Archive for November 25, 2009

On Monday, in a San Luis Obispo (SLO) courtroom, Dan De Vaul, a local man who has used his 70 acre ranch to help homeless persons rehabilitate their lives, was fined $1000 and sentenced to 90 days in jail.

In September, Mr. De Vaul was convicted of building safety and vehicle storage violations – both misdemeanors.

I have been following the ongoing battle between Mr. De Vaul and SLO County almost the entire length of time that I’ve been authoring this blog.

During that time, I’ve refrained from posting anything about this issue for several reasons. Primarily though, it has been because I’ve had mixed thoughts about it.   (more…)