Articles Tagged With ‘Los Osos’




7 men charged with trafficking cocaine

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office filed felony drug charges Friday against seven men for allegedly trafficking in cocaine, according to a press release. Officers arrested five of the suspects in Los Osos, Morro Bay, Paso Robles and... (Continue reading)

SLO man attempts to kill his father in Los Osos

A San Luis Obispo man, who once brought an arms cache to a local bank, fired shots into his father’s Los Osos home early Tuesday morning, allegedly in attempt to kill him. Shortly before 4 a.m., Turner Lee Newman, 23,... (Continue reading)

Los Osos Cal Fire captain arrested for insurance fraud

A Morro Bay man who works as a captain for Cal Fire was arrested along with his brother last week on multiple felony counts of insurance fraud. An investigation by the California Department of Insurance led to the arrest of... (Continue reading)

Water leaks for hours in Los Osos after construction mishap

Water flowed into the streets of Los Osos for more than five hours Monday, following a construction accident in which a sewer repair contractor struck a water main. [Tribune] The water main broke around 10:30 a.m. at Green Oaks Drive... (Continue reading)

HASLO tenants first to go

OPINION By JULIE TACKER As a longtime Los Osos Sewer critic, people often ask me, “What will happen to Los Osos now that the sewer is a done deal?” My answer is the same as it was in 2004 when... (Continue reading)

Los Osos DUI driver hit, killed pedestrian

An elderly pedestrian who was struck by a Los Osos man in San Luis Obispo on Friday, was removed from life support and died peacefully Monday evening. Shortly before 6 p.m. on Friday, Dennis Whittinghill, 63, of Los Osos, was... (Continue reading)

DUI driver critically injures pedestrian

A Los Osos man was allegedly drunk when he crashed into a pedestrian in San Luis Obispo who was walking in a crosswalk Friday night. Shortly before 6 p.m., Dennis Whittinghill, 63, of Los Osos, was making a turn onto... (Continue reading)

Bloodied naked man goes for run in Los Osos

A bloodied naked man reportedly experiencing a narcotics overdose ran through the streets of Los Osos Thursday evening, prompting San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies to track him down. Around 5:40 p.m., the sheriff’s office received reports of the man... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man avoids prison time for rape of disabled teen

A Los Osos man has taken a plea deal that will allow him to spend just one year in jail for sexually penetrating a developmentally disabled 16-year-old girl. [Tribune] Steve Linzmeier, 57, pleaded no contest Tuesday to child molestation, sexual... (Continue reading)

Driver, parents, doctor sued over fatal Los Osos crash

The mother of an 18-year a old man who was killed in a head-on collision in Los Osos last year is suing the driver, his parents and a doctor who reportedly administered an anti-addiction drug minutes before the crash. [Tribune]... (Continue reading)