Articles Tagged With ‘parole’




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California governor denies parole to youngest Manson follower

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California Gov. Jerry Brown has denied parole to a female follower of Charles Manson who was 19 years old at the time of the 1969 killings of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca. Leslie Van Houten previously admitted she stabbed Rosemary LaBianca... (Continue reading)

Parolee drives off Cuesta Grade, runs away

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A parolee fell asleep at the wheel while driving on the Cuesta Grade, drove across Highway 101, crashed through a brick fence and landed in a ravine. He then fled on foot and was arrested by CHP officers. [Tribune] On... (Continue reading)

Judge orders release of SLO Skateboard killer

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A local judge has ordered the release of a 24-year-old San Luis Obispo man, who at 13, used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old to death. The convicted killer will move to Texas, where he will live with a family... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles parolee breaks into teen girl’s home

Jesse Torres

Police arrested a 35-year-old parolee after he twice broke into the Paso Robles home of a 17-year-old girl on Wednesday. The teen was the only person home at the time. Paso Robles man Jesse Torres allegedly attempted to open several... (Continue reading)

Governor again reverses parole for SLO skateboard killer

Gov. Jerry Brown

For the second consecutive year, California Governor Jerry Brown has overturned a decision to parole a San Luis Obispo man, who at 13, used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old man to death. In 2005, Robert Holguin broke into Gerald... (Continue reading)

Manson follower again eligible for parole from CMC

Bruce Davis

Prison officials have again found Manson family member Bruce Davis eligible for parole from the California Men’s Colony. Davis, 72, has been serving life sentences for two 1969 murders, as well as conspiracy to commit murder. He was not directly... (Continue reading)

Chowchilla kidnapper released from CMC

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One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren and their bus driver in 1976 was released Friday afternoon from the California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo County. Last week Gov. Jerry Brown permitted the parole... (Continue reading)

SLO judge sides with Jerry Brown in parole dispute

Gov. Jerry Brown

A San Luis Obispo Judge ruled that Governor Jerry Brown exercised legitimate authority when he overturned a decision to parole a 23-year-old San Luis Obispo man, who at 13 used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old man to death. [Tribune]... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay men threaten woman, steal her phone

Two homeless Morro Bay men allegedly greeted a female visitor to the city by threatening her and stealing her cell phone while she was in the middle of a call. The woman, 49, was sitting in her parked car on... (Continue reading)

Parole of SLO skateboard killer up for debate

A 25-year-old San Luis Obispo man, who at 13 used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old man to death, appeared in local court Monday, where attorneys debated the legitimacy of Governor Jerry Brown’s decision to keep him locked up in... (Continue reading)



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