Articles Tagged With ‘animals’




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Photo of mouse in Nipomo Carl’s Jr. leads to temporary closure

A South County woman photographed a mouse on Sunday as it was running around beside a salsa bar inside a Nipomo Carl’s Jr., and a day later, the restaurant was closed and the subject of a public health investigation. Jennifer... (Continue reading)

Animal neglect charges filed against former elected official

A former California Valley CSD director whom prosecutors previously accused of lying about where she lived is now charged with felony animal neglect. Authorities seized 11 horses from a rural Santa Margarita property in the new case against Misty Marie... (Continue reading)

Former Grover Beach officer’s dogs chased mailman before deadly attack

Hours before fatally attacking a 64-year-old man and seriously injuring an 85-year-old woman, the dogs belonging to former Grover Beach police officer Alex Geiger broke loose and chased a mailman, according to a court filing. Around the same time, neighbors... (Continue reading)

Former Grover Beach officer facing new charge of manslaughter over dog attack

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office is filing an additional charge of felony involuntary manslaughter against the former Grover Beach police officer whose dogs attacked and killed a 64-year-old Grover Beach man. Alex Geiger, 25, already faces two... (Continue reading)

Horse dies at Montana de Oro, bear hit on Cuesta Grade

On an apparently dangerous day for animals in San Luis Obispo County, a horse died in an accident at Montana de Oro State Park, and a bear was struck by a car on the Cuesta Grade. Around 4:40 p.m., a... (Continue reading)

Woman shoots and kills pit bull in Orcutt dog attack

An Orcutt woman shot and killed one of two pit bulls early Thursday morning that had broke into her property and attacked her German Shepherd. [KSBY] Authorities say the pit bull mixes broke through two fences on Rosalie Drive in... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande pair beat SLO man, steal his dog

A man and woman viciously beat a San Luis Obispo man who was sitting at a bus stop in Grover Beach, stole his dog and then fled. The suspects evaded capture for nearly a day, but officers then tracked them... (Continue reading)

California bill would ban selling pets bought from breeders

A bill in the California Legislature calls for prohibiting pet stores from selling live dogs, cats and rabbits unless businesses acquire the animals from a shelter, rescue or adoption organization. Assembly Bill 485, introduced by Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach)... (Continue reading)

Betty Long says she is still neighbors with dog attack victim David Fear

Two and a half months after dogs attacked her outside her house and killed her next-door neighbor, 86-year-old Betty Long returned home. Long gave an interview to KSBY in which she discussed her multi-decade relationship with her deceased neighbor David... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors approve new $13.7 million animal shelter

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors approved a plan on Tuesday to construct a $13.7 million animal shelter. The seven cities in SLO County will share the cost of the new facility. SLO County’s current animal shelter was... (Continue reading)



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