Times Past

September 29, 2012

Times Past: SLO County was a rough place in early days

The early history of San Luis Obispo County is like an old Clint Eastwood Western movie. Walter Murray enjoyed a lucrative legal career representing both wealthy rancheros and the bandidos who stood accused of liberating them of their gold-filled saddlebags.

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.