Tag Archive: Charles Manson

Apr 16

Bobby Beausoleil arrested on Cuesta Grade


August 6, 1969 Routine police work sometimes leads to the capture of a fugitive. This was recorded in a small story two days later. It was early August 1969, a brutal heat wave was sweeping the region with Avila Beach baking at 110 degrees on Tuesday. The next morning CHP patrolman Joe Humphrey rolled up …

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Aug 16

Charles “Tex” Watson Wedding, the Manson murders 40 years later


Blood marked the end of the 1960′s. Some view the fatal stabbing of a concert fan at Altamont as the end to the era of hippie peace and love. Others point to the gruesome series of Los Angeles area murders carried out in August by the followers of Charles Manson. There are pages of links …

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