San Luis Obispo Police Sgt. Jerry Lenthall is face-to-face with concert goer Thursday night, Oct. 10, 1985 in the Veterans Memorial Building parking lot.
San Luis Obispo Police Sgt. Jerry Lenthall is face-to-face with concert goer Thursday night, Oct. 10, 1985 in the Veterans Memorial Building parking lot. Tony Hertz Telegram-Tribune
San Luis Obispo Police Sgt. Jerry Lenthall is face-to-face with concert goer Thursday night, Oct. 10, 1985 in the Veterans Memorial Building parking lot. Tony Hertz Telegram-Tribune

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .