Articles Tagged With ‘Los Osos’




Anti-addiction meds caused fatal Los Osos crash, attorney says

The 22-year-old man accused of using drugs prior to a 2014 crash that killed a Los Osos teen was actually under the influence of anti-addiction medication, his attorney claims. Last June, Alexander Gonzales, 22, was driving in the wrong lane... (Continue reading)

Dissolution of Los Osos is the only solution

OPINION By TOM SALMON The Los Osos Community Services District was created in 1999 based on the premise of “local control.” When formed, the original board enacted latent powers that included providing the services of sewer, half the community’s water,... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man smashes police department door

Morro Bay police arrested a Los Osos man after he allegedly threw a sledgehammer through the police department door Thursday night. Shortly before 8 p.m., Michael Andrew Parkerson, 27, allegedly walked up to the police department’s front door, threw the... (Continue reading)

Los Osos officials fail to comprehend water conservation

OPINION BY TOM SALMON The Tribune reports that the Los Osos Community Services District (LOCSD) has implemented a 50 gallon per day per person water restriction and no potable water can be used for irrigation outside. The LOCSD fails to... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man reportedly admits he’s a child molester

A Los Osos man accused of raping a developmentally disabled girl told detectives, “I’m a child molester,” a police report states. [Tribune] Steve Linzmeier, 57, told sheriff’s detectives that he had gone skinny-dipping with the 16-year-old girl and that he... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man charged in alleged rape of disabled teen

A 57-year-old Los Osos man is facing three felony charges and one misdemeanor for allegedly raping a developmentally disabled girl who was spending the night on his couch. [Tribune] Last Friday night, the 16-year-old girl spent the night at a... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man allegedly raped disabled teen

Deputies arrested a 57-year-old man Sunday for allegedly raping a teenage friend of his daughter while the girl was spending the night at his home on the 1200 block of 11th Street in Los Osos. On Friday night, after her... (Continue reading)

One Los Osos well is in danger, not the entire basin

OPINION By JULIE TACKER Henny Penny (aka Chicken Little) once said, “The sky is falling; the sky is falling.” The phrase has become a common idiom indicating a hysterical or mistaken belief that disaster is imminent. The front page special... (Continue reading)

Letter to the editor: Is it time to dissolve Los Osos?

OPINION By TOM SALMON Just when you thought the Los Osos Community Services District (LOCSD) could do nothing more stupid than allowing 150 million gallons – equivalent to six months’ of their district’s supply – of fresh water to be... (Continue reading)

Vandals nail Los Osos bear again

The Los Osos bear statue is currently missing a large chunk of its face, including its mouth. Vandals smashed off part of the bear’s face sometime Wednesday night, according to volunteer group Celebrate Los Osos. Last month, thieves snatched a... (Continue reading)