Amgen Tour of California

The Amgen Tour of California returns to San Luis Obispo County tomorrow. The bicycle race will begin the third stage of the seven stage race in Pismo Beach, race through Oceano, Guadalupe, Orcutt, Sisquoc past Tepesquet Road where the Ontiveros family’s Historic Rancho Tepesquet once occupied about 30 thousand acres. Then the riders pass north…

Templeton High Vandalized

    Vandalism discovered Saturday morning at Templeton High School. A swastika and racial slurs were written on several windows of the school. The vandals also flooded with a garden house the school gymnasium, causing thousands of dollars in damage to the hardwood floor. Because the crime qualifies as a hate crime, the FBI has…

Cockfighting Operation Discovered in Los Osos

photo credit: humanesociety.org 

County officials discovered 18 roosters and tools used for cockfighting in Los Osos yesterday.
Deputies served multiple search warrants related to possession of roosters used for fighting.
Deputies discovered the roosters in a coop in rural Los Osos off Clark Valley Road.
No arrests were made.
The investigation is ongoing.

Linza Earl Russell Denied Parole

  Parole denied for a San Luis Obispo man who stabbed to death his girlfriend because he believed she aborted his unborn child. 57-year-old Linza Earl Russell will not be eligible for another parole hearing until 2022. He was convicted of first-degree murder in September of 1989 for the death of 21-year-old Kellie Ann Daniels.…