicle as its […]

Paul Flores attacked in prison, again

By KAREN VELIE Paul Fores was attacked yesterday at Pleasant Valley State Prison and taken to a hospital with non-life threatening wounds, his second serious assault in less than a year. In Aug, 2023, Jason Budrow, a prisoner who killed a former cellmate, attempted to kill Flores. Budrow allegedly approached Flores from behind and attempted […]